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Engineering Manager II: Container Platform - Compute (Amsterdam)

Uber

Uber

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023
About The RoleUber is looking for an expert Engineering Manager to lead a team within our Container Platform Infrastructure group. As a manager within Infrastructure, you will have a significant impact on the evolution of backend teams and architecture at Uber. Our mission is to make transportation as reliable as possible, and we are looking for a passionate manager to build a dependable foundation that supports that vision.The Container Platform team’s vision is to build the next generation of Uber’s container orchestration platform that is secure, reliable, scalable, and highly efficient. At Uber we have a complex infrastructure spanning both data centers and cloud, supporting a diverse variety of workloads (stateless, batch, stateful) each different in its characteristics and requirements. Here are some examples (Link1, Link2) of the work that we do.Engineering Managers at Uber exhibit the following qualities
  • Builds Trust › Demonstrates personal excellence with empathy, authenticity, inclusivity, and fairness
  • Grows and Adapts › Shows the ability to adapt to resilience and humility
  • Sets Vision › Establishes team purpose and plans for execution
  • Operationalize › Ensures operational efficiency and impact
  • Develops and Coaches › Invests time in coaching and supports the development of others
  • Connects › Fosters collaboration within and across teams
Basic Qualifications
  • 10+ years of significant experience building scalable, fault-tolerant, and robust products and platforms. Including 5+ years in managing engineering teams of 10+ people
  • Ability to lead teams in Amsterdam and collaborate with stakeholder and sister teams in the US
  • Ability to attract talent in Amsterdam by setting the standard for excellence
  • Good judgment about shipping as fast as possible while still making sure that products are built in a sustainable, responsible way — and you’re comfortable making mistakes, provided you and your team learn from them
  • Technical strength and deep knowledge of the whole stack to give phenomenal architecture and implementation mentorship to the teams who will count on your experience
  • Ability to set the team up for success through mentoring, teaching, and reviewing
  • Dedication towards keeping the Uber experience consistent for users and striving to make any issues invisible to riders
  • Ability to jump in and take ownership of problems that may not even be in your team’s scope
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in Operating Systems, Linux, Virtual Machines, Container (Docker/containerd), Cluster Management (Kubernetes, Mesos) technologies
  • Knowledge of Big Data (e.g. Spark, Ray) technologies
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.Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.