Job Description / Skills Required
Requisition ID: R10062
Groupon is based in Chicago and operates in major regions globally. We are a local e-commerce marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy in their neighborhoods. We're enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events. At the same time, we provide merchants with the resources and tools to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward.
o Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture and design.
o Responsible for the overall systems architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance.
o Developing and delivering quality services on-time and on-budget. Solutions developed by the team use Java, Spring, Stripes, Postgresql, Redis and other web technologies.
o Maintaining current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology.
o Candidate must be able to work with a minimum of technical supervision and supplemental engineering support
o 8+ years experience in software development
o Extensive experience designing and building large scale, highly distributed mission critical services
o Proficiency in one major object oriented programming language (Java, C++, Ruby, etc)
o Experience and thorough understanding of relational databases such as Postgres and/or MySQL
o Proven track record on delivering results, especially in the area of writing high-performance, reliable and maintainable code.
o Ability to work well in a team environment and be able to effectively drive cross-team solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements.
o Proficiency with *NIX development environments
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills
o BS or MS in computer science or equivalent experience from Premier Institute
o Experience in Java, Spring, Tomcat
o Experience working with payments processing systems