Senior Fullstack Software Engineer - Maps



Software Engineering
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Senior Fullstack Software Engineer - Maps

Fullstack, Engineering
in Amsterdam, Netherlands

About the Role

Uber is looking for a senior software engineer who’s passionate about the maps' domain that is powering all of Uber’s rides and delivery products globally. You will own and contribute to systems that reflect the representation of planet earth and its rapid changes. You'll build maps tools that help curate the map, and create user interfaces that crowdsource map data from our users. From visualizing map data, loading map layers, comparing map versions and enabling all map feature type fixes, to owning user facing detection interfaces across all platforms. You’ll be empowered to contribute to the vision of the maps org and architecture that help Uber move the world

About the team:

Uber’s map is the foundation of every ride and delivery made, it is the heart that makes us able to move the world. Having the latest and most accurate map is critical to the business. The Base Map team’s charter is to build solutions so that changes to planet wide road network and other map data are continuously ingested, enriched and refreshed while serving hundreds of thousands of concurrent trips by drivers and couriers all around the globe. Uber's world-class engineers are empowered to innovate in scalability, distributed systems, mobile development and high availability services.

Come join us to help solve exciting problems at scale.

What the Candidate Will Do

  • Build and own the UI for fixing the map tool across all platforms
  • Build the tools for map curation. Map visualization, layering, operation enabling and more.
  • Optimize storage for high load of reports
  • Influence the map curation architecture and reach alignment with team members and stakeholders on the technical direction
  • See the big picture and identify inefficiencies and opportunities for meaningful improvements across the Maps Platform and Uber as a whole.

Basic Qualifications

  • Technically strong, with 5+ years of experience experience building highly scalable software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience writing detailed technical documents.
  • Experience with Java, Go, Javascript, React (bonus points for more than two)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Building open source tools or worked on a tooling team
  • Background in geospatial problem solving

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.

*Accommodations may be available based on religious and/or medical conditions, or as required by applicable law. To request an accommodation, please reach out to accommodations@uber.com.