Sr. Software Engineer - Timing and Estimation at Grubhub

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About The Opportunity

We’re Grubhub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food ordering company. Since 2004 we’ve been connecting hungry diners to the local restaurants they love. We’re moving eating forward with no signs of slowing down.

 

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 part-time work can deliver the food from the restaurant to the diner flawlessly.We take great pride in knowing that we are a part of 19+ million diners food ordering experience and we are partnered with 115,000 restaurants in 2,200 US cities across our suite of apps (Grubhub, LevelUp, Seamless, Tapingo).

 

Long story short, keeping our people happy, challenged and well-fed is priority one. Interested? Let’s talk. We’re eager to show you what we bring to the table.


As a senior engineer in logistics, you’ll be responsible for building the technology that optimizes GrubHub’s vast delivery network. GrubHub strives to be world-class in location intelligence, route finding, route optimization and dispatch, order forecasting, and time estimation. You’ll build systems that will run thousands of times every second to make sure GrubHub’s logistics network is operating as efficiently as possible. You’ll work closely with data scientists, decision engineers, systems engineers, product managers and operations specialists to design how GrubHub’s delivery network will scale up.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Design, implement and deliver awesome technical platforms and products for all constituencies (diners, corporate accounts, restaurants, internal tools)
  • Understand our products from both a technical and business perspective in the context of our larger business.
  • Communicate with leadership, product owners, other technologists, and users to create working software based on an understanding of business and technical priorities.
  • Break down complex problems into elegant technical solutions to intelligently solve problems for GrubHub.com diners, restaurant, corporate accounts and internal stakeholders
  • 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.
  • You will be a key part in accurately estimating the timing of software delivery

You Should Have

  • Expert understanding of Java
  • Knowledge of Spring / Spring MVC Framework
  • An understanding of Cassandra and NoSQL Databases
  • Understanding of unit testing and version control
  • Familiar with Agile software development methodologies
  • Willingness to understand larger business context
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, tech and product oriented company
  • If you are based in a city outside of Chicago, feel free to apply! Relocation may be possible for an ideal candidate!

And Of Course, Perks!

  • 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.

     

    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

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases

Location

111 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602
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What are Grubhub Perks + Benefits

Grubhub Benefits Overview

Health and Wellness: We provide programs that support your overall well-being such as generous medical benefits, employee network groups, company-wide fitness challenges, a comfortable and casual workplace! We also support our parents by offering 8 weeks of paid parent bonding time, a 4 week returnship program, and 6-8 weeks paid medical leave.

Learning and Career Growth: Your personal and professional development is a priority at Grubhub. From your very first day here, you are empowered to lead and be an active participant in your career growth. We provide continuous learning opportunities, trainings, as well as coaching and mentorship programs.

PTO. It’s true, Grubhub employees are provided a generous amount of time to recharge their batteries.

MealPerks: We never let our people go hungry! We provide our employees with weekly credit to use on Grubhub, and offer company-wide meals several times a year to bring our Grubhub family together.

Fun: Every Grubhub office has an employee-led Culture Crew that connects people through fun, meaningful initiatives across our offices. Some of our popular past events include: Wing-eating contests, Grubtoberfest, 5k Runs, Bring Your Child to Work Day, regular happy hours, and more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
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