Software Engineer – Data Infrastructure

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R15763
The Data Systems Team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in their Palo Alto office. This team is responsible for shared infrastructure at Groupon. We work primarily on open source tech stacks to design and build out features in one or more open source projects including (but not limited to) Kafka, Storm, Hadoop, Mesos, ZooKeeper, Redis, and Spark.

As a member of the team, your efforts will make a direct impact on the experiences of millions of customers and you get to work on pushing Groupon’s data infrastructure to the next level. Your work will be used not only by teams throughout the Groupon engineering community but also by the open source community at large. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with a team of fantastic engineers.

Responsibilities
Design and implement scalable, performant, maintainable, distributed systems for the monitoring and management of our production infrastructure, services, and tooling.
Provide technical leadership, driving standards to improve productivity and efficiency.
Mentor and sometimes direct the work of Junior Engineers and review the work of your peers.
Qualifications
5+ years in software development
Strong CS fundamentals and proficiency in OO programming
Experience designing and implementing large, scalable distributed systems
Eagerness to stand at the forefront of new technologies.
Experience deploying and working with big data technologies like Hadoop, Kafka, Storm, Spark
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. Our diversity of opportunities and talent enhances the potential of all that we do. 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.

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.