Senior Software Engineer - Uber Eats - Courier Navigation

Uber

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 12/29/2020
  • Website: uber.com
  • Company Address: 1455 Market Street Suite 400, San Francisco, CA, 94103

About Uber

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

Job Description

About the Role

As a Backend Engineer on the Uber Eats Courier team, you'll work on the code behind apps used by millions globally every day. In hundreds of cities, people tap their phones to get a ride, get food delivered, or earn extra cash with Uber. We're looking for hardworking engineers to make sure every one of those experiences is magical. Join us to work on some of the most exciting challenges in tech, with projects ranging from building a more efficient order batching experience or an uberEATS interface that's perfect for our driver-partners.

What You'll Do

  • Navigation and Wayfinding experiences to enable couriers to easily find their way and complete pickups/dropoffs
  • Real-time messaging and Reliability features to ensure that 100% of orders get completed
  • Scalable task platform to allow couriers to do all kinds of different jobs
  • You'll partner and work with other engineers on the team, and also work closely with Product managers, designers, data scientists and operations teams.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • Engineering experience in hands-on software development with thoughtfulness of scale, latency and distributed architecture
  • Highly efficient coding in Java, Golang or any similar languages.
  • Must have deep knowledge of data structure and algorithms and an ability to use them practically when implementing solutions
  • Knowledge of data-driven architecture and systems design

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of large dataset storage systems like HDFS (+Hive) and data distribution systems like Kafka
  • A willingness and curiosity to learn both the systems and domain in which you will be solving problem statements
  • A great teammate and owner- willing to take on ownership of the systems, and think about operations, maintenance and reliability of his/her systems
  • Proven experience of shipping high-quality product features on schedule.

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 10,000 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.

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.

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