Sr. Software Engineer - Simulations

| Greater NYC Area

Here at Grubhub we’ve been dedicated to giving diners the most convenient way to order food from their favorite restaurants (whether that’s a late night Chalupa from Taco Bell or a salad for lunch from a local restaurant the day after they enjoyed said late night Chalupa).

 

While we are food-obsessed, we are also customer-obsessed. We look to constantly innovate our technology so our diners’ food experience is memorable, restaurant owners get more business and individuals across the country looking for part-time work can deliver the food from the restaurant to the diner flawlessly. We take great pride in knowing that we are a part of 17+ million diners food ordering experience and we are partnered with 105,000 restaurants in 2,000 US cities across our suite of apps (Grubhub, LevelUp, Seamless, Tapingo, Eat24).

Want to be a part of the biggest movement in the US that is moving eating forward? If so, we want to talk to you - and hear what’s your favorite restaurant for food delivery!

Grubhub is seeking experienced Senior engineers to join its Simulation Team. This team builds our delivery simulation, which we use to drive business policies and understand how the delivery ecosystem works. As a simulation engineer, you will work with business stakeholders, decision scientists, and systems engineers and analysts to create a simulated delivery environment that is realistic, massively parallel, and easy to extend. You will implement and run experiments that directly inform and improve our business.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Design, implement and deliver awesome technical platforms and products for all constituencies (diners, corporate accounts, restaurants, internal tools)
  • Understand our 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 GrubHub.com diners, restaurant, corporate accounts and internal stakeholders
  • 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 will be a key part in accurately estimating the timing of software delivery

You Should Have

  • Expert understanding of Java
  • Knowledge of Spring / Spring MVC Framework
  • An understanding of Cassandra and NoSQL Databases
  • Understanding of unit testing and version control
  • Familiar with Agile software development methodologies
  • Willingness to understand larger business context
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, tech and product oriented company
  • If you are based in a city outside of Chicago, feel free to apply! Relocation may be possible for an ideal candidate!

And Of Course, Perks!

And Of Course, Perks!

  • Flexible PTO. It’s true, no strings attached and all the time you need to recharge.
  • Better Benefits. Get quality insurance, flex-spending accounts, retirement options and commuter perks.  
  • Free Food. Kitchens are stocked and free Grubhub each week.
  • Stock Up. All of our employees are owners, in fact, they’re granted Restricted Stock Units, which means we’re all in it to win it.
  • Casual Culture. Catch rays on the rooftop or get comfy on a couch and get to know your coworkers — because work, should be a place you want to be.

 

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. If you are applying for a job in the U.S. and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and contact information

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks

Location

5 Bryant Park, 1065 6th Ave, New York, NY 10018

What are Grubhub Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional 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. Learning and development opportunities. Flexible vacation time, paid holidays, and company outings. Casual dress code and private roof top deck.

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