Senior Software Front End developer-Layout Services

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use 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. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.

Layout Service team is responsible for templates and assets that control all of

Groupon front-end. Every Time you visit Groupon on Web or Mobile Web, we

are serving the template for rendering of the front-end page. We support all of

our business units, not just in the US, but in 26 countries around the world for

desktop, tablet, and mobile handset browser users. We take pride in

ownership of what we build, we do our own deploys and monitor our

applications in production across global data centers.

We are looking for an experienced Front End Software Engineer who has

interest in working on large-scale web applications. In this role, you would be

responsible for the design and implementation of new efficient and reusable

user-facing features, working along the Product and Engineering team to build

game changing products.

We use technologies like Node.js, CoffeeScript, and mustache interacting with

backend services via RESTful APIs.

Also, we are a distributed team and leverage video conferencing, group chat, and screen sharing to help us stay connected with each other as we do our work practicing scrum.

We're most excited by people with a track record of curiosity and smarts to

learn new things on the job. At the end of day, we believe that learning from each other is the best way to grow and a diverse work group makes learning

fun.

As a company, Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy

just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce

across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel

destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time,

we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use 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. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global

scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the

world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi.

If we match with you, please apply to join us.

Preferred Qualifications:

BS, or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Minimum 5 years of Front End or Web development experiment

Software engineering experience

Excellent coding skills in javascript , HTML and CSS

Knowledge of web development with Node.js and Express

Thrives in a dynamic environment, using agile methodologies

Is detail-oriented and has creative problem-solving skills

Has excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to design and articulate technical designs.