How to Get a Job at GrouponAbout this guide

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- Groupon is known for their fun and easy-going culture
- The compensation for these roles is average compared to similar companies.
- The company tries to create a good work-life balance
- There have been some complaints about management, but reviews are generally positive.

InterviewInterview Process

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The interview process for a data scientist at Groupon takes 2-5 weeks in general.

**Stage 1:**Phone screen with recruiter**Stage 2:**Phone interview with a senior data scientist

The questions are focused on machine learning theory as well as a technical discussion of previous work experience.**Stage 3:**Onsite interview

The onsite includes 5 in-person interview sessions, about 3.5 hours total. The questions are standard statistics/SQL/programming questions for the data scientist position.

InterviewInterview Questions

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**Q 1:**How do you write sqrt function without using sqrt())?**Q 2:**Normal distribution, binomial distribution**Q 3:**Programing (R/Python) and probability/stats questions**Q 4:**You are on a number line and you can jump to one of the neighbor points with equal probability, with the exception of n=0 where you can't go to negative numbers but have to come back to n=1. If you start at n=44, what is the expected number of steps to reach n=4444?**Q 5:**How would you create/design/implement a certain algorithm from start to end?**Q 6:**Tell us about a recent project where you used machine learning techniques.

CultureAbout Groupon

General

**Mission**

Groupon's mission is to become the daily habit in local commerce.

**Vision**

To fulfill our purpose of building strong communities through fast-growing small businesses by connecting people to a dynamic, global marketplace for local services, experiences, and goods.

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**Chicago:**600 W. Chicago Avenue**Seattle:**1201 3rd Avenue**San Francisco:**225 Bush St.**Palo Alto:**3101 Park Blvd.**Madrid:**Paseo Castellana 79