Job Description / Skills Required
Requisition ID: R13045
You will work within a small team whose work cuts across all parts of the Groupon product.
You will have a free hand to develop in the most appropriate way for any given situation
You will contribute to the architecture and design of the core services and systems for delivering web pages and applications tailored for organic search and end users alike
Own and develop key components of the Search Marketing CMS system
Be responsible for the quality, reliability and scalability of these systems
Mentor, motivate, and foster innovation in other team members
At least 3 years of experience in software design and development
Experience working on API service based systems and scaling them to perform.
Relevant web development experience using node.js (express.js) or similar stacks with a "mobile first" focus.
Experience with responsive design and HTML5 for providing rich mobile experiences
Experience with large scale distributed systems utilizing technologies such as PostgreSQL JSON, HBase or other document stores for persistence.
Experience with relational database systems like MySQL
Good understanding of instrumenting and optimizing software to maximize business metrics
Experience developing layered architectures.
Experience with an iterative development process
Experience in a startup environment a definite plus
BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent
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.