Team Lead (Manager) - Geolocation Services at Grubhub

| Greater NYC Area
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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 22+ million diners food ordering experience and we are partnered with 225,000 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!

 

At Grubhub, location is very important to the diner experience. The Geo Services team is tasked with designing, building and maintaining the Grubhub geocoder and related location services. As a technical lead of the team, you will collaborate with data science, product, marketing, and other engineering teams to explore opportunities to improve our location intelligence to expand and grow the business.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Take technical responsibility for the geolocation services - 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 geolocation services suite of products.
  • Actively contribute to the adoption of strong software architecture, development best practices, and new technologies. Be a leader within your team and the organization.
  • Write and maintain a clean, well-tested, and well-documented code.

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 experience with technical leadership responsibilities
  • Provides mentorship and coaching on career growth and development in a formal setting
  • Experience with Java or a similar modern object-oriented language
  • Experience with service oriented, RESTful API design
  • 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)
  • Familiarity with eventually consistent databases (Cassandra/MongoDB/CouchDB), distributed and or relational databases is desired
  • Familiarity or experience with Docker, or similar containerized solutions
  • Familiarity or experience with geolocation-related development is a plus.

And Of Course, Perks!

  • Flexible PTO. Grubhub employees are provided a generous amount of time to recharge their batteries
  • Health and Wellness. We provide programs that support your overall well-being such as generous medical benefits, employee network groups, company-wide fitness challenges, and 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 day one, we empower you to lead and be an active participant in your career growth.  We provide continuous learning opportunities, training, and coaching and mentorship programs
  • MealPerks. Who’s ready for some lunch? We provide our employees with a weekly Grubhub credit  to enjoy and support local restaurants. We also 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 events and initiatives. Some of our popular past events include: Wing-eating contests, Grubtoberfest, 5k Runs, Bring Your Child to Work Day, regular happy hours, and more!
  • Social Impact. We believe in the importance of serving the communities that support our business. In addition, employees are given paid time off each year to support the causes that are important to them
  • Remote Working. No need to be NYC or Chicago based feel free to work remotely from the comfort of your home.

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 email address.  

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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.
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
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