Software Engineer - Big Data

4 months ago
US-CO-Boulder
Department
Engineering - Maps
US-CO-Boulder
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Requisition Post Information* : External Company URL
www.uber.com

Uber Overview

About Uber:

We’re changing the way people think about transportation. Not that long ago we were just an app to request premium black cars in a few metropolitan areas. Now we’re a part of the logistical fabric of more than 600 cities around the world. Whether it’s a ride, a sandwich, or a package, we use technology to give people what they want, when they want it.

For the people who drive with Uber, our app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, we help strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.

And that’s just what we’re doing today. We’re thinking about the future, too. With teams working on autonomous trucking and self-driving cars, we’re in for the long haul. We’re reimagining how people and things move from one place to the next.

Job Description

About The Role:

As a member of the Imagery Processing team, you’ll help design, and build an end-to-end system to manage, track, analyze, and process the data used to improve the maps from around the world. This will all be done using the latest open source technologies.

Perks

What You’ll Do:

  • Designing software components, and solutions
  • Writing, and unit testing new software code
  • Deploying, supporting, and maintaining software

 

What You’ll Need:

  • Driven, focused self-starter mentality, great communication, amazing follow-through - you have a great work ethic and love the responsibility of being individually empowered.
  • Software development experience in one or more of the following languages:
    • Java
    • Python
    • Scala
  • Managing large data structures and creating algorithms to operate on them efficiently.

 

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in distributed computing in Hadoop/HDFS, Spark, and Cassandra environment.
  • Experience in creating tools that make developing, monitoring, and debugging software easier.
  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science or related field.

 

About the Team:

The Maps Imagery Processing team is helping build the next generation of mapping and sensing technologies and looking for strong senior software engineers, who will be handling, tracking, and processing multiple petabytes of data a week.



 

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