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Sovereign’s Capital

Cloud Security Engineer



Other Engineering
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 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:
When you're an engineer at Grab, you are part of the heart and soul of the company. Our passion is anchored in the work that we do, and this is reflected in the impact we make on millions of lives on a daily basis. Our team is empowered by creating amazing services and tools that serve millions of passengers, driving partners, and fellow Grabbers.

You’ll be part of a team that is responsible for the Security of Grab Cloud platform which is one of the largest deployments in the region.

Get to know the role:
We are looking for a Cloud Security Engineer to take a lead on the infrastructure security engineering initiatives. We believe a successful candidate has cloud engineering, infrastructure automation, integration, and development skills, 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 are expanding our regional infrastructure security capabilities. In return, you will get an opportunity to work with a great team working on complex architectures and managing cloud security of one of the largest cloud deployments in the region.

The day-to-day activities:

  • You use technology to solve well defined problems, building individual components or features based on well defined tasks. You understand the requirements of your projects and use that understanding in your designs. You understand your codebase and systems, ensuring reliability through design reviews, monitoring, alerting, and applying OE (Operational Excellence) standards.
  • You take ownership of your code and ensure it’s readable, maintainable, and well-tested. You understand and apply the appropriate data structures and algorithms. You give clear, actionable feedback during code reviews and respond well to feedback from others.
  • You respond promptly to issues and keep the working team constantly updated. Your tasks are delivered on time and with high quality, and you’re able to explain your solutions to other technical stakeholders through both verbal and written communication.


The must haves:

  • Proficient in deploying public cloud services in AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Understanding of the JavaScript programming language, familiar with various UI components and UI development, and have deep understanding of the Javascript language
  • Committed to maintaining a strong set of software engineering skills
  • A good understanding of clean architecture principles
  • You can either focus on web/frontend, or look into a full stack position for which you are willing to work on Golang or Python for the backend
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in algorithms and data structures
  • Experience with web frameworks such as React.js preferred

Good to have:

  • 1+ years of relevant experience developing and maintaining production systems/applications
  • Comfortable to code in more than one high level programming languages - JavaScript, Java, Python or Golang
  • Ability to perform automation using Terraform/Ansible/Chef/Puppet, Docker/Kubernetes, and any one CI tools (e.g. Jenkins, Gitlab, Travis CI etc.)
  • Good working knowledge of Cloud Security and understanding of Security Operations, DevSecOps, or Security Automation

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.