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Xiaoyu Shi

Engineering Manager, Uber for Business

Engineering Manager, Uber Health and Uber Central (Hiring)

San Francisco, California

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Xiaoyu Shi's Work Experience


Engineering Manager, Uber for Business

June 2018 to April 2020

San Francisco Bay Area


Senior Software Engineer / Tech Lead, Uber for Business

April 2016 to June 2018

San Francisco Bay Area


Software Engineer

2013 to 2016

Greater Seattle Area

Xiaoyu Shi's Education

Harvard Business School

Certificate, Uber partnership with HBX executive education on leadership and strategy

2017 to 2017

University of Alberta

Master of Science, Computer Science

2009 to 2011

University of California, Los Angeles

Exchange Program, Electrical Engineering

2008 to 2009

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I led Uber for Business money platform team. I am very proud that my team also launched Uber Direct MVP from 0 to 1 in 9 weeks during COVID-19. • Led U4B money platform team and built a reliable B2B billing engine supporting multiple business verticals. Bootstrapped the team from 3 to 7 engineers with avg 97%+...

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Engineering Manager, Uber for Business @ Uber I led Uber for Business money platform team. I am very proud that my team also launched Uber Direct MVP from 0 to 1 in 9 weeks during COVID-19. • Led U4B money platform team and built a reliable B2B billing engine supporting multiple business verticals. Bootstrapped the team from 3 to 7 engineers with avg 97%+ manager approval ratings in 3 consecutive cycles. Interim manager for U4B platform team (13 engineers) for 3 months. Orchestrated cross functional efforts for high business impact projects(E.g., statement platform, fintech integration for IPO readiness and B2B billing engine). Led the U4B platform transition efforts to Bangalore satellite office.• Launched Uber Direct initiative as the founding engineering manager from 0 to 1 in 9 weeks during COVID-19. Recruited an agile v-team, scoped the MVP and aligned on the solution architecture. Successfully onboarded several MVP business partners.• Developed, coached and empowered the team to grow. Cultivated a pragmatic, collaborative and fun team culture. Connected team with growing opportunities and organized tech talks. Empowered team to share our learnings by giving all hands tech talks and attending tech conferences. Set clear expectations and tailored individual goals with a high performance bar. Acted with respect, empathy and humanityespecially in hard conversations.• Revamped multiple processes to improve efficiency and instill a high bar on engineering excellence. E.g., Uber bar raiser program, oncall/outage mitigation process, bugs/incidents triage and meeting cadences. Mentored 4 engineers outside of my team, performed 100+ interviews and championed multiple employee resource groups. From June 2018 to April 2020 (1 year 11 months) San Francisco Bay AreaSenior Software Engineer / Tech Lead, Uber for Business @ Uber As one of the early members on Uber for Business engineering team, I built and launched multiple core features from 0 to 1 and later led several large scale core services.• Bootstrapped U4B core products. Initiated and shipped multiple core backend web services. E.g., Service fee service is bringing in direct incremental profit; Statement service is generating millions of statements per month and it is adopted by other teams at Uber; Spending cap service ranks one of the most frequently used U4B travel policies.• Led and mentored 3 engineers working on U4B’s billing and statement platform. Defined U4B platform’s roadmaps, facilitated OKR planning and prototyped new initiatives.• Presented multiple tech talks and taught Uber Python celery education courses. Served as product engineering design reviewer, interview bar raiser and promotion committee member. • Invited to present U4B platform architecture at Top 100 Summit in Beijing and selected as the best case in the track. From April 2016 to June 2018 (2 years 3 months) San Francisco Bay AreaSoftware Engineer @ Microsoft I worked on Microsoft Intune infrastructure team. • Designed and implemented a timer based throttle framework for Intune internal clients. Significantly reduced outages caused by noisy neighbors by 30%.• Embraced OData into Intune’s RESTful service interfaces. Implemented various RESTful operations into ClientManagementService, OdataService and HttpSubsystem. Initiated replacing JSON based serializer with Apache Avro binary serializer. Speeded up the serialization/deserialization time by avg 8x for GET, PUT and SEARCH operations.• Implemented a perf tracker to provide critical service telemetries (e.g., CPU, memory, TPS, request time span) in HttpSubsystem. Designed and shipped a “runner” integration tests framework. From 2013 to 2016 (3 years) Greater Seattle AreaSoftware Engineer @ Amazon I worked on Amazon Fulfillment Technology (AFT) inventory platform team. • Participated in the initiative of integrating Kiva (acquired by Amazon, 2012) robotic warehouse system into Amazon’s fulfillment system. Designed and implemented a “normal sync” system, a key Kiva integration component that runs as a daemon to sync each container between Amazon inventory and Kiva systems leveraging AWS SQS and S3.• Designed an inventory level sweeper that detects and reconciles the discrepancies between virtual inventory and physical inventory. Significantly reduced the fulfillment center manual reconciliation labor costs by 90%.• Migrated InventoryItemService from C++ to Java and Spring-based coral framework. Performed capacity planning for holiday peak seasons. • Received master of delivery award at AFT all hands (2/400+ each year). From 2011 to 2013 (2 years) Greater Seattle AreaSoftware Engineer Intern @ BlackBerry I interned on Blackberry graphics and gaming team.• Implemented a new Java endpoint on BlackBerry OS using OpenGL ES 1.0 and EGL 1.0 APIs and native code.• Implemented JSR 239 Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK) tests for BlackBerry 7.0 devices.• Fixed bugs on BlackBerry 7.0 in-house games, BrickBreaker and WordMole. From 2011 to 2011 (less than a year) Toronto, Canada AreaEngineering Manager, Uber Health and Uber Central @ Uber I am currently leading two product engineering teams, Uber Health and Uber Central. If you are interested to learn more, please feel free to contact me. - Hiring senior backend engineer: Hiring staff engineer for U4B: San Francisco Bay Area

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