Get to know the Opportunity:
Grab is looking for a senior Head of Engineering to take on our newly created Financial Data Warehouse (FDW) team, part of our Finance Cortex group. This is a challenging role, as it requires a leader who will drive meticulous delivery due to stakeholders from eight different countries, as well as complex and large scale workflows to manage the chaos of millions of rides, deliveries, and transactions that happen on a daily basis. In this role, you will understand all of Grab’s businesses and enable the company to easily comprehend things that are otherwise challengingly complex. This role also requires breadth, from managing systems for micro-batching and streaming delivery, to schema delivery and big data scale, to requirements for audit and compliance transparency.
Get to know the Head of Engineering Role:
As a director you put ‘Grab before self’ and make thought-through decisions in the organization’s best interest.
You drive your teams forward by being objective and supportive, as well as raising the bar continuously by striving for the great delivery and code quality.
You will be growing your teams by thoughtful planning, strategic decision making and using your eye for talent to hire the best engineers and engineering managers.
You develop your teams by promoting intellectual rigour, identifying skill gaps and providing training where required.
You manage and execute against projects and delivery commitments, and develop our mobile strategy and roadmap.
You manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering teams within an Agile/Scrum environment.
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:
Deep, hands-on programming and technical design skills with demonstrated willingness and capability to learn new technologies quickly
10+ years software development management experience, preferably in delivering B2C products/services/content
Demonstrated ability to design, build, and deliver complex, successful web services and/or customer experiences efficiently and with quality
Shown team leadership, interpersonal skills, and ability to get things done
Ability to clearly communicate high level strategy and technical details effectively across disciplines, locations, and organizations, including to senior leadership
Strong bias for action; ability to juggle multiple priorities and build a sense of urgency in a dynamic environment
Nice to Have
BS/MS in Computer Science or other related Degrees
Significant experience as a successful software development leader in large scale, highly available Internet and mobile applications
History of effectively working with and growing geo-distributed partner teams
Experience developing high-volume internationalized web and app experiences
Able to attract, develop, and keep high quality multi-disciplinary teams
Proven ability to make smart feature versus time-to-market trade-offs; experience using data and metrics to back up assertions of business value
Get to know Grab:
Our highly international and innovative engineering teams at Grab continuously strive to improve our code quality and apps by being up-to-date with the modern programming paradigm and working to the industry's best practices.
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 highly international and innovative teams are empowered by creating amazing services and tools that serve millions of passengers, driving partners, and fellow grabbers. As an engineering leader, you strive for quality and responsible for setting the strategy for your respective function and the development of roadmaps.