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Senior Staff Engineer (Backend)

Uber

Uber

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Saturday, May 13, 2023
About TeamUber’s scale and growth have moved past the benefits of a strong one- size-fits-all product-market fit and this is where the Uber Rider team is focused. Our charter is to bring the next set of billion riders onto the Uber platform. To enable riders to access the magic of Uber anywhere, anyway, anyhow. A significant set of step functions in new rider growth must come from enabling deep access to Uber; transcending rider challenges across capabilities of devices, networks, and riders in emerging regions of focus.
  • Be a Sr Staff Engineer in your team- Provide tech leadership in the team for backend development; create and review technical designs.
  • Collaborate with all stakeholders in engineering, product, operations and other involved orgs
  • Help improve and establish good engineering practices and disciple in the team
  • Interface and work with Principal engineers in cross team engagements
What The Candidate Will Need / Bonus Points---- What the Candidate Will Do ----
  • Work through development sprints to build products and features for Vehicles Eng.
  • Provide tech leadership in the team for backend engineering (micro-services, messaging, storage etc); create and review technical designs in the Vehicles/Earners space
  • Collaborate with all stakeholders in engineering, product, operations and other involved orgs
  • Help improve and establish good engineering practices and disciple in the team
  • Interface and work with Principal engineers in cross team engagements
Basic Qualifications
  • 15+ years of overall experience with a track record as a senior/staff software engineer
  • Strong experience in software design and architecture.
  • Experience going through the full software cycle of requirements, design, coding/testing, rollout/deploy standard methodologies in delivering world class software and services.
  • Experience in technical collaboration with other engineers and product managers
  • Passion about your team's mission and the self-starting personality to make things happen.
  • Proven development experience and proficiency in distributed systems and micro services.
  • Proven programming skills in Go, Java, Python, or similar.
  • Adept at communicating and collaborating effectively with others, promoting your ideas as well as being humble when you may be wrong
  • Excited to learn from and guide others and are passionate about creating tools, products and providing support for other junior engineers
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.