Principal Engineer- Fullstack at Grubhub (Chicago, IL)

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About The Opportunity
We're all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. User-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart in the world of online food ordering. Grubhub is a place where authentically fun culture meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. If you're looking for a place that values relationships, embraces diverse ideas-all while having fun together-then Grubhub is the place for you!
The Impact You Will Make
  • Provide input to shape the charter and structure of the checkout platform
  • Help lead Grubhub's continued expansion into all aspects of our business including corporate, enterprise, campus, and in-store by further scaling our systems and teams
  • Help improve and mature the 'crown jewel' checkout systems of Grubhub.
  • Help extend the effectiveness of the current team through mentoring
  • Build highly-scalable, world-class algorithms that solve difficult optimization, and validation problems. Understand how to translate research into working software.
  • Work with product and operations leaders to understand the needs of our business and our customers and provide solutions for those needs.
  • Design extensible software architectures that allow GrubHub to be agile and react to changes quickly.
  • Design reliable software and processes that allow GrubHub to offer a high-quality experience. Deal with edge cases gracefully and put processes in place to ensure we do everything we can to provide a great experience for each customer.
  • Contribute to the use of strong software architecture, development best practices, and new technologies, and pioneer within your team and the organization.
  • Work with our SRE team to improve Operational Excellence

What You Bring to the Table
  • Degree in Computer Science and 10+ years experience building highly-scalable applications (eCommerce preferred)
  • Experience devising, building, and releasing complex technical systems
  • Direct experience with marketplaces, high throughput application, and/or event-driven architectures
  • Collaborate with C-level executives and across broad organizations including product, operations, finance, and care
  • Experience with direct management of 3+ senior technical team members
  • Demonstrated experience launching new products in high growth markets
  • Comfort with data, including the ability to use data to analyze and monitor product health
  • Experience managing trade offs and evaluating opportunistic new ideas with stakeholders
  • Experience with real-time platforms
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies
  • Expertise in Java, C#, C++, Go, or a similar modern object-oriented language
  • Experience architecting, designing, and developing testable, fault-tolerant, and performant software
  • AWS experience, or similar cloud-based offerings with multi-region application design experience
  • Automated testing experience applicable for services (Junit/testing, Mockito + Jmeter/
  • Familiarity with databases (Cassandra/MongoDB/CouchDB), distributed or relational databases is desired
  • Experience with non-blocking, multi-threaded applications

And Of Course, Perks!
  • Flexible PTO / PTO . Grubhub employees enjoy a generous amount of time to recharge.
  • Health and Wellness. Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k matching, employee network groups and paid parental leave are just a few of our programs to support your overall well-being.
  • Compensation. You'll receive a great compensation package with eligibility for generous incentives, bonuses, commission, or RSUs (role-specific).
  • Free Meals . Our employees get a weekly Grubhub credit to enjoy and support local restaurants.
  • Social Impact. We believe in giving back through programs like the Grubhub Community Relief Fund, and provide our employees opportunities to support causes that are important to them.
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111 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602

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