Software Engineer ­ Data Infrastructure

Job Description / Skills Required

The Data Systems Engineering team is looking for a software engineer in their Palo Alto office to drive the growth of distributed system, to design, implement and administrate Hadoop system at petabyte scale. Ideal candidate will have experience in general software engineering, Hadoop ecosystem, system operation skills, and Hadoop security.

As a member of the infrastructure team, your efforts will be making a direct impact on the experiences of millions of customers as well as pushing Groupon’s data infrastructure to the next level.

Key Qualifications

5+ years in software development.
Experience designing and implementing large scale distributed systems.
Experience deploying and working with big data technologies like Hadoop, Kafka, Spark. Proficient with Linux commands.
Highly proficient in OO programming (Java or Scala preferred).
Experience with Hadoop security, such as LDAP,Kerberos and compliance, is big plus.
Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real­time 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 well­being of the world at large. We also value self­-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.

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.