Engineering Manager

New York, NY, United States • $170k - $190k • 20.0% - 40.0%


Role Location

  • New York, NY, United States


  • $170k - $190k
  • 20.0% - 40.0%


501+ people


5 Bryant Park
New York, NY, 10018, US

Tech Stack

  • Java
  • AWS
  • Cassandra
  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Angular.js
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Hadoop
  • Apache Spark
  • Scala
  • Python
  • Kafka
  • Memcached
  • S3
  • Elastic Search
  • Jenkins
  • Git
  • Jira
  • Datalog
  • CloudFront

Role Description

Here at Grubhub, we’ve been dedicated to giving diners the most convenient way to order food from their favorite restaurants (whether that’s a late-night Chalupa from Taco Bell or a salad for lunch from a local restaurant the day after they enjoyed said late-night Chalupa).

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 work can deliver the food from the restaurant to the diner flawlessly. We take great pride in knowing that we are a part of 20+ million diners food ordering experience and we are partnered with 125,000 restaurants in 2,400 US cities across our suite of apps (Grubhub, LevelUp, Seamless, Tapingo, AllMenus, and MenuPages).

Want to be a part of the biggest movement in the US that is moving eating forward? If so, we want to talk to you - and hear what’s your favorite restaurant for food delivery!

We are looking for a Team Lead - Software Engineer to provide technical and architectural leadership for a key Restaurant engineering team. You will conceptualize, design, build and deploy new and innovative products and services for the Grubhub Restaurant Platform to facilitate the wide offerings, capabilities, and feedback loops for our restaurant partners. Our Team Leads 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.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

Architect, implement and test technology solutions at Grubhub

Motivate and advise technical solutions across multiple cross-functional teams

Take technical responsibility for a family of systems - manage technical debt, be on the lookout for opportunities for improvement, and work with system engineers to keep our production systems scaling and performing wickedly fast

Actively contribute to the adoption of software architecture, best practices, and technologies.

Facilitate your team's agile operations by overseeing all sprints, ceremonies, and the team backlog.

Participate in future product direction

Act as a technical voice for the restaurant engineering group

Encourage continuous delivery and an experimentation-centered development process

Mentorship including development and career planning for your team members

You Should Have

Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Programming or Engineering related field

7+ years experience building highly-scalable consumer-facing applications (e-commerce preferred)

2+ years in a leadership capacity or 5+ years experience with leadership responsibilities

Provides mentorship and coaching on career growth and development in a formal setting

Manages a team of Engineers and provides mentorship and coaching on career growth for People Management responsibility

Masterful understanding of Java (5+ years experience)

Experience architecting, designing and developing testable, fault-tolerant, and performant software

Masterful understanding of unit testing, integration testing, and load testing

Mastery of service and system-level architecture

Experience successfully building distributed and highly available systems

Experience with AWS and Cloud Infrastructure

Experience and understanding of Non-Relational Databases

Understanding Cassandra specifically is a plus

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.

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 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 e-mail address.

About Grubhub

*Note: these positions are either in New York City, Chicago, or remote.

Grubhub is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering and delivery marketplace dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. The company’s online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order from more than 125,000 takeout restaurants in over 2,400 U.S. cities and London. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, LevelUp, Tapingo, AllMenus and MenuPages.

Company Culture

We are scrappy, customer-obsessed and authentically fun- life is short!!

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