Front-End Developer – Merchant Platform

Job Description / Skills Required

Groupon drives local commerce by connecting consumers and merchants – join the merchant engineering team, which helps small local businesses to succeed! You will be working in a tight knit group of engineers, product managers, and designers chartered with thinking outside the box to empower our merchants in connecting with their local community and drive customers through their door.

As a front – end software engineer on the merchant platform, you will be building web based experiences for managers, employees and local businesses. We’re past the world where software was written for “businesses” – we are building software for people! The needs of our users are both demanding and complex – you will be building responsive experiences that treat them as unique individuals, operating within their own context, with their own wants and needs.


You’ll be using modern web technologies in Groupon’s SOA, partnering with back – end and mobile teams to deliver compelling holistic experiences.
The web experiences you build will be incredibly high quality and high performance – our business users can’t tolerate downtime or errors and is critical in serving a seamless experience.
At the end of the day, you will be writing great code, collaborating with product engineers and design leaders to ensure we’re not only solving problems in the right way, but that we’re solving the right problems.
Required Skills:

Experience developing front – end applications that talk to RESTful API’s speaking JSON

Experience creating responsive, modern user interfaces with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

Experience with Angular, Ember, React, or other JavaScript Frameworks

Passionate about quality, testing and code reviews

Experience with Git or other version control system

Self motivated/starter attitude

Willingness to work on a truly global/remote team spread across many time zones and countries

The merchant engineering team is growing significantly, and there are numerous opportunities available – we’re going to change the face of local commerce, and if you’re up for the challenge, please get in touch!

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.