Technical Lead (SRE) - Cloud Infrastructure

| Chicago

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.

 

With more than 85,000 restaurants and over 15.6 million diners across 1,600 U.S. cities and London, we’re delivering like never before. Incredible tech is our bread and butter, but amazing people are our secret ingredient. Rigorously analytical and customer-obsessed, our employees develop the fresh ideas and brilliant programs that keep our brands going and growing.

 

The Cloud Infrastructure (CI) team is responsible for building the frameworks and platform which all services at Grubhub operate on. This team is made up of Software Engineers and SREs and are at the core of implementing distributed, scalable system foundations and designing for 5 9’s uptime and horizontal scalability. The SREs focus on building reliable distributed systems that are easy to run, maintain and operate. The CI SRE team works across all teams at Grubhub to assist with design and architecture as well as providing guidance on the platform we have built.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Be an owner of our platform. This includes everything from our cloud provider implementation to how we build, deploy and instrument our systems.
  • Drive improvements and advancements to the platform in areas such as container orchestration, service mesh, request retry strategies.
  • Build frameworks and tools to empower safe developer lead changes, automate the manual and provide insight into our complex system.
  • Be a technical leader for the team. Mentor junior engineers as well as peers.

You Should Have

  • 7+ years experience building and/or running highly-scalable systems
  • Deep experience with systems such as Kubernetes and/or Mesos
  • Minimum 4+ years building applications in Python, Java, Scala or a similar language
  • Deep knowledge of distributed systems; including distributed algorithms, service discovery and consistency models
  • Deep understanding of Linux systems
  • Experience with NoSQL databases such as Cassandra
  • Exposure to service mesh technologies (Envoy, Linkerd, et cetera)
  • Experience with AWS, GCP and/or Azure
  • Exceptional communication and troubleshooting skills

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.

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. Grubhub is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability 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 your contact information

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Location

111 W. Washington St., Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60602

What are Grubhub Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

$18 per week to use on the Grubhub website. Restricted stock units for all team members. Learning and development opportunities. Flexible vacation time, paid holidays, and company outings. Casual dress code and private roof top deck.

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