About the Role
At Uber backend engineers have to seek a wide variety of problems and situations as we continue to innovate and develop products. We expect engineers to be proficient in algorithms, problem solving, and crafting scalable fault-tolerant architectures. This includes being a specialist at your programming language of choice. Effective communication is an attribute in any engineer as you and your team move in the fast paced development environment.
Partners with stakeholders and leads team efforts to build and maintain backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.
PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related fieldOR* 3-years full-time Software Engineering work experience,
2-years total technical software engineering experience in one or more of the following areas:
• Programming language (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python, or Go)
• Note the 2-years total of specialized software engineering experience may have been gained through education and full-time work experience, additional training, coursework, research, or similar (OR some combination of these). The years of specialized experience are not necessarily in addition to the years of Education & full-time work experience indicated.
• Product engineering
• Scalability engineering
• Distributed systems