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Senior Software Engineer, FullstackIndonesia



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

Life at  Grab

At Grab, every Grabber is guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles - the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility. These principles guide and help us make decisions as we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia.

Get to know the Team

Come join the Consumer Experience (CX) Engineering team - we work on a diverse set of consumer problems spanning across core experiences that power the UX navigation and transaction funnels, search and discovery of content and services, User lifecycle covering user growth, engagement and loyalty and the critical platform mission of mobile application developer experience. We are on an exciting mission to connect consumers to Grab’s marketplace by enabling them to seamlessly discover and engage with Grab’s services and partners.

Get to know the Role

We are looking for a Senior FullStack engineer to take part of the CX Discovery Team. You will have opportunities to work on multiple backend service clusters as well as key frontend stacks powering the homepage. These services are the top entry points for Grab services, with millions of visitors every day across 7 countries in total

The Day-to-Day Activities

  • Design and enhance cutting edge services in GO language setting a high standard for availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of Grab's range of products

  • Build and deploy performant modern web applications in React, JS, Redux, Webpack, ES6, and Flow

  • Work with engineering team to explore and create new design / architectures geared towards scale and performance

  • Participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards

  • Engage in service capacity and demand planning, software performance analysis, tuning and optimization

  • Collaborate with product and experience teams to define and prototype feature specifications

  • Work closely with infrastructure team in building and scaling back-end services as well as performing root cause analysis investigations

  • Design, build, analyze and fix large-scale systems

  • Learn full stack performance tuning and optimization

  • Debug and modify complex, production software that serve millions of users in southeast Asia

The Must-Haves

  • A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or related fields

  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering in a distributed systems environment

  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in algorithms and data structures

  • Familiarity with running large scale web services; understanding of systems internals and networking are a necessary

  • Strong understanding of system performance and scaling

  • Possess excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities with proven design skills, able to think critically of the current system in terms of growth and stability

  • Strong programming skills in Golang/Java / Scala / Python and javascript but willing to work on Golang

Tech Stack

  • Our core services tech stack consists of Golang with Redis, MySQL, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch data stores as well as HAProxy load balancers. They all run on the AWS cloud infrastructure with auto-scaling abilities.

  • Our mobile app platform coverage includes native iOS, Android, written in Swift, RxJava and Flutter. Our Command Center front-end is built on Rails, HTML5, CSS and Javascript.

  • We use GitHub for our code repository and we adhere to the basic Continuous Delivery tenets utilising a host of tools to support our release pipeline and code quality. These include GitLab CI, DataDog, Code Climate, Papertrail, Gemnasium, JFrog and Jenkins.

Our Commitment

We recognize that with these individual attributes come different workplace challenges, and we will work with Grabbers to address them in our journey towards creating inclusion at Grab for all Grabbers

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Equal opportunity

Grab is an equal opportunity employer. We owe our success to the talents of our globally-diverse team and the varying perspectives they add to our thriving community.

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Grab does not accept unsolicited resumes sent by recruiting agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our job postings, Grab employees or other parts of the business. Grab will not be liable to pay any fees to agencies for candidates hired as a result of unrequested resumes.