Senior Software Engineer, Authorization Platform



Software Engineering
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2023

About the role:

Partners with stakeholders and leads team efforts to build and maintain backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.

About the Team:

Core Security Engineering’s mission is to make the Uber production environment secure by default and provide industry leading products and services to all Uber's production services and infrastructure. We are focused on building both security primitives and end users products that help Uber engineers to secure their service, build trust, and advance security to enable our global business.

We are responsible for providing and managing systems, services, and libraries to provide access management, and enforcement at scale. The scope spans across multiple verticals like service-to-service authentication/authorization, employee to system auth, customer auth.

You’ll work on critical distributed multi-cloud services at a massive scale crafted with the best security practices at the forefront. You’ll be accountable for long term decisions on leveraging next generation infrastructure to continuously scale and operate such foundational security services.

Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field OR 5-years full-time Software Engineering work experience, WHICH INCLUDES 5-years total technical software engineering experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Programming language (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python, or Go)
  • Note the 5-years 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 years of specialized experience are not necessarily in addition to the years of Education & full-time work experience indicated.

Technical skills:


  • Product engineering
  • Scalability engineering
  • Distributed systems

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.

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.