Job Description / Skills Required
Groupon is expanding! Take this unique opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing companies in the world. We’re changing the way merchants and consumers connect with each other worldwide, and the change has barely started. As we continue to evolve, our vision is to become the operating system for local commerce by providing an integrated suite of tools and services for local businesses to help them understand their customers better, compete effectively, and increase profits. To help us on this mission, we are looking for data visualization experts in our Dublin office who share our passion for crafting a new evolution in local commerce.
As the Business Intelligence Engineer, you will create data visualizations and maintain the underlying platform for business users to be more productive. You will be responsible for working with many organisations throughout Groupon to build and extend centralised reporting and enable decentralised analytical teams to provide bespoke and performant visualization solutions. The right candidate will possess a proven track record of analytical prowess, ability to work with many stakeholders, bias for action, and technical aptitude.
To qualify for this role we are looking for a person with:
Bachelor degree in science/engineering with programming experience
At least 5 years of experience in big data analytics
Strong SQL, Tableau, Excel and other reporting tools
A scripting language (eg. Bash, Python, R) or other programming languages (D3 or Java)
Comfortable in a Linux command line environment
Self-starter, strong sense of ownership, getting things done
Preferred skills also include:
Hive / Map Reduce (Hadoop)
Passion for solving complex visualization problems
An obsessions for works by Tufte, Few, Cairo and Yau.
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.