Backend Engineer 2 - Marketplace Investments at Uber (South Bay)

| South Bay
Sorry, this job was removed at 12:33 a.m. (CST) on Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Find out who's hiring in San Francisco, CA.
See all Developer + Engineer jobs in San Francisco, CA
Apply
By clicking Apply Now you agree to share your profile information with the hiring company.
About the role:
Collaborates with stakeholders within the team to build and maintain backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.
About the Team:
Marketplace Investments team builds the platform for planning and optimizing incentive budgets at Uber. Our platform also automates Driver offer generation algorithms. We seek to be at the center of marketplace spend, and your work will have a large impact at Uber. The combination of technical challenges and cross-functional work will allow you to grow as a software engineer in any dimension.
You will build and improve Machine Learning predictive models to make better budget allocation decisions. You will implement vital pieces of our platform that help onboard new offer generation levers seamlessly. You will collaborate closely with Product partners and have an opportunity to shape the future of incentive budgeting at Uber.
If words like Spark, numerical optimization, ML models, classical and deep learning models, large scale distributed data processing, Go-lang, backend services excite you, we would love to chat more with you.
Minimum qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field OR 1-year full-time Software Engineering work experience, WHICH INCLUDES 1-year total technical software engineering experience in one or more of the following areas:
• Programming language (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python, or Go)
• Note the 1-year 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 year of specialized experience is not necessarily in addition to the years of Education & full-time work experience indicated.
Technical skills:
Preferred:
• Scalability engineering• Distributed systems
At Uber, we reimagine the way the world moves for the better. The idea was born on a snowy night in Paris in 2008, and ever since then, our DNA of reimagination and reinvention carries on. We've grown into a global platform moving people and things in ever-expanding ways, taking on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters make movement happen at the push of a button for everyone, everywhere.
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 the 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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.
Read Full Job Description
Apply Now
By clicking Apply Now you agree to share your profile information with the hiring company.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • GoLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • FigmaDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • FigmaDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • DocuSignCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • SplashCRM
    • SendGridEmail
    • Adobe CampaignLead Gen

An Insider's view of Uber

What’s the vibe like in the office?

When I went into the office for my final interview with Uber, I had the same feeling that I did when I stepped onto my college’s campus for the first time: it just felt like the right fit. The office was high-paced but also relaxed and you could immediately tell that people were friends and genuinely enjoyed being there.

Paige Sammarco

Account Executive, Uber Eats

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

One of the big challenges today with experimentation is around guaranteeing correctness, especially for small changes to ensure confidence in results. Was that change the cause of new behavior? Did other experiments get in the way? It all comes down to how accurately you can detect small changes within consumer behavior.

Azarias Reda

Head of Uber's Experimentation API team

What makes someone successful on your team?

"It’s not just about the individual contributor. The most successful people are the ones learning from others. On my team, I make sure that everyone shares best practices and we foster a collaborative culture. So when you’re on a call, you’re never really alone. And that applies to everyone."

Ali Faivus

Head of Mid-Market Sales

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We make sure we don’t ship org structures, but rather aligned products. How can our products complement one another, building upon each other to achieve our primary goals? Whether it’s scheduling, routing, predictive analytics, or operational excellence, we are acting as one, and smartly leveraging our domains and strengths.

Joe Chang

Director of Engineering, Uber Freight

How does your team reward individual success?

I believe recognizing someone’s contributions are a big part of team play. On our weekly meetings, we always start with a shout-out, and it’s amazing how this simple topic stimulates the team to recognize small victories and accredit colleagues for their accomplishments. This brings our team together and fosters a more collaborative environment.

Silvia Penna

Sr Manager, Central Operations

More Jobs at Uber

Apply Now
By clicking Apply Now you agree to share your profile information with the hiring company.
View Uber's full profileSee more Uber jobs