Smartcar

11 - 25 Employees
< 10 Engineers
$10M - $25M Funding
Series A

Smartcar is the car API for developers. We empower developers to build the future of mobility.

Smartcar’s platform allows web and mobile apps to locate and unlock cars using simple HTTP requests. Our API works with without aftermarket hardware, allowing developers to locate, unlock, and read the odometer from cars of 13 brands in a single integration.

Founded in 2015, Smartcar has raised $12M in seed and series A funding from the venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and New Enterprise Associates (NEA).

Our customers range from early-stage startups to large enterprises. To name a few, the mobile car wash service Spiffy, the peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace Turo, and the oil and gas company Shell are using our API to build innovative mobility experiences.

As a Full-Stack Engineer, you will build, maintain and expand the Smartcar API platform. You will report directly to Smartcar's CTO, Sanketh.

We'd love for you to join us.

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Why join us?
  • You will have the opportunity to build out the first ever API platform for cars and have a major impact on the future of transportation.

  • If you want to create an impact and influence a company's overall growth this is the place to be!

  • We have a team of 15 right now and are looking to grow to 30 by end of this year and 60 by end of next year!

  • We have $12 million in funding backed by NEA and Andreessen Horowitz. 😃


Engineering at Smartcar
Engineering team and processes

Smartcar's engineering team follows an agile development process with 2 week sprints. Every engineer has input into the planning process. We believe in shipping fast but also maintaining high code quality. We employ a continuous delivery system to ship features rapidly. However, we also maintain a stringent set of quality checks including: - Linting - 95% + code coverage - Unit and Integration tests - Required peer code reviews

Technical Challenges

We are building an API that has to communicate with vehicles of many different makes and models in real time.

Projects you might work on
  • You would build out a fine grained permissioning system that empowers vehicle owners to know exactly the level of access they are providing an application.

  • You would own majors parts in building out our developer experience.

  • You would build out a vehicle simulator and testing platform from scratch! This will enable developers to validate their applications without owning a real vehicle.

Tech stack
React
Node.js
PostgreSQL
Docker
AWS
Redis
Express
Redux

Working at Smartcar

We all wear multiple hats and are incredibly scrappy and resourceful. That's the beauty of a startup! If you are the type of person that likes an environment with ambiguous instructions that allows you to roll with it with a supportive and collaborative team; this is the place for you!

Generous Vacation

We have unlimited PTO!

Free Food

We have catered lunches four times a week and a fully stocked kitchen.

Pet Friendly

Check out our Instagram account to see some of Smartcar's pups @smartcarcareers

Maternal/Paternal Leave

We offer 3 months of maternity and paternity leave.

Health Insurance

Smartcar provides medical, dental, and vision insurance so you can stay healthy.

Team Activities

We have consistent offsites that will bring out your sense of adventure!

401(k) Contribution

401K matching up to 4%

Flexible Hours

Most of our engineers come in anywhere between 8:00 am 10:00 am. As long as you get your work done we don't focus too much on hours.

Relocation

We offer $4,000 in reimbursements for applicants that move from a 500 mile radius of Mountain View, California.


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