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Groupon Tech and Product Team

Software Development Engineer II - Financial Systems


This role can be 100% remote anywhere in the US.

Become a better 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?

As a Software Development Engineer II with the Financial Systems Engineering team you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and rolling out new features, as well as maintaining and operating the platform. You will collaborate with various business partners to understand their needs and work with your team and others to define and deliver solutions. Your primary customers will include Groupon’s global controller and various business line partners across the company. In a typical week you may contribute to design and planning meetings, have numerous discussions with colleagues and business partners throughout the company, triage a particularly challenging issue, review a colleagues’ code and develop and deliver a new feature.

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 great way to grow your career? Let's get into the details:

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • Work directly with the product manager and other engineers to build features that improve the effectiveness of our financial systems and processes.

  • Be able to work mostly independently, actively seek feedback from users and product managers.

  • Take ownership of an application’s features end-to-end. Be able to drive feature design, automated tests, code refactoring, all the way through delivery.

  • Be a strong advocate of best design practices.

  • Participate in a highly-collaborative engineering team; we are passionate about sharing ideas to constantly improve our work culture and the products we build.

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience of 4+ years in professional software development.

  • Experience designing and implementing large, scalable distributed systems.

  • Highly proficient in Object Oriented programming (C#, Java, or similar).

  • Proficient in web programming (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, frameworks a plus).

  • Experience with relational database systems such as Mysql and Postgres.

  • Experience with data warehouse systems.

  • Previous financial systems development experience preferred.

  • Languages: C#, Java, Python, JavaScript, SQL

Must have:

  • Object Oriented programming experience (Java,C# or similar)

  • Teradata/PostgreSQL/MySQL/BigQuery (or similar database experience)


  • JavaScript

  • Service-Oriented Architecture

  • GitHub

Nice to have: 

  • NetSuite

  • Python

  • Bash/shell scripting

  • Apache Airflow

  • Node/ExpressJS


  • Apache Kafka


  • JIRA


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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