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Software Engineer, Backend

Grab

Grab

Software Engineering
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Company Description

About Grab and our workplace

Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading superapp. We are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of users across the region by providing them everyday services such as deliveries, mobility, financial services, enterprise services and others. More than that, we provide the opportunity for them to have a better life. And that aspiration starts inside Grab because we believe in a seamless blend of work and home life, making every aspect of life better for all.

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—we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia. With our unwavering commitment to our values, we believe that we're more than a service provider; we're agents of positive change.

Job Description

What you'll be doing:

As a backend engineer in the GrabPay team you will be expected to

  • Work closely with the product and design team to understand requirements, provide product feedback, own and implement the product from start to finish.
  • Drive and participate in technical discussions with other engineering teams.
  • Write code that is reusable, scalable and testable. Make sure products are delivered on time and with high quality.
  • Collaborate with QAs to make sure all product requirements are met and the deployments are stable.
  • Review code from other team members, provide constructive feedback and strive to raise the engineering bar.
  • Take initiative to improve the codebase proactively. Propose and set better engineering solutions for the team.
  • Be responsible and responsive during on-call duty. Able to debug and troubleshoot production issues.
  • Provide technical guidance, mentorship and knowledge sharing to peers.
  • Be responsible for resolving complex technical issues.
  • Responsible for initiating technical innovations.

Qualifications

The Must-Haves

  • Bachelor in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Good Computer Science fundamentals in algorithms and data structures.
  • Experience shipping products (like web applications or backend services) to production.
  • Proficient with at least one language commonly used for backend services development (Go, C++, C, C#, Java, Python etc.), but willing to work on Golang. ​​Proficiency in Golang will be a strong advantage.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English, and strong willingness to communicate and coordinate with others from different culture and language backgrounds.
  • Self-motivated, fast learner, and great team player.
  • Willing to learn new technologies.

Good to have

  • Experience in developing and maintaining large scale micro-services.
  • Experience with relational databases such as MySQL, etc.
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies and experience with developing and deploying services on the cloud.

Additional Information

Benefits at Grab:

We care deeply about your well-being and are committed to supporting you every step of the way. Here are some of the global benefits we offer:

  • Protect and provide for your loved ones with peace of mind, knowing we have your back with Term Life Insurance and comprehensive Medical Insurance.
  • Craft a benefits package that suits your unique needs and aspirations with GrabFlex, because we believe in empowering you to thrive.
  • Embrace the magic of new life and create lasting memories with your family through Maternity and Paternity Leave.
  • Life can be overwhelming, but you're never alone. Our confidential Grabber Assistance Programme is here to guide and uplift you and your loved ones through life's challenges.
  • Your well-being is our priority. Benefit from our holistic well-being initiatives through Wellbeing@Grab, including health programmes, informative webinars, and vibrant carnivals.
  • Achieve a harmonious work-life balance with our FlexWork arrangements, allowing you to adapt and thrive in your personal and professional life.

We’ve got many different benefits hyper localised in each country. Speak to your recruiter during your interview to find out more.

What we stand for at Grab:

We are committed to building an inclusive and equitable workplace that enables diverse Grabbers to grow and perform at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we consider all candidates fairly and equally regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, family commitments, physical and mental impairments or disabilities, and other attributes that make them unique. If you require accommodations to fully participate in the recruitment process, you are encouraged to include your request(s) when applying.

We deliver the greatest impact and ideas when we bring together diverse perspectives. It is what enables us to spread opportunities to Grabbers and our partners. It’s not a box-ticking exercise; it’s who we are.