Uber announced its plans to hire nearly 250 engineers for its Bengaluru and Hyderabad-based teams, as the company expands operations for its engineering and product work.
Uber said that it has started to reach out to prospective candidates for 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 at Uber.
The current round of hiring will strengthen the company’s rider and driver growth, delivery, eats, digital payments, risk and compliance, marketplace, customer obsession, infrastructure, adtech, data, safety and finance technology teams.
Uber said its expansion plans are in line with its vision to make mobility and delivery more accessible, and to become the backbone of transportation in over 10,000 cities across the globe.
Uber’s engineers have been accelerating digital payments in several countries, and also using Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to digitise several parts of Uber’s operations, including driver onboarding, and uploading digital menus.