Software Engineer 3, Data - Remote

| United States | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 116,000-178,000 Annually
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TrueCar is a leading automotive digital marketplace and we are on a mission to make car buying and selling easy, transparent and efficient. We work to empower consumers with data, and foster connections with our network of Certified Dealers who share our belief that truth, transparency and fairness are the foundation to a great experience. We forge partnerships to power car buying programs for some of America’s most trusted brands. And we continually innovate to provide useful tools, research, market context and pricing transparency to help consumers feel empowered and confident all throughout their journey.

As consumers’ priorities and shopping habits shifted, so did we. We are building a modern day marketplace and invite you to come join the TrueCar Crew. You can have a real & direct impact on our journey as we continue to evolve and revolutionize the car buying and selling experience. We are seeking talented individuals who are excited by our mission to revolutionize & elevate the car buying & selling experience.


The Opportunity:

TrueCar is seeking to add a Software Engineer to our Data Engineering team. Working in a fast-paced environment, our highly collaborative team ingests data at scale to enable an online technology platform revolutionizing the car buying experience. Our data engineers are responsible for writing highly scalable Java-based pipelines and services to process automotive data and power a modern car buying experience making it easier to search, discover, and buy a car online.  We are looking forward to meeting and learning more about you.

How you will contribute to TrueCar’s success:

  • Develop scalable Java-based data processing pipelines using big data technologies (Hadoop, Spark/Streaming, HBase, Kinesis, MapReduce, Phoenix, etc.) 
  • Develop high-quality product features using skills in Server-Side Java, Spring, Spring Boot, GraphQL, Maven, and other open source Java libraries spanning multiple product domains and integration with REST API's
  • Work within standard engineering practices (i.e. SCRUM, unit/integration testing, design review, code reviews, continuous integration, etc.) to deliver product features with optimal efficiency for TrueCar customers and clients
  • Mentor, as well as learn from others, playing an active role in elevating the skill sets of those you work with
  • You will work closely with product owners & analysts to understand business and functional requirements and contribute to the design and prioritization discussions
  • Learn how automotive marketplaces operate and contribute to providing great experiences for our customers
  • Contribute to team planning, estimations, and software design sessions
  • Identify, design, and implement process improvements that positively impact the team
  • Be an integral member of our engineering team where mentorship is valued

Your Expertise:  

  • Proven experience programming in Java.
  • Java-based experience in Big Data technologies: MapReduce, Spark, Spark, HBase
  • Proficiency in SQL and experience with RDBMS/NoSQL databases
  • Experience working with Cloudera/EMR distribution in AWS
  • Experience in writing REST/SOAP services using Java Spring framework or similar framework would be an advantage
  • Ability to learn and adapt to continually evolving technologies in the big data ecosystem

Base salary range: $116,000 - $178,000

Your TrueCar Experience

As a crew member, you’ll be primarily based out of your home as a part of our Dynamic Workplace strategy. We provide additional benefits & perks to assist our crew members in having a sustainable home workstation including monthly internet/mobile phone service reimbursement and furniture & equipment for your space. 

You will receive excellent benefits that include but aren’t limited to 100% employer-paid health/vision/dental premium, 401k with company contribution, equity, a wellness stipend program, and a learning & development reimbursement program. We recognize that everyone needs an occasional recharge, so we offer a flexible PTO policy for exempt TrueCar Crew along with a generous PTO accrual policy for non-exempt TrueCar Crew, in addition to 14 company-paid holidays and 2 floating holidays. In short, we care deeply about our crew members and build employee-centric programs that prove it. 

At TrueCar, we believe in the power of diversity to build a deeper understanding of our consumers and partners and drive innovation in our products. We welcome a workforce that reflects all the diversity of car-buying consumers. We encourage everyone interested in our company mission to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or any other trait that is protected by applicable law. We will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable law. In addition, TrueCar will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

TrueCar does not accept unsolicited agency submissions.

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TrueCar operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Santa Monica, CA. TrueCar was founded in 2005. To see all 11 open jobs at TrueCar, click here.
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