Senior Software Developer

Palo Alto, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R13738
We’re making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. We’re reinventing the traditional small business world by providing merchants with a suite of products and services, including customizable deal campaigns, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions to help them attract more customers and run their operations more effectively.

By leveraging our global relationships and scale, we offer consumers incredible deals on the best stuff to eat, see, do, and buy in 48 countries. Shoppers discover the best a city has to offer with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and more with Groupon Goods. Employees make it possible.

With 40% of North American Groupon transactions taking place on mobile devices, and international growing at an increased rate, our mobile teams are managing a massive evolution of e-commerce.

We’re adding a Senior Software Developer to the team in our Palo Alto, CA location.

Core Responsibilities

Develop and build e-commerce experiences utilized by millions of consumer devices worldwide, with little supervision. Perform front-to-back software application development for mobile products for users globally. Work closely with UX/UI, product management and other teams to conceive, create, and design unique mobile experiences. Add new functionality, resolve complex problems, and ship defect free code at a rapid pace.


Three or four year Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field, and five years of experience in software design, software development, or related.
Work experience must have included:

Five years of professional iOS development experience on a consumer application;
Five years of experience with the Objective C programming language
Five years of experience applying design patterns to iOS applications;
Five years of experience working with Project Managers and designers to ship iOS applications;
Profiling and performance tuning; and
Experience using Git and Github

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.