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Senior Network Engineer






San Francisco, CA, US


At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We recently completed our 10 billionth trip (including 4 billion in 2017) and are currently operating in more than 600 cities, across 65 countries, enabling 15 million daily trips, and connecting over 75 million monthly active riders with 3 million active drivers. We are currently making significant investments into our infrastructure to support the continued growth of Uber at a much larger scale, globally.

A key enabler for the success and growth of Uber’s business is a world-class technical infrastructure managed with automation through software.


The Uber Metal (uMetal) organization builds and manages the compute, storage and network infrastructure that supports Uber’s workloads globally.

About the Role


Within uMetal, the Network & Software Platform team is looking for a “Senior Network Engineer” who will join a talented team of network engineers responsible for the engineering design and implementation of Uber’s global production network infrastructure, including datacenter networks and wide-area networks (metro, points of presence, backbone, transit, peering).

This is a unique opportunity for a senior technologist to join Uber and help improve and scale our infrastructure to the next level.

What You’ll Do
  • Help build highly-available, mission-critical networks that support millions of users on a daily basis.
  • Provide technical expertise in one or more network domains, with a strong focus on leveraging network automation, DevOps and software-defined networking (SDN) principles to increase the efficiency, reliability, performance and agility of our global production network.

What You’ll Need


  • BS degree in Computer Science or related engineering field or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of relevant network engineering experience.
  • Extensive experience with network design and implementation in one or more areas, including: datacenter, backbone, edge, transport and/or cloud networking.
  • Experience with software-based network automation technologies a plus.
  • Experience with SDN technologies and open networking ecosystem a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to write detailed design documents.

Bonus Points If

  • Masters/Ph.D. preferred in Computer Science or related engineering field.


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