Job Description / Skills Required
As part of the Groupon Search Marketing team, you will be responsible for Groupon revenue derived from search engine referral traffic. You will do this by extending and improving the groupon.com website to give users a better experience and more ways to find Groupon. Our team launched Groupon's first on site search, Groupon Place Pages and the Groupon Guide. Join us and you will provide web development services to nearly every team at Groupon. We perform detailed A/B testing of factors to improve the ranking and conversion of millions of pages.
Are you passionate about building large and small scale service oriented systems that help optimize revenue from search? Do you love making great user experiences and applying lessons learned to refine and improve them? Do you resist being pigeon-holed into one role? The Groupon Search Marketing team is for you!
You will work within a small team whose work cuts across all parts of the Groupon product.
You will have a free hand to develop in the most appropriate way for any given situation
You will contribute to the architecture and design of the core services and systems for delivering web pages and applications tailored for organic search and end users alike
Own and develop key components of the Search Marketing CMS system
Be responsible for the quality, reliability and scalability of these systems
Mentor, motivate, and foster innovation in other team members
At least 3 years of experience in software design and development
Experience working on API service based systems and scaling them to perform
Relevant web development experience using node.js (express.js) or similar stacks with a "mobile first" focus.
Experience with responsive design and HTML5 for providing rich mobile experiences
Experience with large scale distributed systems utilizing technologies such as PostgreSQL JSON, HBase or other document stores for persistence.
Experience with relational database systems like MySQL
Good understanding of instrumenting and optimizing software to maximize business metrics
BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent
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.