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Sr. Product Manager - Platform Engineering



Software Engineering, Product
California, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 13, 2023
About The RoleA top-notch production engineering experience is crucial to Uber’s success. Uber has thousands of engineers who deploy and maintain several thousand microservices. In order for Uber to provide the best customer experience, it is essential for all engineers to be able to efficiently, reliably, and securely run high-quality code in production environments. Our engineers test and mitigate issues early, and they must be able to do this with minimum disruption to their efficiency. This is only possible with a production architecture that focuses on reliability and security and has an integrated continuous delivery pipeline that can run at Uber’s scale.The Product Management role within the Platform Engineering organization owns Uber’s reliability solutions and is supported by a dedicated engineering team, product designers, data scientists, and internal partner teams.As a Senior Product Manager for Platform Engineering, you will use your quantitative abilities, customer obsession, empathy, and collaborative spirit to innovate and offer effective industry-leading platform engineering products and solutions! What You'll Do
  • Own and drive our platform engineering product roadmap, strategy, and execution by partnering closely with our engineering team
  • Define how our teams measure success, by developing KPIs and OKRs
  • Partner with your customers namely Uber’s engineering team to understand their problems, offer solutions and drive the adoption of those solutions
  • Bring industry-leading standard processes and thought leadership for production engineering to Uber
Basic Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience as a product manager
  • M.S. or Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other quantitative fields
  • Experience working with continuous delivery pipelines, reliability architectures, load testing, experimentation
  • Experience running infrastructure or managing reliability products at public cloud technologies is a plus
  • Prior experience working with site reliability engineering (SRE), deployment Ops, and/or Operations teams in SaaS environments
  • Ability and experience in extracting insights from data, and summarizing findings/takeaways
  • Experience in and understanding distributed systems and in particular microservices architectures (Eg: Kubernetes, service meshes) is highly desirable
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong storytelling: distill interesting and hard-to-find insights into a compelling, concise data story
  • Ability to communicate effectively and manage relationships with partners coming from both technical and non-technical backgrounds
  • Strong judgment, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to define complex business problems and articulate requirements that cross multiple product/project areas and teams
  • Athlete, who can learn technical skills quickly and be highly effective on several products based on a strong product management background.
  • Balance attention to detail with swift execution
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 San Francisco, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $174,000 per year - $193,500 per year.For Sunnyvale, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $174,000 per year - $193,500 per year.For all US locations, 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 https://www.uber.com/careers/benefits.