Technical Program Manager - Infrastructure Efficiency/Capacity Management


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 06/15/2021
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  • 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

Primary objectives of this initiative:

  1. Understand where we spend our Infrastructure $
  2. Determine how we can reduce spending by maximizing efficiency through
  3. Resource efficiency initiatives (i.e. determining funnels for overhead, administration, utilization efficiency, HW engineering, financial engineering)
  4. Platform efficiency initiatives
  5. Service level efficiencies through liaising with Area engineers
  6. How to track and create accountability at all levels
  7. Infrastructure/Metal
  8. Platforms
  9. Areas

What the Candidate Will Do

  1. Liaison to all platforms (storage, data, compute, ML, metal) and Areas to initiate, execute, and track on the various efficiencies initiatives across infrastructure. This will be strong dedicated TPM to be able to quarterback all efficiency programs across multiple organizations. Responsibilities include:
  2. Working with each platform to determine lead efficiency projects, such as Data Archival, Column pruning, TTL Instantiation, Storage Compression,
  3. This will also be tied to spearheading all engagements with individual Areas (MAPS, MP, EATS, etc) to ensure platform efficiencies are practiced at the service implementation
  4. Reporting of metrics relating to reporting on platform capacity utilization metrics resulting from efficiency programs.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience working in a Technical Program Management role working with cross-functional teams within an organization.
  • Experience managing large scale programs with a technical understanding of proposed solutions
  • Experience with infrastructure capacity management, both on-prem and cloud

Preferred Requirements

  • Technical work experience preferred (software/hardware engineering, technical program management, solution architecture), specifically around infrastructureSolid understanding of cloud and on-prem hybrid models
  • Experience with defining and refining KPIs at multiple levels (company, engineering, area/platform/technology)
  • Experience working with capacity and resource efficiency initiatives, such as compute utilization, storage compression, and data retention policies
  • Ability to conduct/participate in deep dive technical discussions/solutions and challenge if necessary
  • Solid understanding of financials (P&L, depreciation/amortization schedules, CapEx vs OpEx)

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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