Software Development Engineer III - Data Platform (BB-89274)
Found in: Talent IN
Description:Take care of petabytes of data to help local businesses growGroupon is an experiences marketplace that brings people more ways to get the most out of their city or wherever they may be. By enabling real-time mobile commerce across local businesses, live events and travel destinations, Groupon helps people find and discover experiences––big and small, new and familiar––that make for a full, fun and rewarding life. Groupon helps local businesses grow and strengthen customer relationships––resulting in strong, vibrant communities. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success.As a global company that works with both local businesses and consumers, Groupon has a wealth of data, which is stored and processed on our ever-evolving data platform. As a Data Engineer, you will handle the full development life-cycle of Groupon data applications. Our Data Engineers collaborate with data scientists, product managers and other engineering teams to design and build streaming and batch data applications for the business to enable consistently informed management decisions and also provide customers and merchants with personalized experience.We're a "best of both worlds" kind of company. We're big enough to have resources and scale, but small enough that a single person has a surprising amount of autonomy and can make a significant impact. We're curious, fun, a little intense, and kind of passionate about helping local businesses thrive. Does that sound like a compelling place to work?You’ll spend time on the following: Work with data scientists, analytics experts and product managers to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.Analyze & translate functional specifications & change requests into technical designs.Design, develop, and implement streaming and near-real time data pipelines that feed systems that are the operational backbone of our business.Develop scalable, maintainable and reusable code with unit tests and integration testingEnsure accuracy & integrity of data & applications through analysis, coding, writing clear documentation and problem resolution.Troubleshoot and remediate issues impacting data pipelines.Keep tabs on the tools, techniques and components being used in the industry through research and apply this knowledge to the system(s) being developed.Mentoring junior engineers We’re excited about you if you have: Hands-on experience with all aspects of designing, developing, testing and implementing streaming, near real time and batch data pipelinesExpertise in functional and object oriented programming paradigms.Hands on experience on Scala, JavaExperience working with distributed computing frameworks, preferably SparkWorking knowledge of message queuing, stream processing using Kafka/ Kinesis, and highly scalable big data storesGood coding skills in at least one modern scripting language, preferably PythonExperience working on MPP systemsExperience and working knowledge of Lambda and Kappa architecture in AWS cloud environmentSolid understanding of SDLC, software standard methodologies and development methodologiesExcellent verbal and written communication, analytical, and problem solving skills.Experience working with big data tools such as – Kafka, Hadoop, hive, Hbase etc. a big plus.Experience with data warehousing and star-schema (dimensional) data models and strong hands-on SQL knowledge a big plusExperience working with Teradata, Teradata Vantage is a plus. We value Engineers who are: Customer-focused: We believe that doing what’s right for the customer is ultimately what will drive our business forward.Obsessed with quality: Your production code just works & scales linearlyTeam players. You believe that more can be achieved together. You listen to feedback and also provide supportive feedback to help others grow/improve.Fast learners: We are willing to disrupt our existing business to trial new products and solutions. You love learning how to use new technologies and then rapidly apply them to new problems.Pragmatic: We do things quickly to learn what our customers desire. You know when it’s appropriate to take shortcuts that don’t sacrifice quality or maintainability.Owners: People at Groupon know how to positively impact the business.
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