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Senior Software Engineer, Mobile (iOS) - Business Ecosystem



Software Engineering
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 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

Get to know the team

The Transaction Platform team at Grab is a crucial part of our organization. We are responsible for ensuring that all transactions, whether they are ride bookings, food orders, or payments, are processed smoothly and efficiently. Our system handles millions of transactions daily. We ensure that these systems are reliable, scalable, and can handle the high volume of transactions that Grab processes every day. We also work on improving the transaction process to make it more efficient and user-friendly.

Get to know the role

We are looking for a talented & passionate Senior Software Engineer (iOS) to join our team. You will work on the iOS passenger app that is used by millions of consumers every day. We have excited product ideas and engineering challenges awaiting your participation, and you will be the first one experiencing your own work in the Grab app!

The Day-to-Day Activities

  • Work closely with Product/Design/Analytics teams to understand problems and requirements then provide feedback, options, trade offs, estimations, and timelines.
  • Collaborate with Android/Backend/QA Engineers to brainstorm and implement technical solutions that are scalable, extensible, reliable and addressing the actual problems.
  • Write code that is reusable, scalable and testable. Make sure features are delivered on time and with high quality.
  • Review code and engineering specs, provide constructive feedback and strive to raise the engineering bar.
  • Be responsible and responsive during on-call duty. Able to triage, debug, mitigate and fix production issues. Able to provide assistance on ad hoc queries from other teams.
  • Identify pain points and inefficiencies in code base, systems, and processes, proactively propose improvements and take action items to address them.
  • Influence the team to execute with high quality and adopt best practices. Mentor and cultivate the growth of other team members.


The Must-Haves

  • 3 to 5+ years of iOS development experience.
  • Fluent in Swift programming language.
  • Understanding of programming paradigms such as OOP, TDD, reactive programming, and dependency injection.
  • Working knowledge of several architectural approaches including clean architecture like MVVM or VIPER.
  • Experience in writing maintainable and testable code, including API design, unit testing, and UI testing techniques.
  • Experience in maintaining applications with a high user base via crash analytics, remote debugging, and continuous integration.
  • Highly accountable and takes ownership of one’s own work.
  • Eager to learn, to take more responsibility, and create impacts on millions of users.

The Nice-to-Haves

  • There are higher requirements for program stability and program performance.
  • The ability to independently develop iOS App or well-known open source works is preferred;
  • Experience in optimizing app performance: network data consumption, battery, storage, app size, app launch time, etc.
  • Experience in Flutter development.

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.