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Sovereign’s Capital

Database Engineer (NoSQL)Malaysia



Posted on Thursday, October 26, 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

The DBOps team in Grab is responsible for all online production databases. We identify database problems, provide solutions and also build automation platforms to automate repeatable operation work in the most efficient and optimized way. Our team is passionate about the details and work very closely with a wide range of stakeholders. Our passion is anchored in the work that we do, and this is reflected in the impact we make in SEA on a daily life basis.

Get to know the Role

We are looking for talented and passionate Database Engineers to join our team. You will have opportunities to work on different database technologies with a large scale. It's very important that our team members take initiatives to identify problems, and have the right mindset and problem solving skills.

The Day-to-Day Activities

  • Manage, maintain and monitor a multitude of NoSQL database cluster, ensuring obligations to SLAs

  • Diagnose, mitigate and communicate database related issues to relevant stakeholders both independently and collaboratively and take actions to prevent recurrence

  • Advise on and implement the best practices for business in each phase of database cluster lifecycle: Planning, Provisioning, Tuning, Upgrading, Decommissioning

  • Advice and support product, engineering and operation teams.

  • Work with engineering and operations team to automate and innovate new approaches driving scalability, reliability and performance

  • R&D on new features and for innovative solutions to push boundaries as domain expertise

  • Participate in on-call rotations

The Must-Haves

  • Preferably a degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology or related fields

  • Strong CS fundamentals (with competencies in algorithms and data structures)

  • Proficiency in at least one scripting/programming languages – Golang, Python, Bash

  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong planning and organising skills

  • Team player, independent, highly motivated and self-manageable

  • Responsible, dedicated and participate in on-call rotations.

The Nice-to-Haves

  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management (Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible)

  • Familiar with other products in the Elastic Stack, e.g. Logstash, Metricbeat, Filebeat

  • Comfortable working in Linux/Unix environments

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP stack, Load balancer, Networking.

  • Action and detail oriented. Highly motivated to drive projects to completion

  • Experience working with Redis/Elasticsearch, and solving technical problems with Redis/Elasticsearch, understanding of the internal workings of Redis/Elasticsearch

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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