Site Reliability Engineer II
Careem
Islamabad, Pakistan
6d 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 Careem

Careem is the everyday Super App for the greater Middle East region, providing a host of daily services that people need to move around, order food, deliver things and transfer money in one unified smartphone app.

Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organization that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem provides its services in over 100 cities across 13 countries and has created two million income-generating opportunities in the region.

A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020.

Our engineering team is growing rapidly, and we are looking for talented engineers to help us in our mission to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires.

Why join our journey

When you start your journey at Careem, you’ll be empowered to drive impact across a region of 600 million people, supported by our community of colleagues from over 75 nationalities.

Whether you’re creating codes for our Super App or finding new ways to bring our platform to the people in your city.

Join us as we solve some of the most difficult problems that our region faces at scale while driving stellar experiences for our Customers, Captains (drivers) and Merchants.

You will have the chance to work on cutting edge technology and with a diverse set of individuals across many geographies.

You will also have the opportunity to learn and grow every day to develop alongside talented and inspiring people from around the world.

As a colleague at Careem, you’ll be empowered to take ownership of your work, be of service to our Captains, customers and partners as we build the region’s Super App, all while shooting for the moon to create impact across the region.

About the team

The Cloud Optimisation Team focuses on enabling Kubernetes and taking cloud-native technology to the next level within Careem to help shape the future of the Careem platform and to help us scale our already sizable effort greatly.

What you'll do

As an engineer in Careem, you'll build and maintain Kubernetes clusters and its corresponding ecosystem required to ensure resilience, reliability of our services and speed up deployments with the aim of improving our products used by millions of customers every day.

Key responsibilities include :

  • Make an impact from design phase, through development and operation of Kubernetes cluster and its ecosystem on AWS
  • Build support, tooling and create technical processes that simplify and enable engineers across multiple services
  • Identifying and automating and scale systems without compromising on security and reliability
  • Participate in on-call rotations and help improve incident response
  • What you'll need

  • 4+ years of DevOps experience
  • Expertise and experience in developing, operating and troubleshooting Kubernetes clusters and / or other highly available systems at scale
  • Good knowledge of one or more programming and scripting languages : Go, Python, Java, Bash, Ruby
  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure (AWS preferred)
  • Experience with infrastructure automation (Infrastructure as Code)
  • Strong Unix or Linux background, including topics around network stack and scripting
  • Incident response and / or incident management experience is a plus
  • Experience on other DevOps topics such as monitoring, CI / CD, security is a plus
  • 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
  • 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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