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Lead Software Engineer in Berlin

Careem

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Job Description

Careem is the MENA regions leading ride-hailing service and newest Tech Unicorn. With 30% monthly growth, we now operate in 90+ cities across 13+ countries and host over 15 million users. With our recent Series D funding success, we are positioned on the cusp of significant scale and well on target to deliver our goal of creating one million jobs in the region by 2018. Read more about us here and here.

ABOUT THE ROLE

You will be responsible for the software architecture, design and development of the software systems that make-up the Careem engine. These large scale, distributed systems handle everything from user requests to payment processing.

This means an opportunity to work on virtually any type of computer science and software engineering problem, particularly in the areas of large scale distributed systems, user interfaces and big data.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Execute full software development lifecycle
  • Write clean, reusable, testable, and maintainable code
  • Integrate components into a fully functional & validated system
  • Develop and implement software verification and quality assurance procedures
  • Document designs and review code
  • Serve as (or grow into) a subject matter expert
  • Continuously strive for higher quality and productivity

The ideal candidate will have a passionate commitment to improving the lives of people, an insane focus on excellence and customer service, and a strong alignment with our core values: being bold, focused, agile and collaborative

Qualifications

  • Strong skills in object-oriented design, data-structures and algorithms
  • Proficiency in at least one object-oriented programming language (must love coding!)
  • Experience in multi-tiered distributed systems, web services, APIs, and relational & NoSQL databases
  • Fluency with software engineering tools
  • Ability to: effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions; deal with loosely defined problems and fast changing requirements & think abstractly
  • Passionate about learning new technologies and working on a product of massive scale and impact

Nice to have:

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following:
    • Java and associated server-side technologies
    • Microservice Architecture
    • Python, JavaScript and other scripting languages
  • Experience with cloud-centric application development and deployment (AWS)
  • Bachelors or higher degree in Computer Science or related disciplines
Benefit Summary:
  • Competitive salary and equity shares
  • 25 working days annual leave
  • Entrepreneurial working environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Mentorship and career growth

 

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