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Uber Open Source: Catching Up with Celina Ward, M3 Observability Engineer

Celina Ward discusses her journey to engineering, what it was like to present at Kubecon 2018, and what’s next for M3, Uber's open source metrics platform.
Sofia, Bulgaria

Bridging the Gap from Sofia to San Francisco: A Conversation with Engineering Manager Marin...

Uber Engineering Manager Marin Dimitrov shares his best practices for motivating an engineering team, keeping connected when your headquarters office is over 6,000 miles and 10 hours away, and leveraging open source software.

Data Science at Scale: A Conversation with Uber’s Fran Bell

We spoke to Data Science Director Fran Bell about machine learning at Uber and what she finds most challenging—and rewarding—about her work.

Mitigating Risk in a Three-Sided Marketplace: A Conversation with Trupti Natu and Neel Mouleeswaran...

We sat down with a risk strategy manager and a risk engineer to discuss how they build solutions to minimize risk in the Uber Eats three-sided marketplace.
Uber's European interns

The Uber Engineering Internship Experience: European Edition

Engineering interns from Uber's European offices talk about their experiences, including the projects they worked on, the people they worked with, and the social activities they engaged in.
Amsterdam

Profiles in Coding: Tatiana Romanova, Uber Payments Platform, Amsterdam

Uber site reliability engineer Tatiana Romanova, based in our Amsterdam engineering office, discusses her computer science background, her journey to Uber, and her work maintaining our Payments Platform.

Meet Uber Sofia’s Women in Tech

Uber Sofia is also home to a vibrant community of women technologists, from software engineers and data analysts to designers and program managers.

Building Locally, Scaling Globally: Meet the Tech Team at Uber New York City

Ever wondered what it’s like to work in tech at Uber New York City? Just blocks from Times Square and Bryant Park, Uber’s new office in midtown Manhattan is home to more than a dozen teams, hundreds of employees (and growing), and a wide variety of engineering roles.
Collage showing members and mentors for the Career Prep Program

Increasing Representation at Uber through The Hidden Genius Project

In its first year, the Career Prep Program, a collaboration between Uber and The Hidden Genius Project, demonstrated how technology-focused companies can embrace and reinforce values of diversity and inclusion among engineers, while having a positive impact in the community.

Aarhus Engineering Internship: Building Aggregation Support for YQL, Uber’s Graph Query Language for Grail

Uber intern Lau Skorstengaard shares his experience working on YQL, the graph query language for our in-house infrastructure state aggregation platform.

From Self-Driving Cars to Optimizing Claims Efficiency: My Unconventional Journey to Insurance Engineering

In this article, engineering manager Lili Kan reflects on her decision to lead Uber's Insurance Engineering team and discusses the challenges—and opportunities—of building insurance products for our platform.
Uber Freight truck driving down freeway

Profiles in Coding: Sylvain Francois, Uber Freight

For Uber's Profiles in Coding series, we interview Uber Freight engineer Sylvain Francois to find out the nature of his daily work and his best tips for coders.

Open Source at Uber: Meet Alex Sergeev, Horovod Project Lead

We sat down with Horovod project lead, Alex Sergeev, to discuss his path to open source and what most excites him about the future of Uber's distributed deep learning framework.

My Journey from Working as a Fabric Weaver in Ethiopia to Becoming a Software...

Samuel Zemedkun reflects on his immigrant experience and how his part-time driving through the Uber platform funded his education and inspired his decision to join the company.

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

We sat down with Uber's Head of Information Technology to discuss her journey to tech services, what she finds most challenging about her work at Uber, and how her team is setting the company up for success.

Transforming Payments & Empowering Developers: Meet the Uber Amsterdam Tech Team

Home to Uber's Payments and Developer Platform teams, Uber Amsterdam is the company's largest engineering office outside of the U.S.

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

Yuri Shkuro dicusses his journey to open source at Uber, his experience developing Jaeger, our open source distributed tracing system, and how to grow an open source community from scratch.

Seven Things to Know about Technical Writing at Uber

Technical writer and former intern Shannon Brown explains her work and answers common questions about this important role in Uber’s engineering organization.

From Financial Models to iOS Model View Controllers: Making a Career Move to Programming

Joe Zhou, the 7th iOS engineer on the Uber Eats team, offers advice for those considering taking the plunge into programming.
Sunny Jeon

Talking Safety with Uber Data Scientist Sunny Jeon

In an interview for the Uber Eng blog, Data Scientist Sunny Jeon talks about how his team develops solutions in order to advance Uber's core value of safety.

Seeing Double: Meet Uber’s Identical Twin Data Scientists

Afshine and Shervine Amidi, identical twins, discuss their journeys to data science and how their work at Uber helps teams improve user experiences on our platform.
Summer 2018 Uber Eng Interns

Out of the Classroom: A Snapshot of Uber’s Summer 2018 Interns

A few of Uber's over 200 engineering interns from this year's summer program talk about the projects they worked on and what their experiences in the office were like.

Ten Questions with Angus Croll, Author of If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript

Inspired by his love of reading, Uber engineer Angus Croll wrote a book dedicated to mimicking the literary styles of famous authors—in JavaScript.

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

Shan He, the technical lead on Uber's kepler.gl framework, discusses her journey to data visualization and why she believes open source is such an important part of her team's work.
Jörg Heilig, Vice President of Engineering for Ridesharing and Eats

Customer-focused Engineering at Uber: A Q&A with Jörg Heilig, VP of Ridesharing and Eats...

In this interview, Uber Vice President of Engineering for Ridesharing and Eats Jörg Heilig talks about taking a leadership role in a large engineering organization with a broad portfolio and the priorities being set for 2018.
The Hidden Genius Project - Career Prep Program

Revealing Genius: Zach Singleton on Preparing Black Male CS Students for Tech Careers

Product Manager Zach Singleton talks about how Uber partnered with The Hidden Genius Project to create the Career Prep Program, a one-year course that prepares black male computer science students for careers in tech.

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

Sophia Vicent joined Uber after spending 10 years away from the workforce to raise her daughter. We caught up with her to discuss her journey in technical program management.
Nicolas Garcia Belmonte

Open Source at Uber: A Conversation with Nicolas Garcia Belmonte, Head of Visualization

Nicolas Garcia Belmonte, head of visualization, talks about his experience getting started in open source and the role it plays in his work at Uber.
Benito Sanchez at work

From Milking Cows to Writing Code: A Dreamer’s Journey

Brought to the US when he was 10 years old, DACA gave Benito Sanchez the security to go to college and get a job in technology.

Celebrating Uber Bangalore’s Women in Tech

In honor of International Women’s Day (March 8), Disha Pancholi, Uber Bangalore Engineering’s Site Program Manager, sat down with members of her office to discuss their experiences as women in technology.

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.

Designing Uber’s Product Manager Bootcamp

Uber’s Product Manager Bootcamp facilitates a more robust and streamlined onboarding experience for new PMs, leading to increased alignment, communication, and collaboration between product teams.

Meet Uber’s Software Engineer Apprentices

Uber's Software Engineer Apprentice Program gives developers with non-traditional paths to programming an opportunity to work on industry-level software while receiving extended training and mentorship.

Playing the Perfect Game: Building Uber Eats on Android

To mark the two-year anniversary of Uber Eats, Android engineer Hilary Karls discusses how her team's commitment to "playing the perfect game" resulted in one of Uber’s most successful products.

Engineering Confidence: A Beginner’s Guide to Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

How do you overcome imposter syndrome? Act with confidence, follow your first instinct, and always be learning and teaching.

Navigating the Engineering Interview Process at Uber & Beyond

Up for the challenge of developing at unprecedented scale? First, learn what it takes to master the technical interview process at Uber.

Engineering a Million-Mile Journey with Uber ATG

Uber ATG's Poornima Kaniarasu shares how she found her "place" developing the machine learning technologies behind our self-driving vehicles.

How to Have Your Software Engineering Job and Eat It Too

Uber Engineering’s Aimee Lucido reflects on how she redefined her career as a software engineer through advocacy and writing.

My Site Reliability Engineering Internship Experience with Uber

What did you do this summer? In this article, intern Mitali Palekar reflects on her experience as a member of Uber's Site Reliability Engineering team.

How Uber Engineering’s Roche Janken Channels Creativity into Code

Uber's Roche Janken shares how her background as a dancer influences her approach to privacy engineering.

The Uber Engineering Summer Intern Experience

As this summer comes to a close, profiles from last summer's Uber Engineering intern class and what their Uber experience was like.

My Uber Engineering Intern Experience on the Supply Engine Team

Kate Park's Uber internship experience on the Supply Engine team. The first of a series of articles on what it's like to intern at Uber Engineering.

How to Stick Out from the Crowd in the Uber Engineering Interview Process

Looking for that extra edge in the tech interview process? Uber Technical Recruiting gives their perspective on what they're looking for, and how software engineers can maximize their odds of getting noticed.

Learning as a New Grad on the Uber Engineering Money Team

One of our new graduate hires from 2014, Cory, recounts a lesson learned from deploying code with a bug for our payment systems on a Friday.

Introducing #LADYENG at Uber Engineering

When you work at one of the fastest-growing companies in the world, you get used to building some pretty awesome things. Our internal #LadyEng organization was founded in 2014 to improve the recruitment process, career opportunities, and general work environment for women engineers and other technical roles. Here, we highlight a few of our members and what they've been working on over the past year.

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