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Uber Staff Software Engineer, Maps

Company: Uber
Location: Winfield
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Whether engineering more accurate ETAs or helping drivers navigate to the perfect pick-up spot, our mapping technologies are integral to the magic of the Uber platform. On the Maps Engineering team, we use the latest ML, GPS, and telematics solutions to make transportation on our platform safer and more accessible. *About the Role* Whenever you see a map, get an ETA, see the route a driver or courier is taking, or get picked up at the right location in an Uber product, it is being powered by the Maps Engineering team. We have staff engineering roles in both our Search and our Geospatial teams. As a part of our team, you will work on the systems that are at the core of the services Uber provides. Your work will directly impact the millions of people who rely on Uber each and every day helping them find the places they want to go and ensuring they are picked up and dropped off safely and efficiently.Staff engineers at Uber have a deep impact across a wide variety of business and technology decisions spanning multiple projects and locations. They are passionate and pragmatic technologists who are able to design scalable systems while delivering efficient code. They are not only collaborative role models but also approachable leaders with vision within a larger group. They are humble teachers, technically mentoring a team of hardworking engineers while also executing on delivering uniquely exciting projects.We are looking for someone with a passion for architecting, building and scaling highly-available, high-demand systems that support millions of users every day.This is a unique opportunity for an experienced engineer who has a healthy sense of curiosity, and acts with a responsibility to join Uber, work with hardworking people across the board and help improve our next generation search and mapping systems, scaling them to the next level. *What You'll Do* * Build vision - Take ownership of a vaguely defined business problem, see the big picture, and identify strategically important problems, inefficiencies, or opportunities for significant improvements. Drive alignment on how to tackle and deliver highly leverage-able solutions at the group and organization levels.* Demonstrate tech expertise to go very deep or broad in solving classes of problems or creating broadly leverage-able solutions.* Execute large scale projects - Provide technical leadership in architecting and building mission-critical distributed systems. Collaborate across teams to deliver a result, from hardworking team members within your group, through smart technologists across product lines, to responsible leaders across Uber.* Be a role model on acting with good judgment and responsibility. Deal with a difference in opinions in a mature and fair way, helping teams to commit and move forward* Raise the bar on sustainable engineering by improving standard methodologies, producing best-in-class code, documentation, testing, and monitoring *Basic Qualifications* * 10+ years relevant engineering experience.* Experience with Go, Java, or C++ (bonus points for more than one). *Preferred Qualifications* * Proven record of designing and implementing large scale distributed systems.* You have great interpersonal skills, deep technical ability, and a portfolio of successful execution.--* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write detailed technical documents.* Passionate about helping teams grow by inspiring and mentoring engineers.* Customer obsessed and have a product attitude.* You can collaborate well with product engineering teams to articulate requirements and system design.* Strong product focus and acumen.* Experience with architecting high-scale consumer products in close partnership with mobile engineers.* Experience with very large data processing pipelines, and data integrations.* Proven ability to develop other strong senior engineers into Staff engineers, operating and leading their own initiatives with org-wide scope and high impact.

Keywords: Uber, Wichita , Uber Staff Software Engineer, Maps, IT / Software / Systems , Winfield, Kansas

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