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Software Engineer, Backend

Grab

Grab

Software Engineering
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024

Company Description

About Grab and our workplace

Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading superapp. We are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of users across the region by providing them everyday services such as deliveries, mobility, financial services, enterprise services and others. More than that, we provide the opportunity for them to have a better life. And that aspiration starts inside Grab because we believe in a seamless blend of work and home life, making every aspect of life better for all.

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—we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia. With our unwavering commitment to our values, we believe that we're more than a service provider; we're agents of positive change.

Job Description

What you'll be doing:

  • Design and enhance cutting edge services setting a high standard for availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of Grab's range of products.
  • Build and deploy performant modern web backend services.
  • Work with engineering team to explore and create new design / architectures geared towards scale and performance.
  • Participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards.
  • Engage in service capacity and demand planning, software performance analysis, tuning and optimization.
  • Collaborate with product and experience teams to define and prototype feature specifications.
  • Work closely with infrastructure team in building and scaling back-end services as well as performing root cause analysis investigations.
  • Design, build, analyze and fix large-scale systems.
  • Learn backend service performance tuning and optimization.
  • Debug and modify complex, production software that serve millions of users in southeast asia.

Qualifications

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Have a strong technical background with 2-4 years of technical experience building APIs.
  • Solid understanding of programming principles, financial transaction consistency, and Git version control.
  • Strong understanding of software development life cycle and agile methodologies.
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to think analytically.
  • Good communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with teammates.
  • A continuous learner, open to embracing new technologies and development practices.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different expertise.

Additional Information

Benefits at Grab:

We care deeply about your well-being and are committed to supporting you every step of the way. Here are some of the global benefits we offer:

  • Protect and provide for your loved ones with peace of mind, knowing we have your back with Term Life Insurance and comprehensive Medical Insurance.
  • Craft a benefits package that suits your unique needs and aspirations with GrabFlex, because we believe in empowering you to thrive.
  • Embrace the magic of new life and create lasting memories with your family through Maternity and Paternity Leave.
  • Life can be overwhelming, but you're never alone. Our confidential Grabber Assistance Programme is here to guide and uplift you and your loved ones through life's challenges.
  • Your well-being is our priority. Benefit from our holistic well-being initiatives through Wellbeing@Grab, including health programmes, informative webinars, and vibrant carnivals.
  • Achieve a harmonious work-life balance with our FlexWork arrangements, allowing you to adapt and thrive in your personal and professional life.

We’ve got many different benefits hyper localised in each country. Speak to your recruiter during your interview to find out more.

What we stand for at Grab:

We are committed to building an inclusive and equitable workplace that enables diverse Grabbers to grow and perform at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we consider all candidates fairly and equally regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, family commitments, physical and mental impairments or disabilities, and other attributes that make them unique. If you require accommodations to fully participate in the recruitment process, you are encouraged to include your request(s) when applying.

We deliver the greatest impact and ideas when we bring together diverse perspectives. It is what enables us to spread opportunities to Grabbers and our partners. It’s not a box-ticking exercise; it’s who we are.