Senior Data Engineer

Los Angeles, CA, United States, Remote



TrueCar Data

Role Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Remote


501+ people


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

Job Description: TrueCar is seeking to add Engineers to our Data team. This team applies subject matter expertise to source, analyze and validate the automotive data required from internal and external sources. These data engineers are also responsible for data modeling and structuring and aggregating the data in an efficient, accurate and customer relevant manner. Implementing in the following technologies but not limited to:


Design and develop efficient and scalable data processing pipelines using big data technologies ( Hadoop, Spark, HBase, Kinesis etc…) on large scale structured/unstructured data sets. Build complex workflows and orchestrate data dependencies. Work within state of the art engineering practices (i.e. SCRUM, unit/integration testing, design review, code reviews, continuous integration, etc.). Work productively together and learn from other top-level players. Ability to learn and adapt to continually evolving technologies in the big data ecosystem. WHAT YOU NEED:

4 + years of experience programming in Java. 2+ years of experience in the Big Data technologies. Experience in big data technologies: MapReduce, Spark, ElasticSearch, HBase Proficient in SQL and experience with RDBMS/NoSQL databases. Experience working with Cloudera/Hortonworks/EMR distribution in AWS. Ability to self-manage tasks and be proactive in working with other teams to accomplish them while taking pride and ownership in their work. Has strong interpersonal communication skills; effectively communicates in verbal and written form.


BA/BS in related field.

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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