Senior Software Engineer (Backend)

Senior Software Engineer (Backend)

Careem
6-9 years
Not Specified

Job Description



About the role
At Careem, our mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and create an awesome organisation that inspires. We started by improving transportation in the MENAP region, then expanded into food delivery, groceries and payments. We are now building the region's premier Super App to further simplify and improve people's everyday life and bring our services and the services of trusted partners to our Customers.
We built the first multi-billion dollar tech startup in the MENAP region. We operate in 100+ cities across 13 countries.
Join us as we solve some of the most difficult problems that our region faces at scale while creating stellar experiences for our Customers, Captains (drivers) and Merchants. You will have a chance to work on cutting edge technology and with a diverse set of talented individuals across many geographies.
By applying here you will be considered for multiple similar positions within Careem across several teams and if you are successful we will match you to the best fit role based on your career and personal preferences.
What you'll do
  • Work closely with engineers across many teams to architect and build highly scalable and robust backend applications and services.
  • Write and review high quality, performant and reliable code.
  • Continuously improve the quality and reliability of services and help define and enhance the patterns and principles that the team follows.
  • Become the subject matter expert in your area and collaborate closely with Product Managers to understand and refine functional specifications.
  • Mentor and guide junior members of the team
  • Participate in the on-call rotation and be willing to jump in and help resolve any incidents within the defined SLA.
  • Participate in team agile and engineering practices and lead their continuous evolution.

Basic qualifications
  • 6+ years of professional software development experience.
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the design and architecture of new and existing services.
  • 2+ years of experience mentoring software engineers.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or other related technical field.
  • Extensive experience working with at least one modern object-oriented programming language such as Java, C#, C++, Golang, Kotlin.
  • Experience designing and building large scale, distributed applications including making tradeoffs in architecture and functionality in a cloud environment.
  • Experience operating production systems including defining metrics and processes for deploying changes to production reliably in live systems.
  • Solid understanding of software engineering best practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

Preferred qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or other related technical field.
  • Experience with Java Spring, Golang and AWS.
  • Experience working with container technology including Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience working in a high-paced start-up environment.

What we offer
  • Meaningful work in a purpose driven organisation.
  • Competitive compensation including equity.
  • Unlimited vacation.
  • A remote-first work environment.
  • Fitness reimbursements for health activities including: gym, health club and training classes.
  • A diverse and inclusive environment with colleagues from 80+ countries.

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