Engineering Manager (Mobile)

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia


Kotlin Swift Java R

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Get to know the Team

The Real Time Communication team builds the platform for omnichannel communications and messaging to drive conversations in South East Asia. We are the team behind GrabChat, the first of its kind on a ride hailing platform. We have come a long way since GrabChat, with our communication ecosystem now extending to number masking and in-app calling to ensure privacy. We are a passionate team of individuals, looking to outserve our customers, with exciting plans ahead.

Get to know the Role

As an engineering manager, you will take on the challenge to build and grow mobile teams and to lead them setting and executing their strategies. You will be a multiplier for your team and your peers, guiding, supporting and innovating at every step of the development initiative, providing technical insight and perspective, challenging the status quo and raising the bar, connecting people and teams across the organization.

The day-to-day activities

  • Collaborate with product, business, design and data teams to define market-disruptive strategies and plans for your team

  • Lead and secure your team on-time delivery

  • Establish effective, agile ways of working, unlock collaboration, spot and remove impediments, contribute code

  • Guide your team towards technical and operational excellence

  • Provide your team with strategic technical direction, review and contribute designs, support setting and delivering on team SLAs

  • Provide feedback, mentorship and coaching to your team

  • Communicate proactively with stakeholders and other teams across the company, constantly seeking alignment, transparency and opportunities to synergize

  • Attract, interview and recruit the future talents of your team

The must haves

  • At least 7 years of mobile engineering experience out of which 3 years of engineering management and leadership experience, with a track record of building and growing high performing mobile engineering teams

  • Solid programming skills in Kotlin, Java, Swift or similar

  • Proven ability to design mobile applications and come up with cross platform solutions to serve our vast ecosystem of apps

  • Solid understanding of the microservices ecosystem and how a mobile app interacts with the backend

  • Experience planning and running projects, paired with the ability to know when to shift priorities amid a rapidly changing business environment

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills

  • Hands-on experience with mobile platforms development is a major plus

  • Passion to serve

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 our Team:When you're an engineer at Grab, you are part of the heart and soul of the company. Our passion is anchored in the work that we do, and this is reflected in the impact we make on millions of lives on a daily basis. Our team is empowered by creating amazing services and tools that serve millions of passengers, driving partners, and fellow grabbers. 

Grab is a Singapore-based technology company offering ride-hailing transport services, food delivery and payment solutions. Find out more!