Job Description

Title: Sr. Software Engineer I – React

Location: Remote

Be essential at Cars Commerce

At Cars Commerce, we’re fanatical about simplifying everything about car buying and selling. We do right by our customers and consumers to better connect the industry with simplified and tierless technology to enhance, measure and drive local automotive retail. Whether through our No.1 most recognized marketplace,, our industry-leading digital experience, Dealer Inspire, our trade and appraisal technology, Accu-Trade, or our new Cars Commerce Media Network, Cars Commerce is essential for success in the automotive industry.

No one ever travels alone here: at its core, Cars Commerce is collaboration. In fact, it’s built into the very fabric of our shared values. We like to say we Rise Together putting people at the center of what we do, from consumer to customer to community. Life at Cars Commerce makes it easy when we share the ethos to be Open to All, encouraging open-minded communication because we know diverse thinking yields better outcomes. But critical to our success is Caring to Challenge and Taking Ownership, fueling a competitive spirit in a respectful environment where we think about tomorrow but act today. At our foundation, we have integrity, Doing the Right Thing, even when it’s hard. It’s our shared commitment to these values that makes Cars Commerce a place where growth becomes not only possible, but downright unavoidable.

But don’t take our word for it. As a U.S. News & World Report Best Company to Work For in 2024, we’re obsessive about the employee experience. We are among the top 20% being declared Best of our industry based on six critical factors that are important to employee wellbeing, like quality of pay, benefits, work life balance and more.

About the Role

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Development of new features in multiple applications that make up our Modern Retail suite of tools
  • Writing high quality, clean code that is paired with automated unit and integration tests
  • Taking new features through the entire development lifecycle, working in conjunction with our product owner to define the feature, develop it, and test it
  • Refactoring of non-ideal code in our applications
  • As a senior engineer you will be expected to be a thought leader and mentor to less senior developers in your area of expertise

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or commensurate combination of education and experience.
  • 4+ years of professional experience with front-end technologies; including React, Redux, Webpack.
  • Mastery of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS/SASS/Styled Components.
  • Professional experience with Typescript
  • Strong understanding of asynchronous programming
  • Experience with performance debugging and benchmarking
  • Experience with testing frameworks, such as Jest
  • Experience with Git version control.
  • Understanding of CI/CD.
  • Strong attention to design detail (UI/UX).
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills.
  • Strong documentation skills.

Highly Desired:

  • Professional experience working with NodeJS or PHP
  • AWS Cloud Architecture experience
  • Ability to surface technical debt issues and develop a plan for resolution
  • Experience working remotely and/or distributed teams
  • Experience with embedded web applications