Sr. Data Engineer

About The Opportunity
Welcome!

Hungry for a new venture?

Grubhub is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company, dedicated to connecting hungry diners with their favorite local restaurants. The people who work at Grubhub are our company's greatest asset; each person at Grubhub plays an integral part in building tools and technology that help restaurants succeed, and in cooking up fresh new ways to delight our diners.

The company’s online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order directly from more than 55,000 takeout restaurants in over 1,100 U.S. cities and London. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, AllMenus, and MenuPages.

We want you to enjoy where you work, who you work with and what you work on. At Grubhub, you can order your cake and eat it too!

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Develop compelling PoC’s for data solutions using emerging technologies for real-time and big data ingestion and processing
  • Contribute to designing, building, and deploying high-performance production platforms/infrastructure to support data warehousing, real-time ETL, and and batch big-data processing; help define standards and best practices for enterprise usage
  • Design, build, and maintain processes and components of a streaming data/ETL pipeline to support real-time analytics (from requirements to data transformation, data modeling, metric definition, reporting, etc)
  • Focus on data quality - detect data/analytics quality issues all the way down to root cause, and implement fixes and data audits to prevent/capture such issues
  • Collaborate with data scientists to design and develop processes to further business unit and company-wide data science initiatives on a common data platform
  • Translate business analytic needs into enterprise data models and ETL processes to populate them

You Should Have

  • Bachelors in Technology, Science, Statistics or Math degree preferred but equivalent experience will be ok
  • 8-10 years of data engineering experience in traditional data warehousing/ETL and/or big data pipeline & processing environments
  • Strong data modeling and SQL experience (Dimensional/Star, Transactional/3NF)
  • Strong programming experience with any of: Python, Scala or Java
  • Experience with emerging big data processing technologies (Spark, Storm, Kafka, Flume, Pig, Hive, Sqoop, Hadoop/MapReduce, etc)
  • Experience with columnar storage and massive parallel processing data warehouses (Redshift preferred)
  • Experience modeling and querying for NoSQL databases (Cassandra preferred, HBase acceptable)
  • Experience working within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) ecosystem (S3, EC2, etc)
  • Experience working within agile software engineering methodologies
  • Strong analysis and communication skills required

Got These?  Even Better:

  • Experience with one or more ETL/Data Integration frameworks (e.g., Talend, Informatica, Pentaho, etc.)
  • Exposure to BI/analytics platforms (e.g., Tableau, Microstrategy, etc.)
  • Familiarity with statistical methods and experimentation (A/B testing)

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. 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.


Meet Some of GrubHub's Employees

Steven Y.

Senior Director, Acquisition Marketing

Steven uses every marketing tool from television to direct mail to display advertising to consistently acquire new customers—and drive GrubHub forward in the industry.

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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