Director Engineering - Discovery CRM

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.

We want you to enjoy where you work, who you work with and what you work on. At Grubhub, you can order your cake and eat it too!


GrubHub is seeking a Director of Engineering to join and grow our Discovery Personalization team.  This team is at the center of building our product and marketing personalization platform in order to deliver the most relevant data to our customers via the right channel at the right time. As a senior member of our team, you will lead a world-class engineering practice and play an active role in shaping the evolution of Grubhub’s personalization efforts.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • You will develop, hire and enable engineering teams and engineering leaders and scale our practice.
  • You will lead technology, delivery, innovation, and business impact of an engineering team and the engineering platform.
  • You will provide context, support and guidance as our team works toward our objectives — you will inspire, not just direct.
  • You will work with your team to develop and steward a long-term technology roadmap.
  • You will partner closely with product on prioritization and scheduling of product and engineering features.

You Should Have

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Programming or Engineering related field
  • 10+ years experience in software development or engineering field
    • 5+ years of focused programming (Java, Scala, C#, Ruby)
    • 5+ years of leadership experience managing & mentoring a teams
    • 3+ years of software architecture work
  • Experience managing external resources (off-shore teams, contractors, etc.)
  • A strong understanding of agile processes
  • A strong background in technical design / architecture
  • A strong background in building high volume distributed systems
  • Strong communication (written, verbal) skills

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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