Groupon ❤️ Mobile

Mobile generates over 60% of the revenue for Groupon and is growing rapidly. Mobile is becoming the main way that most people experience Groupon. Groupon Mobile has over 30 million monthly active mobile users and generates almost 2 billion dollars in yearly revenue. Groupon mobile operates at a scale that few other mobile teams do.

The mobile engineering organization is laser-focused on delivering best of breed mobile experiences for our users that are delightful, easy to use, highly performant, and most importantly, help people save money and discover local merchants.

The Mobile engineering culture is a fantastic blend of high autonomy, pride in craft, cooperation, and impact. Mobile has a very strong engineering culture that encourages technical excellence and innovation. Many mobile engineers contribute to open source projects as well as evaluating and adopting leading edge technologies.

Eric Levy – Software Development Engineer, iOS

ERIC LEVY Software Development Engineer, iOS Consumer App Remote Joined: 2015 Eric is probably the only iOS Engineer at Groupon who was previously a high school principal -and- is currently a teacher of Ancient Near Eastern History. When did he decide to make the jump...

Grox: The Art of the State

Grox: The Art of the State 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 logic became more complex, more entangled. Suddenly, you have a database,...

From Fragments to Activity: the Lambda Way

From Fragments to Activity: the Lambda Way [cci_java]Activities[/cci_java] have their lifecycle, and the same goes for [cci_java]Fragments[/cci_java]. Hence, communication from [cci_java]Fragments[/cci_java] to [cci_java]Activities[/cci_java] is notoriously...

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Cecilia – Android Engineer

CECILIA GUO Android Engineer Palo Alto, CA Joined: 2016 Aside from the excitement of working on Groupon's top-rated mobile app, Cecilia finds both professional and personal growth within the close-knit Android team What's your favorite Groupon memory? The Groupon app...

Erik – Android Engineer

ERIK KAMP Android Engineer Palo Alto, CA Joined: 2015 This Engineer keeps himself and Groupon's top-rated Android app running. We wonder who would win in a race, though? 🤔 What's your favorite Groupon memory? My favorite Groupon memory was when part of my team went to...

Eric – iOS Engineer

When he’s not working on the local school board, whitewater rafting, acting in community theater, or taking photos as a Google Trusted Photographer, he’s traveling the country with his father to visit every baseball stadium. Oh, and he’s also helping build Groupon’s top-rated iOS app.

Dependency Injection Checks

Dependency Injection Checks Dependency Injection is great to design testable and modular apps, but whether you use Toothpick, Dagger or any other library, there are some tricky problems that come with DI. They can be hard to detect and quality and static code analysis...

Better Android Intents with Dart & Henson

Better Android Intents with Dart & Henson Intents are an essential part of the Android ecosystem. They are used to express an action to be performed and can be classified into implicit and explicit intents. In an abstract way, all intents together define a...

iOS Engineer Nicolas Yuste Tirados

Name: Nicolas Yuste Location: Seattle Title: iOS Engineer You came to Groupon through Blink; can you talk about Blink and what it was like being part of an acquisition? I was living in Madrid working for Blink (Blink by Groupon). We had about 30 people in the office...

Hamish in Mobile Engineering

Today we get to know Hamish, Senior Engineering Manager in Palo Alto. Hamish joined Groupon in 2013, leaving Australia behind for a new adventure in The Valley. What do you do? I started at Groupon as part of the relevance team and led a project to roll out the...