Senior Software Engineer

Got a taste for something new?

We’re Grubhub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food ordering company. Since 2004 we’ve been connecting hungry diners to the local restaurants they love. We’re moving eating forward with no signs of slowing down.

With more than 95,000 restaurants and over 15.6 million diners across 1,700 U.S. cities and London, we’re delivering like never before. Incredible tech is our bread and butter, but amazing people are our secret ingredient. Rigorously analytical and customer-obsessed, our employees develop the fresh ideas and brilliant programs that keep our brands going and growing.

Long story short, keeping our people happy, challenged and well-fed is priority one. Interested? Let’s talk. We’re eager to show you what we bring to the table.


Grubhub is seeking experienced engineers to join its Simulation Team. This team builds our delivery simulation, which we use to drive business policies and understand how the delivery ecosystem works. As a simulation engineer, you will work with business stakeholders, decision scientists, and systems engineers and analysts to create a simulated delivery environment that is realistic, massively parallel, and easy to extend. You will implement and run experiments that directly inform and improve our business.





Some Challenges You’ll Tackle






  • Design, implement and deliver awesome technical platforms and products for all constituencies (diners, corporate accounts, restaurants, internal tools)

  • Understand our products from both a technical and business perspective in the context of our larger business.

  • Communicate with leadership, product owners, other technologists, and users to create working software based on an understanding of business and technical priorities.

  • Break down complex problems into elegant technical solutions to intelligently solve problems for GrubHub.com diners, restaurant, corporate accounts and internal stakeholders

  • Actively contribute to the adoption of strong software architecture, development best practices, and new technologies. We are always improving the process of building software; we need you to help contribute.

  • You will be a key part in accurately estimating the timing of software delivery





You Should Have






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

  • 4 + years experience building software tools

  • Familiarity with interface design and systems of systems architectures

  • Some exposure to simulation methodology or game development

  • Proficient in workflow scripting and design

  • Experience working in a test-driven development

  • Java, C#, or a similar modern object-oriented language

  • Exposure to virtualization and automation

  • Experience deploying command-line software applications in the cloud

  • Knowledge of SQL and databases

  • Familiar with Agile methodologies





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.

Location New York, Ny Created on 12-12-18 Benefits