About US:

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 organisation 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 role:

Most of our applications use RDBMS as a database management system for persistence of data. We heavily use MySQL as DBMS for our different applications and with the hyper growth we witnessed over the last few years requires us to build scalable solutions around our databases. The main responsibility of this role is to build such systems and maintain it for over a long period of time where we manage latencies and avoid downtime where the influx of data grows day by day.

About You:

  • 7 plus years experience in programming, coding and problem solving in any one of the languages (Java, Python, Shell, C#, AWK etc)
  • Expertise in scripting
  • Experience in cloud infrastructure, architecture, system design and cloud patterns (Preferably in AWS)
  • AWS technology stack knowledge would be a plus such as RDS (MySQL, MarinaDB, Aurora), DynamoDB
  • 7 plus years experience in database management (Preferably in MySQL)
  • Understanding of MySQL's underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM
  • Experience with replication configuration
  • Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements
  • Provision MySQL instances, both in clustered and non-clustered configurations
  • Handle common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, etc.
  • Working experience on Unix or Unix like OS i.e. Linux

Salary Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Unlimited annual leave
  • Entrepreneurial working environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Mentorship and career growth


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