Uber Senior Software Engineer Reviews

Updated Sep 15, 2020

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4.1
69%
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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi
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53 Ratings
  1. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer II 

    I have been working at Uber full-time

    Pros

    Learn new things every day!

    Cons

    Hard to balance work and life

  2. "Good company, lots of growth."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Uber full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of interesting engineering challenges to work on. Plenty of growth opportunities if you are seeking them and willing to put yourself out there.

    Cons

    The margins are low and the company is grinding to reach profitability. Some regulatory challenges on the horizon.


  3. "Interesting experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Uber full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Move super fast. A lot of interesting people to work with.

    Cons

    A lot of young engineers who has limited experience outside of the company. Too little testing.

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great but becoming good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Uber full-time

    Pros

    Still there are room for making impact

    Cons

    No longer like a start up

  5. "Pretty normal nowadays"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Uber full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Decent pay and work life balance comparing to other Bay Area tech companies

    Cons

    Slower growth comparing to previous years

  6. Helpful (1)

    "ATG leadership lacking."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Uber full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Cool problem and good people.

    Cons

    Leadership has trouble setting and meeting goals.

  7. "Not bad"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Uber full-time

    Pros

    Lots of different problems to work on in different areas. A chance to improve things globally.

    Cons

    Some people will hate you for where you work. The company is shifting away from trying to make the world a better place.

  8. "This is my dream job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer I in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Uber full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great culture, fast paced, lots of transparency from management, plenty of opportunities to show you are a high performer

    Cons

    Layoff periods were stressful to go through

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  9. "Excellent technical challenges on a challenging problem (self-driving cars)"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Uber full-time

    Pros

    Excellent technical challenges on a challenging problem (self-driving cars)

    Cons

    Higher than average turnover here.

  10. "COol place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities