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.

Our tech stack is Java 8 and Spring Boot, Micro-Service Architecture, SQL and no-SQL DBs, iOS and Android applications, web front-end and AWS infrastructure.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Software architecture and design of our distributed backend system to meet the challenging functional, scalability and reliability requirements for our fast growing business.

  • Work in a team with highly talented software engineers

  • Write clean, reusable, testable, and maintainable code

  • Mentoring of junior team members

  • 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

We are looking for software engineers to join our team of talented engineers that share a common interest in distributed backend systems, their scalability and continued development

 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.



• Experience in multi-tiered distributed systems, web services, APIs, and relational & NoSQL databases

Extensive backend programming experience in one or more of the following: Java, C/C++, Python

• Ability to: effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions; deal with loosely defined problems and fast changing requirements & think abstractly.

• A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design.

• Able to take individual ownership of a project from start to finish.


Benefit Summary:

• Competitive remuneration and equity shares

• Premium medical insurance (including spouse and children)

• Unlimited vacation policy

• Discounted Careem rides plus free credits inline with company growth

• Entrepreneurial working environment

• Flexible working arrangements

• Mentorship and career growth


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