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Sovereign’s Capital

Software Engineering Manager II, GFBMalaysia



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Posted on Friday, October 27, 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

This position is within the Grab for Business (GFB) team; we're growing our team! Join us to scale out a web + mobile integrated solution used by corporate clients and employees to access Grab offerings such as ride hailing, food deliveries, gift cards and many more. You will be part of an exciting journey; experience the full lifecycle of building successful product offerings end-to-end. You will also get to work with diverse teams across various regions, on the latest technology stacks, at a massive scale with millions of end-users.

Get to know the Role

We are seeking talented & passionate Engineering Managers to join our team! Lead a team of highly talented software engineers to build and expand B2B products and services, along with the necessary platform groundwork to support the scale we operate in. Drive engineering excellence with processes and hands-on technical design, striking a balance between existing and new technologies to achieve the best outcome for our corporate clients and our business objectives.

In GFB, you have the opportunity to build out a rich B2B solution serving as a one-stop platform for all our corporate clients as a portal to Grab’s ever increasing offerings. It spans across features such as Grab product integrations, policies and controls, corporate payments, automated invoicing and reconciliation, employee onboarding and external integrations and so many more!

The Day-to-Day Activities

  • Architectural discussions and feature solutioning, eg. feasibility and trade offs etc.

  • Engineering excellence, such as proper monitoring and logging, identifying performance and scalability issues etc.

  • Timely delivery of reliable and scalable engineering architecture of high quality, maintainability and secureness.

  • Apply Agile methodology, eg. running sprint execution, breaking down tasks and achieving predictability with good estimation.

  • Track & monitor team & individual performances, building continuous improvement into the process. Mentor and coach engineers in the team, charting out a career path for engineers and guiding them through their growth path.

  • Collaborate with other engineering teams in a global team model.

  • Be part of on-call for the services we own, and drive post-mortems for incidents such as downtimes. Recruit, interview and close top talents.

The Must-Haves

  • 8+ years of software development experience with demonstrated ability to design, build, and deliver complex, successful engineering systems or products efficiently and with high quality. B2B/SaaS experience is a plus.

  •  3+ years of engineering management experience (teams of 5+ software engineers)

Technical skills:

  • Familiarity with the entire end-to-end web application stack, specifically web frontend, backend and infrastructure.

  • Experience with backend in Golang (preferred) or Java, C++/C, C# or similar static languages.

  • Experience with frontend in React or similar web frameworks.

  • Experience with cloud system design with AWS or similar cloud providers.

  • Strong computer science fundamentals including data structures and algorithms, along with a good understanding of large data processing.

  • Understanding of industry best practices such as Microservices, CI/CD, Testing strategies, network protocols etc.

  • Experience with Mobile development is a plus.

Non-technical skills:

  • Proven team manager with a servant leader mindset, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to get things done collaboratively.

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

  • Experienced in how to manage, support and grow a team of talented software engineers from a variety of backgrounds.

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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