Groupon Software Development Engineer III - Backend in Palo Alto, California
We’re making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. We’re reinventing the traditional small business world by providing merchants with a suite of products and services, including customizable deal campaigns, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions to help them attract more customers and run their operations more effectively.
By leveraging our global relationships and scale, we offer consumers incredible deals on the best stuff to eat, see, do, and buy in 48 countries. Shoppers discover the best a city has to offer with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and more with Groupon Goods. Employees make it possible.
With 40% of North American Groupon transactions taking place on mobile devices, and international growing at an increased rate, our mobile teams are managing a massive evolution of e-commerce.
We’re adding multiple Software Development Engineer III - Backend positions to the team at our Palo Alto, CA location.
Utilize web development technologies and development practices to design and build highly scalable global web and mobile e-commerce software applications.
Address and resolve complex software development challenges encountered in the development and launch process including:
ensuring global compatibility of applications
connecting users through mobile and social applications
designing high-performance service-oriented architectures
personalizing content and promotions based on user interests
delivering billions of email messages efficiently
unraveling the myriad of payment technologies available globally
optimizing placement of inventory across fulfillment centers
building large-scale infrastructural data systems using open-source technologies
- Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field, and three years of experience in software system design and development, or related.
Work experience must have included:
Will also accept a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field, and five years of experience in software system design and development, or related field.
SQL database programming and performance
Internal working of operating systems (including processes, threads and file systems)
RESTful service-oriented architectures
Experience with event/message driven system design and architecture
MySQL, PostgreSQL, or NoSQL or similar relational database
Data structures, algorithms, enterprise systems and asynchronous architectures
Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Python, PHP, PERL or similar dynamic scripting language
C, C#, C++ or Java, or similar compiled language
UNIX, LINUX or similar *NIX development environment
Writing high-performance, reliable and maintainable code