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Groupon Tech and Product Team

Software Development Engineer, iOS


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.

Groupon's Mobile Engineering Team is making a clear impact on the bottom line. With the growth of the mobile marketplace, we are gaining more internal and external exposure every single day. Here, you will focus on the iOS consumer application, which is at the heart of our story. Groupon has over 49 million customers, and the majority of them use the Groupon mobile app to purchase deals, offerings, and goods, so your work will be used by millions of people every day.

You will work on projects and code that directly impact the user experience. As an iOS Engineer, you will lead projects and foster engineering excellence as we challenge the status quo and take on large-scale problems. You will be part of a team that challenges each other, learns together, and never lets a cat gif go unnoticed.

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • You will develop the code that improves the overall mobile customer experience

  • Work alongside other partners (Product Managers, Designers, and QA) to build and ship features that go into the Groupon consumer application

  • Rapidly add new functionality, take on complex problems, and ship quality applications

  • Work with other developers across Groupon to ensure we’re using the right methodologies and practices

  • Help build our technical execution plans and ensure we hit all expectations

  • Teach and mentor fellow engineers, and work to foster an environment of development and inclusivity

We’re excited about candidates with:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field

  • 4-7 years of experience in software design and development

  • 3+ years of experience with Swift and Objective-C

  • Deep knowledge of iOS and UIKit 

  • Elementary knowledge of SwiftUI and Combine

  • A strong interest in mobile and an intuition for UX and consumer behavior

  • Experience writing testable code & unit tests

  • A drive to be self motivated

  • Experience working with other mobile platforms a plus

  • Experience building one or more deployed consumer iOS applications is preferred

  • An interest in understanding the “why,” and a desire to pull the thread to understand how things work

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 not only works, but scales appropriately.

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

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