At Careem we are led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve lives in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. We're  pioneering the development of innovative services to aid the mobility of people, the mobility of things and the mobility of money.

We're in the driving seat as we help to define how technology will shape progress in some of the fastest-growing countries in the world. Our teams are building tech to meet the needs of the future in areas including data and AI, e-commerce, technology-enabled logistics, maps, identity, and fintech. 

We’re well placed to solve complex and meaningful challenges at scale, with deep tech expertise, strong regulatory relationships, a local presence, and increasingly specialised global teams which are structured to operate as autonomous start-ups. Our team of over 400 engineers and developers are empowered to develop cutting-edge technology every day.

Careem was established in July 2012, became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020, and today operates in over 100 cities across 12 countries.

About the team

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. 

What you'll do

As an Android Mobile Engineer, you will be a part of a cross-functional team developing the highly scalable and reliable mobile applications that our drivers use every day. You will work with a group of highly talented and motivated individuals to help shape the experiences that our captains and customers interact with every day on the Careem platform. You will be asked to take difficult business problems and turn them into delightful and reliable user experiences which allow our users to work on our platform. Your focus will be around helping lead the team to create an engaging user experience and building core app functionality which works in a hybrid online/offline manner.

  • Design and build advanced, scalable applications written in Kotlin, Java and Kotlin Multiplatform.
  • Work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements and use cases and translate them pragmatic and effective technical solutions.
  • Integrate with our backend services to make sure we are delivering a great
    mobile user experience that is super-fast for end users.
  • Own end-to-end product modules and features from requirements to going live.
  • Design and review code, troubleshoot and act as a consultant to your peers on technical matters.
  • Gather requirements by interacting directly with the end-users and advocate delightful user experiences.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency.
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.

What you'll need

  • 5+ years of Android application development with extensive use of Kotlin Multi Platform and well-known DI frameworks.
  • Experience building well architected applications that follow well established design patterns independently and without supervision. 
  • Good understanding of the full mobile development life cycle. Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies.
  • Strong understanding of interactive application development paradigm under Android, memory management, file I/O, network programming, concurrency and multithreading and publishing Android apps in the Play Store.
  • Experience working with remote teams in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high-quality software against aggressive schedules.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal, formal and informal). 
  • Reactive programming (Rx, ReactiveCocoa, ReactiveSwift etc.) experience is a big plus.
  • Experience in Navigation based applications is a big plus.

Where you'll be

  • Even though we are working remotely, we are strong believers in collaboration and the power of building social connections with our teams. For that reason, our offices are still open and provide plenty of collaboration-friendly spaces at times when teams need it or if you need a quiet space to work outside of home. 
  • You’ll be working in the location you’re hired from. Due to legal and compensation considerations, you will need to be based out of the country you’re hired from as your primary work location. 

What we'll provide you

In addition to a competitive long-term total compensation with salary and equity, we have a reward philosophy that expands beyond this. As a Careem colleague you will be able to: 

  • Be part of a Remote-First organisation
  • Work from any country in the world for 60 days a year
  • Use Unlimited Vacation days throughout the year
  • Access fitness reimbursements for health activities including: gym, health club and training classes.
  • Work and learn from great minds 
  • Create impact in a region with untapped potential
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day

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