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Sr Technical Program Manager, Developer Platforms, San Francisco, California

Created06/09/2021
Reference103624
CategoryEngineering
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CitySan Francisco
Zip94102
SalaryCompetitive
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 10,000 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

Technical Program Managers (TPMs) at Uber play a critical role executing high-impact organization-wide initiatives and continuously improving processes to increase the effectiveness of product and engineering organizations. This team builds and runs the developer platforms and APIs that Uber's engineers use throughout the software development lifecycle. With a few thousand developers around the world producing millions of lines of code in various languages, Uber already ships software at scale that very few companies can match. This TPM will lead a range of results-oriented programs, enable engineers across Uber ship products and services faster!

What the Candidate Will Need / Bonus Points

What the Candidate Will Do:

You will collaborate with Uber's Development Platforms teams to plan, execute and deliver various programs. You engage with partners across the organization and ensure that language frameworks, code repositories, and platforms and infrastructure for building and landing code meets engineers' needs, and continuously improve their development experience. You build relationships and trust with various influencers across the company and drive programs with compassion and integrity. You are not afraid to make key decisions and be direct in your conversations!

• Lead cross-team and cross-functional programs and initiatives.
• Understand end goals and formulate plans to meet those goals. Define Objectives and Key Results. Ensure broad agreement and alignment on them. Execute on those plans, and ensure timely delivery.
• Identify and mitigate risks, proactively remove obstacles and handle escalations.
• Develop broad technical knowledge and domain expertise. Understand the long term implications of architectural and technical changes, while not losing focus on the short term deliverables.
• Continuously improve and scale the organization. Improve processes where needed, while being cognizant of not slowing down engineering teams.

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics, related quantitative subject area, or equivalent practical experience.
• Currently a Technical Program / Product Manager or Engineering Manager working on large scale software or systems development environments.
• Experience with or solid understanding of building distributed systems at scale

What the Candidate Will Do

• 5+ years experience as a TPM or Engineering Manager in a software, SaaS, or systems development environment.
• Solid technical aptitude and an ability to understand technical designs, challenges, and risks.
• Experience with distributed systems for hosting and building large code bases, dev environments, and CI/CD experience. Past developer experience in Java, Go, messaging protocols, web services, etc.
• Passionate about improving development experience, with a metrics driven approach
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and exceptional emotional intelligence.
• Ability to influence, empower, and align people across a broad variety of job functions through your relationships.
• Strong organizational skills to prioritize projects without losing sight of the highest priority items. Be good at facilitating discussions.
• Analytical and truth seeking. Ability to understand complex concepts and make reasoned decisions objectively.
• Excellent in identifying process gaps, measuring progress, and balancing engineering and product efficiency with process overhead.

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing [this form](https://forms.gle/aDWTk9k6xtMU25Y5A).

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 10,000 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.

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing [this form](https://forms.gle/aDWTk9k6xtMU25Y5A).
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