Data Security Engineer II
Karachi, Pakistan
1d ago

At Careem we are led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve lives in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. We're pioneering the development of innovative services to aid the mobility of people, the mobility of things and the mobility of money.

We're in the driving seat as we help to define how technology will shape progress in some of the fastest-growing countries in the world.

Our teams are building tech to meet the needs of the future in areas including data and AI, e-commerce, technology-enabled logistics, maps, identity, and fintech.

We’re well placed to solve complex and meaningful challenges at scale, with deep tech expertise, strong regulatory relationships, a local presence, and increasingly specialised global teams which are structured to operate as autonomous start-ups.

Our team of over 400 engineers and developers are empowered to develop cutting-edge technology every day.

Careem was established in July 2012, became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020, and today operates in over 100 cities across 12 countries.

About the team

Careem is looking for a Data Security Engineer II. As a member of an agile team, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our data security and privacy-centric services.

These services are responsible for the end-to-end security of customer, partner, and colleague data within Careem’s infrastructure and services.

You will be expected to drive constant innovation on the ground in a dynamic environment experiencing exciting hyper growth across geographies and verticals.

As well as working independently, you will also be responsible for working with the team, the wider security department and wider technology division to implement and help implement the security principles around data protection and privacy protection.

The individual will work closely with our Infrastructure, Product Engineering, IT, Legal and Compliance teams to build secure, robust, and scalable data security solutions.

We take the trust that our customers, partners, and colleagues put in us very seriously and our data security services need to measure up to this expectation and you will be a key part in this

What you'll do

  • Implement engineering solutions for data security operations;
  • Maintaining the current existing enterprise data security platforms, services and systems;
  • Help design new solutions to handle data discovery, classification and segregation;
  • Develop data security solutions for Data Loss Prevention;
  • Design, build and optimise detective, preventive controls and automated response solutions;
  • What you'll need

  • You have practical understanding of data security concepts and implementation-level details including building SDKs, libraries, APIs;
  • At least 5 years of hands-on experience in data security, privacy protection and / or related security fields;
  • Ability to work in an agile environment with with high expectations
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management Systems or a related field / experience is required;
  • You have a can do’ attitude and you are more proactive than reactive;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • You are passionate about automation and toil reduction.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with security systems integration in large scale environments, containerized environments, and public clouds;
  • Experience with security systems integration, mainly Data Leakage Prevention platforms (Google Workspace DLP, ZScaler DLP and others);
  • Working with systems to discover, classify and protect access to critical business and PII data (e.g. BigID, OneTrust etc.);
  • Experience working with APIs for systems integration;
  • Experience in managing data security in cloud based / SaaS platforms;
  • Plus : Experience with database systems and distributed systems;
  • Plus : Working in a hyper growth e-commerce environment
  • Where you'll be

  • This role is part of a remote distributed team! This means you can be based in any of the countries where we currently have an engineering site.
  • If you would like to join us in Dubai, Berlin, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Pakistan, Egypt, Lebanon or Jordan, that's fine with us (Visa permitting)!

  • Even though we are working remotely, we are strong believers in collaboration and the power of building social connections with our teams.
  • For that reason, our offices are still open and provide plenty of collaboration-friendly spaces at times when teams need it or if you need a quiet space to work outside of home.

  • You’ll be working in the location you’re hired from. Due to legal and compensation considerations, you will need to be based out of the country you’re hired from as your primary work location.
  • What we'll provide you

    In addition to a competitive long-term total compensation with salary and equity, we have a reward philosophy that expands beyond this.

    As a Careem colleague you will be able to :

  • Be part of a Remote-First organisation
  • Work from any country in the world for 60 days a year
  • Use Unlimited Vacation days throughout the year
  • Access fitness reimbursements for health activities including : gym, health club and training classes.
  • Work and learn from great minds
  • Create impact in a region with untapped potential
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day
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