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Principal Engineer, Infrastructure



Other Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023
About The Role

Principal engineers at Uber have a deep impact across a wide variety of business and technology decisions spanning multiple projects and locations. They are passionate and pragmatic technologists who are able to design scalable systems while delivering efficient code. They are not only collaborative role models, but also approachable leaders with a point of view within a larger group. They are humble teachers, technically mentoring a team of passionate engineers while also delivering uniquely challenging projects. A Principal-level Engineering role at Uber is special. Engineers at this level represent the top 2% of Engineers at Uber.

We are looking for an experienced technologist who can architect, implement, and scale

You Will

  • Provide technical leadership to mutl-Cloud infrastructure.
  • Engage with world class engineers across Uber to drive innovation and efficiency to run Infra at 50% the cost.
  • Deliver part of the multi-cloud infrastructure journey of UBER.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field AND 7-years full-time Software Engineering work experience OR 10-years full-time Software Engineering work experience, WHICH INCLUDES 7-years total technical software engineering experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Programming language (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python, or Go)
  • Cloud architecture
  • Scalable infrastructure design and scaling


Technical skills:

  • Distributed systems


  • Design and development of infra platforms
  • Cloudification of infrastructures
  • Building infrastructures from ground up

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.

For Seattle, WA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $275,000 per year - $305,500 per year.

You will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link