Software Development Engineer – Merchant Platform

Berlin, DE

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R13244
Groupon’s mission is to connect the local marketplace, helping consumers and businesses find each other and transact easily. We do this by getting great merchants to provide exciting deals matching our customers needs.

The Merchant Product and Engineering teams build the products for local merchants – worldwide. We help small businesses to succeed, providing a marketplace for creating and managing their campaigns. Our team covers Mobile first evangelists, Web centric enthusiasts and Backend gurus.

The Team:

We are passionate clean coders

We own the full development lifecycle

We are proud to write and ship tested, scalable and documented code

We work best as team players

We are here to move the needle on the business

We are global (Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Palo Alto, Berlin, Dublin, Bangalore)

We need YOU to get better

Please DON’T apply, if

You mastered pointing fingers

You get a rash using command line

You think ReST and HTTP are the same

You work best in a basement, all by yourself

You need someone micromanaging you

You only know Java as an island and Kafka as a writer

Since you are still reading…ideally

You own a BA/BS degree in Computer Science or quit it due being unchallenged

You have experience in resolving various problems creatively

You spot out that detail everyone else missed

You proudly share knowledge

You are passionate about clean, maintainable and tested code

You have a fable for datastores

You are a quick learner

Huge plus, if

You and the GoF are buddies

You have a track record applying architectural patterns

You follow trends and emerging technologies

You speak Dropwizard, Spring, rxjava, Java8, Kafka and bash fluently (or can learn it in no time)

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.