Software Engineer I
Careem
Lahore, Pakistan
5d ago

About Careem

Careem is the internet platform for the greater Middle East region. A pioneer of the region's ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding services across its platform to become the region's everyday Super 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 operates in over 100 cities across 13 countries and has created more than one million employment opportunities in the region.

Careem became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020.

About the team

The Infrastructure Engineering team is a huge family of over 50+ engineers who enable the engineering teams across Careem to easily and quickly develop, deploy, monitor and operate software on a managed infrastructure that is reliable, efficient and scalable.

This role will require you to support the Infrastructure team’s engagement with internal stakeholders as well as other squads with-in the team itself being part of InfraOps squad.

The Infrastructure Operations (InfraOps) is one of the key squads that make up the Infrastructure Engineering team. As part of our team you will ensure seamless operations of one of the biggest Infrastructure platforms in the region.

You’ll be responsible to work alongside other engineers to automate operations, management and governance of our Infrastructure platform to simplify day-to-day life of all of our Infra users

About the role

We are looking for a Devops Engineer for our Infrastructure Operations (InfraOps) squad. We believe that a successful candidate for our team has experience with one or more Cloud platforms, knowledge of DevOps philosophy and best practices, good command over scripting languages (bash / python) and ideally some exposure working as part of CICD or platform team working with tools / delivering solutions to improve developer’s experience.

If you believe you have what it takes, then we’d love to hear from you

What you’ll work on day-to-day basis ?

  • You will be working on initiatives and collaborating on cross-team projects from the design phase to production rollout while adhering to operational excellence standards
  • You will support engineering team in the needs, with an approach of building self-service tooling and automation wherever possible
  • You will be involved into processes of systems design and configurations, deployment management, uptime monitoring, Infra KPI analysis and Infra security
  • You will be responsible for building and enforcing standardized governance processes across Infra platform to drive Engineering Efficiency & Reliability
  • You will build systems to provide monitoring and metrics to bring centralized visibility across the Infra platform to the teams
  • You will participate in on-call rotations and help improve our incident response
  • You must have

  • 2 - 4 years of experience as DevOps Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure Engineer or similar role
  • Strong Unix or Linux background, including topics around network stack and scripting
  • An automation-first mindset and knowledge of scripting (Python / Bash)
  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure (AWS preferred)
  • Experience analyzing and resolving performance, scalability and reliability issues
  • Familiarity with infrastructure automation (Infrastructure as Code)
  • Familiarity with containerization concepts (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm or Mesos)
  • Experience building and using monitoring and alerting systems
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills : have the ability to drive and promote technical partnerships across teams
  • Nice to have

  • Incident response and / or incident management experience
  • Experience on other DevOps topics such as monitoring, CI / CD, networking, security in a large scale environment is a plus
  • Expertise and experience in developing, operating and troubleshooting Kubernetes clusters and / or other highly available systems at scale
  • Strong hands-on with one or more programming / scripting languages : Go, Python, Java, Bash
  • Strong Experience with infrastructure automation (Infrastructure as Code)
  • Experience with centralized logging architecture and toolings like ElasticSearch, Loki
  • 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.

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