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Groupon Tech and Product Team

Software Development Engineer IV


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

At Groupon, we're using global technology teams to bring back the excitement of local retails. Groupon is all about local experiences: local restaurants; local nightlife; local shopping. We spend our days developing tools, platforms, and experiences that help small businesses thrive in their local communities. At Groupon, we are using cutting edge technology to build products that positively impact the lives of over 50 million people and hundreds of thousands of small business owners.

Platform Team is looking for experienced Platform Engineers / Architects who will take ownership of the technical direction of the team. This gives you the opportunity to have a direct impact on our customers and merchants. You'll be building the core services that power Groupon around the world.

We're looking for great technology developers to hack on a variety of products aimed at making customers’ and small businesses’ lives easier and happier. We work in small, self-managing, collaborative, and agile teams, and team with product designers to implement stuff quickly.

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 pricing

  • 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, and equivalent experience of 10+ years in professional software development.

  • Experience designing and implementing large, scalable distributed systems

  • Highly proficient in OO programming (Java and Ruby both preferred)

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

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

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

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