About Carvana

If you like disrupting the norm and are looking for a company revolutionizing an industry then you will LOVE what Carvana has done for the car buying experience. Buying a car the old fashioned way sucks and we are working hard to make it NOT suck. At Carvana, our customers can hop online to...

  • Search and browse our inventory of over 20,000 vehicles that we own and certify.
  • Narrow down search results using highly intelligent filtering tools/components.
  • View vehicle details, Carfax reports, and 360 rotating studio images for every vehicle.
  • Secure financing in minutes using Carvana’s in-house service or their own bank.
  • Interact with GUI components to easily customize loan length, down payment, and monthly payment.
  • Generate, upload, and eSign all documents online (no ink necessary).
  • Schedule front door delivery or pick up at one of our vending machines.
  • Trade-in their existing vehicle or just sell it to Carvana (no purchase necessary).

For more information on Carvana and our mission, sneak a peek at our company introduction video or learn more about what it’s like to work here from the people that already do

 

About the team and position

Do you have a natural curiosity to build new technologies? Are you the type of person who taught themselves a new JavaScript library just for fun? If so, join a dynamic team of engineers aimed at bringing the latest in web application development to a whole new way to buy a car. The Ancillary Products team is a small but fast-growing team that is focused on bringing products to market that differentiate the experience of buying a car from Carvana.  We directly generate and are accountable for a meaningful portion of Carvana’s revenue and are focused on performance, scalability, and reliability to provide the best experience to our customers, both internal and external.  Join the team to pave a new way for how ancillary products should be sold to car buyers.

 

What you’ll be doing

  • Design, develop, maintain, and deploy complex back end solutions using C# / dotNetCore (RESTful server-side via Web API) stacks and cloud services (Azure).
  • Work with cloud systems, pipelines, and resources.
  • Perform data storage and persistence containers querying using SQL, NoSQL, and caching technologies.
  • Develop loosely coupled solutions that are scalable, testable, modularized, and reusable.
  • Work in a team environment using Agile project approaches (Scrum, Lean, XP).
  • Participate in all Scrum activities such as creating user stories, sprint planning, and sprint retrospectives.
  • Learn and try new technologies, approaches, and participate in bringing software engineering in Carvana to the next level.
  • Working directly with the Team Lead to develop and set best practices and standards.
  • Mentoring and teaching the up and coming engineers on the team.  This could include paired/extreme programming and presenting concepts, principles, theories, and practices to the team.



What you should know

  • At least 4 years of software development, with consistently advancing skills and responsibilities.
  • Expertise with at least one object-oriented language (C# preferred).
  • Experience with web application development.
  • Proven track record and passion for learning new programming languages.
  • Experience in working with data storages (SQL or NoSQL).
  • Experience in writing unit tests.
  • Experience in debugging and troubleshooting web services, API, and libraries.
  • Good communication and collaboration skills - Carvana developers work very closely with strong supporting teams and require great interpersonal skills including a positive attitude and sense of humor.

 

It would be great if you also had

  • Understanding of dotNetCore and C#.
  • Experience in contemporary JavaScript / TypeScript (ES2015+), React Hooks.
  • Experience in using any cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP, RedHat, etc.).
  • Experience in container-oriented architecture using Docker and/or Kubernetes.
  • Experience in using any message queue, such as Kafka or RabbitMQ.
  • Experience in writing GraphQL interfaced services.
  • Experience in working with NoSQL databases.
  • Experience in functional programming and concepts.

 

What we’ll offer in return

  • Full-Time Salary Position with a competitive salary.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits.
  • 401K with company match.
  • A multitude of perks including student loan payments, discounts on vehicles, benefits for your pets, and much more.
  • A great wellness program to keep you healthy and happy both physically and mentally.
  • Access to opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge with others across the organization.
  • A company culture of promotions from within, with a start-up atmosphere allowing for varied and rapid career development.
  • A seat in one of the fastest-growing companies in the country.

 

Other requirements

To be able to do your job at Carvana, there are some basic requirements we want to share with you.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.

Of course, we’ll make any reasonable accommodations for those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their jobs. 

 

Legal stuff

Hiring is contingent on passing a complete background check.  This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

 

Carvana is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.  Carvana also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.

 

Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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