Senior Software Engineer (Platform / Back-End)

GrubHub Holdings Inc. is the nation’s leading online and mobile food-ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. The GrubHub Holdings Inc. portfolio of brands includes GrubHub, Seamless, MenuPages, and Allmenus. The company’s online and mobile ordering platform allow diners to order directly from thousands of takeout restaurants across the country and London, and every order is supported by the company’s 24/7 customer service. GrubHub Holdings Inc. has offices in Chicago, New York City, and London.

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.

About the Opportunity:
We’re looking for engineers to help us build multi datacenter highly available and performant services in a continuous delivery environment.

Challenges You'll Tackle:

  • Communicate with leadership, product owners, other technologists, and users to create working software based on an understanding of business and technical priorities.
  • 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.
Key Technologies:
  • Java (and some Scala)
  • Cloud (AWS)
  • Docker
  • Netflix OSS
  • Cassandra
  • Elasticsearch
  • Linux
  • git
You Should Have:
  • Java (or a comparable managed language e.g. Scala, C#)
  • Building and maintaining for 5x9s uptime
  • Automated testing (unit, integration, load, stress)
  • Public Cloud (AWS, Google or Azure)
  • Docker
  • Linux
  • Bachelor of Science Degree
Got These? Even Better:
  • Cassandra (or Dynamo, Riak)
  • Elasticsearch (or SOLR)
  • Distributed multi data center services
  • E-commerce experience
  • Python
  • Mesos or Kubernetes
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.

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 [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Meet Some of GrubHub's Employees

Noel C.

Software Engineer

Noel and his API Team create and code the mobile, web search, and result platforms. Their work interprets the information GrubHub clients consume on a daily basis.

Kerry H.

Project Manager

Kerry works as a Project Manager on the Corporate Team—collaborating on short-term initiatives to make food ordering and bill paying hassle free for GrubHub's Corporate clients.

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