Groupon Hosts STEM Workshop With Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago

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at February 21st, 2017

Groupon’s vision for STEM Education is for more students in diverse and underserved communities to have access and be inspired to pursue education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math – and today, our Social Responsibility team hosted 120 of Chicagoland’s best and brightest 3rd-8th grade scouts for a fun-filled day of STEM. Throughout… Read More


Groupon Intern Blog: Meet Jenny…rising senior at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign learning while making an impact!

at August 26th, 2016

The #GrouponU Blog is back for 2016! We’ll regularly feature a Groupon intern or recent college grad telling you about their experience tackling challenging problems and working with our teams.   Who are you? My name is Jenny Cheng and I’m a rising senior in Computer Science at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I’m an… Read More


Groupon Intern Blog: Meet Abby & Jinting…rising UMichigan seniors on the Application Security Team in Chicago!

at July 14th, 2016

The #GrouponU Blog is back for 2016! We’ll regularly feature a Groupon intern or recent college grad telling you about their experience tackling challenging problems and working with our teams. Who are you? Abby: Hi! My name is Abby Grobbel and I am interning with Groupon this summer! I will be a senior at the… Read More


Groupon Intern Blog: Meet Annie & Lisa! Rising junior EECS Undergrads and bubble soccer pros!

at July 6th, 2016

The #GrouponU Blog is back for 2016! We’ll regularly feature a Groupon intern or recent college grad telling you about their experience tackling challenging problems and working with our teams. Nice to meet you! Who are you? Hi I’m Annie, and I’m an SDET intern on the Mobile tools, infrastructure and automation team focusing on… Read More


Groupon Intern Blog: Meet Sam! Fan of FreeBSD, zip-lining and mechanical bulls…?

at June 28th, 2016

The #GrouponU Blog is back for 2016! We’ll regularly feature a Groupon intern or recent college grad telling you about their experience tackling challenging problems and working with our teams. Who are you? My name is Sam Gwydir and I’m a senior at Texas A&M University studying Computer Engineering/Computer Science and a minor in Mathematics…. Read More


Working in Groupon Seattle: Krassimir Dimov, Software Development Engineer

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at April 19th, 2016

What’s it like to work as an Engineer at Groupon in Seattle? Krassimir Dimov, a Software Development Engineer, gives us the scoop. (And some nice new office pics!) What brought you to Groupon from your previous company? I moved to Groupon from Amazon Web Services. It was a magnificently executed recruiting effort that started with a cold… Read More


Tech Spotlight: Austin Talks 2010 Groupon Customer Service & Managing a Tech Team

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at March 14th, 2016

Today, we’re chatting with Austin Campion, Manager of the App Ops Support team here in Chicago. Austin began his Groupon journey in August of 2010, utilizing his improv background in Customer Service. Almost six years later, he’s running a team in Engineering and also helped  produce a video of our new office space. Name: Austin Campion  Title: App… Read More


Tech Spotlight: Pedro, Geekfest Evangelist in Seattle

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at February 1st, 2016

Title: Director of Engineering, Consumer Experience Groupon Getaways Location: Seattle Start Date: December 2010 Can you talk about Geekfest? What is it? Geekfest is a technology-agnostic software developer meetup that was launched by Obtiva back in 2007. After Groupon acquired Obtiva in 2011, the tradition continued in Chicago. In July of 2014, Geekfest Seattle started and in November of… Read More


Tech Spotlight: Groupon Culture & Inclusivity Brought Sarah Kim Back Full-Time

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at December 29th, 2015

Name: Sarah Kim Title: Software Development Engineer Start date: July 2015 You were previously an intern here; how did your internship impact your decision to come back to Groupon as a full-time employee? I had such a great time at my internship on Pull in Chicago. I think the biggest influence was the people I met during my… Read More


Tech Spotlight: Santosh Ameti Tackles Travel in Seattle

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at December 14th, 2015

Name: Santosh Ameti Location: Seattle Title: Senior Software Development Manager Start Date: June 2015 What brought you to Groupon from Amazon and Microsoft? In a short span of 7 years, Groupon has pioneered a new industry and remained the dominant leader in the space. The potential the company has and the growth it has exhibited thus far… Read More