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Sovereign’s Capital
Sovereign’s Capital

Software Engineering Manager II, FullstackIndonesia



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 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

Automation and Platform Excellence (APEX) aim to Deliver Joy and Excellence to Grab engineers by enabling a frictionless ecosystem, allowing focus on value-adding features for users in a fast and safe manner. Some folks and companies would recognise this as a "Platform Engineering Team", and that is what we do.

Get to know the Role

When you're an engineer at Grab, you are part of the heart and soul of the company. Our passion is anchored in the work that we do, and this is reflected in the impact we make on millions of lives on a daily basis. Grab Engineering is empowered by creating amazing services and tools that serve millions of passengers, driving partners, and fellow Grabbers.

The Day-to-Day Activities

  • We build foundational tools so that Grab engineers don’t have to reinvent the wheel

  • Work with Grab engineers to solve their custom problems, and make them more productive

  • Work with your team on the following:

  • Work on future roadmaps for the team

  • Run sprints and plan out the work for the sprint

  • Architect efficient and scalable backend systems

  • Write unit, functional and end-to-end tests

  • Safely roll-out large changes and updates that impact hundreds of engineers

  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues

  • Participate in design discussions and code reviews

  • Be part of on-call for the services we own, and participate in post-mortems for any incidents

The Must-Haves

  • 7+ years of software development experience, preferably in delivering large scale engineering products & services

  • 3+ years of engineering management experience (preferably supporting teams of 5 or more software engineers)

  • Proven team manager, interpersonal skills, and ability to get things done

  • Ability to clearly communicate high level strategy and technical details effectively across disciplines, locations, and organizations, including to senior managers.

  • Strong bias for action; ability to juggle multiple priorities and build a sense of urgency in a dynamic environment

  • Ability to manage, support and grow a team of talented software engineers.

  • From technical software development aspects:

  • Familiarity with the entire web application stack (specifically backend and database, frontend experience would be a bonus)

  • Strong experience with developing infrastructure on the Cloud

  • Familiarity with K8s or other similar orchestration technologies is a plus.

  • Sound in computer science fundamentals including data structures, algorithms and multithreading

  • Knowledge of web application frameworks, relational and NoSQL data stores

  • Knowledge of microservices, build and deployment concepts

  • Good understanding of the HTTP protocol and networking

The Nice-to-Haves

Experience working in a fast paced, startup environment

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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