Senior Web Engineer (Transactions)

Job Locations US-Remote
Job ID
Data & Software Engineering

About The Opportunity

More About the Role

We are looking for an engineer to join our team and help us continue to take our diner experience to the next level. Our team is a talented group of smart, humble people who are passionate about creating amazing products. Within Grubhub, you will be directly involved with building new features to benefit our diners.


Innovation, research, architecture, authentic fun, and creativity are always at the forefront of what we do, so if you're excited to work on a product that is changing the way food delivery is done around the country, we look forward to receiving your application.


We’re all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. Innovative technology, user-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart and make us an industry leader in the world of online food ordering. When you join our team, you become part of a community that works together to innovate, solve problems, grow, work hard and have a ton of fun in the process!


Why Work For Us

Grubhub is a place where authentically fun culture meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. If you’re looking for a place that values strong relationships, embraces diverse ideas–all while having fun together–Grubhub is the place for you!

The Impact You Will Make

  • 5+ years of experience in web development.
  • Experience with JavaScript, React, Node, Redux, CSS, and GIt.
  • Experience working closely with multiple stakeholders from product, design, and other engineering teams
  • Deep understanding of software development best practices and design patterns, SRP, testing pyramids, and CI/CD.
  • Not afraid to jump into a task with zero knowledge and figure out how something works.
  • A history of building software with teams—you enjoy brainstorming solutions and communicating technical ideas and issues with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • An understanding of best practices for networking, concurrency, and UI development.
  • An ability to not just complete the task but teach others to do this as well.
  • Experience and a good understanding of app performance and debugging techniques
  • Strong computer science fundamentals from a college degree in Computer Science, a related field of study, or equivalent experience 
  • (bonus) 2+ years of practical experience in React Web product development
  • (bonus) typescript experience

What You Bring to the Table

  • Maintain a high personal standard for quality and encourage it in their team.
  • Improve the state of our test framework, increase test coverage, and ensure coverage of dependencies.
  • Be able to guide others to write effective tests with proper coverage.
  • When working in an existing code area, leave it in a better state than before.
  • Consistently write fault tolerant code with loosely coupled dependencies to ensure failures only cause degradation and minimize outages.
  • Able to resolve complex performance, stability, and reliability issues and mentor others on best practices related to high-performance systems.
  • Understand how code in their domain performs in production.
  • Follow and promote security best practices both within their domain and across the team. 
  • Contribute to the team's understanding of security and how it impacts their domain.
  • Stay current on security practices from internal and external sources.
  • Understand and adhere to established organization-level processes and best practices.
  • Propose process improvements where appropriate.
  • During code reviews, you take time to explain why code could have been written or approached in a different way.
  • Identify when other team members are struggling with technical challenges and able to proactively mentor them.
  • Proactively take on work that enables greater productivity of others in the team.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing and to audiences of varying sizes.
  • Be able to explain complex technical concepts in simple language, especially for non-technical team members.
  • Ensure that everyone's voice is heard in meetings, encouraging contribution from all.
  • Have a strong understanding of their technical area and those adjacent to it, the products that they support, and how they fit into the broader business.
  • Have an understanding of how decisions made within their technical area will ultimately affect the product and customer.
  • Seek out relevant data and input from stakeholders when making decisions within their technical areas.
  • Demonstrate ownership of projects that may require collaboration with other teams.
  • Be able to tackle large projects, decomposing them into manageable subtasks.
  • Operate with a sense of urgency and focus on delivering results, avoiding over-analysis.
  • Reliably create project estimates and execute upon them.
  • Propose and hels to implement changes that improve the efficiency of the team.
  • Be able to resolve large issues with vague requirements and design an implementation.
  • Recognize when an issue becomes much larger than originally expected and able to break down work to smaller tasks.
  • Create proposals for the team that may have a wide scope with an iterative proposal for delivering the outcome.

Got These? Even Better

  • e-Commerce experience.
  • Experience building and/or working with reusable frameworks
  • Attends or organizes local developer Meetups

And Of Course, Perks!

  • Flexible PTO/PTO. Grubhub employees enjoy a generous amount of time to recharge.

  • Health and Wellness. Excellent medical benefits, employee network groups and paid parental leave are just a few of our programs to support your overall well-being.

  • Competitive Pay. You’ll receive a competitive base salary with eligibility for generous incentives, bonuses, commission or RSUs (role-specific).

  • Learning and Career Growth. Your personal and professional development is a priority at Grubhub. We empower you to be a leader and grow your career through training, coaching and mentorship opportunities.  

  • MealPerks. Get meals on us! Our employees get a weekly Grubhub credit to enjoy and support local restaurants. 

  • Fun. Every Grubhub office has an employee-led Culture Crew that connects people through fun, meaningful events and initiatives like Wellness Wednesdays, Slack competitions and virtual happy hours!

  • Social Impact. At Grubhub we believe in giving back through programs like the Grubhub Community Relief Fund and donating $1 million to the Equal Justice Initiative in 2020. Employees are also given paid time off each year to support the causes that are important to them. 

  • COVID-19 Response. All of our employees are currently working from home and will be for the foreseeable future. We look forward to seeing everyone in-office when it’s safe to return. 

Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage a workplace that is just as diverse as the customers we serve. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you’re applying for a job in the U.S. and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to and let us know the nature of your request and contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. 


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