Software Development Engineering Intern, Summer 2018

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Groupon is looking for the next wave of great software development engineering interns. We work in small, independent and agile teams, and collaborate with product designers to implement stuff quickly. As part of our technology team, you’ll use a variety of technologies and development practices to build pioneering local commerce applications used by hundreds of millions of people.

For more information from previous interns, please take a look at our blog gr.pn/internblog

What You’ll Be Doing

There are not a lot of boundaries here, so expect to make a big impact. The code we check in today is running in production around the world within a week — sometimes that day. So we need people that will take pride in the quality of their code and take it personally when there’s a bug that affects our customer experience.

If you’re passionate about one or more of the following, this is the place to apply!

Front end development

Back end development

Full stack development

Web and mobile development (iOS and Android)

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 a BS, MS or PhD program in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field

Solid foundational Computer Science skills coupled with a strong desire to learn and grow

Must have experience with one or more of the following: Java, Node.js, Javascript, Coffeescript, Rails, Clojure, JRuby, Ruby, Python, HTML, CSS, PHP, Objective-C, Swift

Database knowledge (SQL) and open source experience a plus

Involvement in technology user groups, conferences and hackathons a plus

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.