16 Jun 2014

Full-Time Software Engineer, Back-End Python

UberSan Francisco, California, United States

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Job Description

Join the team that scales Uber supply globally


Part of Uber’s mission is to connect riders and drivers everywhere. On the Supply Engineering team you’ll build high profile, high impact projects that open possibilities for drivers at a global scale. We’re bringing Uber to every city in the world, and we need you to build the services that make that happen.



  • Are intelligent and highly adaptable

  • Have experience building highly scalable web services

  • Have deep knowledge of the web stack

  • Have advanced knowledge of Python and JavaScript (or demonstrated knowledge in another language)

  • Have advanced knowledge of, or eagerness to learn, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, Kafka


The Role:


Our supply engineering team is responsible for prototyping, building, and maintaining the partner-facing platform. Your work will support the livelihood and well-being of providers.


  • We build internal tools to improve our operational efficiency, achieving high impact on the bottom line. Our team created an SMS Inbox that makes communicating with our partners a breeze.

  • We maintain external facing tools to help supply partners grow their business. For instance, we built a payment platform that handles large volumes of financial transactions.


As a member of our team you’ll choose what technical challenges you want to solve, including:


  • Creating flexible implementations that are able to support extremely different regulatory environments, on a city and country basis.

  • Leveraging technologies such as OCR to considerably streamline internal processes.

  • Interfacing with different payment gateway providers to handle our partners’ payment.

  • Designing automatic anomaly detection for key business metrics.


The Perks:


  • Monthly Uber credits

  • Autonomy to make decisions in a rapidly growing company

  • Unlimited vacation policy – work hard and take time when you need it

  • Create jobs for real people


About Uber:

From our HQ in San Francisco, Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From our founding in 2009 to our launches in over 50 cities today, Uber’s rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer.

How to Apply


Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 100,000 and above.

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