Software Engineer (Back-End)





Role Location

  • Remote


501+ people


120 Broadway Ste 200
Santa Monica, CA, 90401, 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

Who We Are

DealerScience makes desking deals, creating website specials, and responding to customer inquiries fast, easy, and accurate. We started in a Honda dealership outside of Boston when third-generation dealer and our DealerScience founder joined his family’s company. DealerScience automated high impact, high effort tasks and, in less than one year, our founder’s dealership saw double their sales without adding a single staff member to their sales force.

Now we are offering this solution to car dealerships across the US. We are disrupting the dealership world one dealer at a time by designing and offering tools that help bridge the gap between the way consumers buy cars online and how dealerships operate. Come join the DealerSquad! We’re changing this space.

The DealerScience Engineering team is a group of intelligent, experienced, resourceful engineers who are comfortable working with fast pace while maintaining high quality standards. As a smaller business unit within the larger TrueCar ecosystem, there is a great opportunity for growth based on performance.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Building new products and features as part of the product development team
  • Maintain the DealerScience internal tools, products, and platform
  • Troubleshooting bugs and completing fixes
  • Testing your code, fixes and features thoroughly to reduce “under review” time
  • Leading by example and assisting junior engineers with code reviews and advice
  • Remote candidates will be considered for this role

You Have

  • A minimum of five years experience developing backend web applications, preferably using PHP
  • Extensive experience with OOP and software design patterns
  • Strong SQL skills and experience with MySQL
  • Very high level of attention to detail and a tenacious personality towards programming
  • A thirst for projects and desire to think strategically about the big picture
  • The ability to take the lead, both of projects and people
  • Smarts, humility, and comfort being resourceful in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong critical thinking and communication skills

We Have

  • Competitive salary with bonus plan
  • Company subsidized medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K program with employer match
  • Monthly health and fitness reimbursement
  • Catered lunch on Wednesdays

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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