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Product Manager - API Platform

COMPANY

 

Uber

LOCATION

 

San Francisco, CA, US

Description

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

 

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.

About the Role

 

Shape the future of Uber’s development platform by driving product development that delight our engineers and ultimately enables them to ship code as fast as possible, while ensuring reliability & performance.

 

In this role, you will contribute to our mission of empowering Uber’s engineers to deliver apps and services at Uber’s pace and Uber’s scale.

What You’ll Do

 

  • Internalize and deeply understand Uber’s mission and strategies, as well as the API platform teams missions and objectives.
  • Be incredibly truth-seeking. Collect whatever data is necessary to inform product direction. Solicit and embrace critical feedback.
  • Drive cross-functional team to set qualitative objectives and quantitative goals
  • Drive innovation, definition, deliverables planning (roadmap) and design of entirely new products and product features to deliver against team and company goals. This will include impacting consumer facing and internal products.
  • Challenge members of cross-functional team (engineering, design, etc.) to think boldly and creatively and then funnel that energy into concrete products and execution plans.
  • Drive definition of and execution against go-to-market plan, including phasing and evangelization and adoption.
  • Monitor and measure launched products and feed learnings back into product development process.

 

 

What You’ll Need

 

  • Strong understanding of API ecosystems and experience with the creation and maintenance of APIs
  • A computer science undergraduate degree or other engineering degree equivalent.
  • 2-5 years experience delivering highly successful developer/technical platforms with your fingerprints all over them - you’re extremely proud of what you’ve accomplished
  • Being data-driven is a second nature for you. You know how to leverage data to make decisions without getting stuck in analysis paralysis
  • A “driver” personality - constantly pushing toward clarity and delivery while balancing the need for great collaboration.
  • A high bar across the board - from your own contributions to the people you work with to the products you work on.
  • Grittiness.  You don’t hesitate to roll up your sleeves and tackle something hands-on, enjoy learning new things, and you persevere when others fall away.
  • Passion for Uber’s mission and the company’s hybrid technology/operations nature.
  • A never-ending desire to grow and learn.

 

About the Team

 

Our team’s mission is to empower Uber's engineers to ship high quality code efficiently and safely. We accomplish this by building a world class development platform and industry first experiences for engineering Uber’s apps and services. We are a team of passionate product managers, infrastructure, frontend, backend and tool developers, distributed systems experts, programming language researchers, data scientists and machine learning engineers.  

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