Staff Software Engineer - Redis Platform

    • Uber Corporate
  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 4 hours ago


On Site
USD 218,000.00 - 242,000.00 per year
Full Time


Open source
Big data
Development testing
IT management
Technical drafting
Computer science
Software development

Job Details

About the Role

We are looking for talented engineers to join the Storage Platform. We provide standardized, integrated and fully managed database, object storage and cache infrastructure. Our offerings include proprietary and open-source database solutions that support large scale workloads, high QoS and are dynamically scalable and reliable. Together with that we provide the infrastructure that connects real-time databases to the Big Data Platform that powers business decisions at Uber.

What the Candidate Will Do
  • Design, lead prototyping and development, test and roll out the next generations of our storage infrastructure at Uber, meeting high standards of performance, reliability, and usability.
  • Engage with stakeholders and collaborate across teams to lead development, ensure that the infrastructure we're building works seamlessly across different storage backends and best serves application engineers.
  • Drive reliability, efficiency improvements through design and automation: performance, scaling, observability, and monitoring
  • Be technical lead to team, mentor junior engineers, review the technical design, code, and documentation
  • Contribute to enhancing the team's technical and organizational culture; serve as a role model to others.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in any engineering field (e.g. Computer Science/ Engineering, etc.) with +7 years of software development experience OR Master's degree +5 of software development experience
  • Strong experience of implementing complex projects with multiple dependencies and being familiar with practices of large distributed stateful or stateless services.
  • Strong programming skill with Go, Java, C++/C
  • Experience in at least one of scalable storage and databases
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience building or operating large-scale, high-traffic caching systems.
  • Understanding of Redis cores, modules, or libraries. Experience of open source contribution is preferred.
  • Deep knowledge of large-scale distributed systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write detailed technical documents.
For Sunnyvale, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$218,000 per year - USD$242,000 per year.

You will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link .

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