Grubhub is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. The company’s online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order directly from approximately 40,000 takeout restaurants in more than 1,000 U.S. cities and London. Every order is supported by the company’s 24/7 customer service teams. Grubhub has offices in Chicago, New York and London.

Lead Android Software Engineer at Grubhub
 About The Opportunity

We work with awesome people every day. We don’t mean “awesome” like how other people use “awesome”—in some conjunctive form with “sauce” or “balls.” We really mean it. We work with some of the greatest people in the tech industry here at GrubHub. We’re looking for more.

GrubHub leads in the mobile food-ordering industry with a portfolio of brands that includes GrubHub, Seamless, MenuPages and Allmenus. We’re dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local restaurants. With offices in New York City, Chicago and London, GrubHub supports every order with 24/7 customer service.  

We want you to enjoy where you work. Who you work with. What you work on. At GrubHub, you can order your cake and eat it too.

Help lead the way as we design and build our next generation of apps using the latest Android technologies. This is an unbeatable opportunities to drive a talented and dynamic team to disrupt how people order food online. Millions of customers rely on us to order their grub, and we are looking for engineers to help us innovate.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle


  • Provide technical and architectural leadership in order to design, implement, delivers for awesome Android applications.
  • Understand products from both a technical and business perspective in the context of our larger business
  • Communicate with leadership, product owners, other technologists, and users to create working software based on an understanding of business and technical priorities
  • Break down complex problems into elegant technical solutions to intelligently solve problems for both diners and restaurants
  • Actively contribute to the adoption of strong software architecture, development best practices, and new technologies. We are always improving the process of building software; we need you to help contribute



You Should Have


  • 6+ years of experience developing complex mobile applications
  • Strong understanding of Android app architecture and use of design patterns
  • Excellent leadership abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to code performance and tuning analyst, including memory usage and leaks, CPU utilization and battery life.
  • Ability to design and architect complex UI hierarchies
  • Demonstrated understanding of Asynchronous/Multi-threading patterns
  • Understanding of MVC, cocoa design patterns, and other object oriented patterns/concepts
  • Understanding of CoreData, multiple context and versioned stores.
  • Experience with foundation networking APIs.
  • Demonstrated skills in writing high-quality, readable, well-architected and efficient code.
  • Experience with version control (we use git).
  • Experience working with REST API technologies and HTTP.
  • Experience with XML, Json, or other markup languages.
  • Experience with Unit Testing, Automation Testing, and Continuous Integration.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.
  • Creative with excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Passion for product quality and attention to detail.



And Of Course, Perks!


  • Unlimited paid vacation days. Choose how your time is spent.
  • Never go hungry! We provide weekly GrubHub/Seamless credit.
  • Regular in-office social events, including happy hours, wine tastings, karaoke, bingo with prizes and more.



We deliver favorites every day. Join us as we move eating forward.

Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here:DOL Poster. Grubhub is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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Why work with us
Be the first of your friends to declare, "I love where I work!" and actually mean it. Laugh hard and work with some of the best and brightest in the tech industry. We want you to enjoy where you work, who you work with and what you work on. At GrubHub, you can order your cake and eat it too!
Grubhub offers a very laid back culture where they encourage all employees to contribute to the success of the organization through their entrepreneurial spirit. The organization thrives on team members of all levels interacting, collaborating and mentoring each other.
Perks & Benefits
Competitive salaries and a 401(k) plan with employer matching
$18 per week to use on the Grubhub website
Restricted stock units for all team members
Unlimited snacks and beverages
Learning and development opportunities
Flexible vacation time, paid holidays, and company outings
Casual dress code and private roof top deck

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