Senior Software Engineer - iOS at Groupon
Chicago, IL, US

Do you want to grow as a developer and build things that matter?

Are you searching for an engineering team that operates at a global scale very few companies reach? Are you looking to code and build features in one of the top-rated ecommerce mobile apps in the world? If you are a smart engineer who cares about being great at their craft, executes at a high level, and loves to work as part of a team, and have fun doing it, you should join us.

At Groupon, we have a mission to become the daily habit in local commerce and fulfill our purpose of building strong communities through thriving small businesses by connecting people to a vibrant, global marketplace for local services, experiences and goods. In the process, we’re positively impacting the lives of millions of customers and merchants around the world. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success. If you want to take more ownership of your career, then you're ready to be part of Groupon.

Groupon's Mobile Engineering Team is making a clear impact on our bottom line. And with the growth of our mobile marketplace, they are getting more internal and external exposure every single day. Here, you will focus on the iOS app, which is at the heart of our story. It connects millions of consumers with local merchants and services that they love all over the world.

You will work on projects and code that directly impact the user experience. As a Senior iOS Engineer, you will lead projects and foster engineering excellence as we challenge the status quo and take on large-scale problems. On this team, you will challenge each other, learn together, and never let a cat gif go unnoticed.

We offer the scale, scope and impact a smart and creative developer like you craves. If you have ambition to work at a massive scale and love owning your own road map, we want to talk to you.

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • You will develop the code that improves our overall iOS mobile customer experience

  • Work alongside other partners (such as Product Managers, Designers, UX/UI and QA) to build and ship features that go into the main Groupon application.

  • Rapidly add new functionality, tackle complex problems, and ship defect free code at a rapid pace

  • Work with other developers across Groupon to ensure we’re using the right methodologies and practices

  • Help build our technical execution plans and ensure we hit all expectations

  • Teach and mentor fellow engineers, and work to foster an environment of development and inclusivity

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • You need 8+ years of experience in software design and development with at least 5 in mobile with a BS or MS in computer science (or related field)

  • As an independent, self-motivated, and an avid technologist, you should have strong interest in mobile and an intuition for UX and consumer behavior

  • Deep knowledge of the iOS SDK

  • Excellent Objective-C and Swift programming skills

  • Experience writing testable code & unit tests

  • Experience working with other mobile platforms a plus

  • Experience building one or more deployed consumer mobile applications preferred

  • An interest in understanding the “why,” and a desire to pull the thread to understand how things work 


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. 

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