Engineering Manager II
Are you a passionate and energetic technology enthusiast eager to work at a rapid pace with the flexibility to work across our suite of technologies?
Are you are a problem solver; someone who enjoys debugging code, resolving issues, and creating solutions for common problems?
Do you get a little obsessed with the details?
Groupon’s mission is to become the daily habit in local commerce and fulfill our purpose of building strong communities through thriving small businesses by connecting people to a vibrant, global marketplace for local services, experiences and goods.
In the process, we’re positively impacting the lives of millions of customers and merchants globally. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-
taking and celebrates success. If you want to take more ownership of your career, then you're ready to be part of Groupon.
You will be leading 6-9 member engineering team for Gateways team where you will integrate with numerous channel managers to expand hotel supply for Groupon.
You will work very closely with the Groupon Seattle based Gateways engineering team.
We're seeking seeking an experienced engineering leader to join our creative, dynamic and highly driven team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for technology, superior process skills, awesome people skills, a high level of integrity, great technical depth, and a strong desire to build successful engineering teams.
If you have a history of designing, owning and shipping software, as well as excellent communication and collaboration skills, then we want to talk to you.
We're a "best of both worlds" kind of company . We're big enough to have resources and scale, but small enough that a single person has a surprising amount of autonomy and can make a meaningful impact.
We're curious, fun, a little intense, and kind of obsessed with helping local businesses thrive. Does that sound like a compelling place to work?
Our development ecosystem :
Languages : Java, Ruby on Rails
REST / JSON
Deployment to our own data centers
You’ll spend time on the following :
You will work closely with other engineers within your group and across the product and engineering organization to identify problems and build effective technical solutions
Mentor junior team members and encourage your peers to do the best possible work
You work closely with Product Management eam and enable them by providing scalable and high quality technology solutions at a rapid pace
You set up best practices for development and champion their adoption and at the same time Architect & design technically robust, flexible and scalable solutions
Create a clear career path for your team members and help them grow
Operate at scale and speed, focus on Keeping the lights on
We’re excited about you if you have :
You are a strong leader and you can attract talent in Bangalore
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field
At least 10+ years’ experience in software development, engineering leadership
At least 3+ years of engineering leadership including people management
Strong bias for action
Solid project management skill and experience in handling distributed development ecosystem
Deep understanding of technologies and architecture in a highly scalable and available set-up
Knowledge in container technologies like Kubernetes or Docker desired
Knowledge in service-oriented architectures / microservices
Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Ability to work collaboratively through an agile development process that promotes constant team communication
We value engineers who are :
Customer-focused : We believe that doing what’s right for the customer is ultimately what will drive our business forward.
Obsessed with Quality : Your Production code just works & scales linearly
Team players. You believe that more can be achieved together. You listen to feedback and also provide supportive feedback to help others grow / improve.
Fast learners : We are willing to disrupt our existing business to trial new products and solutions. You love learning how to use new technologies and then rapidly apply them to new problems.
Pragmatic : We do things quickly to learn what our customers desire. You know when it’s appropriate to take shortcuts that don’t sacrifice quality or maintainability.
Owners : Engineers at Groupon know how to positively impact the business.