Software Engineer - Map Metrics

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About Uber

Uber is a technology company that is changing the way the world thinks about transportation. We are building technology people use everyday. Whether it’s heading home from work, getting a meal delivered from a favorite restaurant, or a way to earn extra income, Uber is becoming part of the fabric of daily life.

We’re making cities safer, smarter, and more connected. And we’re doing it at a global scale-energizing local economies and bringing opportunity to millions of people around the world.

Uber’s positive impact is tangible in the communities we operate in, and that drives us to keep moving forward.

Job Description

Uber, Advanced Technologies, Engineering – Imagery is the San Carlos, CA division of the Uber Engineering Team: a high-performance culture marked by boldness and achievement. We focus on the development of key technologies that advance Uber’s mission of bringing safe, reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere. Our work is primarily in the areas of mapping and sensing. Our team is comprised of world-class developers and engineers with decades of experience and we’re looking for exceptional engineers who can work faster and smarter without sacrificing technical excellence.

We are looking for a software engineer who is deeply passionate about maps and data measurement, is excited to make an impact, and has the skills to match. You’ll be creating tools to assess the accuracy, depth, and coverage of map data and work with Uber’s engineers and operations people around the world. If you join, you will be working on a state-of-the-art platform with a world class team that values growth and camaraderie. A motivated, self-starter who likes to own what you’re working on, who is comfortable driving development from a sketch of an idea to a polished product.

As an Uber ATE team member, you’ll have a measureable impact on the innovation of exciting and new technologies. The work you will do will be hugely impactful. The experience you will gain will be unique and unmatched. Do you dream about shaping the course of global, trend-setting technology using your passion for engineering? Then you should apply to join our team. We are ambitious, engaged and excited about completely transforming the transportation industry across the world.

What you’ll need

  • Familiarity with Test Driven Development
  • Full-stack experience
  • Familiarity with MapReduce or distributed processing
  • B.S. or M.S. in computer science or equivalent work experience (at least 3 years)
  • Nice to have
  • Experience with MySQL, Spark, Java
  • Knowledgeable with cutting-edge JavaScript frameworks and libraries, including React, D3, Node.js
  • Excellent front-end architecture and coding skills, and experience in creating reusable components that fit together into scalable production applications.
  • Superb sense of web UX, with experience developing intuitive web interfaces that present data in compelling ways.
  • Deep geospatial data skills
  • Ability to learn quickly on the go. We’re looking for team members who thrive on applying their knowledge, learning new technologies and don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solutions. You should be able to adapt easily to meet the rapid pace of a rapidly evolving research, development, and testing environment.
  • Boldness. You think a working proof-of-concept is the best way to make a point. You strive on proving that speed and quality are not conflicting; that you can achieve both at the same time.
  • Versatility. In addition to having an intimate knowledge of core engineering fields, you understand how all the pieces fit together into integrated systems, and how they impact performance.
  • Passion. You feel ownership over everything you ship; you’d never call code or design “released” until you’re satisfied it’s correct. You pride yourself on efficient monitoring, thorough documentation, and proper test coverage.
  • A team player attitude. You believe that you can achieve more on a team – that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. You rely on others’ candid feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Design and business acumen. You understand the big picture of how your technical contributions will impact the viability of future products. Whether you’re working on a software library used by other developers, creating a new datacenter abstraction layer, or sensor to be retrofitted on a test vehicle, the other members of the team can depend on the quality of your work to rapidly advance our goals.

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

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Perks

Perks

  • Employees are given Uber credits every month.
  • The rare opportunity to change the way the world moves. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Smart, engaged co-workers.

Benefits

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

Uber is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Uber does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.


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