Senior Software Engineer

Bangalore, IN

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R11777
Job Description
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.

Take this unique opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing companies in the world. We’re changing the way merchants and consumers connect with each other worldwide, and the change has barely started. As we continue to evolve, our vision is to become the operating system for local commerce by providing an integrated suite of tools and services for local businesses to help them understand their customers better, compete effectively, and increase profits. To help us on this mission, we are looking for exceptional software engineers at our Bangalore,India development center who share our passion for crafting a new evolution in local commerce.

Groupon is looking for a full stack software engineer to work on our next generation email and mobile notification (push) management platform. The successful candidate will have strong experience developing world-class, service-oriented architecture software in an internet company. As part of the computational marketing team, this role will work on various areas such as, scalable distributed systems, real time data analysis, and enterprise marketing tools.

Responsibilities Include:

Drive technical design & architecture for products & services owned.
Design, implement, test, maintain, and own high-performance web services.
Research various open source technologies to solve existing and future problems.
Rapidly iterate to add new functionality, solve complex problems with simple, intuitive, and customer focused solutions while shipping quality applications.
Translate business, marketing and functional into detailed technical requirements and architecture and technical design and work plans.
Apply experience to incrementally develop software development process and infrastructure that enable us to measure and improve the performance output of systems, products, features and services.

Basic Qualifications:

B.E. or higher in Computer Science or equivalent.
5 to 12 years experience with software development
Expertise in at least one compiled languages (Java preferred) and one dynamic languages (Coffeescript, Ruby, Python etc)
Experience with popular MVC frameworks like Node.js/Express
Experience with front-end technologies like: HTML5, CSS3, jQuery,
Experience with relational databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL etc
Experience working with Agile methodologies and be comfortable with a fast-paced, always-on, start-up environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with NoSQL databases like Mongodb, Redis, HBase, Cassandra etc.
Understanding in basic statistical methods including hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, Bayesian statistics, generalized linear models, logistic regression, and classifications.
Experience with ecommerce and digital marketing.

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.