Team Lead Engineering- Carting Services at Grubhub
New York City, NY, US

Grubhub is dedicated to connecting hungry diners with our wide network of restaurants across the country. Our innovative technology, easy-to-use platforms, and streamlined delivery capabilities make us an industry leader today, and in the future of online food ordering. 


We strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our customers and the communities we serve. When you join our team, you become part of a community that works together to innovate, solve problems, take risks, grow, work hard and have a ton of fun in the process!


Why Work For Us

We have a fast-paced environment and that is what our teams thrive on. Grubhub believes in empowering people and offering opportunities for development, as well as professional growth.  We value strong, positive relationships in all areas: with each other, our customers and our greater community.  Want to be a part of a team of diverse collaborators in an authentically fun culture?  If so, we want to talk to you - and hear what’s your favorite restaurant for food delivery!


As the Team Lead of the Carting team, you will be responsible for the system at the heart of GrubHub ordering platform that handles 100’s of millions of requests and millions of orders each week. This system drives ordering, validation, and checkout across our internal and external diner UIs and provides 5 9’s of reliability even under peak loads of 1000’s of orders per minute. You will work with other technical leaders to perfect event-driven architectures, high concurrency, low latency applications, and decoupled, multi-region distributed systems. Your team will ensure that menus, fulfillment information, carts, and diners are managed efficiently, accurately, and effectively.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Build, recruit and manage a talented engineering team
  • Take technical responsibility for a family of systems - manage technical debt, be on the lookout for opportunities for improvement, and work with system engineers to keep our production systems scaling and performing wickedly fast
  • Collaborate with product and business leaders to determine the roadmap and deliverables for the diner order management suite of services
  • Contribute to the adoption of strong software architecture, development best practices, and new technologies. Be a leader within your team and the organization

You Should Have

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Programming or Engineering related field
  • 7+ years experience building highly-scalable applications (web applications and distributed systems preferred)
  • 5+ years of engineering management experience leading software engineers
  • Experience with high throughput e-commerce applications
  • Provides mentorship and coaching on career growth and development in a formal setting
  • Manages a team of Engineers and provides mentorship and coaching on career growth for People Management responsibility
  • Java, C#, or a similar modern object-oriented language
  • Experience architecting, designing and developing testable, fault tolerant, multi-threaded, and performant software
  • You have experience with AWS or similar cloud-based offerings
  • Automated testing experience applicable for services (Junit/testing, Mockito + Jmeter/
  • You have familiarity with eventually consistent databases (Cassandra/MongoDB/CouchDB), distributed and or relational databases is desired
  • You have familiarity or experience with event-driven architectures

And Of Course, Perks!

  • Flexible PTO. Grubhub employees are provided a generous amount of time to recharge their batteries
  • Health and Wellness. We provide programs that support your overall well-being such as generous medical benefits, employee network groups, company-wide fitness challenges, and a comfortable and casual workplace! We also support our parents by offering 8 weeks of paid parent bonding time, a 4-week returnship program, and 6-8 weeks paid medical leave
  • Learning and Career Growth. Your personal and professional development is a priority at Grubhub. From day one, we empower you to lead and be an active participant in your career growth.  We provide continuous learning opportunities, training, and coaching and mentorship programs
  • MealPerks. Who’s ready for some lunch? We provide our employees with a weekly Grubhub credit  to enjoy and support local restaurants. We also offer company-wide meals several times a year to bring our Grubhub family together
  • Fun. Every Grubhub office has an employee-led Culture Crew that connects people through fun, meaningful events and initiatives. Some of our popular past events include: Wing-eating contests, Grubtoberfest, 5k Runs, Bring Your Child to Work Day, regular happy hours, and more!
  • Social Impact. We believe in the importance of serving the communities that support our business. In addition, employees are given paid time off each year to support the causes that are important to them