Associate Technical Product Management Intern, Summer 2018

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

We work in small, independent teams and use agile practices to move quality code into production quickly. Product designers collaborate with our software development engineers to conceive of and implement high impact technology that is defining how the world views local commerce. Our team is passionate about using technology to change the world.

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What You’ll Be Doing

Groupon’s differentiated strength is an agile sales organization that has personal relationships with millions of local merchants around the world. Our technologies leverage massive data to provide insights about each and every merchant. These insights transform our agents into local commerce experts who help merchants craft win-win solutions from our growing selection of local commerce offerings. At Groupon, a Product Manager is effectively the CEO of their area, working with designers, developers and senior management to invent new features and experiences.

Groupon is looking for motivated, entrepreneurial, independent-minded and creative technical students who are interested in launching their careers in Product Management. Based on your interests and skills and our business needs, you will be aligned with one of several product teams at Groupon. You will work on projects with major significance to Groupon, which will have an immediate impact. As part of our technology team, you’ll use a variety of technologies and development practices to build pioneering local commerce products used by hundreds of millions of people.

What to Expect

Exposure; Being a household name gives employees the opportunity to work in startup-like environment and focus on deeply interesting work that you wouldn’t get to do anywhere else. Prepare to make a large scale impact in a short amount of time.

Professional Development; Participate in weekly “lunch and learns” with other engineering and business functions, skill building workshops, and networking sessions.

Fun; Explore the city through our planned intern social outings, and develop your network while getting to know your peers and Groupon’s leaders.

Mentorship; Look forward to one-on-one time with dedicated managers and mentors to facilitate your growth throughout the summer internship experience.

Qualifications

Currently enrolled in an BS, MS or PhD program in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field

Deeply technical and pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science and/or Master of Science in Computer Science/Information Systems

Self-starter who can execute in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction.

Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with business partners and internal Groupon teams, including senior management

Excellent understanding of ecommerce technologies, product development and how web and mobile technologies work

Strong analytical, problem solving, and project management skills

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.