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Senior Software Engineer Earner



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Senior Software Engineer Earner

Backend, Engineering
in Seattle, Washington

About the Role

Every month, Uber collects millions of documents from earners, spenders, and organizations to verify their identity, validate they meet external regulations and internal standards. Additionally, Uber has regulatory requirements to adjudicate certain earner documents like background check reports to help ensure only good and safe actors gain access to Uber’s platform.

The Documents team is on a mission to build a platform that powers document workflows across Uber. Document workflows involve Document Ingestion, inspection ( think fraud detection ), extraction ( think accurate, automated transcription), storage/retrieval ( think PII/GDPR) etc. Documents is a key service at Uber and intersects with multiple domains, such as Growth, Compliance, Safety, Risk etc. We are in the early phases of re-defining our architecture and strategy, as well as systems. You will be building things from the ground up and solving problems that haven't been solved before. It’s a great time for someone to join the team and make their mark.

---- What the Candidate Will Do ----

\* Drive thought leadership and execution strategy on some very hard problems that are yet to be adequately defined.

\* Partner with fellow engineers to architect, develop and scale Uber’s Documents processing platform and multiply your fellow team members performance by helping them do and become more.

\* Write high quality code to further our product excellence.

\* Mentor and support your fellow teammates.

\* Drive ongoing efficiency and reliability improvements that improve the quality of the systems.

\* Write clear documentation so that other engineers can partner to contribute and deliver.

---- Basic Qualifications ----

\* 6+ years relevant experience as a Software Engineer

\* Strong CS fundamentals

\* Proven success at building large scale, distributed backend systems, with high iteration velocity

\* BS/MS/Phd in Computer Science or related experience

\* Proficiency in a high level programming language such as Golang, Java, Python

\* Extensive software design and development skills. Willingness to learn, and adapt to new technologies and contribute in a productive environment.

\* Experience working in an agile engineering environment

For Seattle, WA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$185,000 per year - USD$205,500 per year.

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.

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.