Software Engineer - Crystal Ball (Front End)

Uber Overview

Uber Engineering is a high-performance culture marked by fearlessness and hyper-productivity. We’re looking for team players with natural product intuition who can work harder, faster, and smarter while taking technical excellence to a whole new level. You should be pumped about building a global transportation marketplace that spans a wide range of cities — varying from 100,000 to 10 million people in size — with unique regulatory, technical, and business requirements.

You like sifting through terabytes of data, moving them from system to system, transforming them from one format to the other in the most efficient way. You are passionate about building scalable, flexible and fault tolerant software systems. You are creative and not afraid of exploring new technologies. Well we want you to put all of those skills to use as one of the key members of a young and rapidly growing Crystal Ball Engineering team at Uber.

Crystal Ball is a forecasting platform that provides Uber with hyper-reliable long term global market intelligence, driver and rider balance and efficient market growth. The team combines data science with large scale distributed systems to build services that help Uber make better decisions around product development, pricing, promotions, and how to grow in new cities.

Job Description

HERE ARE THE KINDS OF SKILLS WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Web Technologies. You’ve built projects in or professionally utilized React.js. You are excited to work in ES6 and a modern front-end stack, but you have demonstrable experience with other front end technologies like CoffeeScript, Backbone and Angular. You seek new methods and tools to make great websites faster and better, both on the front-end and back-end.
  • Bias towards action. You believe that speed and quality can be achieved at the same time. You’ve shown good judgement, shipping as fast as possible, products that are built in a responsive way. You’re willing to make mistakes along the way and make sure you learn from them.
  • Make teams better. You can easily lead a team to the finish line or go deep on a huge challenge. You work well in fast moving teams and have no problem working with others to solve difficult problems. You support your team as much as your team supports you.
  • Service. Your top priority is satisfying the riders and drivers. It doesn’t matter what, how, or why something has gone wrong, you’ll jump in and take ownership of problems that might not even be in your team’s scope to ensure the customer is always getting the best experience possible.

Be sure to check out the Uber Engineering Blog to learn more about the team.

Perks

PERKS:

  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun working environment.
  • Employees are given Uber credits every month.
  • The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built.
  • We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets. Reinventing transportation and logistics globally.

BENEFITS (U.S.)

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.

We’re bringing Uber to every major city in the world. We need brains and passion to make it happen and to make it happen in style.

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