UI Engineer - Data Visualization

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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 Engineering is bold, hands-on, and inspired by excellence.We’re looking for engineers (2+ years experience) and senior engineers (6+ years experience)with product intuition who can work hard, fast, and smart without sacrificing technical excellence. Our challenges are unique, so you should be comfortable in uncharted territory and excited to build systems that can support cities of 100,000 and 10million people alike.

The Data Visualization Team at Uber works with the most advanced data analysis and visualization technologies to deliver intelligence via data products for city teams, data science, engineering, product management and execs across the 400+ cities where Uber operates.

What you’ll do

As an UI Engineer your role will be to use JavaScript and its ever-evolving ecosystem: ES6/7, Babel, React & Redux, D3, etc. to build complex data products made from reusable components shared all across the engineering organization. These applications will be powered by real-time and historical data sources that manage millions of data points every minute. Other responsibilities include developing frameworks for UI engineering, analysis and visualization that will get shared across all of engineering and Open Sourced through our GitHub organization.

What you’ll need

  • 3+ Years of Experience with JavaScript and Web Technologies: Vanilla JavaScript, React, Redux, ES6/7 through Babel, Browserify, handling NPM modules, CSS, SASS, HTML, etc.
  • 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 responsible and sustainable way. You’re willing to make mistakes along the way and make sure you learn from them.
  • Youneed experience collaborating on software projects and the ability to work efficiently as part of a team.

Bonus points if you have

  • A github account with some interestingprojects in it
  • A codepen (or even shadertoy!) account with exciting demos
  • A nice portfolio and/or blog of things you’re dabbling with
  • Experience visualizing data using either Canvas, D3, SVG, WebGL, Three.js, MapboxGL and/or other technologies.

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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