Get to know the team:
The DBOps team in Grab is responsible for all online production databases. We identify database problems, provide solutions and also build automation platforms to automate repeatable operation work in the most efficient and optimized way. Our team is passionate about the details and work very closely with a wide range of stakeholders. Our passion is anchored in the work that we do, and this is reflected in the impact we make in SEA on a daily life basis.
Get to know the role:
We are looking for talented and passionate Database Engineers to join our team. You will have opportunities to work on different database technologies with a large scale. It’s very important that our team members take initiatives to identify problems, and have the right mindset and problem solving skills.
The day-to-day activities:
Manage, maintain and monitor a multitude of NoSQL database cluster, ensuring obligations to SLAs
Diagnose, mitigate and communicate database related issues to relevant stakeholders both independently and collaboratively and take actions to prevent recurrence
Advise on and implement the best practices for business in each phase of database cluster lifecycle: Planning, Provisioning, Tuning, Upgrading, Decommissioning
Advice and support product, engineering and operation teams.
Work with engineering and operations team to automate and innovate new approaches driving scalability, reliability and performance
R&D on new features and for innovative solutions to push boundaries as domain expertise for elasticsearch
Participate in on-call rotations
The must haves:
Preferably a degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology or related fields
Strong CS fundamentals (with competencies in algorithms and data structures)
Domain experience in the Elasticsearch and also the use of Kibana and X-Pack
Experience in provisioning & managing NoSQL clusters
Proficiency in at least one scripting/programming languages – Golang, Python, Bash
Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Strong problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills
Strong planning and organising skills
Team player, independent, highly motivated and self-manageable
Responsible, dedicated and participate in on-call rotations.
Good to have:
Familiar with other products in the Elastic Stack, e.g. Logstash, Metricbeat, Filebeat
Comfortable working in Linux/Unix environments
Some knowledge of TCP/IP stack, Load balancer, Networking.
Acquainted with NoSQL databases and/ or relational databases such as Postgres, or MySQL
Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management (Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible)
Action and detail oriented. Highly motivated to drive projects to completion
Experience working with Redis/Elasticsearch, and solving technical problems with Redis/Elasticsearch, understanding of the internal workings of Redis/Elasticsearch
Get to know Grab:
Grab is more than just the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia. We use data and technology to improve everything from transportation to payments and financial services across a region of more than 620 million people. We work with governments, drivers, passengers, merchants, and the community, to solve critical problems in Southeast Asia.
Grab began as a taxi-hailing app in 2012, but we have since extended our product platform to include GrabCar, GrabShare, GrabBike, GrabHitch, GrabExpress, GrabFood, GrabCoach, GrabShuttle, GrabCycle. We recently launched our fintech platform – GrabFinancial, which consists of payments, lending and insurance. Our latest addition is GrabVentures, an in-house incubation platform. We are focused on pioneering new commuting and payment alternatives for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on convenience, safety, and reliability. Currently, we offer services in 8 countries. Our R&D offices are in Singapore, Seattle, Beijing, Bangalore, Jakarta and Vietnam. We aspire to unlock the true potential of Southeast Asia and look for like-minded individuals to join us on this ride.
If you share our vision of driving South East Asia forward, apply to join our team today.