Data Engineer

CarGurus is looking to hire a highly motivated data engineer to help shape our growing data infrastructure. You will work closely with analysts in all areas of the organization, becoming the expert in crafting data assets, pipelines, and reporting tools. You’ll be a founding member of this team, and will be a key participant in its growth. This role is key to helping CarGurus become an insight-driven organization by democratizing our data assets.

What You’ll Do

  • Create and promote the CarGurus Data Dictionary, a key component of our data analytics strategy. The data dictionary contains the definitions of our core entities, measures, and metrics.
  • Become a trusted advisor to Product, Marketing, Finance and other areas of the business to define and provide data critical to strategy.
  • Maintain and expand ETL and reporting tools.
  • Participate in the design of our overall data collection strategy, including technology, data pipelines, and visualizations.
  • Build a scalable data insight platform that makes every decision data driven.

Who You Are:

  • 2-4 years experience as a software engineer, data engineer, or related field.
  • Significant software engineering skills, preferably in Python, Ruby, or similar.
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix shell scripting.
  • Comfortable with using test infrastructure to validate code.
  • Ambitious team player who thrives in a collaborative environment.
  • Expert in SQL, with ability to optimize database and query performance.
  • Familiarity with Redshift, Snowflake, BigQuery, or other large-scale databases a plus.
  • Familiarity with NoSQL environments a plus.
  • Detective, with keen interest in solving business problems with data.

Meet Some of CarGurus's Employees

Charbel A.

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Mike C.

Director of Dealer Relations

As Director of Dealer Relations, Mike helms the team that grows CarGurus’ customer base, while driving revenue growth, mitigating churn and revenue compression, and ensuring customer satisfaction.


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