Engineering Manager- Market Growth Strategies

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!

As a Team Lead Software Engineer on the Marketing Growth Strategies team, you will play a central role in driving Grubhub’s diners growth strategies in collaboration with marketing. Projects you will focus on are prospective and returning diners marketing campaigns, refer a friend program, and our integrated marketing framework. You will work closely with Engineering leadership and Product stakeholders to drive technical designs and leverage your own experience to solve the most challenging and difficult problems the team faces. You will lead the development efforts of an agile team and be responsible for coaching and creating career paths and goals for the team members.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

Develop highly-available, fault-tolerant features on our microservices platform.

Process big data sets with parallel distributed algorithms on clusters

Collaborate with leadership, product owners, and technologists to deliver features that grow our daily active diners.

Understand our products from both a technical and business perspective and help us drive innovation.

Build and deploy features with limited or no reliance on QA.

Be a proponent for improving our platform, processes, and tools.

Work across teams to accomplish project goals. Manage other teams’ expectations around team deliverables and charter and ensure minimal overlap of effort between teams

Oversee and manage team sprints and effectively communicate with non-technical stakeholders and customers across the organization

Understand each engineer's strengths and development opportunities; balance autonomy with oversight for each individual. Provide mentorship and coaching on career growth and development in a formal setting.

Motivate the team towards project goals and provide clear and concise direction towards the team’s objectives and recognize the team for their successes

Set the standard for team behavior and holds themselves accountable for their team’s failures

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, having 1:1 with team members to create career goals

Experience with End-to-End (E2) testing frameworks

Experience working in a test-driven development

Experience with Agile methodologies

Experience mentoring/coaching engineers along with overseeing the technical work of developers from other teams or 3rd party vendors

Experience with Java or a similar modern object-oriented language

Must have a strong computer science foundation, i.e. data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems

Experience with distributed architecture designs and design patterns

Experience working with API’s, RPC’s, and developing distributed systems.

Familiarity with distributed NoSQL databases

Familiarity with AWS or equivalent cloud service platform

Knowledge of Scala and Python a plus

Knowledge of marketing strategies a big 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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