Software Front End Developer – Layout Services

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R12395
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, Coffee Script, 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.

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.