Dealer Inspire, a CARS Inc. company, is hiring!


Job Description: 
Dealer Inspire is changing the way car dealerships do business through data. We are assembling a team of engineers and data scientists to help build the next generation distributed computing platform to support data driven analytics and predictive modeling.

We are looking for a Data Engineer to join the team and play a critical role in the design and implementation of sophisticated data pipelines and real time analytics streams that serve as the foundation of our data science platform. 

Required Experience:

  • 2-5 year experience as a data engineer designing and supporting data pipelines
  • Experience with big data infrastructure to support data science on linux based systems
  • Knowledge of the ETL process and patterns of real time data pipelines
  • Experience with Apache Spark and Kafka
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Working knowledge of Python, Java, or Scala
  • Ability to allocate work with cloud based AWS resources
  • Experience integrating with diverse APIs
  • Able to work closely with data scientists on the data demand side
  • Able to work closely with domain experts and data source owners on the data supply side
  • An ability to build a data pipeline monitoring system with robust, scalable dashboards and alerts for 24/7 operations.

Preferred Experience:

  • College degree in a technical area (Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics or Statistics) 
  • Experience with Apache Kafka, Spark, Ignite and/or other big data tools like Redis and 
  • Working knowledge of  MySQL
  • An expert at all things Python, including Jupyter notebooks, Pandas, Conda, and/or Cython
  • Experience with node.js and PHP
  • Familiarity with common AWS services such as EC2, S3, EBS, Glacier, and RDS

What we are looking for in a candidate:

  • Experience with big data tools, data pipelines, databases, cloud services, and Python
  • Experience with Apache Kafka and Spark streaming
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and a whatever-it-takes attitude towards building the best possible data science platform
  • Looking to get into data science? This is a great gateway position.
  • Enthusiasm and a “get it done” attitude!


  • Health Insurance with BCBS, Delta Dental (Orthodontics coverage available), Eye Med Vision
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 13 days paid time off, parental leave, and selected paid holidays
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Subsidized internet access for your home
  • Peer-to-Peer Bonus program
  • Work from home Fridays
  • Weekly in-office yoga classes
  • Fully stocked kitchen and refrigerator

*Not a complete, detailed list. Benefits have terms and requirements before employees are eligible.

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