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Frontend Engineer II - Growth Platform

Company: Uber
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: September 4, 2021

Job Description:

*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:* Uber’s Authoring Platform Team (under the umbrella of Growth Platform org) is growing rapidly and seeking software engineers who will collaborate with product managers, engineering teams, and internal stakeholders to work on our platform that enables Uber to build our brand, share our stories, acquire, and engage our customers with hyper-personalized, relevant content through web, in-app and all other channels, intelligently, efficiently and at scale. Our systems power hundreds of millions of personalized customer interactions, daily.   As a Frontend Software Engineer at Uber, you will architect highly-performant, reliable, applications used by millions of external and hundreds of internal customers. You will work closely with our internal customers and stakeholders across all lines of business - Riders, UberEats, Jump, Freight, etc. - to build the tools and features that power hundreds of millions of daily user interactions. At Uber, we have a high bar for quality - you will collaborate closely with Product Managers and Designers to build beautiful interfaces with an emphasis on user experience. The tool you build will enable Uber to build our brand, share our stories, acquire, and engage our customers with hyper-personalized, relevant content through web, in-app messaging, email, SMS, and push notifications across all lines of business.
*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 language (e.g. JavaScript, CSS) * 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: * Modern js framework * UX * Static typing systems

Keywords: Uber, Sunnyvale , Frontend Engineer II - Growth Platform, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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