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Groupon Tech and Product Team
R26804

Software Development Engineer II

Description

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. 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 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?

Come join Groupon Goods where we pride ourselves in being a Top Engineering Developmental Destination to grow/develop yourself.  You’ll enjoy scope, ownership, and impact  only limited by your own capability.

Our development ecosystem:

  • Languages: Java, Ruby on Rails, Python 

  • Node/Express/Angular/React JS

  • MySQL/PostgreSQL

  • Redis / Memcache

  • Splunk / ELK / ElasticSearch

  • RESTful API design

  • Asynchronous messaging / pub-sub 

  • Deployment to our own data centres and AWS cloud

  • Jenkins CI, Capistrano, Ansible, Docker, K8S

  • GitHub, JIRA, Confluence

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • You will take ownership of the technical aspects of our global technology infrastructure, ensuring that the platform is being used to its fullest potential through designing and building applications around our customer’s needs

  • You will Design/Develop/Migrate a myriad of Goods applications for AWS & Kubernetes

  • You will collaborate with teams in other organisations to ensure that required business features and compliance rules are implemented effectively

  • Build service artefacts, plan deployment, coordinate timeline and tasks with project management and teams

  • Improve service stability by identifying critical service specific metrics, setting meaningful alerting thresholds, and automating alerting responses

  • Drive the discussion and decisions of technical topics related to the team

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • BE/BTech or ME/MTech degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering from a recognised institute

  • 3+ years of industry experience in developing and supporting web applications and troubleshooting internal and external requests / bug reports in transactional environment

  • Strong coding skills in one or more object oriented programming languages like C++, Java, Ruby or Python

  • Strong problem solving, debugging skills, data structure and algorithms fundamentals

  • Experience with REST API based micro services

  • Good communication and collaboration skills

  • Solid knowledge with relational databases like MySQL or Postgr

  • Understanding of NoSql databases is a plus

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 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 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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