• Team Lead Engineering - Geo Services

    Job Locations US-NY-New York | 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 95,000 restaurants and over 16.4 million diners across 1,700 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.


    At Grubhub, location is very important to the diner experience. The Geo Services team is tasked with designing, building and maintaining the Grubhub geocoder and related location services. As the lead of the team, you will be responsible for growing the team and increasing the scope of the Geo suite of services. You will collaborate with engineering, data science, product and marketing to explore opportunities to apply greater market and location intelligence to expand and grow the business.

    Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

    • Build, recruit and manage a talented engineering team.
    • Take technical responsibility for a family of systems - manage technical debt, be on the lookout for opportunities for improvement, and work with system engineers to keep our production systems scaling and performing wickedly fast
    • Work with product and business leaders to determine the roadmap and deliverables for the GEO services suite of products.
    • Actively contribute to the adoption of strong software architecture, development best practices, and new technologies. Be a leader within your team and the organization.

    You Should Have

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Programming or Engineering related field
    • 7+ years experience building highly-scalable consumer-facing applications(e-commerce preferred)
    • 2+ years in a leadership capacity or 5+ years experience with leadership responsibilities
    • Provides mentorship and coaching on career growth and development in a formal setting
    • Manages a team of Engineers and provides mentorship and coaching on career growth for People Management responsibility
    • Java, C#, or a similar modern object-oriented language
    • Experience architecting, designing and developing testable, fault tolerant, and performant software
    • AWS experience, or similar cloud-based offerings.
    • Automated testing experience applicable for services (Junit/testing, Mockito + Jmeter/Gatling.io)
    • Familiarity with eventually consistent databases (Cassandra/MongoDB/CouchDB), distributed and or relational databases is desired
    • Familiarity or experience with Docker, or similar containerized solutions and Mesos or Kubernetes is a plus.
    • Familiarity or experience with Hadoop/Spark or other Data Engineering frameworks is a plus
    • Familiarity or experience with search/machine learning will be a plus

    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 TalentAcquisition@grubhub.com 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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