Sr. Software Engineer- Security Services

Job Locations US-NY-New York
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About The Opportunity

Got a taste for something new?

We’re Grubhub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food ordering company. Since 2004 we’ve been connecting hungry diners to the local restaurants they love. We’re moving eating forward with no signs of slowing down.
With more than 80,000 restaurants and over 14 million diners across 1,600 U.S. cities and London, we’re delivering like never before. Incredible tech is our bread and butter, but amazing people are our secret ingredient. Rigorously analytical and customer-obsessed, our employees develop the fresh ideas and brilliant programs that keep our brands going and growing.
Long story short, keeping our people happy, challenged and well-fed is priority one. Interested? Let’s talk. We’re eager to show you what we bring to the table.


GrubHub is seeking experienced engineers to join its Security Services team. This team is responsible for multiple development teams as they conceptualize, design, build, and deploy to the field new and innovative products. This role will have a direct impact on customers and will interface with multiple product and engineering groups.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Design, evolve and maintain the user platform for multiple internal and public websites - including and
  • Work with the platform team, product teams and other engineering groups to plan the road map of the user services
  • Research and identify best practices, in both the software engineering discipline and within the security realm
  • Actively contribute to the adoption of strong software architecture, development best practices and new technologies.
  • Build and deploy features with limited or no reliance on QA

You Should Have

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Programming or Engineering related field
  • 5+ years experience building highly-scalable consumer-facing applications (e-commerce preferred)
  • Java/Scala, C#, or a similar modern object-oriented language
  • AWS experience, or similar cloud based offerings
  • Familiarity with eventually consistent databases (Cassandra/MongoDB/CouchDB)
  • Strong grasp of software engineering methods, architectural principles and data structure fundamentals
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills - specifically with performance, memory and non-obvious bug tracking
  • Strong knowledge of architectual patterns related to high availability, scalability and reliability.
  • Experience developing and maintaining a customer facing website or service that receives a significant amount of traffic
  • Understands the importance of testing and its many forms
  • Understanding of OWASP best practices, common attack vectors and vulnerabilities, cryptographic methods
  • Oauth2, SAML and other authentication technologies

And Of Course, Perks!

  • Unlimited paid vacation days. Choose how your time is spent
  • Never go hungry! We provide weekly Grubhub/Seamless credit
  • Regular in-office social events, including happy hours, wine tastings, karaoke, bingo with prizes and more
  • Company-Wide Initiatives encouraging innovation, continuous learning and cross-department connections

We deliver favorites every day. Join us as we move eating forward.

Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. If you are applying for a job in the U.S. and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail 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 e-mail address.


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