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Senior Front End Engineer, Seattle, Washington

Created06/16/2021
Reference104133
CategoryEngineering
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CitySeattle
Zip98101
SalaryCompetitive
About the role:

Partners with stakeholders and leads team efforts to design, develop, and maintain complex user interfaces and features for web applications that meet the design, functionality, and complexity needs of end users.

About the Team:

The Growth Platform teams operate at the critical intersection of product and infrastructure, building technology to accelerate the fastest-growing company in history. The Automation Platform team within Growth Platform is building Uber's marketing technology and ecosystem that empowers Uber's Products, CRM, and Marketing to create complex automated solutions rapidly and visually. The platform is processing 2B events every day and executing thousands of workflows, batch jobs, and 1.5B actions every week. The team's work lays the foundation for Uber's business growth as 90% of marketing communications and campaigns are built on top of it. Automation platform team is looking for a talented front end engineer who can build out our user-facing front for our products. If you are a passionate frontend engineer who enjoys designing and building complex, highly scalable user interfaces, this is the right place for you.

Core competencies:

Technical Competency: Maintains and applies thorough and up-to-date 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. Serves as a domain resource inside and outside their own team. Improves Uber technical standards and leads the adoption of Uber and industry standards and best practices within the team or project.

Coding: Writes high-quality code (i.e., reliable, readable, efficient, testable), provides quality code reviews, and creates comprehensive tests and quality documentation to solve complex problems that are not well-defined and span multiple areas or projects. 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 complex technical problems according to standards and best practices.

Design & Architecture: Partners with stakeholders to understand customer and/or business requirements. Translates requirements into effective design documents to address clearly defined business or technical problems. Provides expertise to make trade-off decisions between short-term results and long-term goals.

Efficiency & Being a Force Multiplier: Creates and promotes efficiency and speed within team by leveraging and improving existing solutions, developing extensible solutions, and reconciling gaps and redundancy within team. Identifies opportunities and advocates for better performance and efficiency of the team's software and systems.

Operational Execution: Manages and executes ambiguous technical projects and solutions with drive and appropriate sense of urgency to deliver technical and business impact within the team. Plans, organizes, and manages tasks, resources, and timelines within the team to accomplish work accurately and on time. Defines and diagnoses ambiguous problems and determines an appropriate solution, recommendation, or decision while logically evaluating alternatives and factors (e.g., resources, costs, tradeoffs). Anticipates roadblocks and develops strategies to mitigate risk.

Collaboration: Listens to and supports ideas/opinions of others from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Proactively builds and maintains collaborative and trusting relationships with multiple stakeholders within the team. Recognizes conflict or disputes among people and situations; mediates open communication of different points of view to resolve conflicts and meet shared goals. Provides constructive and actionable feedback to others to help improve the entire team.

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 mentoring junior engineers. Represents the team to the broader community through participation in internally- and/or externally-focused engagements (e.g., tech talks, open source, conferences, team building).

Minimum qualifications:

• PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field OR 3-years full-time Software Engineering work experience, WHICH INCLUDES 2-years total technical software engineering experience in one or more of the following areas:
• Programming language (e.g. JavaScript, CSS, Node.js)
• Architecting, building, and maintaining web applications

• Note the 2-years 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 years of specialized experience are not necessarily in addition to the years of Education & full-time work experience indicated.

Technical skills:

Required:

• API design
• Modern javascript
• Modern js framework
• UX

Preferred:

• Web Technologies: Experience building products using web technologies. Good understanding of core web technologies such as HTML, CSS, HTTP, javascript, cookies, headers. Experience with Node.js, React/GraphQL/Redux, CSS-in-JS, Typescript or Flowtype, Next.js or FusionJS is a plus.
• Experience with full stack development is a plus
• Ability to collaborate with others and promote an inclusive work environment
• Familiarity with agile methodologies

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 a 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).

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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