At Careem, we are driven by the purpose of simplifying the lives of people and building an awesome organisation that inspires.
Based in Dubai, we started our journey as a pioneer of the Middle East’s ride-hailing economy.
Today, Careem is the region’s everyday Super App operational in 13 countries and over 100 cities. The Super App provides a host of daily services that people need to move around, to order things and to transfer money in one unified smartphone app.
Our goal is to simplify people’s daily lives so that they can spend their precious time and mindshare on things that really matter and on realizing their potential
About the Role
As a Full-Stack engineer, you are expected to have strong skills on the backend while being proficient with the frontend stack and be able to navigate and work from database schema design, to architecting and implementing system interactions, to modifying UI features and the presentation layer.
As such, Fullstack Engineers often build a closer understanding of the business, and are well-suited to career paths in team leadership and / or management
What You'll Do
Develop our distributed backend systems to meet the challenging functional, scalability, and reliability requirements of our fast-growing business.
Work independently to understand functional specifications and deliver complete features with an emphasis on code quality, maintainability, readability, and testing.
Facilitate collaboration with other engineers, product owners, and designers to solve interesting and challenging problems across our platform
Be a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional agile team.
Participate in the on-call rotations and be willing to jump in and help resolve any incidents within the defined SLA.
Participate in team agile processes and practices and contribute to their continuous evolution.
What You’ll Need
5+ years of professional experience in Software Development.
Expertise in backend development using NodeJS, MySQL, and the Microservices ecosystem.
Experience with Computer Science fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis.
Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do what's necessary to drive your projects to completion.
Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
Strong focus on customers and operational excellence.
Nice To Have
BS / MS / Phd in Computer Science or other related fields.
Experience with Distributed Systems at scale in a cloud based environment.
Experience designing, developing, and maintaining APIs
Solid understanding of the full web technology stack