Software Development Engineer II at Groupon
Bangalore, IN

At Groupon, we're using global technology teams to bring back the excitement of local retails. Groupon is all about local experiences: local restaurants; local nightlife; local shopping. We spend our days developing tools, platforms and experiences that help small businesses thrive in their local communities. In the process, we’re positively impacting the lives of millions of customers and merchants globally. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success.

To help us on this mission, we are looking for passionate, hard-working, and talented individual who has experience building innovative, mission-critical, high volume applications at our Bangalore, India development center. 

You will be part of the Deal Catalog team who is responsible for one of the most critical Tier 1 services at Groupon to show merchandising information for every single deal at Groupon and LivingSocial. The core service handles millions of REStful requests every minute which are served with low latency and high availability. If you want to take more ownership of your career, then you're ready to be part of Groupon.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will take ownership of the technical aspects of our service, ensuring that the platform is being used to its fullest potential through designing and building applications around our customer’s needs

  • You will review and monitor current engineering work, as well as previously constructed applications, to ensure the software is running as smoothly as possible

  • Be responsible for sub-system architecture and development for product initiatives and feature development

  • Understand what's important when releasing software to millions of end-users and have been through the process from start to finish

  • Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high-quality software

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 3+ years’ industry experience as a software development engineer

  • Experience with one or more object-oriented programming language like Java or Ruby on Rails

  • Strong in Computer Science Fundamentals, Data Structure, and Algorithms

  • Working knowledge of web technologies

  • Self-directed, demonstrate leadership potential and a team player

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

We value engineers who are:

  • Customer-focused: We believe that doing what’s right for the customer is ultimately what will drive our business forward.

  • Obsessed with Quality: Your Production code Just Works & scales linearly

  • Team players. You believe that more can be achieved together. You listen to feedback and also provide supportive feedback to help others grow/improve.

  • Fast learners: We are willing to disrupt our existing business to trial new products and solutions. You love learning how to use new technologies and then rapidly apply them to new problems.

  • Pragmatic: We do things quickly to learn what our customers desire. You know when it’s appropriate to take shortcuts that don’t sacrifice quality or maintainability.

  • Owners: Engineers at Groupon know how to positively impact the business.

 

Groupon's purpose is to build strong communities through thriving small businesses.  To learn more about the world's largest local ecommerce marketplace,  click here for the latest Groupon news. Plus, be sure to  check out the values  that shape our culture, guide our strategy and make our company a great place to work. And just don't take our word for it.  Hear from real Groupon team members  and learn more about our  inclusive employee groups. If all of this sounds like something that's a great fit for you, then click apply and let's see where this takes us. 

Groupon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications for employment, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment are based upon the ability to perform the job. Equal-employment opportunities are provided to all applicants and employees without regard to race, creed, religion, color, age, national origin, sex, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, military discharge status (excluding dishonorable discharge), veteran status, citizenship status, or other legally protected status. We are all responsible for maintaining this policy. Groupon is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may email us at hraccommodations at groupon.com. If you have concerns related to Groupon’s equal employment opportunities, you may contact Groupon's Ethics Reporting Service Ethicspoint.