Grubhub is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. The company’s online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order directly from approximately 50,000 takeout restaurants in more than 1,100 U.S. cities and London. Every order is supported by the company’s 24/7 customer service teams. Grubhub has offices in Chicago, New York and London.

Site Reliability Engineer - Big Data Team at Grubhub

Grubhub / Seamless is the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants.  Our online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order directly from thousands of takeout restaurants across the country


Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

Site Reliability Engineers are embedded in Data specific Dev teams to focus on the operational aspects of our services, and our SREs run their respective products and services from conception to continuous operation.  We're looking for engineers who want to be a part of developing infrastructure software, maintaining it and scaling.  If you enjoy focusing on reliability, performance, capacity planning and the automation everything, you’d probably like this position.


  • Python – our primary infrastructure language
  • Cassandra
  • Docker (in production!)
  • Splunk, Spark, Hadoop, and PrestoDB
  • AWS
  • Python and Fabric for automation and our CD pipeline
  • Jenkins for builds and task execution
  • Linux (CentOS and Ubuntu)
  • DataDog for metrics and alerting
  • Puppet
You Should Have


  • Python development experience
  • Experience working on projects in the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Experience in Streaming data platforms, (Kafka, Storm)
  • Familiarity with querying a SQL interface
  • Familiarity with Cassandra, MySQL, and Elasticsearch
  • Experience in AWS services like Kinesis, IAM, EMR, Redshift and S3
  • Familiarity with using and supporting analytics systems like Hive, Redshift, Presto, Tableau and similar tools.
  • Familiarity with performance debugging and tuning at the OS, JVM and cluster (MapReduce, Hive, Spark jobs) levels.
  • Proficient in high level scripting languages - Python preferred
  • Experience developing solutions leveraging Docker
  • Experience managing Linux (Centos, Ubuntu) systems
  • Configuration management experience with Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
  • Continuous integration, testing, and deployment using Git, Jenkins
  • Exceptional communication and troubleshooting skills.



  • Experience managing Linux (Centos, Ubuntu) systems
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL)
  • Bonus points for deploying/operating large-ish Hadoop clusters in AWS/GCP and use of EMR, DC/OS, Dataproc.
And Of Course, Perks!
  • Unlimited paid vacation days. Choose how your time is spent
  • Never go hungry! We provide weekly Grubhub/Seamless credit
  • Regular in-office social events, including happy hours, wine tastings, karaoke, bingo with prizes and more
  • Company-Wide Initiatives encouraging innovation, continuous learning and cross-department connections

We deliver favorites every day. Join us as we move eating forward.

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 [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 e-mail address.

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Why work with us
Be the first of your friends to declare, "I love where I work!" and actually mean it. Laugh hard and work with some of the best and brightest in the tech industry. We want you to enjoy where you work, who you work with and what you work on. At GrubHub, you can order your cake and eat it too!
Grubhub offers a very laid back culture where they encourage all employees to contribute to the success of the organization through their entrepreneurial spirit. The organization thrives on team members of all levels interacting, collaborating and mentoring each other.
Perks & Benefits
Competitive salaries and a 401(k) plan with employer matching
$18 per week to use on the Grubhub website
Restricted stock units for all team members
Unlimited snacks and beverages
Learning and development opportunities
Flexible vacation time, paid holidays, and company outings
Casual dress code and private roof top deck

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