Uber

Web Engineer - Eats Search & Discovery

Uber

June 11, 2021


ABOUT THE ROLE
Collaborates with team members to design, develop, and maintain user interfaces and features for web applications that meet the design, functionality, and complexity needs of end users.
ABOUT THE TEAM
The Eats Discovery team is responsible for the serving, ranking and end to end experience of Home-Feed and Search functionalities in Uber Eats.
The team's mission is to craft a reliable, personalized and delightful discovery experience for all delivery occasions. As the world moves towards increased adoption of delivery services, we believe that effortless discovery will be one of the biggest product differentiators in the years to come.
The team is focusing on Discovery Experience on Home Feed, Search and Browse UX across all mobile platforms. We are looking for someone with deep experience in web development to support rich and complex user-facing applications and take the user experiences as well as developer productivity to the next level while working with many partner teams.
Checkout some of our work here - https://eng.uber.com/tag/eats-discovery/
CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Technical Competency: Maintains and applies knowledge of web systems, frameworks, and browser and server platforms to design, develop, and maintain user interfaces and features for web applications that meet the design, functionality, and complexity needs of end users. Learns and applies Uber standards, best practices, and industry standards to own work. Helps define Uber technical standards for the team.
  • Coding: Writes high-quality code (i.e., reliable, readable, efficient, testable), provides quality code reviews, and creates comprehensive tests and quality documentation to solve moderately complex problems. This includes knowledge of data structures, algorithms, programming and associated programming languages and frameworks, and major phases/activities of the software research and development life cycle (e.g., requirements, design, build, experiment, test, debug, deploy, monitor). Monitors, reports, and ensures resolution of technical problems according to standards and best practices.
  • Design & Architecture: Works with stakeholders to understand customer and/or business requirements. Applies knowledge of software design principles and methods and evaluates trade-offs of different architectural decisions to contribute to the translation of requirements into effective design documents.
  • Efficiency & Being a Force Multiplier: Creates and promotes efficiency and speed within the team by leveraging and improving existing solutions. Proactively improves the performance and efficiency of own software and systems.
  • Operational Execution: Executes well-defined technical projects and solutions with drive and appropriate sense of urgency to deliver technical and business impact. Plans, organizes, and manages their own tasks, resources, and timelines to accomplish work accurately and on time. Defines and diagnoses problems and determines an appropriate solution, recommendation, or decision while logically evaluating alternatives and factors (e.g., resources, costs, tradeoffs).
  • Collaboration: Respects, listens to, and considers ideas/opinions of others from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Builds and maintains collaborative and trusting relationships with stakeholders within the team. Recognizes conflict or disputes among people and situations; seeks feedback and engages in open communication to resolve conflicts. Provides constructive and actionable feedback to others.
  • Citizenship: Enhances the effective functioning of Uber by participating in and promoting activities and efforts that contribute to the engineering and/or people culture in the team such as onboarding and mentoring new team members. Participates in internally-focused engagements (e.g., tech talks, open source, conferences, team building).

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 languages - JavaScript, React, Node.js
  • 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
Required:
  • API design
  • Modern javascript

Preferred:
    • Experience in mobile web and desktop web applications
    • Experience building consumer applications
    • Experience building recommendation products, e.g., feed and/or search products
  • Modern js framework

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 10,000 cities around the world.
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.
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