Software Development Engineer II

Job Description / Skills Required

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.

Groupon is looking for an experienced developers with a passion for building large-scale web applications.

The kind of stuff you’ll be doing:

Design and implement client and server-side code

Participate in design and code reviews

Collaborate with peers on best practices and promote knowledge sharing

Stay informed on the latest technologies, trends and critically adopt them, as appropriate

Qualifications:

BS, or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

4-10 years software engineering experience

Excellent coding skills in one or more of the following: J2EE Spring Framework

Strong computer science fundamentals (Design Patterns, DS & Algos, Operating Systems)

Databases: Exposure to both RDBMS and NoSQL

Web Technologies: HTTP Life cycle, REST hands-on, Caching, Messaging Technologies etc

Knowledge of web libraries and frameworks such as Ember.js, Angular.js, Backbone.js, Node.js/Express

Experience with HTML, CSS and Javascript

Experience in HLD and LLD

Using services oriented architecture (SOA) you will build/test for scale, performance and reliability.

Thrives in a dynamic environment, using agile methodologies

Is detail-oriented and has creative problem-solving skills

Has excellent written and oral communication 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.