Uber on Wednesday announced that it is recruiting around 250 engineers for its Bengaluru and Hyderabad-based teams, as the company continues to expand its operations for its engineering and product work in India.
The new recruitment is expected to build up the company’s rider and driver growth, delivery, eats, digital payments, risk & compliance, marketplace, customer obsession, infrastructure, adtech, data, safety and finance technology teams.
Building new teams & adding to existing ones
Uber is building new teams and adding to existing ones, including Uber infrastructure, Eats, marketplace, risk and payments, Uber for Business (U4B), marketing and advertising platforms.
“Our teams in Hyderabad and Bengaluru work on important global mandates, and pioneer various industry-first innovations,” Manikandan Thangarathnam, Senior Director, Engineering.
“In order to serve more people across the globe, we’re expanding our teams and are looking for bright engineering minds so we can collectively solve mobility and delivery challenges across all our global markets.,” he added.
Uber’s tech teams have been invested in strengthen technology to enable safer rides and delivery across cities, including enabling mask-detection features and updating maps across countries.
Uber engineers accelerating digital payment
To ease more effective COVID-19 protocol, Uber’s engineers have been accelerating digital payments in several countries, and also using machine learning and artificial intelligence to digitise several parts of Uber’s operations, including driver onboarding, and uploading digital menus.