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Software Engineer, Consumer

Company: Cargurus
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Car shopping is complicated. At CarGurus, we use data and technology to make it simple, giving people the tools they need to confidently find, buy, finance, or sell a car. The best part? Our work s made a real impact. We re the most-visited car-shopping site in the US, and we re expanding globally. Ready to come along for the ride?CarGurus Consumer Team is looking for a Software Engineer to help our users find the car they re looking for as efficiently as possible. See your solutions impact millions of global users daily as you seek challenges such as:

  • Improve search experience and performance for millions of users across millions of cars globally
  • Make the car shopping experience enjoyable and more transparent
  • Help users discover the right car for them
  • Enable new ways of buying cars, such as buying online and having your car delivered
  • Build out platforms to enable us to iterate faster and respond to our consumers quickerWhat You'll Do:
    • Work in a multi-functional team with data analysts, product managers, and of course other engineers.
    • Participate in whiteboard sessions and design conversations on engineering the best solution to the challenges at hand.
    • Test out new ideas with novel and quick experiments.
    • Write clean, well-tested, and efficient code.
    • Iterate rapidly and deploy changes daily.
    • Collaborate with and be mentored by highly skilled engineers.
    • Have fun!Who You Are:
      • 2+ years of software development experience
      • Expertise with Java or similar object-oriented languages
      • Solid understanding of MySQL or similar relational database
      • Some experience with building scalable websites (e-commerce) or large-scale applications preferred
      • Drawn to and thrive in a fast-paced environment that pushes code daily
      • Able to work independently, as well as in a team environment
      • Strong written and verbal communication skillsCarGurus Culture:Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit. At CarGurus, we invest in our people s professional growth with everything from learning and development programs to tuition reimbursement. Want to work on projects that expand your skill set without sacrificing your work/life balance? You got it. We also strive to provide perks and benefits that employees actually care about like free lunch, commuter subsidies, and more. That includes equity in the company our way of showing that we want you here for the long haul.We work hard every day to build the world s most trusted and transparent automotive marketplace, but trust and transparency don t just apply to our consumers. They extend to our talent, too. We aim to create a workplace where everyone feels they can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential where you don t just fit, you thrive. We don t discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We recognize that flexibility plays a critical role in enabling our people to thrive in both their personal and professional lives. We currently welcome Gurus into our Cambridge, MA office on a voluntary basis but do not require employees to physically be in the office. We will adopt a hybrid working model when health experts and government officials in our local communities deem it safe to do so. Specific arrangements within this model will be up to team leaders discretion; we encourage you to discuss your questions and needs during the interview process.All US CarGurus employees are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation. This helps us to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large.#LI-Hybrid

Keywords: Cargurus, Cambridge , Software Engineer, Consumer, IT / Software / Systems , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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