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Lead Software Engineer, Database

Location Singapore, Singapore
Posted 29-June-2022
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 the Team:
The DBOps team in Grab is responsible for all online production databases. We identify database problems, provide solutions and also build automation platforms to automate repeatable operation work in the most efficient and optimized way. Our team is passionate about the details and work very closely with a wide range of stakeholders. Our passion is anchored in the work that we do, and this is reflected in the impact we make in SEA on a daily life basis.
Get to know the Role:
We are looking for talented and passionate Database Engineers to join our team. You will have opportunities to work on different database technologies with a large scale. It's very important that our team members take initiatives to identify problems, and have the right mindset and problem solving skills.
The Day-to-Day Activities:
You will be involved in the database design and working with different teams to choose the best database technologies for the use case. Research and develop new technologies and approaches for building highly available data persistence systems. Database optimization and performance tuning. Review and improve the daily database operation process. Provide guidance and implementation on the database monitoring and alerting. Diagnose any database issues and employ measures to prevent recurrence Work with engineering and operations team in building tooling to drive scalability, reliability and performance Advice and support product, engineering, support and operation teams Participate in on-call rotations
The Must-Haves:
Preferably a degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology or related fields
Deep understanding and real passion for relational database theory and database fundamentals
Deep understanding of RDBMS or NoSQL database internal engines
Proficiency with Linux system administration
Experience benchmarking, clustering and tuning the databases for performance, reliability, high availability and scalability
Experience in automation development, shell, python or Golang
Familiar with a key-value store or data structure database (such as Redis, ElasticSearch et al)
Experience with AWS RDS / Elasticache / other AWS
Database Services or experience with management of databases in AWS environment will a strong plus
Strong CS fundamentals (with competencies in algorithms and data structures)
Our Commitment:
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.
Join us today to drive Southeast Asia forward, together.

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