Senior Software Engineer (Full Stack)

About the role:

Come join the Captain engineering team and help transform 30 million lives in the Greater MENA region. Whether it’s getting from one point to another, getting food delivered to you, or seamlessly sending packages across the city, our tech is there, creating amazing experiences for our customers and helping empower our Captains to simplify and improve the lives of people. The Captain engineering team is building the supply platform of the region which will help create opportunities for people in one of the most dynamic and diverse regions in the world

Come join the Captain engineering team and help transform 30 million lives in the Greater MENA region. Whether it’s getting from one point to another, getting food delivered to you, or seamlessly sending packages across the city, our tech is there, creating amazing experiences for our customers and helping empower our Captains to simplify and improve the lives of people. The Captain engineering team is building the supply platform of the region which will help create opportunities for people in one of the most dynamic and diverse regions in the world.

Our team is seeking highly motivated and talented individuals who are passionate about creating stellar experiences for our customers and Captains and build amazing technology at a massive scale. We work on cutting edge technology and with a diverse set of talented individuals across many geographies.

About the role: 

As a Senior Full-stack Engineer on the Captain Intercity team, you will be a part of a cross-functional team developing highly scalable and reliable applications and services that our drivers and partners use every day. You will work with a group of highly talented and motivated individuals to help shape the experiences that our Captains (drivers) interact with every day on the Careem platform. You will also work on the experience that our customers use to travel between two cities and help grow a new category of transportation for Careem. This is an opportunity to create a lot of value and have a huge impact over a short period of time.

This role is for a positions in Lahore or Karachi, Pakistan

Key responsibilities include:

  • Write high quality, performant and reliable code while working on defined tasks/bugs independently.
  • Design highly scalable and well-bounded services that deliver on business requirements.
  • Break tasks down to enable more junior team members to work effectively and independently. 
  • Participate in the on-call rotation and be willing to jump in and help resolve any incidents within the defined SLA.
  • Participate in team agile processes and practices, contribute to their continuous evolution.
  • Work closely with other engineering leaders across the team to design and build highly scalable and robust services.
  • Deep dive into all parts of Careem technology stack (Java, React, Android, iOS)

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or other related technical field.
  • 7+ years of professional experience in Software Development and a solid grasp of Java, React, and microservice ecosystems. 
  • Proficiency with Computer Science fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, complexity analysis.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high-quality software against aggressive schedules.
  • Experience building scalable distributed systems on AWS, using the Spring framework.
  • Experience building progressive web applications in Angular and React.
  • Willingness to also work on Android and iOS mobile applications

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or other related technical field.
  • Experience in rapid prototyping and other fast iteration methods for product development.
  • Experience in building complex services and microservices in Go.
  • Experience decomposing a monolith application into microservices.
  • 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. 
  • Experience with building mobile applications on Android and/or iOS is a big plus

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