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Sovereign’s Capital
Sovereign’s Capital

Software Engineer, Mobile (Android)



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Company Description

Grab is more than just the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia. We use data and technology to improve everything from transportation to payments and financial services across a region of more than 620 million people. We work with governments, drivers, passengers, merchants, and the community, to solve critical problems in Southeast Asia.

Grab began as a taxi-hailing app in 2012, but we have since extended our product platform to include GrabCar, GrabShare, GrabBike, GrabHitch, GrabExpress, GrabFood, GrabCoach, GrabShuttle, GrabCycle. We recently launched our fintech platform – GrabFinancial, which consists of payments, lending and insurance. Our latest addition is GrabVentures, an in-house incubation platform. We are focused on pioneering new commuting and payment alternatives for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on convenience, safety, and reliability. Currently, we offer services in 8 countries. Our R&D offices are in Singapore, Seattle, Beijing, Bangalore, Jakarta and Vietnam. We aspire to unlock the true potential of Southeast Asia and look for like-minded individuals to join us on this ride.

Job Description

Get to know the role

As an Android Engineer on our team, you'll ensure quality deliverables for key services across user journeys in Grab's Android app. Not only will you get to collaborate with the tech, product, and business teams to be on top of your deliverables, but 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' pain points, apply with us today.

The day-to-day activities

  • Design and write in RxJava and/or Kotlin.

  • Collaborate with mobile and backend engineers, designers, data scientists, and product managers to architect and implement features.

  • Actively participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards.

  • Brainstorm innovative ideas, identify problems, and propose and implement solutions geared towards scale and performance.

  • Take initiatives 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.

The must-haves

  • 2+ years of professional Android development experience.

  • Solid computer science fundamentals in algorithms and data structures.

  • Experience owning an end-to-end feature.

  • Experience running large-scale applications and global understanding of systems internals and tools like crash analytics, remote debugging, and continuous integration.

  • Experience writing maintainable and testable code that includes excellent API design, unit testing, and UI testing techniques.

  • Possess excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities with proven design skills, able to think critically of the current system in terms of growth and stability.

  • Highly accountable and takes ownership of one’s own work.

  • Eager to learn, take more responsibility, and create an impact on millions of users.

The nice-to-haves

  • Experience in optimizing app performance: network data consumption, battery, storage, app size, app launch time, etc.

  • Good understanding and experience in CI/CD implementation.