Senior Software Engineer (Fullstack)

Los Angeles, CA, United States, Remote

TrueCar


Team

TrueCar Web

Role Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Remote

Employees

501+ people

Address

120 Broadway Ste 200
Santa Monica, CA, 90401-2385, US

Tech Stack

  • AWS
  • AWS Lambda
  • Ruby on Rails
  • React
  • React Native
  • JavaScript
  • Hadoop
  • Apache Spark
  • Java
  • PostgreSQL
  • Terraform
  • Redshift
  • Kafka
  • Elasticsearch
  • TypeScript
  • Node.js

Role Description

TrueCar envisions a world where car shopping is an uplifting experience. Our shopping experience helps buyers consider choices from every angle, builds confidence in their decisions, and enables every step of the process with tools and information that make car buying easy. Ultimately, TrueCar is helping people in the second largest purchase they will make in their lives. We’re removing the complexity out of buying a car, using technology and personalization, to create a one-of-a-kind experience that transforms car buying and ultimately people’s lives.

Come join the team and help us accomplish our mission. TrueCar maintains a Dynamic Workplace, allowing employees to have their primary workstations at home, with office space in Santa Monica, CA and Austin, TX to be made available to individuals and teams to use as needed. Employees enjoy excellent benefits (health/vision/dental coverage, 401k with contribution matching, equity, etc.) as well as perks like monthly credits for at-home food delivery, internet/mobile phone service coverage, and fitness expenses.

About the Team:

Building a buy from home experience is a top initiative at TrueCar and the Payment Experience team is leading the way working on building applications that make car buying simpler and more enjoyable for consumers. With that comes a deep understanding of the business knowledge surrounding lease and loan payments, so you won’t just be solving engineering problems, but also developing a deeper understanding within this domain. The Payment Experience team originated in the startup world so we enjoy moving fast and working on bigger and more challenging problems. We feel everyone’s opinion and buy-in is crucial to the team’s success so we all participate in team Scrum meetings and roadmap planning. We learn best from each other’s point of views and expertise, and value individual contributions to improve our overall team performance and processes.

What You’ll Do:

  • Possess a burning internal goal of creating cutting-edge product
  • Will leave your ego at the door and thrive in healthy debate
  • Have passionate integrity and a healthy sense of work/life balance
  • Can work productively together with and learn from other top-level players
  • re a world-class developer looking for the right team & opportunity to really make an impact

What You’ll Need:

  • Experience using Ruby and Rails in production
  • Experience using Javascript frameworks in production (we use React)
  • Deep understanding of RESTful API design
  • Well versed in Agile processes such as Continuous Integration
  • Experience using a relational database system (we use Postgres)
  • Firm understanding of modern HTML/CSS
  • Familiarity with Git version control system
  • Have delivered great technology quickly and understand how to ship in a fast-changing environment
  • Good communicator and team member

Nice to Haves:

  • Redis / ElasticSearch
  • Development Experience on Linux and/or OSX
  • SASS / LESS
  • Docker / Puppet / Chef
  • GraphQL
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Terraform
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Automotive industry experience

About TrueCar:

TrueCar is a leading automotive digital marketplace that enables car buyers to connect to our nationwide network of Certified Dealers. We are building the industry's most personalized and efficient car buying experience as we seek to bring more of the purchasing process online. Consumers who visit our marketplace will find a suite of vehicle discovery tools, price ratings, and market context on new and used cars -- all with a clear view of what's a great deal. When they are ready, TrueCar will enable them to connect with a local Certified Dealer who shares in our belief that truth, transparency, and fairness are the foundation of a great car buying experience. As part of our marketplace, TrueCar powers car-buying programs for over 250 leading brands, including AARP, Sam’s Club, and American Express. Nearly half of all new-car buyers engage with TrueCar powered sites, where they buy smarter and drive happier.

About TrueCar

TrueCar exists to create a world where shopping for a car is uplifting. Our digital automotive marketplace helps car shoppers consider choices from every angle—all with a clear view of what’s a great deal. We show you price ratings for new and used cars. We provide this information so you can feel confident in the upfront, discounted price you’ll pay at the dealership. If you need a fast and easy way to trade in your car, you can get a cash offer in minutes. Our national network of over 16,500 Certified Dealers shares our belief that truth, transparency and fairness are the foundation of a great car buying experience. As part of our marketplace, TrueCar powers car-buying programs for over 250 leading brands, including Sam’s Club and American Express. Nearly half of all new-car buyers engage with TrueCar powered sites, where they buy smarter and drive happier.

Company Culture

We believe you can get a long way with small teams focused on well-defined goals. We value open communication and self-starters. If people are taking responsibility and talking, anything can be improved and novel approaches can be discovered.

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