Chicago, Illinois

About The Opportunity

We're all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. User-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart in the world of online food ordering. Grubhub is a place where authentically fun culture meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. If you're looking for a place that values relationships, embraces diverse ideas-all while having fun together-then Grubhub is the place for you!

More About the Role

We are looking for a new SRE for the Runtime Automation team. This team designs and maintains systems which enable engineering to build and deploy services and systems at scale. We focus on building self-service tooling and autonomous systems to ensure rapid development for the whole engineering organization. This team owns the CI/CD platform infrastructure and ensures that it is stable, scalable, and approachable.
The Impact You Will Make
  • You'll become a Jenkins and Spinnaker expert to ensure that we provide a scalable platform for engineers to build and deploy production code.
  • You'll help migrate our infrastructure into Kubernetes, focusing on infrastructure-as-code and configuration management to drive reproducibility, reliability, and transparency in our platform.
  • You'll evangelize good CI/CD practices such as automated canary analysis and build self-service tooling to allow all engineers to take full advantage of our systems.
  • You'll drive reliability and observability improvements in the CI/CD platform. Using SLOs and other telemetry data, you'll help your team make informed decisions on where reliability challenges may exist and help develop solutions to improve them.
  • You'll be a subject matter expert on how the platform operates and a contact point for software engineers.
What You Bring to the Table
  • Software Engineering experience: Python, Java, Go, or a similar object-oriented language
  • CI/CD experience: Jenkins, Spinnaker, Github Actions, etc
  • Microservice Architecture and Application design experience
  • Distributed monitoring experience: SLOs, metrics, tracing, etc
  • Working knowledge of Cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, Compute/Containers, Storage, etc)
  • You will work with your team to monitor the health of the platform, which includes a 24/7 on-call rotation, to provide a great customer experience

About Our Tech:

  • Tooling / Automation Code: Python
  • CI/CD Tools: Jenkins and Spinnaker
  • Service Code: Java (Spring/Guice) REST / RPC
  • Monitoring: Datadog, Splunk, Lightstep
  • Cloud (AWS) Technologies: EC2, S3, ElastiCache (Redis/Memcache), Kinesis, Lambda
  • Data Tech: Cassandra, ElasticSearch, Redis, Memcache, and Kafka
  • Principles: Always hot+hot (N+1 datacenters, external providers), cache all the things, secure from the start, load / unit / functional tests for everything, measure everything (metrics)
And Of Course, Perks!
  • Flexible PTO/PTO. Grubhub employees enjoy a generous amount of time to recharge.
  • Health and Wellness. Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k matching, employee network groups and paid parental leave are just a few of our programs to support your overall well-being.
  • Compensation. You'll receive a great compensation package with eligibility for generous incentives, bonuses, commission, or RSUs (role-specific).
  • Free Meals. Our employees get a weekly Grubhub credit to enjoy and support local restaurants.
  • Social Impact. We believe in giving back through programs like the Grubhub Community Relief Fund, and provide our employees opportunities to support causes that are important to them.
Vaccination Requirement: Grubhub employees are required to be fully vaccinated. You must confirm vaccination status at time of hire, and must provide proof of full-Covid-19 vaccination within 2 weeks of starting employment. Fully vaccinated is defined as: \"2 weeks have passed since your second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's vaccine.

Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage a workplace that is just as diverse as the customers we serve. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you're applying for a job in the U.S. and need an accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

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Chicago, Illinois

Grubhub is a leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace with the largest and most comprehensive network of restaurant partners, as well as nearly 24 million active diners. Dedicated to connecting diners with the food they love from their favorite local restaurants, Grubhub elevates food ordering through innovative restaurant technology, easy-to-use platforms and an improved delivery experience. Grubhub features over 300,000 restaurants and is proud to partner with more than 225,000 of these restaurants in over 4,000 U.S. cities and London. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, LevelUp, AllMenus and MenuPages.

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