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Java Software Engineer (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)

Careem

Pakistan

Ref: OP782-24

Job description / Role

Do you want to help build a world-class institution from the region, experience the thrill of being part of a high-growth technology company, and improve people's lives?

There is only one way to build an awesome institution: to attract exceptionally talented people who are aligned with the mission of the organisation and make them partners in success. At Careem, our mission is to simplify & improve the lives of people, initially through solutions that make transportation in the region reliable, and over time, through disruptions in payments and logistics. In the process, we want to build an organisation that inspires and become a world-class institution from the region.

Founded in 2012 by former entrepreneurs and McKinsey alums, Careem is the MENA regions leading ride-hailing service and newest Tech Unicorn. With 30% monthly growth, we now operate in 50+ cities across 11 countries and host over 6million users. With our recent Series D funding success, we are positioned on the cusp of significant scale and well on target to deliver our goal of creating one million jobs in the region by 2018.

ABOUT THE ROLE
You will be responsible for the design and development of the software systems that make-up the Careem engine. These systems handle everything from user requests to payment processing. This means an opportunity to work on virtually any type of computer science and software engineering problem, particularly in the areas of large scale distributed systems, user interfaces and big data.

We are looking for highly talented engineers at all levels of experience.

Key responsibilities include:
- Execute full software development lifecycle
- Write clean, reusable, testable, and maintainable code
- Integrate components into a fully functional & validated system
- Develop and implement software verification and quality assurance procedures
- Document designs and review code
- Serve as (or grow into) a subject matter expert
- Continuously strive for higher quality and productivity

Requirements

- Strong skills in object-oriented design, data-structures and algorithms
- Proficiency with Java / J2EE and front-end technologies such as JavaScript, AngularJS, HTML, CSS, etc
- Fluency with software engineering tools
- Ability to: effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions; deal with loosely defined problems and fast changing requirements & think abstractly
- Passionate about learning new technologies and working on a product of massive scale and impact

Nice to have:
- Proficiency in one or more of the following:
- iOS or Android app development
- Experience with Distributed Systems
- Experience with cloud-centric application development and deployment
- Bachelors or higher degree in Computer Science or related disciplines

Benefit Summary:
- Competitive remuneration and equity shares
- Premium medical insurance (including spouse and children)
- 25 working days annual leave
- Discounted Careem rides plus free credits inline with company growth
- Entrepreneurial working environment
- Flexible working arrangements
- Mentorship and career growth

About the Company

We are a brand that aims to simplify people's lives by revolutionizing the transportation industry. A brand that strives to inspire everyone it interacts with, and supports every single person who dares to believe. #BeCareem

Careem is the MENA region's leading ride-hailing service and newest Tech Unicorn. With 30% monthly growth, we now operate in 50+ cities across 11 countries and host over 6 million users. With our recent Series D funding success, we are positioned on the cusp of significant scale and well on target to deliver our goal of creating one million jobs in the region by 2018.

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