Team Lead Engineering - Catalog

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 work can deliver the food from the restaurant to the diner flawlessly. We take great pride in knowing that we are a part of 20+ million diners food ordering experience and we are partnered with 125,000 restaurants in 2,400 US cities across our suite of apps (Grubhub, LevelUp, Seamless, Tapingo, AllMenus and MenuPages).

 

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!

 

We are looking for a Team Lead - Software Engineer to provide technical and architectural leadership for a key Restaurant engineering team. You will conceptualize, design, build and deploy new and innovative products and services for the Grubhub Catalog to facilitate the wide offerings, capabilities, and feedback loops for our restaurant partners. Our Team Leads wear a lot of hats - including hands-on coding, mentoring developers, influencing our product vision, and designing our system architecture. We have high standards for code quality, all forms of testing, and intelligent architecture.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Architect, implement, and test technology solutions at Grubhub
  • Motivate and advise technical solutions across multiple cross-functional teams
  • 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
  • Actively contribute to the adoption of software architecture, best practices, and technologies.
  • Facilitate your team's agile operations by overseeing all sprints, ceremonies, and the team backlog.
  • Participate in future product direction
  • Act as a technical voice for the restaurant engineering group
  • Encourage continuous delivery and an experimentation-centered development process
  • Mentorship including development and career planning for your team members

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
  • Masterful understanding of Java (5+ years experience)
  • Experience architecting, designing and developing testable, fault tolerant, and performant software
  • Masterful understanding of unit testing, integration testing, and load testing
  • Mastery of service and system level architecture
  • Experience and deep understanding of how to build distributed and highly-available services
  • Experience with AWS and Cloud Infrastructure
  • Experience and understanding of Non-Relational Databases
  • Understanding Cassandra specifically is a plus

And Of Course, Perks!

  • Flexible 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 TalentAcquisition@grubhub.com 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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