ABOUT US:

Dealer Inspire (DI) is a leading disruptor in the automotive industry through our innovative culture, legendary service, and kick-ass website, technology, and marketing solutions. Our mission is to future-proof local dealerships by building the essential, mobile-first platform that makes automotive retail faster, easier, and smarter for both shoppers and dealers. Headquartered in Naperville, IL, our team of nearly 600 work friends are spread across the United States and Canada, pushing the boundaries and getting **** done every day, together.

DI offers an inclusive environment that celebrates collaboration and thinking differently to solve the challenges our clients face. Our shared success continues to lead to rapid growth and positive change, which opens up opportunities to advance your career to the next level by working with passionate, creative people across skill sets. If you want to be challenged, learn every day, and work as a team with some of the best in the industry, we want to meet you. Apply today!

Dealer Inspire is a CARS brand. CARS includes the following brands: Cars.com, Dealer Inspire, DealerRater, FUEL, and CreditIQ. Want to learn more? Check us out here!

About the Role:

Cars.com is one of Chicago’s original tech companies. Our online platform makes it easier for consumers to shop for, sell, and service their cars. With our expert content, mobile app features, millions of new and used vehicle listings, a comprehensive set of research tools and the largest database of consumer reviews in the industry, Cars.com offers innovative products to connect consumers with dealers across the country. 

Big Data, cloud computing and machine learning technologies are driving a lot of innovation in this space. We seek to continue building the next generation of data platforms capable of generating real-time insights and personalization for our consumers. As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for building teams and a variety of data platform capabilities.

We value Engineering Leaders who have:

  • Proven technical leadership in developing highly scalable streaming and real-time big data systems 
  • A demonstrated passion for data engineering at scale and empowering organizations through data
  • Experience managing cloud infrastructure
  • A proven track record of hiring and building high performance teams; passionate about developing team members through coaching and mentoring
  • An operational mindset with experience building highly performant 24X7 production systems
  • Extensive experience with data/metric-driven product development and collaboration with technical stakeholders. 
  • Actively involved in setting data product strategy and delivering projects on time. 
  • Experience managing a technical team of 4-6 data engineers.  
  • Prior experience with AWS, Spark, Kafka, and Python preferred
  • 2+ years of hands-on technical management experience as a lead or manager
  • 4+ years of relevant engineering work experience
  • Bonus: Direct experience in building large scale consumer data products and/or Data Science/ML driven products

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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