The Uber platform said on Wednesday that it is hiring about 250 engineers for its teams in Bengaluru and Hyderabad as the country continues to expand its scope of operations for its engineering and product work.
The current hiring shift will strengthen the company’s pilots and drivers growth, delivery, food, digital payments, risk and compliance, Marketplace, customer obsession, infrastructure, adtech, data, security and financial technology teams, it says in a statement.
These tasks are currently divided between the company’s Hyderabad and Bengaluru technology centers.
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“Uber’s expansion plans are in line to make mobility and delivery more accessible and to become a hub for transportation in more than 10,000 cities around the world,” he said.
Manikandan Thangarathnam CEO of Uber (Engineering) got the job done by the Hyderabad and Bengaluru teams to achieve major global orders and was a pioneer in the industry’s first innovations.
By the end of the year, the accumulated number of these centers is expected to reach 1,000 people.
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“To serve more people around the world, we are expanding our team and seeking clear intelligent engineering so that we can solve mobility and delivery challenges globally in all of our global markets,” he added.
Uber said it is starting to look at potential candidates to build new teams and align with existing ones such as Uber Infrastructure, Eats, Marketplace, Risk and Payments, Uber for Business (U4B), marketing and advertising platforms.
Uber’s technology teams have made significant investments in construction to enable safer travel and delivery through cities, including mask detection functions and updating maps in all countries.
To facilitate more effective social distance measures, Uber engineers have been accelerating digital payments in several countries, and are also using Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to digitize various parts of Uber’s operations, including driver access and digital menus loading.
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