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Software Engineer - Location, Sensing, & Perception






San Francisco, CA, US


Are you excited by the idea of using bits to move atoms? Are you excited to directly impact logistics and transportation in hundreds of cities? Are you excited to help move people and things more efficiently around the world? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, you might be a great fit for this team at Uber!
We are looking for an engineer who is excited to make an impact and has the skills to match. If you join our team, you will be working on some of the most interesting and challenging problems with a world class team that values growth and camaraderie.
You will be building the data pipelines that power Uber’s services by extracting signals from vast amounts of sensor data. Here are the kinds of skills we're looking for:
Deep understanding of and experience with Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and GPS sensors in mobile devices, navigation component modeling, state estimation, signal processing, and sensor fusion. If your last name is Kalman, it may or may not be a plus!
Prior experience working with mobile devices of varying quality is a big plus.
Experience applying Machine Learning to motion sensor or other time series data.
Ability to build and interact with very large data processing pipelines, distributed data stores, and distributed file systems.
Architecture chops: you should have opinions on constructing software systems and good knowledge of the principles of fault-tolerance, reliability, and durability.
Experience designing and deploying high performance production services with robust monitoring and logging practices.
Bonus points if you have built geospatial services and datasets before, such as maps data, routing algorithms, traffic patterns, etc.
Strong programming and algorithmic skills (we mainly use Java & Python)
Employees are given Uber credits every month.
The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.
401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays.
Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.
We're bringing Uber to every major city in the world. We need brains and passion to make it happen and to make it happen in style.

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