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Sovereign’s Capital

Software Engineer, Backend



Software Engineering
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Posted on Monday, May 13, 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 the Team:

The Financial Engineering team is responsible for building safe, secure and high throughput payments primitives. We own a range of platform primitive components such as, but not limited to, Wallet, Reconciliation Engine and API Gateway. We take pride in building distributed systems that have a real impact on the lives of millions of users in our endeavour to out-serve the underserved population.

Get to know the Role:

We are seeking passionate developers with the required skill sets and then some, to join our team. In this role, you will have opportunities to design, develop, and maintain backend components and services. Not only will you get to collaborate with the product, business, and program management teams to be on top of your deliverables, you will also serve as a mentor to your teammates to help meet the teams' deliverables and goals. If you are willing to go the extra mile to identify and fix our users' paint points, apply with us today.

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


What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

  • Strong background in backend development with clear architecture mindset.

  • Strong programming skills in Java and/or Golang

  • Solid understanding of programming principles, financial transaction consistency, and Git version control.

  • Strong understanding of software development life cycle and agile methodologies.

  • Proven experience in designing scalable and maintainable architectures.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think analytically.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

  • A continuous learner, open to embracing new technologies and development practices.

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.