Team Lead Engineering - Market Growth Strategies at Grubhub

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About The Opportunity

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 19+ million diners food ordering experience and we are partnered with 115,000 restaurants in 2,200 US cities across our suite of apps (Grubhub, LevelUp, Seamless, Tapingo).

 

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!

As a Team Lead Software Engineer on the Marketing Growth Strategies team you will play a central role in driving Grubhub’s diners growth strategies in collaboration with marketing. Projects you will focus on are prospective and returning diners marketing campaigns, refer a friend program, and our integrated marketing framework. You will work closely with Engineering leadership and Product stakeholders to drive technical designs and leverage your own experience to solve the most challenging and difficult problems the team faces. You will lead the development efforts of an agile team and be responsible for coaching and creating career paths and goals for the team members.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Develop highly-available, fault tolerant features on our microservices platform.
  • Process big data sets with parallel distributed algorithms on clusters.
  • Collaborate with leadership, product owners, and technologists to deliver features that grow our daily active diners.
  • Understand our products from both a technical and business perspective and help us drive innovation.
  • Build and deploy features with limited or no reliance on QA.
  • Be a proponent for improving our platform, processes, and tools.
  • Work across teams to accomplish project goals. Manage other teams’ expectations around team deliverables and charter and ensure minimal overlap of effort between teams
  • Oversee and manage team sprints and effectively communicate with non-technical stakeholders and customers across the organization
  • Understand each engineer's strengths and development opportunities; balance autonomy with oversight for each individual. Provide mentorship and coaching on career growth and development in a formal setting.
  • Motivate team towards project goals and provide clear and concise direction towards the team’s objectives and recognize team for their successes
  • Set the standard for team behavior and holds themselves accountable for their team’s failures

You Should Have

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Programming or Engineering related field
  • 7+ years experience building highly-scalable consumer-facing applications(e-commerce preferred)
  • 2+ years in a leadership capacity or 5+ years experience with leadership responsibilities, having 1:1 with team members to create career goals
  • Experience with End-to-End (E2) testing frameworks
  • Experience working in a test-driven development
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Experience mentoring/coaching engineers along with overseeing the technical work of developers from other teams or 3rd party vendors
  • Experience with Java or a similar modern object-oriented language
  • Must have a strong computer science foundation, i.e. data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems
  • Experience with distributed architecture designs and design patterns
  • Experience working with API’s, RPC’s, and developing distributed systems.
  • Familiarity with distributed NoSQL databases
  • Familiarity with AWS or equivalent cloud service platform
  • Knowledge of Scala and Python a plus
  • Knowledge of marketing strategies a big plus

And Of Course, Perks!

  • Unlimited 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.

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. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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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

Grubhub Benefits Overview

Health and Wellness: We provide programs that support your overall well-being such as generous medical benefits, employee network groups, company-wide fitness challenges, a comfortable and casual workplace! We also support our parents by offering 8 weeks of paid parent bonding time, a 4 week returnship program, and 6-8 weeks paid medical leave.

Learning and Career Growth: Your personal and professional development is a priority at Grubhub. From your very first day here, you are empowered to lead and be an active participant in your career growth. We provide continuous learning opportunities, trainings, as well as coaching and mentorship programs.

PTO. It’s true, Grubhub employees are provided a generous amount of time to recharge their batteries.

MealPerks: We never let our people go hungry! We provide our employees with weekly credit to use on Grubhub, and offer company-wide meals several times a year to bring our Grubhub family together.

Fun: Every Grubhub office has an employee-led Culture Crew that connects people through fun, meaningful initiatives across our offices. Some of our popular past events include: Wing-eating contests, Grubtoberfest, 5k Runs, Bring Your Child to Work Day, regular happy hours, and more!

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
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Time allotted for learning
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