Staff Engineer

| Chicago, IL, USA
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About The Opportunity
We're all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. Innovative technology, user-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart and make us an industry leader in the world of online food ordering. When you join our team, you become part of a community that works together to innovate, solve problems, grow, work hard and have a ton of fun in the process!
Why Work For Us
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 strong relationships, embraces diverse ideas-all while having fun together-Grubhub is the place for you!
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 strong relationships, embraces diverse ideas-all while having fun together-Grubhub is the place for you!
As a Staff Web Engineer in the Diner Experience organization, you will be designing the architecture of eCommerce applications used by millions of users every day. You'll spend time coaching and leading the engineers that contribute to the application, helping to bring out the best in our engineering organization. Grubhub wants teams to have the autonomy to come up with creative solutions to problems and you'll be responsible for helping shepherd that culture.
Our Staff Engineers 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.
The Impact You Will Make

  • Architect, implement and test technology solutions at Grubhub
  • Provide technical mentorship, guidance and quality-focused code review to your team members
  • Coach your team on how to translate product needs into wise choices
  • Build and maintain large-scale, high-availability web applications with an active and growing user base
  • Collaborate with Frontend Platform engineers to contribute patterns and libraries that can set the standard across GrubHub engineering
  • Construct reusable components and front-end libraries for future use across our product suite
  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Optimize components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Ensure quality by designing SLOs, and balancing the tradeoffs between our UI, integration and unit test suites
  • Identify, triage and solve complex issues and problems in timely and efficient manner
  • You will work with your team to monitor and ensure the health of the platform, which includes a 24/7 hour on-call rotation, to ensure a great customer experience.


What You Bring to the Table

  • 6+ years extensive professional experience with front-end web development, including command of a modern framework - React, Redux and Typescript preferred
  • Experience building a frontend that serves several microservices
  • Expertise with Javascript, CSS, HTML
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • Familiarity with a modern server side framework - Rails/Java a plus
  • Strong proficiency using and building RESTful, gRPC or GraphQL web APIs
  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies
  • Self-directed and responsible for deliverables of yourself and fellow team members
  • Team player with excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or ample real world experience


And Of Course Perks:

  • Flexible 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 highly-competitive compensation package with eligibility for generous incentives, bonuses, commission, and RSUs.
  • 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.


Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage a workplace that is just as diverse as the customers we serve. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you're applying for a job in the U.S. and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to [email protected] 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 email address.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • SQLAnalytics
    • AxureDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • FigmaDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

111 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602

What are Grubhub Perks + Benefits

Grubhub Benefits Overview

PTO. Grubhub employees enjoy a generous amount of time to recharge.

Health and Wellness. Excellent medical benefits, employee network groups and paid parental leave are just a few of our programs to support your overall well-being.

Competitive Pay. You’ll receive a competitive base salary with eligibility for generous incentives, bonuses, commission or RSUs (role-specific).

Learning and Career Growth. Your personal and professional development is a priority at Grubhub. We empower you to be a leader and grow your career through training, coaching and mentorship opportunities.

MealPerks. Get meals on us! Our employees get a weekly Grubhub credit to enjoy and support local restaurants.

Fun. Every Grubhub office has an employee-led Culture Crew that connects people through fun, meaningful events and initiatives like Wellness Wednesdays, Slack competitions and happy hours!

Social Impact. At Grubhub we believe in giving back. In 2021, the Grubhub Community Fund gave more than $25 million to over 23 charitable organizations.. Employees are also given paid time off each year to support the causes that are important to them.

Half Day Fridays! Grubhub has newly instituted half day Fridays where all employees are encouraged to end their Friday's at 1:00pm local time to get a head start to the weekend! Depending on certain business needs, some teams may implement a different schedule for this time off, but everyone gets to enjoy the perk!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Grubhub partners with many Non Profits through our “Donate the Change” program. Past examples include The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), Feed the Soul Foundation, and World Central Kit
Open door policy
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Certain roles within Grubhub are eligible to receive company equity.
Performance bonus
Certain roles within Grubhub are eligible for bonuses.
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Technology employees are eligible to receive up to $2,000 annually for continuing education opportunities such as conferences, bootcamps and events.
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available

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