Software Engineer - Operations Platform

Uber Overview

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

The Operations Platform team creates the tools that make Uber tick. Our global operations teams grow Uber’s business in every city around the world, and we provide the tools needed to do so as quickly and intelligently as possible. From unlocking and launching new products to managing core workflows, we’re currently building the first version of many of these tools. It’s an incredible opportunity to make a huge impact on Uber at the ground level, both in terms of software and product design.

What you’ll need

Ability to learn quickly on the go. You have expertise in areas you’ve worked in and an eagerness to learn in areas you haven’t, particularly with Python, Javascript, Go, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Vertica Redis, Kafka, and Elasticsearch..Product sense. You create more than beautiful code. Engineers at Uber play a crucial role in choosing what we build and how we build it.Versatility. You understand how all the pieces fit together (front-end, database, network layer, etc.) and how they impact the performance of your application.Superb architecture skills. You develop highly scalable, robust, and fault-tolerant services that support our unique rate-of-growth requirements.Passion. You feel ownership over everything you ship; you’d never call code “released” until you’re satisfied it’s correct, monitored, documented, and tested.Team player attitude. You rely on others’ candid feedback for continuous improvement and contribute your own point-of-view while remaining respectful of others.

We’re making transportation as reliable as running water for everyone, everywhere. We need your skills and passion to make that vision a reality!

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

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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