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Software Engineer

Company: Uber
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Job Description:

*About the Role*   The matching team directly contributes to Uber's growth and profitability by intelligently optimizing dispatch decisions. The team is dealing with a high-scale realtime backend system that's solving a complex mathematical optimization problem using machine learning.    Our matching systems optimize 1.6 trillion possible pairs and fulfill 6 billion trips annually. Though we made some breakthroughs to the system in the past few years, we are still only scratching the surface of the problem. We are looking for a talented software engineer who can contribute to moving us to the next level. As a software engineer in the Matching Foundation team, you will utilize both scalable backend engineering and distributed computing skills to make a direct impact on Uber's mission.    What the Candidate Will Do 

* Translate the business level metric to the engineering/science problem * Solving the complicated realtime matching problem by leveraging the highly scalable backed system and machine learning models. * Own the End to End of product - backend system design, implementation, integration, and rollout.  * Evolve the matching platform to better power the rides and delivery businesses * Collaborating in a team environment across all functions, including but not limited to engineers, product managers, data scientists, operations.   Basic Qualifications

* BS/BE degree in Computer Science and related field. Advanced degrees are preferred. * Industry experience in one or more of the following areas: distributed systems, microservices * Proven ability to translate insight into business recommendations. * Knowledge developing and debugging in GoLang / Java * Experience with a scripting language such as Python. * Strong engineering and science skills.   Preferred Qualifications

* Industry experience in one or more of the following areas: search, ranking, recommendation systems, marketplace, ridesharing, logistic platform  

Keywords: Uber, Palo Alto , Software Engineer, Other , Palo Alto, California

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