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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.
About the Role
Uber ATG is looking to significantly grow the team responsible for building the technology used to product the HD map for the car. The AVMaps department, based in Pittsburgh and with an office in Boulder is seeking experienced Tech Lead/Managers (TLM) to join our team.
The Applications Team, based in Pittsburgh, is responsible for building applications towards creation and visualization of AV maps. They are responsible for scaling user experience and ensuring quality and safe map is being produced.
The short term goals for this team is to develop WebGL applications for editing and visualizing 2D and 3D vector data.
The team is also responsible for integrating with microservices to fetch and write map vector data, image data and point cloud data. Team uses WebGL technologies like deck.gl, web frameworks like Fusion and Jest/enzyme for headless testing. Team works closely with the AVMaps Production team(users) within the department to ensure capabilities meet their needs.
All of the AVMaps teams work closely together and each Manager must be a strong leader capable of working in a team environment where the success of the department depends on all teams, Manager and Technical Leads working collaboratively on solutions. As a Manager in the ATG, you will be expected to wear multiple hats, form being technically competent to manage discussions with internal/external teams and bring new technical solutions into the ATG. You are expected to be proficient at planning the work for your team and setting milestones and targets with your team. As a Manager, you will also be expected to manage the growth of your team to ensure the objectives of the ATG can be met in a timely manner. In addition to your management and leadership skills, you will be leveraging your technical strengths to guide and coach highly skilled Engineers on your team.
The ATG is a very dynamic environment looking for very strong Leaders with a passion for technology. As we continue to grow and bring self driving cars to the market, you have the chance to join us, and help build the future!
What You’ll DoWork across multiple software teams to build solutions running on our fleet of autonomous vehicles
Help grow the team and the careers of individual contributors
Contribute to the long-term vision of the team and organization
Establish and manage processes for efficient team execution
See your work deployed fast and often into the real world and stretch yourself as you switch from one problem to another
Leverage your experience in production software environments to build and deploy stable, reliable systems.
What You’ll Need5 years of experience with Full Stack Web 2D/3D visualizations
Prior experience managing a team of roboticists, computer scientists and software engineers
Ability to demonstrate technical mastery of designs and implementation details and be a respected peer of your most senior team members
People management experience nurturing careers, managing under- and over-performers, influencing cross-functional teams, recruiting and building teams
Passion for designing and delivering mission critical code and products
Ability to work beyond your core engineering field and understand how the pieces fit together in the larger system
Ability to quickly learn new technologies and adapt easily to meet the needs of our massive growth and rapidly evolving business environment
Passion and a sense of ownership over everything you ship
A team player mentality with the belief that more can be achieved as a team and ability to understand how decisions affect others in the organization
Ability to champion good API design and interface patterns for mission critical access to the map data
Ability to work, plan and report in an Agile development environment
About the TeamAt the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), we are building technologies that will transform the way the world moves. Our teams in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Toronto are dedicated to mapping, software and hardware development, vehicle safety, and operations for self-driving technology. Our teams are passionate about developing a self-driving system that will one day move people and things around more safely, efficiently, and cost effectively.
At Uber, we believe technology has the power to make transportation more efficient, accessible, and safer than ever before. Self-driving technology has the potential to make these benefits an everyday reality for our customers, but it’s not going to happen overnight. Building best-in-class self-driving technology will take time, and safety is our priority every step of the way. Operating inclusively and transparently, while displaying responsible behavior in a structured development are critical to safety. We at ATG seek candidates who will role model these values.
Technical Lead/Managers are responsible for managing and leading teams that build software on and off the Autonomous Vehicle.