Sr. Software Engineer- Security Services

US-NY-New York
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About The Opportunity


Hungry for a new venture?

Grubhub is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company, dedicated to connecting hungry diners with their favorite local restaurants. The people who work at Grubhub are our company's greatest asset; each person at Grubhub plays an integral part in building tools and technology that help restaurants succeed, and in cooking up fresh new ways to delight our diners.

The company’s online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order directly from more than 55,000 takeout restaurants in over 1,100 U.S. cities and London. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, AllMenus, and MenuPages.

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
  • Cultivate existing talent and recruit and grow team as needed

You Should Have

  • 5+ years of experience in Java/ Scala(programming)
  • Cloud (AWS)
  • Understanding of Cassandra and NoSQL
  • Development and maintenance of an E-commerce website
  • Development in an Agile environment
  • 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
  • Good organizational and time management skills

You will have the opportunity to learn:

  • 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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