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Sovereign’s Capital

Engineering Manager II, GrowthIndonesia



Software Engineering, Other Engineering, Sales & Business Development
Posted on Monday, October 2, 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) Growth Engineering team - we work on a diverse set of consumer experience problems for our users spanning across core experiences powering the UX navigation and transaction funnels, content and service discovery, user engagement and the mobile application developer experience. We are on an exciting mission to build the best engagement and discovery experience for our users and win customer loyalty by serving the most important needs of customers’ daily lives with a seamless, personalized and contextual experience that optimize convenience and value for money.

Get to know the Role

We are looking for a Software Engineer Manager to take part of the Consumer Experience Growth Team. You will be responsible for building, growing and leading a team of engineers focused on delivering high quality deliverables, spanning across multiple key services powering end to end user journeys going from the login screen to the home and activity pages of the Grab app. These services are one of the top entry points for Grab services, with millions of visitors every day across 8 countries in total. The team you will lead operates in agile, and is a cross-functional team involving engineers, designers, product managers, QAs, and more.

The Day-to-Day Activities

  • Lead and coach a team of engineers across different tech stacks. This role requires a hands-on approach where you will still contribute to the codebase with your team.

  • Partner with cross functional leaders across product, design, analytics to build the product roadmap, set customer focused metrics and robust experiment designs

  • Lead the quarterly planning and build a smooth execution plan with the team for securing the delivery of product and engineering roadmap

  • Drive company-wide engineering initiatives by collaborating effectively with senior leaders across the company by communicating your ideas effectively and driving alignment with key stakeholders to create successful outcomes.

  • Set the engineering strategy and engineering key result targets for the team, consistently raise the bar across testability, availability, security and code quality for your systems and modules

  • Attract and retain senior engineering talent, actively mentor and develop engineering talent in the team and across Grab

  • Keep your team staffing aligned with business needs and quickly pivot to changing needs

The Must-Haves

  • 5+ years of engineering experience on web and backend technologies

  • Significant experience as a successful software engineer manager or tech lead

  • Demonstrated experience in attracting and retaining key talent. Experience in mentoring engineers is critical for this role

  • Possess excellent communication skills and can communicate complex technical topics to technical and non-technical audiences effectively

  • A cultural role model with a strong sense of humility and empathy, ready to roll up one’s sleeves to help the team achieve engineering excellence.

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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