Software Engineer II
Careem
Lahore, Pakistan
4d 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.

Job Purpose

This role is in charge of keeping a company's databases available, secure and stable. They must constantly test the data that is coming from the database to ensure it is not corrupted.

Most databases require constant updates to keep up with ever-changing computer technologies.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (Role Accountabilities)

  • Strong command of SQL and persistence storage technologies.
  • Install and maintain the performance of database servers.
  • Set and maintain database standards.
  • Develop processes for optimizing database security.
  • Performance tuning of database systems.
  • Install, upgrade, and manage database applications.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors.
  • Recommend and implement emerging database technologies.
  • Create automation for repeating database tasks.
  • Familiarity with containerization concepts (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm or Mesos)
  • Advanced knowledge of database security, patching, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards.
  • Python and Unix shell scripting skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Be available for on-call support as needed.
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred
  • Experience in database systems on Scale.
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Expertise in SQL and NoSQL
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Experience :

  • 3-4 years in software engineering
  • Worked as a people manager
  • Previous solid record of leading calibration forums
  • Experienced leader in compliance policy execution
  • What do we offer you?

    Working in an international environment with colleagues from 70+ nationalities, ownership culture, flexible working hours, unlimited (paid!) holidays and the latest technologies.

    Careem gives equal opportunities. All aspects of ownership including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

    We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone.

    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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