• Sr. Software Engineer - Growth and Lifecycle

    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 90,000 restaurants and over 16 million diners across 1,800 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.


    About the Opportunity - Traffic Generation

    As a Senior Software Engineer on the Traffic Generation team you will play a central role in implementing Grubhub’s traffic acquisition strategies including Menupages, whitelabels, affiliates, search engine optimization/marketing, and partnerships with some of the most influential names in the tech and food industry. You will work closely with Engineering leadership and Product stakeholders to drive technical designs and leverage your own experience to solve the most challenging and difficult problems the team faces.

    Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

    • Develop highly-available, fault tolerant features on our microservices platform.
    • Process big data sets with parallel distributed algorithms on clusters.
    • Collaborate with leadership, product owners, and technologists to deliver features that grow our daily active diners.
    • Understand our products from both a technical and business perspective and help us drive innovation.
    • Build and deploy features with limited or no reliance on QA.
    • Be a proponent for improving our platform, processes, and tools.

    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)
    • Experience with End-to-End (E2) testing frameworks
    • Experience working in a test-driven development
    • Experience with Agile methodologies
    • Experience mentoring/coaching engineers along with overseeing the technical work of developers from other teams or 3rd party vendors.
    • Experience with Java or a similar modern object-oriented language.
    • Must have a strong computer science foundation, i.e. data structure, algorithms, and distributed systems.
    • Experience with distributed architecture designs and design patterns.
    • Experience working with API’s, RPC’s, and developing distributed systems.
    • Familiarity with distributed NoSQL databases
    • Familiarity with AWS or equivalent cloud service platform

    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. Grubhub is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail toTalentAcquisition@grubhub.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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