Sr Staff Engineer, AI/ML

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About the Role

We are looking for a Sr Staff Engineer who has past experience of developing AI/ML technology to drive automation and efficiency for business. The role expects the person to architect and scale AI/ML application at scale leveraging human in the loop keeping machine first. The challenges in the role would include disambiguating different real world applications of ML operations at scale across use-cases like Labelling large data sets for industries like Autonomous Vehicles, translating content of different priorities across tiers of languages using a combination of machine translations and linguistic experts in the loop, among many others.

In this role you will:

  • Build technology systems to solve the real world operations problems leveraging machines and HITL
  • Partner with operations, customer engineers and researchers to drive data processing that feeds into machine learning
  • Identify opportunities to reduce the cost of human operations by leveraging automations

Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field AND 6-years full-time Software Engineering work experience OR 8-years full-time Software Engineering work experience, WHICH INCLUDES 6-years total technical software engineering experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Programming language (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python, or Go)
  • Note the 6-years total of specialized software engineering experience may have been gained through education and full-time work experience, additional training, coursework, research, or similar (OR some combination of these). The years of specialized experience are not necessarily in addition to the years of Education & full-time work experience indicated.

Technical skills:


  • Experience of solving problems leveraging AI/ML to drive automation and efficiency
  • Experience developing engineering systems to leverage humans in the loop (HITL) to train machines at scale
  • Iterated and improved the accuracy and performance of a machine first HITL engineering process
  • Partnered across functions such as global business & operations, and different lines of businesses to build automation


  • Experience in solving problems in Autonomous Vehicles Industry
  • Experience of solving problems in AR/VR (Artificial and Virtual Reality) industry.
  • Building systems that helps ML Operations scale

For San Francisco, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $243,000 per year - $270,000 per year.

For Sunnyvale, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $243,000 per year - $270,000 per year.

For all US locations, you will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completingthis form.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.

Company Info.


Uber, is an American mobility as a service provider based in San Francisco, with operations in over 900 metropolitan areas worldwide. Its services include ride-hailing, food delivery (Uber Eats and Postmates), package delivery, couriers, freight transportation, electric bicycle and motorized scooter rental via a partnership with Lime, and ferry transport in partnership with local operators. Uber does not own any vehicles.

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    Automotive,Autonomous technology
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    San Francisco, CA, USA
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