Senior Full Stack JavaScript Engineer, Consumer

Car shopping is complicated. At CarGurus, we use data and technology to make it simple, giving people the tools they need to confidently find, buy, finance, or sell a car. The best part? Our work has made a real impact. We’re the most-visited car-shopping site in the US, and we’re expanding globally. Ready to come along for the ride?

The Consumer Engineering Team at CarGurus is looking for skilled Senior Full Stack JavaScript Engineer who can help drive the efficiency with which we deliver and evolve our industry leading products. The team is currently embarking on a massive re-architecture initiative as we begin migrating our frontend to a server-side rendered architecture. Come help us solve hard problems, have your work seen by millions daily, and make the CarGurus user experience the best in the industry!

What You'll Do:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment that allows you to push to production daily
  • Be deeply engaged in the full development lifecycle: design, code, test, deploy
  • Have a say in architectural design decisions and technology selection
  • Collaborate with your colleagues in a lively, congenial atmosphere

Who You Are:

  • Proven full-stack development experience with JavaScript, Node.js, and React - ideally in fast paced environments
  • Deep understanding of modern JavaScript design patterns
  • Experience with NextJS, Express or similar
  • Server-side rendered React experience is a major plus
  • Passionate about performant, extensible code
  • Self-led, capable of working with little direction
  • Skilled communicator with a collaborative spirit

CarGurus Culture:

At CarGurus, we invest in our people’s professional growth with everything from learning and development programs to tuition reimbursement. Want to work on projects that expand your skill set without sacrificing your work/life balance? You got it. We also strive to provide perks and benefits that employees actually care about like free lunch, commuter subsidies, and more. That includes equity in the company—our way of showing that we want you here for the long haul.

We work hard every day to build the world’s most trusted and transparent automotive marketplace, but trust and transparency don’t just apply to our consumers. They extend to our talent, too. We aim to create a workplace where everyone feels they can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential—where you don’t just fit, you thrive. We don’t discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

In addition to the US, CarGurus operates sites in Canada and the UK—with other markets on the horizon. We have offices in Cambridge, MA; Detroit, MI; Dublin, Ireland; San Francisco, CA and London, UK. Check out our careers page to learn more.

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