Our Engineering Platforms

Groupon operates at a massive scale and is continuously delivering exciting new features and functionality. In order to keep up at the scale and pace of being a leading innovator, we require an efficient and robust platform to build upon. This is no small feat, and requires the use of many cutting edge open source technologies as well customizations and home grown solutions. Groupon is a big supporter of open source and heavily involved in communities (such as Node and Storm-Mesos), and continues this philosophy to “inner source” amongst its engineering staff.

How I Learned to Love Unit Testing with Toothpick

How I Learned to Love Unit Testing with Toothpick Siqi Guo Android Software Engineer October 13, 2017 Once upon a time, you started a new app and everything was simple and nice: a few features, a simple UI and that’s it. But then it became bigger and bigger, and the...

Women in Tech: A Self-Made Software Engineer Pt. II

Today’s Women in Technology (WIT) blog entry is about Monica, a Theater Arts Communication Major who worked her way into Engineering. (No stage acting involved.) Click here to read part one of her story! Then come back! How are things now and what's next? I love...

A Self-Made Software Engineer Story Pt. I

Today’s Women in Technology (WIT) blog entry is about Monica, a Theater Arts Communication Major who worked her way into Engineering. (No stage acting involved.) Name: Monica Title: Software Test Engineer Start date: December 2010 What's your Groupon story? I started...