There’s no place like Grovo. You can feel it the minute you step in the door. There’s an energy that’s contagious. An enthusiasm that’s palpable. At Grovo, our mission is to empower people and organizations to do their best work through effective learning, and that starts here with us. We’re building a culture where people wake up excited to come to the office every day.
Grovo is always looking for bright, ambitious, slightly left of center individuals to join us.
From day one, we have made it a priority to hire people who are the best at what they do and are passionate about teaching and learning from others. As a result, Grovo is a diverse team of learning specialist, creatives, salespeople, marketers, engineers, and other top performers who are deeply committed to building something that matters, together.
Crain's New York named Grovo a "Best Place to Work" and finalist for the "Best New Initiative of 2015" for its new philanthropic arm, Grovo For Good.
Grovo is a learning ecosystem built for the 21st-century workforce. We empower people to do their best work through effective learning by providing businesses with the technology and content to motivate employees, elevate performance, and create positive company cultures. We recognized that learning at work is broken and are fixing that for our clients and ourselves.
Data is a big part of what we do at Grovo. It’s important to our clients, it’s important to Sales, it’s important to Product, it’s important to Engineering. An ongoing challenge has been to distill the incredible volume of data which we collect into useful information for such diverse stakeholders while maintaining overall application performance.
Our infrastructure is built upon Amazon Web Services, managed by Aasgard and provisioned via Packer and Chef. Consul provides service discovery and configuration; monitoring is done using Sensu and SignalFX. CircleCI provides the backbone for our continuous integration pipeline.
As both the product and engineering teams have scaled, the challenge of keeping everyone coordinated, aligned, and moving effectively towards our goals has grown. We’ve long considered ourselves a product driven organization, but increasing stresses on Engineering as our platform has evolved to provide a wider basket of services to a greater diversity of clients highlighted the misalignment inherent in that perspective.
We recognize that healthy software is the product of healthy practice. We’ve appointed an Engineering Practice Manager tasked with establishing the standard for professional practice within the department. We’re taking the first steps toward full-time pairing and test-driven development. Collaboration is becoming a core competency; sharing, learning and growing has become priority one for the engineering team. Code review happens early and happens often. – less