Software Development Engineer, Conversion

Palo Alto, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

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

About Groupon Engineering

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.

We are responsible for the consumer web experience both for Desktop and Mobile browsers. These platforms are directly exposed to the end user, generating also a direct impact on the business

Keep reading to learn a bit more about the teams that make up our Conversion Group!

About User Sessions

You cannot buy a Groupon without meeting our page. We are the team that support Sign up/ Sign in page. We work with likes of Facebook and Google to support Facebook login, Google Login functionalities. We make sure at any point of time your account information is securely passed over the network.

Skills:

Willingness to learn and engage in dev-ops work (Deploy, monitor and Triage)

Work with stakeholders (Product, QA and design) to deliver cutting edge consumer experience

Knowledge and passion to build cross browser, cross platform large scale consumer facing applications in an agile environment

An eye for performance of the page and help optimize it and build tooling around it

Learn and share technical ideas, consumer journey improvements with your peers

Write unit test cases and support peer code review process

Mindset towards rapid AB testing

A bachelors or masters in field of computer science

Attention to details and good practices

Technical Traits You Have or Would Like to Gain

Javascript framework (angular, backbone, Ember or ES)

HTML5 and CSS3

Server side scripting ( Python, Ruby etc)

Profiling client side and server side code

Working knowledge of any testing framework

Working knowledge of how applications consume Restful APIs

Node.js

Boomerang performance API

Coffee script

Exposure to security frameworks such as (OWASP)

Mustache

Stylus

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.