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Molly Vorwerck

Molly Vorwerck is the Eng Blog Lead and a senior program manager on Uber's Tech Brand Team, responsible for overseeing the company's technical narratives and content production. In a previous life, Molly worked in journalism and public relations. In her spare time, she enjoys scouring record stores for Elvis Presley records, reading and writing fiction, and watching The Great British Baking Show.

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Engineering Sustainability: An Interview with Uber’s Head of Information Technology, Shobhana Ahluwalia


Navigating hyper growth startups was standard for Shobhana Ahluwalia when she took the reins as Uber’s Head of Information Technology in July 2015. Having led engineering teams at several rapidly growing technology companies over the past decade, she figured Uber

Open Source at Uber: A Conversation with Yuri Shkuro, Jaeger Project Lead

Behind your ability to ‘tap a button and get a ride’ on the Uber platform, a complex ecosystem of microservices works together to deliver a seamless user experience. With over 3,000 microservices running at any given time, visibility into Uber’s

Open Source at Uber: Meet Shan He, the Architect Behind

Like many engineers working in data visualization, Shan He’s path was far from traditional. After studying architecture for seven years, she realized that her interests in design were too diverse to be contained by the physical world. So she went …

Fighting Resistance, Finding Balance: A Conversation with Sophia Vicent, Uber’s Director of Technical Program Management


When Sophia Vicent joined Uber Engineering as its first technical program manager in February 2014, she was nervous. It had been 10 years since she removed herself from the workforce to raise her daughter. What if her technical skills were

Scalable Systems & Scalable Careers: A Chat with Uber’s Sumbry


What do Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and mentorship have in common? According to Uber SRE manager Sumbry, both areas focus on growth.

At Uber, Sumbry balances his time between ensuring that our systems grow reliably at scale and volunteering with

Year in Review: 2017 Highlights from the Uber Engineering Blog

This year, the Uber Engineering Blog has shared several of the ways in which our technologies have improved user experiences across our services. From (most recently) welcoming the era of deep neuroevolution and unifying mobile onboarding experiences, to open

Reliability at Scale: Engineering an Uneventful New Year’s Eve

Software engineers Matt Schallert, Katie Tezapsidis, Carissa Blossom, and Tom Croucher discuss what it takes to prepare our systems for holidays and other high traffic events.

While most spend New Year’s Eve watching the ball drop or celebrating with friends

Constructing a Seamless Flow: Meet Uber Engineering’s Developer Experience Team

Behind the scenes, Uber’s Developer Experience (Dev Exp) team empowers our engineers to seamlessly conceptualize, create, and deploy technologies at scale. Located in our San Francisco, Seattle, and Vilnius offices, Dev Exp falls under the larger umbrella of Uber’s Infrastructure

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