Cloud Engineer, CarOffer



Software Engineering
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024

Who we are

At CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG), our mission is to give people the power to reach their destination. We started as a small team of developers determined to bring trust and transparency to car shopping. Since then, our history of innovation and go-to-market acceleration has driven industry-leading growth. In fact, we’re the largest and fastest-growing automotive marketplace, and we’ve been profitable for over 15 years.

What we do

The market is evolving, and we are too, moving the entire automotive journey online and guiding our customers through every step. That includes everything from the sale of an old car to the financing, purchase, and delivery of a new one. Today, tens of millions of consumers visit each month, and ~30,000 dealerships use our products. But they're not the only ones who love CarGurus—our employees do, too. We have a people-first culture that fosters kindness, collaboration, and innovation, and empowers our Gurus with tools to fuel their career growth. Disrupting a trillion-dollar industry requires fresh and diverse perspectives. Come join us for the ride!

CarOffer fully became part of the CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG) family in 2023, and is an industry leader in the digital wholesale marketplace. We are automating a dealer’s ability to buy, sell, and trade cars. By bringing these two companies together, we are giving consumers and dealers alike the power to reach their destination through a full suite of digital transaction platforms.

Role overview

CarOffer is seeking a skilled and experienced AWS DevOps Engineer to join its engineering team. Our engineering team is at the forefront of developing world-class solutions in the automotive space, specifically tailored for used car dealerships. We are committed to revolutionizing the industry by leveraging cutting-edge technologies and innovative approaches. Our team is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what's possible, creating systems that not only meet the current demands of the market but also anticipate future needs. As a key member of our organization, you will be responsible for supporting our AWS services, modernizing our CI/CD pipelines, and implementing infrastructure as code (IaC) practices. Additionally, you will help us build resilient and scalable DevOps solutions, introduce containerization technologies, and manage our Elasticsearch, Snowflake, and dbt cloud instances.

What you'll do
  • Develop and maintain AWS infrastructure using infrastructure as code (IaC) principles and tools such as AWS CloudFormation, AWS CDK, or Terraform.
  • Collaborate with our development teams to modernize and optimize our CI/CD pipelines.
  • Implement and manage containerization technologies such as Docker and orchestration tools like Kubernetes or AWS ECS to improve application deployment and scalability.
  • Design and implement resilient and scalable DevOps solutions leveraging AWS services such as Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, and AWS Lambda.
  • Manage and optimize our Elasticsearch, Snowflake, and dbt cloud instances to ensure high performance and availability.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to understand technical requirements and create effective solutions.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot production issues, ensuring timely resolution and minimal downtime.
  • Continuously improve our DevOps processes and practices, staying up-to-date with industry trends and best practices.
What you'll bring
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven experience as a DevOps Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer or similar role, with a focus on AWS solutions.
  • Strong understanding of AWS services and best practices, with hands-on experience in designing and implementing AWS solutions.
  • Proficiency in infrastructure as code (IaC) tools such as AWS CloudFormation, AWS CDK or Terraform.
  • Experience with containerization technologies like Docker, Kubernetes or Amazon ECS.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins or AWS CodeBuild (we do use Azure DevOps).
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Bash, or PowerShell.
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Snowflake, and dbt Cloud is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills.

Learn More About CarOffer's Culture and Benefits Here:

Working at CarGurus

We reward our Gurus’ curiosity and passion with best-in-class benefits and compensation, including equity for all employees, both when they start and as they continue to grow with us. Our career development and corporate giving programs, as well as our employee resource groups (ERGs) and communities, help people build connections while making an impact in personally meaningful ways. A flexible hybrid model and robust time off policies encourage work-life balance and individual well-being. Thoughtful perks like daily free lunch, a new car discount, meditation and fitness apps, commuting cost coverage, and more help our people create space for what matters most in their personal and professional lives.

We welcome all

CarGurus strives to be a place to which people can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential—starting with our hiring process. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We foster an inclusive environment that values people for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. That’s why we hope you’ll apply even if you don’t check every box listed in the job description. We also encourage you to tell your recruiter if you require accommodations to participate in our hiring process due to a disability so we can provide the appropriate support. We want to know what only you can bring to CarGurus. #LI-Hybrid