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Get to know the team:

The Observability team at Grab is responsible for building systems that provide insights into the application performance and help people at Grab understand their system’s behavior in real-time by providing observability as a platform (logs, metrics and tracing). We operate some of the largest throughput systems at Grab and work closely with a wide range of stakeholders, acting as a backbone and empowering them in driving SEA forward. We pride ourselves in the work that we do and the impact it has on the lives of our customers.


Get to know the role:

We are looking for talented and passionate Software Engineers to join our team. You will have opportunities to build different distributed systems for demand and supply patterns. It's very important that our team members take the initiative to identify problems, and have the right mindset and problem-solving skills.


The day-to-day activities:

  • Design and Develop software components to support high-volume and low-latency applications. 

  • Independently drive projects across teams end to end, from inception to rollout

  • Work with your team to explore and create new designs geared towards scale and performance

  • Participate in code and design reviews to ensure best practices and maintain high development standards

  • R&D on new features and for innovative solutions to push boundaries as domain expertise for logging, tracing, and metric systems

  • Participate in on-call rotations.

Job requirements

  • Preferably a degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology or related fields

  • Strong CS fundamentals (with competencies in algorithms and data structures)

  • Proficiency in at least one programming languages – Golang, Python, Java

  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills

  • Team player, independent, highly motivated, eager to learn and self-driven

  • Responsible, dedicated, and participate in on-call rotations.

Good to have:

  • Familiar with some of the OSS systems like ELK, Prometheus, Jaeger.

  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) 

  • Experience with building large-scale systems

  • Comfortable working in Linux/Unix environments

  • Some knowledge of File Systems, TCP/IP stack, Load balancer, Networking, Operating Systems.

  • Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management (Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, Rundeck)

  • Action and detail-oriented. Highly motivated to drive projects to completion

  • Experience working with Elasticsearch, and solving its technical problems and, understanding its inner workings

  • Debugging production systems and mitigating incidents.

Remuneration you will receive

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.

If you share our vision of driving South East Asia forward, apply to join our team today.

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