Job 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.

Get to know our Team:

The payments back end team is responsible for building safe, secure and high throughput payments primitives. We own a range of platform primitive components such as, but not limited to, Wallet, Fraud Prevention System and API Gateway. We take pride in building distributed systems that have the real impact on the lives of millions of users in our endeavour to out-serve the underserved population. Terms such as Idempotency, CAP theorem, Distributed Consensus are not just theoretical terms for us but have a real bearing on the systems we build.

Get to know the Role:
Design, develop, and maintain backend components and services.
Be proactive and creative to strike the right balance between product, engineering, and business needs.
Relentless focus on delivering high quality, bug-free code.
Help and mentor those around you to achieve the team and company goals.
Go the extra mile to identify and fix customer pain-points.

The day-to-day activities:
Collaborate with the product, business, and program management team to be on top of your deliverables.
Participate in technical and product review meetings.
Timely delivery of high quality, maintainable and operationally excellent code.
Timely closure of all the assigned code review and design reviews.
Closely work with the SRE and DevOps team to set up hardware and microservices infrastructure.
Participate in team on-call rotation to help us achieve operational excellence.

The must haves:
Engineering graduation. Specialization in CS/IT is desired but not required.
Working knowledge of building back end systems around DBMS, Caches, NoSQL, Web and App servers.
Proficient in at least one programming language.
Proficient in fundamentals of CS such as Data Structures, Algorithms, Operating Systems etc.,
Looking for folks with at least 4 years of experience.
You grok Web technologies and distributed systems.
Experience in building consumer facing products is highly desired but not required.
Prior experience in building OLTP systems is highly desired but not required.
Curiosity to learn new concepts.

We are committed to building diverse teams and creating an inclusive workplace that enables all Grabbers to perform at their best, regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity or sexual orientation and other attributes that make each Grabber unique.

About Grab:

Grab is the leading superapp platform in Southeast Asia, providing everyday services that matter to consumers. Today, the Grab app has been downloaded onto millions of mobile devices, giving users access to over 9 million drivers, merchants, and agents. Grab offers a wide range of on-demand services in the region, including mobility, food, package and grocery delivery services, mobile payments, and financial services across 428 cities in eight countries.

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About GRAB

Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading superapp, offering a suite of services consisting of deliveries, mobility, financial services, enterprise and others. Grabbers come from all over the world, and we are united by a common mission: to drive Southeast Asia forward by creating economic empowerment for everyone. At Grab, every Grabber is guided by The Grab Way, which explains our mission and the operating principles on how we can achieve it together. We call these principles the 4Hs: Heart We work together as OneGrab to serve communities in Southeast Asia Hunger We work to understand ground truths and drive improvements, big and small Honour We keep our word and steward our resources wisely to build and sustain trust Humility We are a constant work-in-progress, and we never stop learning to get better