Data Engineer – FinTech Team


Chicago, IL, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Post Date: 02/19/2021
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  • Company Address: 600 W. Chicago Avenue Suite 400, Chicago, IL, 60654

About Groupon

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime.

Job Description

Groupon is looking for Data Engineers to help excel a growing team responsible for the financial accounting data at Groupon.

Located in Chicago and Berlin, the Financial Data Engineering (FDE) team is owner of Groupon’s financial data and reporting. FDE is the guardian of the accuracy and correctness of Groupon’s financial data, which encompasses millions of vouchers/units sold. Besides handling such data volumes securely and reliably, FDE’s ongoing challenge is to integrate Groupon’s ever-changing and improving data landscape into the reporting, being one of the most downstream data teams in the company and, as such, exposed broadly to Groupon’s business and tech infrastructure.

FDE’s main responsibility is maintaining the financial data pipeline to provide accounting with daily financial reports whilst ensuring data quality.  Moreover, the team provides monthly and on-demand financial reports.

FDE Mission is to provide timely, consistent, and accurate financial data and insights.

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • Design, implement, and maintain generic ETL jobs and support services for the financial data mart in the data warehouse 
  • Drive and support further automatization of the international financial data pipeline in the data warehouse
  • Utilize experience and end-to-end knowledge of data warehousing and BI systems (including data architectures in translating business requirements into data models) 
  • Work with business users and data analysts to design and implement data integration flows into the financial data mart in the data warehouse
  • Design data models and write specifications for the integration of heterogeneous data sources
  • Advice on and resolve any performance or scaling issue

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Econometrics, or proven work experience of five years in an academic-level environment
  • Proficient with one mainstream object oriented programming languages ( e.g. Java, Python)
  • Love for detail: Being skilled and passionate for in-depth technical data analysis, explaining the last 0.001%
  • Flexibility, an independent data-driven working style being both diligent and precise
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Outstanding SQL scripting skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Work experience in the field of Business Intelligence or Information Management
  • Practice in documentation of (logical) data models
  • Skills in database ETL with continuous desire to reduce workload by automation
  • Familiarity with working in a SOX-compliant (or similar) environment
  • Experience in handling mass data
  • Proficiency in Talend Data Integration (or comparable ETL tool)
  • Experience with JIRA (or similar ticketing tool)

Groupon’s purpose is to build strong communities through thriving small businesses. To learn more about the world’s largest local ecommerce marketplace, click here for the latest Groupon news. Plus, be sure to check out the values that shape our culture, guide our strategy and make our company a great place to work. And just don’t take our word for it. Hear from real Groupon team members and learn more about our inclusive employee groups. If all of this sounds like something that’s a great fit for you, then click apply and let’s see where this takes us. 


Groupon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications for employment, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment are based upon the ability to perform the job. Equal-employment opportunities are provided to all applicants and employees without regard to race, creed, religion, color, age, national origin, sex, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, military discharge status (excluding dishonorable discharge), veteran status, citizenship status, or other legally protected status. We are all responsible for maintaining this policy. Groupon is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may email us at hraccommodations at If you have concerns related to Groupon’s equal employment opportunities, you may contact Groupon’s Ethics Reporting Service Ethicspoint.

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