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Groupon Tech and Product Team
R25704

Software Development Engineer II - UGC Team

Description

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

Groupon’s mission is to become the daily habit in local commerce and fulfill our purpose of building strong communities through thriving small businesses by connecting people to a vibrant, global marketplace for local services, experiences and goods. In the process, we’re positively impacting the lives of millions of customers and merchants globally. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success. If you want to take more ownership of your career, then you're ready to be part of Groupon.

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 are 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 are looking for a software engineer to join our team to support and evolve the design, implementation, and operational support of systems that help customers manage their purchases.

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, motivated, and devoted to helping local businesses thrive. Does that sound like a compelling place to work?

The candidate will develop applications which are used globally by hundreds of thousands of customers every day, work directly with multiple other teams to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of our applications, improve the features of a platform used to send millions of notifications every day, and more. Along the way, they will work closely with product managers, Customer Service, QA, and other developers.

Our development ecosystem:

  • Languages: Java, Ruby on Rails

  • Node/Express JS

  • MySQL/PostgreSQL

  • Java/DropWizard

  • REST/JSON

  • GitHub

  • JIRA

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Sciences or related fields with + years in software development

  • Strong knowledge of debugging, software testing, and troubleshooting internal and external bug requests

  • Solid knowledge of HTTP, REST, JSON, and service-oriented architecture

  • Experience developing and supporting web applications

  • Good communication and collaboration skills, especially in a geographically-distributed environment

We value engineers who are:

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

  • Obsessed with Quality: Your Production code Just Works & scales linearly

  • 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: Engineers at Groupon know how to improve business, operations, and processes.


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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