Get to know the Role:Are you a Database Engineer who is interested in designing data models? You can be part of Grab and get to work on and support one of the largest and fastest growing datasets of any company in South East Asia. We operate in a challenging, fast paced and ever changing environment that will push you to grow and learn. The day-to-day activities:

  •  Manage, maintain and monitor a multitude of Redis/Elasticsearch clusters, ensuring obligations to SLAs

  • Diagnose, mitigate and communicate database (Redis/Elasticsearch) related issues to relevant stakeholders both independently and collaboratively and take actions to prevent recurrence

  • Advise on and implement the best practices for business in each phase of an Elasticsearch cluster lifecycle: Planning, Provisioning, Tuning, Upgrading, Decommissioning

  • Advice and support product, engineering and operation teams.

  • Work with engineering and operations team to automate and innovate new approaches driving scalability, reliability and performance

  • R & D on new features and for innovative solutions to push boundaries as domain expertise for elasticsearch

  • Participate in on-call rotations 

The must haves:

  • Preferably a degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology or related fields

  • Strong CS fundamentals (with competencies in algorithms and data structures)

  • Domain experience in the Elasticsearch and also the use of Kibana and X-Pack

  • Experience in provisioning & managing Elasitcsearch clusters

  • Proficiency in at least one scripting/programming languages – Golang, Python, JSON, YAML, Shell

  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) such as RDS, Elasticache, S3, Route 53, VPCs, CloudWatch, Lambda scripts and etc.

  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong planning and organising skills

  • Team player, independent, highly motivated and self-manageable

  • Responsible, dedicated and participate in on-call rotations.

  • Comfortable with collaborative tools such as slack,workday, wikis and basic ticket tracking systems - JIRA

Good to have:

  • Familiar with other products in the Elastic Stack, e.g. Logstash, Metricbeat, Filebeat

  • Comfortable working in Linux/Unix environments

  • Acquainted with NoSQL databases and/ or relational databases such as Postgres, or MySQL

  • Experience working with Redis/Elasticsearch, and solving technical problems with Redis/Elasticsearch, understanding of the internal workings of Redis/Elasticsearch

  • Some knowledge of TCP/IP stack, Load balancer, Networking.

  • Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management (Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible)

  • Action and detail oriented. Highly motivated to drive projects to completion

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