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Sovereign’s Capital

Senior Software Engineer, Backend - ACE (Food, Mart & Express Deliveries)



Software Engineering
Jakarta, Indonesia
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024

Company Description

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.

Job Description

Get to know our Team

The ACE team is responsible for building world-class solutions and services for millions of consumers, merchants and drivers in Southeast Asia. ACE team’s constant innovation has made us the most loved delivery platform in the region. At Grab we operate with an experimental mindset where the customer decides what they like and don’t like. The team is very keen on receiving this feedback which then allows them to design the best features.

By joining the team you will get a chance to work alongside the best engineers in the region. You will be able to drive a high impact when your work reaches millions of customers. You will get a chance to work on highly scalable services which are able to process tens of millions of orders daily. Each service is carefully designed keeping in mind all the possible failures and fallback solutions to ensure we are always up and running to serve our customers.

If this sounds exciting to you then come join the ACE team!

The day-to-day activities

As a backend engineer in the ACE team you will be expected to

  • Work closely with the product and design team to understand requirements, provide product feedback, own and implement the product from start to finish.
  • Drive and participate in technical discussions with other engineering teams.
  • Write code that is reusable, scalable and testable. Make sure products are delivered on time and with high quality.
  • Collaborate with QAs to make sure all product requirements are met and the deployments are stable.
  • Review code from other team members, provide constructive feedback and strive to raise the engineering bar.
  • Take initiative to improve the codebase proactively. Propose and set better engineering solutions for the team.
  • Be responsible and responsive during on-call duty. Able to debug and troubleshoot production issues.
  • Provide technical guidance, mentorship and knowledge sharing to peers.
  • Be responsible for resolving complex technical issues.
  • Responsible for initiating technical innovations.


The Must-Haves

  • Bachelor in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of experience in building large-scale, highly available services.
  • Good Computer Science fundamentals in algorithms and data structures.
  • Proficient with at least one language commonly used for backend services development (Go, C++, C, C#, Java, Python etc.), but willing to work on Golang.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases such as MySQL, DynamoDB, MongoDB, etc.
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies and experience with developing and deploying services on the cloud.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English, and strong willingness to communicate and coordinate with others from different culture and language backgrounds.
  • Self-motivated, fast learner, and great team player.
  • Willing to learn new technologies.

The Nice-to-Haves

  • Proficiency in Golang will be a strong advantage.
  • Experience with micro-service design, development and deployment is a huge plus.

Additional Information

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.