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Staff Software Engineer - Delivery Search Platform



Software Engineering
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Staff Software Engineer - Delivery Search Platform

Backend, Engineering
Sunnyvale, California |
Seattle, Washington |
San Francisco, California

About the Role

If you want to work on information retrieval, query engines, search indexing, and scalable ingestion, then the Delivery Search Platform team is for you. We are part of the Delivery org with a mission to build a scalable search platform that powers business-critical surfaces of Uber Eats and Grocery.

The team owns the search, ingestion and indexing piece of the Delivery Backend Platform and is responsible for building fast, reliable, and efficient search and feed indexes.

---- What You Will Do ----

  • Lead the design and architecture of a high-performance search infrastructure prioritizing scalability, reliability, and efficiency.
  • Design and build fast & reliable data pipelines (batch and real-time), schema frameworks, and search indexes
  • Collaborate with data science and engineering teams to integrate and validate search, feed & machine learning solutions end-to-end
  • Optimize existing infrastructure for correctness, efficiency & reliability
  • Build data quality monitoring tools that provide visibility to our stakeholders.
  • Participate in oncall rotations, and engineering excellence initiatives to improve the reliability of services.
  • Mentor junior engineers, fostering a culture of knowledge exchange and continuous improvement

---- Basic Qualifications ----

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Strong programming (we mainly use Go, Java & Python) and debugging skills.
  • Experience in building distributed fault tolerant systems and deploying high-performance production services with robust monitoring and logging practices.

---- Preferred Qualifications ----

  • Experience with Apache Lucene, ElasticSearch, OpenSearch, DSL's, Query Engines is a strong plus
  • Big Data & Micro-Services: Experience working with data at scale, including experience with some or all of the following: Spark, Hive, Kafka, Flink, Distributed Databases (e.g. HBase, Cassandra, etc), Redis.
  • 5+ years of experience building and managing distributed systems.

For San Francisco, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$218,000 per year - USD$242,000 per year.

For Seattle, WA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$218,000 per year - USD$242,000 per year.

For Sunnyvale, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$218,000 per year - USD$242,000 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.

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.