Senior Software Engineer - Remote

At TrueCar
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Full Remote (with restrictions)

Posted on June 19th

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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:
We’re looking for talented Software Engineers to build the technology used to power our frontend applications and APIs. We’re lucky enough to have an amazingly great (and fun) team and are smart enough to know that only by keeping our team’s DNA at the top of the chart can we continue to grow into the industry disrupting company we feel destined to be.

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
  • Are 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
  • 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. 

TrueCar is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with offices in Austin, Texas.


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