Junior Back End Software Engineer, Product Engineering

Kuala Lumpur

The Company - GOGET

GoGet is an on demand workforce platform. Our mission is to transform the traditional labour market. No longer do people have to choose only between a full time job or an 8 hour working shift. We believe the future of work is here and that is through creating opportunities by connecting people in a whole new way. A stay-at-home mother can be involved in the workforce for 2 hours between school drop off times, a retiree is able to connect and help out a local neighborhood florist and business owners are able to grow their operations without full time costs. We envision a world where true empowerment is possible. We empower businesses to connect with the city’s workforce, grow their operations while saving money and be more efficient. For our users in the community who are looking to network, learn a new skill, we are changing the game for opportunities, upskilling and training on mobile for the nation’s people. If you feel passionate about helping others, about connecting people and about creating impact through innovation, join us!

The Role

GoGet is looking for a passionate Junior Back End Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails) to join our Product Engineering team, in Malaysia first, and ASEAN long term. The central goals of the role are:

  1. Be a team player in the Back End (Ruby on Rails) team.

  2. Learn and grow from team members on maintainable and efficient codes.

  3. Code, test and document each deliverable according to the practice of GoGet’s Software Development framework.

This role will entail building awesome back end products with great product quality. You will work closely with the Product Engineering team members to achieve the above goals. The right candidate should be a techie at heart, willing to learn & open to feedback and have an unruly desire to innovate.

At GoGet we are People first, then Process and Product. People because we believe not only in the community that underpins the model of GoGet but that execution is our differentiator and people are necessary for this to be done well. This is what we believe eventually delivers a great product that we deliver to our users and the overall community. You’ll have the opportunity to work with some of the most resourceful and determined individuals who are passionate about impacting people’s lives by creating opportunities on the GoGet platform. Come work with our wonderful and passionate team and make an impact on our community today!

Let's break that down:

  1. Learn and Progress as a Back End Engineer (Ruby on Rails)

    1. Work with the current Ruby on Rails platform as well as explore other potential technologies when needed.

    2. Write clean, maintainable and efficient code.

    3. Create REST APIs for iOS, Android as well as external services to integrate with.

    4. Develop, maintain and enhance technical documentation.

    5. Consult experts when necessary.

  2. Consistently improve the code quality and build releases

    1. Nurture and enforce best and appropriate technical practices.

    2. Learn and implement automation or efficient methods and tools to achieve technical excellence.

    3. Drive continuous adoption and integration of relevant new technologies into design and overall architecture.

    4. Build automated unit, integration and system tests for the platform.

Who will you work with?

We work as a team, and your role is to be a great team player with the Back End’s Lead and Development Team (Ruby on Rails) and any other teams that may be required.


    At least 1 year of web development experience.

    Basic understanding of OOP design patterns.

    Basic HTML, CSS, Javascript, MVC frameworks.

    Basic knowledge of Postgresql / MySQL database.

    Deliver work under the fairly close supervision of a more senior member of the team.

    Able to work as a team.

    Able to identify and fix minor bugs with minimal help.

    Apply technical insight to business problems.

    Understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.

    Basic design capabilities on web services such as REST.

    Understand basic concepts of code and data efficiency and scalability.

    Basic understanding of git.

    Basic understanding of TDD and BDD.

    Willing to learn and take feedback.

    Must be able to communicate in English.


Our office is located at Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. However, being fully remote work is also an option, do talk to us about it if this is your preference.


We are MSC certified, we can and have acquired work visas for foreigners.

Contact: Drop your resume to hiring@goget.my
Title your email as: Junior Back End Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)
Company website: www.goget.my
Careers page: www.goget.my/careers