Jun 11, 2019

NoSQL Database Engineer (ElasticSearch / Redis)

  • Grab Taxi
  • Singapore
Full time Back End Software Engineer Front End Developer

Job Description

Get to know the Role:

Are you a Database Engineer who is interested in designing data models? You can be part of Grab and get to work on and support one of the largest and fastest growing datasets of any company in South East Asia. We operate in a challenging, fast paced and ever changing environment that will push you to grow and learn. 

The day-to-day activities:

  •  Manage, maintain and monitor a multitude of Redis/Elasticsearch clusters, ensuring obligations to SLAs

  • Diagnose, mitigate and communicate database (Redis/Elasticsearch) 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 an Elasticsearch 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 Elasitcsearch clusters

  • Proficiency in at least one scripting/programming languages – Golang, Python, JSON, YAML, Shell

  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) such as RDS, Elasticache, S3, Route 53, VPCs, CloudWatch, Lambda scripts and etc.

  • 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.

  • Comfortable with collaborative tools such as slack,workday, wikis and basic ticket tracking systems - JIRA

 

Good to have:

  • Familiar with other products in the Elastic Stack, e.g. Logstash, Metricbeat, Filebeat

  • Comfortable working in Linux/Unix environments

  • Acquainted with NoSQL databases and/ or relational databases such as Postgres, or MySQL

  • Experience working with Redis/Elasticsearch, and solving technical problems with Redis/Elasticsearch, understanding of the internal workings of Redis/Elasticsearch

  • Some knowledge of TCP/IP stack, Load balancer, Networking.

  • Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management (Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible)

  • Action and detail oriented. Highly motivated to drive projects to completion

 

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.

 

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.