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[Carvana] Sr. Backend Engineer (Customer Acquisition)

Mexico. RockitLaunch - Carvana

About the role

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
 
We are looking for a Backend Engineer to join our Customer Acquisition (CA) group, whose mission is to deliver engaging experiences for every customer interested in purchasing a used vehicle from Carvana. Our ideal candidate is passionate about building scalable APIs and backend components. You will help design, build, maintain, and optimize source code for critical services. You will assist in building the next generation of enterprise APIs. We are a fast-growing team that is focused on performance, scalability, and reliability, with the goal to provide the best experience to our customers.
 
What you’ll be doing
 
Participate end-to-end in the product life cycle: requirements gathering, solution design, development, testing, documentation, support and maintenance.
Design, develop, and maintain loosely coupled solutions that are scalable, testable, modularized, and reusable using C# (RESTful server-side via Web API) and cloud services (Azure).
Help define and improve our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale web environment.
Maintain and advocate for these standards through code review.
Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to establish appropriate intent of our systems.
Participate in peer discussions on architecture and the overall direction of Carvana platforms.
Appropriately manage priorities, dependencies, scope, dates, and deliverables.
Represent a long-term perspective on our technical landscape.
Work in a team environment using Agile project approaches (Scrum, Lean, XP).
Learn and try new technologies, approaches, and participate in bringing software engineering in Carvana to the next level.
Collaborate with, learn from and mentor team members.
 
What you should have
 
BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
At least 5 years of software engineering, with consistently advancing skills and responsibilities.
Experience in building scalable solutions, supporting high load and availability, understanding caching, and sharding.
Experience with .NET development (C#, Git, ASP.NET Web APIs with JSON-based data contracts).
Experience in code quality practices: writing unit and integration tests, using test coverage, CI/CD, etc.
An understanding and experience in application security from the web service perspective.
Experience in working with data storages (SQL or NoSQL).
Experience with messaging brokers (Azure Service Bus).
Experience in working with any cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP, RedHat, etc.).
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle diverse situations, multiple projects, and rapidly changing priorities.
Self-motivated; work well both independently and collaboratively.
Good communication and collaboration skills - Carvana engineers 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 have:
 
Experience writing GraphQL interfaced services.
Experience with stream processing (Kafka).
Experience with ElasticSearch.
Experience in container-oriented architecture using Docker and/or Kubernetes.
 
What does our growth have to do with you?
 
Only everything. Are you not sure you meet 100% of the qualifications? Give it a shot! Research shows that men will apply to a job when only meeting 60% of the requirements, whereas women and members of other systematically marginalized groups typically only apply when they meet every single requirement. At Carvana, we're builders. We build tools, business, and our people. We value diversity in backgrounds and thought, so take a shot and apply! Please highlight some of your accomplishments in your resume and cover letter so we can talk about how you can grow with us.
 
 

 
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 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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