Business Intelligence Engineering

Palo Alto, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R13520
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 multiple Business Intelligence Engineering positions to the team at our Palo Alto, CA location.

Core Responsibilities

Translate business questions into defined technical and data specifications.
Translate technical descriptions into business requirements.
Work with team to analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to identify and make recommendations for improvement.
Define metrics, reports, and dashboards in projects to develop performance of business intelligence systems. Collaborate with managers and analysts to identify and improve existing operations and systems.
Understand new business models and adapt analytic methods to measure success.
Design data models to identify new data sources to measure success of business operations.
Leverage communication and technical skills to perform root cause analysis, impact analysis, and address ad hoc questions from the business.

Master's degree in Information Systems, Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, and two years of experience in business intelligence or data warehousing.
Will also accept a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, and five years of experience in business intelligence or data warehousing.
Academic or work experience must have included:

Reading and writing SQL;
Developing in MicroStrategy, Tableau, or Cognos;
Designing and implementing dimensional data models;
Working with large datasets;
Implementing business intelligence projects from requirements gathering, through development, deployment, to production;
Gathering requirements from business users and translating to functional requirements; and
Working with Teradata or other MPP database systems.


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.