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Groupon Tech and Product Team
R25866

Data Engineer

Description

We provide a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We're enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live events. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies. Community matters to us, as it's fundamental to our company's growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, curiosity, honesty and fun at work.

Business Intelligence is a key element in Groupon Coupons business. Our mission is to create a single version of the truth for the coupons business, seeking incremental business gains through data.  We are looking for somebody who is equally at home discussing technical ETL details, alongside understanding business challenges and designing solutions accordingly. We want to help Groupon be engaging for both merchants and consumers and help to grow our marketplace.

This position will be part of the Global coupons BI team. You will be joining the team right at the start of this journey, and there is a need to be flexible with different tasks.

The right candidate will possess a strong combination of analytical prowess, technical aptitude, and business savvy. They will ideally have experience in setting up data structures from scratch.

 

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • Creating ETL processes to get digital data sources into a digestible form

  • Responsibility for maintaining the existing data pipeline and ETL processes and troubleshooting issues

  • Ensuring efficiency in process run times, accuracy of data aggregations and intuitive data structure/nomenclature

  • Working with the coupons BI & Analytics teams to ensure availability of required data, to schedule final reporting jobs and review of code for optimised run times

  • Working with other coupons business stakeholders to source data from new systems and platforms from launch phase

  • Working with wider Groupon business stakeholders to integrate coupons data into Groupon core dataset and results

  • Investigating new ways of using data in the Coupon business from self motivation and identification of missing data and opportunities based on intricate knowledge of Groupon coupon end to end data 

 

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • Experience working with data, ideally working in a data engineering role previously

  • Superior problem-solving skills, self-motivation and the capacity to work under pressure and tight deadlines

  • Excellent time management skills and project management experience favourable

  • Advanced SQL skills including knowledge of ETL technologies and some scripting languages.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment, and to manage multiple, competing priorities.

  • Good understanding of data, querying language, query optimisation, etc.

  • Background or knowledge of E-Commerce or Business Operations is a plus

  • Competency with Python, Airflow, Teradata Vantage all a plus


We value people who are:

  • Customer-focused: We believe that doing what’s right for the customer is ultimately what will drive our business forward.

  • Team players. You believe that more can be achieved together. You listen to feedback and also provide supportive feedback to help others grow/improve.

  • Fast learners: We are willing to disrupt our existing business to trial new products and solutions. You love learning how to use new technologies and then rapidly apply them to new problems.

  • Pragmatic: We do things quickly to learn what our customers desire. You know when it’s appropriate to take shortcuts that don’t sacrifice quality or maintainability.

  • Owners: Understand how you can positively shape the business


Groupon’s purpose is to build strong communities through thriving small businesses. To learn more about the world’s largest local ecommerce marketplace, click here for the latest Groupon news. Plus, be sure to check out the values that shape our culture, guide our strategy and make our company a great place to work. And just don’t take our word for it. Hear from real Groupon team members and learn more about our inclusive employee groups. If all of this sounds like something that’s a great fit for you, then click apply and let’s see where this takes us.

Groupon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications for employment, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment are based upon the ability to perform the job. Equal-employment opportunities are provided to all applicants and employees without regard to race, creed, religion, color, age, national origin, sex, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, military discharge status (excluding dishonorable discharge), veteran status, citizenship status, or other legally protected status. We are all responsible for maintaining this policy. Groupon is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may email us at hraccommodations at groupon.com. If you have concerns related to Groupon’s equal employment opportunities, you may contact Groupon’s Ethics Reporting Service Ethicspoint.

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