Systems Engineer, Operations and Compliance Tools

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R15906
The Groupon Corporate IT Network team is in charge of the design, implementation, and operational support/lifecycle of networking technologies that span our global footprint of offices. We strive to continuously improve our infrastructure and encourage our team to try different approaches and to bring ideas that will help us evolve and optimize our technologies either through commercial vendor products or open source offerings. We are looking for a passionate, energetic and technology enthusiast eager to work at a rapid pace with the flexibility to work across our suite of technologies.

Groupon is looking for a system engineer to join our Operations and Compliance Tools team. We are looking for a problem solver; someone who enjoys production operation work, troubleshooting, and creating solutions for common problems. Can you image to build applications for managing accesses for a platform of thousand of engineers and hundreds of web services, which is serving Groupon’s ~ 50 million customers everyday? If this idea got your interests, we want to talk to you!


Perform data analysis of internal infrastructure compliance
Manage and migrate system configuration
Build tools to automate processes and operate production systems
Coordinate and communicate project progress with teams across organizations
Participate in 24×7 on-call rotationMinimum Requirements
B.S. in STEM fields with 2 years experience in system administration or related fields
Strong data analytical skills
Excellent communication, documentation, and prioritization
Hands-on experience of shell scripting or any programming language and familiarity with Linux
Continuous monitoring and tuning of system health and performance and improve current backup/restore tools
​Preferred Qualifications

5 years + experience in Linux System Administration or similar fields
Experience with MySQL
Experience in configuration management technologies (Ansible preferred)
Knowledge in a high-volume, highly virtualized Linux / KVM / Dockers
JVM Knowledge and Troubleshooting experience (Tomcat preferred) and Cache system knowledge and debugging skills (Redis, Memcache)
Understanding of regulatory domains including GDPR

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.