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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Bangalore

Description

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.

Take this unique opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing companies in the world. We’re changing the way merchants and consumers connect with each other worldwide, and the change has barely started. As we continue to evolve, our vision is to become the operating system for local commerce by providing an integrated suite of tools and services for local businesses to help them understand their customers better, compete effectively, and increase profits. To help us on this mission, we are looking for exceptional software engineers at our Bangalore,India development center who share our passion for crafting a new evolution in local commerce.

Groupon is looking for a full stack software engineer to work on our next generation email and mobile notification (push) management platform. The successful candidate will have strong experience developing world-class, service-oriented architecture software in an internet company. As part of the computational marketing team, this role will work on various areas such as, scalable distributed systems, real time data analysis, and enterprise marketing tools.

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Responsibilities Include:

Drive technical design & architecture for products & services owned.

Design, implement, test, maintain, and own high-performance web services.

Research various open source technologies to solve existing and future problems.

Rapidly iterate to add new functionality, solve complex problems with simple, intuitive, and customer focused solutions while shipping quality applications.

Translate business, marketing and functional into detailed technical requirements and architecture and technical design and work plans.

Apply experience to incrementally develop software development process and infrastructure that enable us to measure and improve the performance output of systems, products, features and services.

Basic Qualifications:

B.E. or higher in Computer Science or equivalent.

Experience with software development.

Experience working on large scale java platform products.

Backend experience with RESTful API and RDBMS.

Experience with relational databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL etc

Experience working with Agile methodologies and be comfortable with a fast-paced, always-on, start-up environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with NoSQL databases like Mongodb, Redis, HBase, Cassandra etc.

Understanding in basic statistical methods including hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, Bayesian statistics, generalized linear models, logistic regression, and classifications.

Experience with ecommerce and digital marketing.

About the company

Groupon is a global e-commerce marketplace connecting millions of subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods and services in more than 45 countries. Groupon was launched in November 2008, and the first market for Groupon was Chicago, followed soon thereafter by Boston, New York City, and Toronto. By October 2010 Groupon served more than 150 markets[clarification needed] in North America and 100 markets in Europe, Asia, and South America, and had 35 million registered users. By the end of March 2015, Groupon served more than 500 markets worldwide, nearly 48.1 million active customers and featured more than 425,000 active deals globally

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