Software Engineer, Full Stack

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia


Ruby React Redis Go Redux GitHub Django C JavaScript HTTP CSS MySQL Java AWS

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Get to know our Team:

When people talk about Grab, they generally refer to the apps that we develop, optimize and maintain. With all eyes on us, you’ll be treated as a hero when you deliver according to our high expectations. 

Get to know the Role:

  • Design, implement & manage web apps that impact millions of users

  • Experience a shipping culture that uses the state of the art web technologies

  • Grow in an environment passionate about knowledge-sharing and code review

  • Learn software engineering practices for coding at scale: static analysis, feature flags, instrumentation, and more

The day-to-day activities:

  • Design and implement RESTful APIs

  • Build and deploy performant modern web applications in React, Redux, Webpack, ES6, and Flow

  • Architect efficient and scalable backend systems

  • Write unit, functional and end-to-end tests

  • Write high-quality code (Ruby on Rails, Go) that communicates with upstream backend services via HTTP APIs

  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues

  • Participate in code and design reviews


The must haves:

  • Experience shipping web applications to production

  • Familiarity with the whole web stack, web protocols, and web performance optimisation techniques

  • In-depth understanding of web frameworks (such as Rails, Django, etc)

  • Detailed knowledge of minimum one modern JavaScript framework: React, Ember, Angular, etc

  • Proficient with at least one language commonly used for backend services development (C++, C, C#, Java etc.), but willing to work on Golang

  • Proficient understanding of the HTTP protocol


  • Experience with ES6/ES2015 or ES7/ES2016

  • Experience with React, Redux/Flow

  • Experience with at least one CSS preprocessor: Sass, Less, PostCSS, Stylus, etc

Tech Stack

Our core services tech stack consists of Golang with Redis, MySQL, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch data stores as well as HAProxy load balancers. They all run on the AWS cloud infrastructure with auto-scaling abilities. We use GitHub for our code repository and we adhere to the basic Continuous Delivery tenets utilising a host of tools to support our release pipeline and code quality.

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