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Groupon Tech and Product Team

Software Development Engineer II


Grow as a developer by building things that help local businesses around the world thrive


Groupon is an experiences marketplace that brings people more ways to get the most out of their city or wherever they may be. By enabling real-time mobile commerce across local businesses, live events and travel destinations, Groupon helps people find and discover experiences––big and small, new and familiar––that make for a full, fun and rewarding life. Groupon helps local businesses grow and strengthen customer relationships––resulting in strong, vibrant communities. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success.

Are you a passionate, energetic, and technology enthusiast eager to work at a rapid pace with the flexibility to work across our suite of technologies? Are you a problem solver; someone who enjoys debugging code, resolving issues, and creating solutions for common problems? Do you get a little obsessed with the details?

We're a "best of both worlds" kind of company. We're big enough to have resources and scale, but small enough that a single person has a surprising amount of autonomy and can make a meaningful impact. We're curious, fun, a little intense, and kind of obsessed with helping local businesses thrive. Does that sound like a compelling place to work?

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • Design and implement client and server-side code

  • Participate in design and code reviews

  • Collaborate with peers on best practices and promote knowledge sharing

  • Stay informed on the latest technologies, trends and critically adopt them, as appropriate

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • BS, or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years software engineering experience

  • Excellent coding skills in one or more of the following: J2EE Spring Framework

  • Strong computer science fundamentals (Design Patterns, DS & Algos, Operating Systems)

  • Databases: Exposure to both RDBMS and NoSQL

  • Web Technologies: HTTP Life cycle, REST hands-on, Caching, Messaging Technologies etc

  • Knowledge of web libraries and frameworks such as Ember.js, Angular.js, Backbone.js, Node.js/Express

  • Experience with HTML, CSS and Javascript

  • Experience in HLD and LLD

  • Using services oriented architecture (SOA) you will build/test for scale, performance and reliability.

  • Thrives in a dynamic environment, using agile methodologies

  • Is detail-oriented and has creative problem-solving skills

  • Has excellent written and oral communication skills

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 If you have concerns related to Groupon’s equal employment opportunities, you may contact Groupon’s Ethics Reporting Service Ethicspoint.

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