Senior Software Engineering Manager

at Careem
Location Karachi, Pakistan
Date Posted September 15, 2020
Category Engineering
Job Type Full-time
Education Requirement Bachelors / Masters
Career Level Mid-Senior Level
Experience +1 Years
Base Salary Competitive Salary
Street address Karachi


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

We are looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineering Manager with strong background in software development, who have cloud computing, deployment and automation skills and who can thrive in a fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for the development, maintenance, and scaling of Careem's cloud infrastructure.

What You Will Need

    • BS degree in Computer Science similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
    • 8+ years experience in programming/coding (Preferably in Python, Java, C# etc)
    • Great managerial and leadership skills
    • Expertise in scripting and problem solving
    • Experience with Computer Science fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis
    • 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
    • Experience with infrastructure, architecture, cloud patterns and system designs (Preferably in AWS)
    • Hands on experience in DevOps
    • Infrastructure as code experience: Terraform or CloudFormation
    • Experience with containerization runtime, preferably Docker
    • Experience with automation engines such as Jenkins or Gitlab CI
    • Experience in monitoring systems: Prometheus or NewRelic
    • Linux administration experience

What will keep you busy?

    • Collaborate with teams to design, implement, and deploy cloud infrastructure
    • Ensure infrastructure is scalable, responsive, and reliable
    • Create tools and workflows
    • Evaluate and select tools and technologies needed for efficient support of the systems
    • Develop and maintain systems management software tools, procedures, and documentation
    • Automate common maintenance, deployment and build jobs
    • Participate in periodic cost and utilization optimization exercises

What do we offer you?

Salary Package

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