Head of Engineering, GrabExpress
Get to know our Team :
GrabExpress serves need for reliable, affordable and efficient logistics services for our customers and business partners.
GrabExpress team is working to build the foundation of the logistics business for Grab. The service is operational in several countries in Southeast Asia and growing rapidly.
In the process, GrabExpress team is handling some of the complex architecture, reliability, scalability problems in distributed systems and optimization problems in data science.
If you’re passionate about solving complex problems with immediate real-world impact, we would love to talk with you!
The day-to-day activities :
As a leader, you put Grab before self’ and make thought-through decisions in the organization’s best interest.
You are a strong technical leader who can drive system architecture, perform design reviews and code reviews. You understand the importance of operational excellence and are able to drive incident management effectively when needed.
You drive your teams forward by being objective and supportive, as well as raising the bar continuously.
You grow your teams by thoughtful planning, strategic decision making and are able to attract, hire and retain the best engineers and engineering managers.
You develop your teams by promoting intellectual rigor, identifying skill gaps and providing training where required.
You manage and execute against projects and delivery commitments.
You collaborate with the business and product teams to achieve Grab’s goals and growth. If you don’t see others’ problems as your problem, you will not thrive here.
The must haves :
10+ years of relevant experience in software product engineering and strategy, preferably working in cloud computing, internet, SaaS and / or eCommerce.
Experience working for a start-up or scale-up is preferred.
5+ years of experience leading teams of engineers and driving large-scale projects and products, in collaboration with product, design and commercial teams, to succeed.
Experience in the logistics space is a strong plus.
You have very strong business acumen and are therefore driven to and deliver an optimal user experience.
A degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology or have similar experience. Have a track record of designing, developing and implementing complex, low-
latency, and preferably transaction-based / B2C,and / or web services with over one million users.
Strong communication skills and can act as an advisor, coach, mentor, and partner all at the same time.