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Software Engineer, BackendMalaysia



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, November 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 our Team

When you're an engineer at Grab, you are part of the heart and soul of the company. Our passion is anchored in our work, and this is reflected in the impact we make on millions of lives daily.

The ADS Technology team is responsible for the advertising business at Grab, including precision delivery and marketing. As one of the most potential departments in Grab, we provide advertising solutions using advanced technologies.We adopt a microservice architecture for backend development and utilize a variety of front-end technologies, such as iOS, Android, Flutter, and Web, to serve our end-users. These users include consumers, drivers, merchants, and business partners.Our business spans across seven countries. We aim to help businesses reach their target audiences effectively and improve conversion rates through precise advertising delivery and impactful marketing strategies. We proactively generalise our microservices into platforms to improve the speed to market of new products. We follow an adaptive system principle, in which systems keep improving upon different feedback signals without human intervention.

Get to know the Role

We are looking for a Software Engineer to help our team in developing scalable solutions for our ads business. We believe a successful candidate has strong experience in go and cloud services, as well as an ability to work cohesively within a team, but if you believe you have what it takes then we’d love to hear from you either way. This role is required because we're expanding our team  and need experienced technical engineer to ensure its success. In return, you will get an opportunity to work on innovative projects and influence the team’s technological direction, while advancing your leadership and technical skills.

The Day-to-Day Activities

  • Design and write with the cutting edge GO language to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of Grab's range of services.
  • You will be involved in code and design reviews to maintain Grab's development standards.
  • You will engage in service capacity and demand planning, software performance analysis, tuning and optimization
  • Participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standard
  • You will partner with other engineering teams to explore and create new designs/architectures geared towards scale and performance.
  • You will have opportunities to collaborate with product and experience teams to define and prototype feature specifications.
  • Work closely with the infrastructure team in building and scaling back-end services and performing root cause analysis investigations.
  • You are responsible for designing, building, analyzing and fixing large-scale systems.
  • Debug and modify complex production software.

The Must-Haves

  • You have Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility.
  • You have the continuous desire to learn new things and embrace the latest technologies.
  • You have a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, or related fields.
  • You possess solid Computer Science fundamentals in algorithms and data structures.
  • You have a sound understanding of system performance and scaling.
  • You can be a good coder in any programming language, but willing to work on Golang.
  • You are passionate about building products, features and platforms to accelerate business growth.
  • Prior experience in building software systems for ads businesses will be a bonus.

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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Grab does not accept unsolicited resumes sent by recruiting agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our job postings, Grab employees or other parts of the business. Grab will not be liable to pay any fees to agencies for candidates hired as a result of unrequested resumes.