Site Reliability Engineer II (Staging)

Posted on February 16th, 2021 | 45 days left to apply | 7 views

Careem is the internet platform for the greater Middle East region. A pioneer of the region's ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding services across its platform to become the region's everyday Super App. Careem's mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in over 100 cities across 13 countries and has created more than one million employment opportunities in the region. Careem became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020.

About The Role

We are looking for engineers who will work within the SRE team to focus on enabling Kubernetes and taking cloud-native technology to the next level within Careem. We need expert, execution-focused engineers to help shape the future of the Careem platform and to help us scale our already sizable effort greatly. As an SRE in Careem, you'll architect, build and maintain Kubernetes clusters and its corresponding ecosystem required to ensure resilience, reliability of our services and speed up deployments with the aim of improving our products used by millions of customers every day. Key responsibilities include:

  • Make an impact from design phase, through development and operation of Kubernetes cluster and its ecosystem on AWS
  • Build core services, tooling and create technical processes that simplify and enable engineers across multiple services
  • Identifying and automating and scale systems without compromising on security and reliability
  • Participate in on-call rotations and help improve incident response

What you’ll need

  • 4+ years of software engineering and/or operations experience
  • Expertise and experience in architecting, developing, operating and troubleshooting Kubernetes clusters and/or other highly available systems at scale
  • Good experience of coding and problem solving in at least one of the following programming languages: Go, Python, Java, Rust, C++
  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure (AWS preferred)
  • Experience with infrastructure automation (Infrastructure as Code)
  • Strong Unix or Linux background, including topics around network stack and scripting
  • Incident response and/or incident management experience is a plus
  • Experience on DevOps topics such as monitoring, CI/CD, security is a plus
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills: have the ability to drive and promote technical partnerships across teams

What will keep you busy?

  • Work within a lean team in quick iterations on large impactful projects
  • Collaborate with teams to deliver an efficient cloud-native platform
  • Ensure infrastructure is scalable, responsive, and reliable
  • Automate everything with tools and workflows
  • Evaluate and select tools and technologies needed for efficient support of the systems
  • Keep our solutions cost-effective by improving performance and increasing utilization

What do we offer you?
Working in an international environment with colleagues from 70+ nationalities, ownership culture, flexible working hours, unlimited (paid!) holidays and the latest technologies.

Careem gives equal opportunities. All aspects of ownership including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone.

At Careem, we are driven by the purpose of simplifying the lives of people and building an awesome organisation that inspires. Based in Dubai, we started our journey as a pioneer of the Middle East’s ride-hailing economy. Today, Careem is the region’s everyday Super App operational in 13 countries and over 100 cities. The Super App provides a host of daily services that people need to move around, to order things and to transfer money in one unified smartphone app. Our goal is to simplify people’s daily lives so that they can spend their precious time and mindshare on things that really matter and on realizing their potential. Careem is powered by awesome people. Our people are purpose-aligned and values-oriented. They are excited by the purpose of simplifying lives and building a lasting institution in the region, and live by our core values of shooting for the moon, being of service, and acting like owners. We thrive on diversity, and welcome people of all backgrounds who can subscribe to our purpose can live by our values, and have what it takes to build an institution that will inspire and last for decades and centuries to come. In January 2020, Careem became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. www.careem.com
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