Engineering Manager, Full Stack - Order Fulfillment

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-NY-New York
Job ID
Data & Software Engineering

About The Opportunity

We're all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. User-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart in the world of online food ordering. 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 relationships, embraces diverse ideas–all while having fun together–then Grubhub is the place for you!

The Order Fulfillment team specializes in the realtime handling of 100% of Grubhub's order fulfillment requests. We are evolving and extending our platform by being metric and data-driven. We use data to inform us on new opportunities and features to educate and guide restaurant behavior for an optimal handoff experience. We build features at a large-scale that are observable and measurable, and provide feedback on how we can improve growth and retention.

We are looking for an Engineering Manager for the Order Fulfillment team to oversee a growing team of engineers. As a Manager, you will hire and shape that team, providing guidance on career growth, mentoring, designing system architecture, and influencing our product vision. You will report to the Senior Director, Engineering.

The Impact You Will Make

  • Manage a team of software engineers and manage their career progression and planning
  • Communicate with partners, product owners, other technologists, and users to create software based on an understanding of business and technical priorities
  • Facilitate your team's agile operations by overseeing all sprints and manage the team backlog
  • Participate in future product direction and help build engineering roadmap
  • Build low latency, high throughput RESTful services
  • Contribute to the core Fulfillment platform, software frameworks and SDK's. 
  • Build systems that integrate with other real-time data sources and services
  • Improve service runtime for performance and scale
  • Be a technical voice in the Fulfillment Engineering team

What You Bring to the Table

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Programming or Engineering related field.
  • 7+ years experience building highly-scalable consumer-facing applications
  • 3+ years experience managing a team of Engineers and providing mentorship and career progression and planning in a formal setting
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Java, C#, or a similar modern object-oriented language
  • Experience with eventually consistent databases (Cassandra/MongoDB/CouchDB)
  • Experience developing distributed systems and cloud computing services such as AWS
  • Experience with A/B testing
  • Experience with Event Driven Architecture
  • You will work with your team to monitor the health of the platform, which includes a 24/7 hour on-call rotation, to provide a great customer experience

And Of Course, Perks!

  • Flexible PTO. Grubhub employees enjoy a generous amount of time to recharge.
  • Health and Wellness. Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k matching, employee network groups and paid parental leave are just a few of our programs to support your overall well-being.
  • Compensation. You'll receive a great compensation package with eligibility for generous incentives, bonuses, commission, or RSUs (role-specific).
  • Free Meals. Our employees get a weekly Grubhub credit to enjoy and support local restaurants.
  • Social Impact. We believe in giving back through programs like the Grubhub Community Relief Fund, and provide our employees opportunities to support causes that are important to them.

Vaccination Requirement

Grubhub employees are required to be fully vaccinated. You must confirm vaccination status at time of hire, and must provide proof of full-Covid-19 vaccination within 2 weeks of starting employment. Fully vaccinated is defined as: "2 weeks have passed since your second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's vaccine.

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 an 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.

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