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Engineering Manager II, Network Platform

About the Role

Uber is looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to lead a team within our Network Platform Infrastructure group. As a manager within Infrastructure you will have a significant impact on the evolution of Uber's backend teams and architecture. Engineering Managers at Uber exhibit the following qualities:

  • Builds Trust › Demonstrates personal excellence with empathy, authenticity, inclusivity, and fairness.
  • Grows and Adapts › Shows the ability to adapt to resilience and humility.
  • Sets Vision › Establishes team purpose and plans for execution.
  • Operationalize › Ensures operational efficiency and impact.
  • Develops and Coaches › Invests time in coaching and supports the development of others.
  • Connects › Fosters collaboration within and across teams.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide technical leadership, set the vision and maintain high technical standards for your team
  • Ensure efficient operation and development productivity of the team
  • Manage your team, hire new talent responsible for ever-growing technical challenges
  • Collaborate across many areas of Uber, work with other technical, product and operation leaders across the Globe
  • Be the voice of your team and products it delivers
What You’ll Need
  • Experience. 12+ years of significant experience building scalable, fault-tolerant, and robust products and platforms. Including 5+ years in managing engineering teams of 10+ people. Leading teams in India and collaborating with teams in the US.
  • Hiring prowess. You’re a strong leader who can attract talent in Bangalore, raising the bar for excellence.
  • Bias towards action. You believe that speed and quality aren’t mutually exclusive. You’ve shown good judgment about shipping as fast as possible while still making sure that products are built in a sustainable, responsible way — and you’re comfortable making mistakes, provided you and your team learn from them.
  • Engineering perfection. You have the technical strength and deep knowledge of the whole stack to give phenomenal architecture and implementation mentorship to the teams who will count on your experience.
  • Mentorship. You know that the most important part of your job is setting the team up for success. Through mentoring, teaching, and reviewing, you help other specialists make sound architectural decisions, improve their code quality, and get out of their comfort zone.
  • Dedication. Cities never sleep, and neither does Uber. You care tremendously about keeping the Uber experience consistent for users and strive to make any issues invisible to riders. You are your harshest critic and hold yourself personally accountable, jumping in and taking ownership of problems that might not even be in your team’s scope.

Bonus Points

  • Proficiency in Linux.
  • Full-stack infrastructure knowledge.
  • Deep knowledge of gRPC or working experience with gRPC is a plus


About the Team

Our mission is to make transportation as reliable as running water, and we need people who are excited to build the dependable foundation that supports that vision.


Network Platform team’s mission is to build the next generation of Uber’s Mobile Networking, Datacenter Ingress, Service Discovery, Load Balancing, Edge termination and RPC solutions. At Uber we have a complex infrastructure spanning both data centers and cloud. Network Platform technology stack ensure seamless integration and communication of PRIME & ATG services hosted on cloud or data centers.  We engineer long term solutions to these high-impact problem areas that empower every engineering team across the company.


We're establishing best practices and helping other teams architect better solutions, and we're not afraid to get into the nitty gritty low-level details. Our tools power everything from automatic datacenter failovers, layer-7 load balancing, and the APIs developers use to consume other Uber services. We have a measurable impact on ensuring Uber remains reliable, durable and scalable.

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Engineering Manager II, Network Platform