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Team Lead Engineering - Search & Relevance

| Greater NYC Area

About The Opportunity

Got a taste for something new?

 

We’re Grubhub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food ordering company. Since 2004 we’ve been connecting hungry diners to the local restaurants they love. We’re moving eating forward with no signs of slowing down.With 85,000 restaurants and over 15.6 million diners across 1,600 U.S. cities and London, we’re delivering like never before. Incredible tech is our bread and butter, but amazing people are our secret ingredient. Rigorously analytical and customer-obsessed, our employees develop the fresh ideas and brilliant programs that keep our brands going and growing.

 

Long story short, keeping our people happy, challenged and well-fed is priority one. Interested? Let’s talk.We’re eager to show you what we bring to the table.

 

The Search Team at Grubhub helps our hungry diners find the perfect meal. Our services for Search service millions of requests per day and the teams work on the Infrastructure for Search as well as implementation of algorithms for Ranking and Relevance. If you're an engineer interested in making a significant impact on our product, this is the team for you! This role will be reporting into our Principal Engineer. 

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Build, recruit and manage a talented engineering team.

  • Take technical responsibility for a family of systems - manage technical debt, be on the lookout for opportunities for improvement, and work with system engineers to keep our production systems scaling and performing wickedly fast

  • Work with product and business leaders to determine the roadmap and deliverables for the Search & Relevance services suite of products.

  • Contribute to the search platform, software frameworks and SDK’s

  • Work closely with data scientists to apply new models to influence the Search Engine

  • Build and utilize metrics for analyzing relevance and ranking

  • Build systems that integrate with many other real time data sources and services

  • Contribute to design and architecture of systems that span multiple teams and/or products

  • 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 our diners, restaurants, corporate accounts and internal stakeholders

  • Build and deploy features with limited or no reliance on QA

  • Actively contribute to the adoption of strong software architecture, development best practices and new technologies

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
  • Provides mentorship and coaching on career growth and development in a formal setting
  • Manages a team of Engineers and provides mentorship and coaching on career growth for People Management responsibility
  • Java, C#, or a similar modern object-oriented language
  • Experience architecting, designing and developing testable, fault tolerant, and performant software
  • AWS experience, or similar cloud-based offerings.
  • Automated testing experience applicable for services (Junit/testing, Mockito + Jmeter/Gatling.io)
  • Experience with search/machine learning will be highly  desired
  • Experience with Search Engines and SDK’s eg Lucene, Solr, Elasticsearch etc
  • Familiarity or experience with Hadoop/Spark or other Data Engineering frameworks is a plus
  • Familiarity with eventually consistent databases (Cassandra/MongoDB/CouchDB), distributed and or relational databases is desired
  • Familiarity or experience with Docker, or similar containerized solutions and Mesos or Kubernetes is a plus.
     

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
  • Company-Wide Initiatives encouraging innovation, continuous learning and cross-department connections
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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

PTO. It’s true, we provide you a generous amount of time to recharge.
Better Benefits. Get quality insurance, flex-spending accounts, retirement options and commuter perks.
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.
Free Food. Kitchens are stocked and free Grubhub each week.
Casual Culture. Catch rays on the rooftop or get comfy on the couch and get to know your coworkers — because work, should be a place you want to be.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
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
Generous PTO
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
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
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