• Data Engineer II

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
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  • About The Opportunity

    Here at Grubhub we’ve been dedicated to giving diners the most convenient way to order food from their favorite restaurants (whether that’s a late night Chalupa from Taco Bell or a salad for lunch from a local restaurant the day after they enjoyed said late night Chalupa).


    While we are food-obsessed, we are also customer-obsessed. We look to constantly innovate our technology so our diners’ food experience is memorable, restaurant owners get more business and individuals across the country looking for part-time work can deliver the food from the restaurant to the diner flawlessly. We take great pride in knowing that we are a part of 19+ million diners food ordering experience and we are partnered with 115,000 restaurants in 2,200 US cities across our suite of apps (Grubhub, LevelUp, Seamless, Tapingo).

    Want to be a part of the biggest movement in the US that is moving eating forward? If so, we want to talk to you - and hear what’s your favorite restaurant for food delivery


    The Data Engineers will be responsible for building and communicating out on ETL Tooling in increase visibility into ETL Pipeline on our Big Data platform. Will be responsible for maintaining our Data Catalog and coming up with improvements to automate updates and driving best practices cross data teams. 

    Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

    • Working with high volumes of data to efficiently process and expose for analysis
    • Collaborating with other engineering teams on strategies for data
    • Work with cutting edge data processing technologies
    • Understand our stakeholder (Finance, Marketing, Product) requirements and write complex and efficient code to transform raw data into an easy to approach data marts.
    • Doing deep dives on business verticals where you become one of the foremost experts on that vertical in the company
    • Analyze data to measure impacts of data schemas and use it to iterate on improvements
    • Translate from technical to business, and vice versa. You need to be able to speak with the least technically-minded client (internal or external) and make technology make sense to them. Then turn around and do it the other way

    You Should Have

    • Excellent knowledge on SQL, data modelling and patterns.
    • 3 - 5  years experience with Python or another general purpose programming language
    • Background in writing ETL jobs within a Business Intelligence context
    • A bachelor's degree, preferably in a computer-related discipline.
    • Enthusiasm for the job. Are you excited about data? Do you love your users? Good, the same goes for us


    Got These? Even Better: 

    • Experience big data processing with Spark and other big data tools a plus
    • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to crystallize and broadly socialize insights
    • Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
    • Rigorous attention to detail and accuracy
    • Exposure to Amazon AWS or another cloud provider
    • Adaptability and collaborative skills

    And Of Course, Perks!

    • Flexible PTO. It’s true, no strings attached and all the time you need to recharge.
    • PTO. It’s true, we provide you a generous amount of time to recharge.
    • Better Benefits. Get quality insurance, flex-spending accounts, retirement options and commuter perks.  
    • Free Food. Kitchens are stocked and free Grubhub each week.
    • Stock Up. All of our employees are owners, in fact, they’re granted Restricted Stock Units, which means we’re all in it to win it.
    • Casual Culture. Catch rays on the rooftop or get comfy on a couch and get to know your coworkers — because work, should be a place you want to be.


    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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