Carvana is hiring a

Sr. Mobile (iOS, Android, Xamarin) Engineer

Palo Alto, United States

ABOUT CARVANA….

Recently ranked #5 in Forbes Magazine’s list of America’s Most Promising Companies, Carvana offers the excitement, culture, and opportunity of a start-up, along with the capitalization and infrastructure of an established business.

We sell cars, but we’re not salespeople. At Carvana, we’ve made it our mission to transform how cars are bought and sold. We saw a huge problem with how much it can suck to buy a car the traditional way so we committed to tackling one of the largest, yet-to-be-disrupted markets in the world – the $1T per year U.S. car market (yes, that’s $Trillion with a “T”).

We provide a seamless, online car buying experience for consumers. From our searchable showroom of fully-inspected, certified cars, to high-resolution 360° photographs of our vehicles’ interior and exterior, to real-time financing and warranty packages. With delivery possible to the buyer’s driveway in 24 hours or pick-up available from one of our state-of-the-art car vending machines (yes, you read that right) all with a 7-day money back guarantee, customer satisfaction is at the core of our business. With no dealerships or commissioned sales people, we also save thousands of dollars per car that we pass on to our customers.

For more information on Carvana, take a look at our company introduction video.

 

WORKING AT CARVANA YOU WILL NOTICE THAT…

You'll need to be a great communicator, a brand ambassador, and possess the know how to get the job done.

We expect bright people, willing to roll up their sleeves, take on new assignments, and juggle many things at once.

In return for your hard work, you'll have an opportunity to work at one of the fastest growing and creative technology companies around, as well as help us promote a life-changing product and develop a world-class team every day.

In our down time we like to relax and hang out; however, the pace is pretty quick around here, so you'll need to be prepared to keep up.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Carvana has just opened a satellite office in Palo Alto, CA. This office houses the best mobile development team ever assembled to sell used cars. We are looking for passionate iOS or Android developers to build our next generation of mobile applications.

You are fanatical about delighting users and measuring everything in your applications. You think a world without unit tests and code reviews is not a world worth living in. You're an expert iOS or Android developer that already knows Xamarin... or you are willing to quickly learn it!                                                                                                   

We iterate quickly, and you will see your work have an immediate, scaled impact every day in a well-funded and rapidly growing company.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

You will build advanced Xamarin cross-platform consumer and enterprise mobile applications. We are building this app from scratch; no legacy code in sight!  

Additionally:

  • Participate end to end in the product life cycle: requirements gathering, solution design, development, testing, and implementation
  • Be actively involved in interpreting analytics and customer data to improve the user experience. 
  • Collaborate with Carvana's Engineering, Creative Marketing and Customer Advocate teams.
  • Work onsite in our Palo Alto office, with travel to Carvana headquarters on a quarterly basis.
 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years experience in iOS or Android development
  • Completed Bachelor's degree or higher within relevant field
  • Extensive experience with REST web services.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn Xamarin
  • At least one application published to the iTunes App Store or the Google Play Store
  • Experience with third party libraries and APIs
  • Solid understanding of multithreading principles and best practices
  • Experience with Core Data or SQLite
  • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • A sense of humor. Read this again, if necessary

 

BONUS SKILLZ

  • Continuous integration experience with mobile apps
  • Automotive industry experience

 

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