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Principal Software Engineer, Product Platform

Company: CarGurus LLC
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Who we areAt CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG), our mission is to give people the power to reach their destination. We started as a small team of developers determined to bring trust and transparency to car shopping. Since then, our history of innovation and go-to-market acceleration has driven industry-leading growth. In fact, we're the largest and fastest-growing automotive marketplace, and we've been profitable for over 15 years. What we doThe market is evolving, and we are too, moving the entire automotive journey online and guiding our customers through every step. That includes everything from the sale of an old car to the financing, purchase, and delivery of a new one. Today, tens of millions of consumers visit each month, and -30,000 dealerships use our products. But they're not the only ones who love CarGurus-our employees do, too. We have a people-first culture that fosters -kindness, collaboration, and innovation, and empowers our Gurus with tools to fuel their career growth. Disrupting a trillion-dollar industry requires fresh and diverse perspectives. Come join us for the ride!Role overview As a full-stack engineer on the CIA team, this person will be responsible for ensuring defining and building of well-architected front and back-end solutions that provide leverage to other teams. This person will specifically contribute to our improved, centralized instrumentation approach as their first and primary ownership area. Additional responsibilities include adding core functionality to our A/B testing frameworks and supporting our shared communications capabilities. What you'll do

  • Define, build, and operated well-architected front and back-end systems
  • Provide technical guidance in the form of design, architecture, and code review
  • Coach and mentor others within the team and across the organization
  • Work with partners to ensure systems accelerate product development across the organization What you'll bring
    • Strong frontend skills leveraging modern JavaScript (JS) and/or Typescript (TS) patterns, libraries, and frameworks
    • Experience building services using a modern server-side language (Java, NodeJS, etc)
    • Experience building end-to-end systems that require a foundational understanding of full-stack systems
    • Experience working with and implementing solutions that leverage a variety of data storage technologies
    • Ability to drive architecture and design discussions/decisions Working at CarGurus We reward our Gurus' curiosity and passion with best-in-class benefits and compensation, including equity for all employees, both when they start and as they continue to grow with us. Our career development and corporate giving programs, as well as our employee resource groups (ERGs) and communities, help people build connections while making an impact in personally meaningful ways. A flexible hybrid model and robust time off policies encourage work-life balance and individual well-being. Thoughtful perks like daily free lunch, a new car discount, meditation and fitness apps, commuting cost coverage, and more help our people create space for what matters most in their personal and professional lives. We welcome allCarGurus strives to be a place to which people can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential-starting with our hiring process. We do not 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 foster an inclusive environment that values people for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. That's why we hope you'll apply even if you don't check every box listed in the job description. We want to know what only you can bring to CarGurus. Additional information US employees must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation. #LI-Hybrid

Keywords: CarGurus LLC, Cambridge , Principal Software Engineer, Product Platform, IT / Software / Systems , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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