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Senior Software Engineer - Data



Software Engineering
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 13, 2023
About The RolePartners with stakeholders to translate complex business or technical problems into end-to-end data tools and solutions (e.g., pipelines, models, tables). This role also leads team efforts to design and develop large-scale data systems (e.g., databases, data warehouses, big data systems), platforms, and infrastructure for various analytics and business applications. About The TeamThe Marketplace Driver Pricing team is responsible for Uber’s growth and profitability story. Driver Pricing team focuses on how to price the trip intelligently for Uber drivers to improve driver trust in Uber platform, improve marketplace reliability and fulfill long-term objectives oriented around growth & profitability. The team is critical in fostering a healthy ride-sharing ecosystem and in providing an upfront pricing experience for Uber drivers, so they can maximize their earnings on Uber. We seek the best opportunities to grow Uber's business with the state-of-the-art machine learning technology and distributed platform to achieve industry leading ROI.We keep innovating in this crucial space with breakneck speed (causal ML, constrained optimization, high throughput systems, etc.), and all subteams work very closely with each other but with different focuses. Collectively we are responsible to shape up a healthy marketplace in all markets Uber operates and affect millions of drivers directly on a daily basis.We have a lot of opportunities to work with product managers and data scientists from other teams. We participate in the whole development cycle of a software product from product scoping, architecture design, software implementation, and productionization, and learn how to iterate a product for greater success. We work with many popular open source software and Uber systems built in-house. We own a few products that directly impact Uber's top line and bottom line. Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field OR 3-years full-time Software Engineering work experience, WHICH INCLUDES 2-years total technical software engineering experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Programming and scripting language (e.g. Python, SQL, Java/Scala)
    • Big data frameworks (e.g. Spark, Flink, Presto), data modeling, and writing ETLs
    • Designing end-to-end data solutions and architecture
    • Note the 2-years total of specialized software engineering experience may have been gained through education and full-time work experience, additional training, coursework, research, or similar (OR some combination of these). The years of specialized experience are not necessarily in addition to the years of Education & full-time work experience indicated.
    Technical Skills
    • Data Analytics
    • Data Modeling
    • Big Data Processing
    • Data Storage Systems
    • Distributed Systems
    • SQL, ETLs, Complex Data Pipelines
    • Spark, Hive, Hadoop
    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!

    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 a 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.

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    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.