Careem is the leading technology platform for the greater Middle East. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding services across its platform to include payments, delivery and mass transportation. Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in more than 120 cities across 15 countries and has created more than one million job opportunities in the region.

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. Our tech stack is Java 8 and Spring MVC, SQL and NoSQL DBs, iOS and Android applications, web front-end and AWS infrastructure. Key responsibilities include:

  • Development of our distributed backend system to meet the challenging functional, scalability and reliability requirements for our fast growing business.
  • Build and ship new features and systems, 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.
  • You care about quality and you know what it means to ship high quality code.

Job requirements:

  • Strong skills in object-oriented design, data-structures and algorithms
  • Experience in multi-tiered distributed systems, web services, APIs, and relational & NoSQL databases 
  • Strong skills in object-oriented design, data-structures and algorithms 
  • Proficiency in Java and server-side technologies (must love coding!) 
  • 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

What do we offer you?

Working in an international environment with colleagues from 70+ nationalities, an 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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