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Data Engineer

iSeeCars.com, a Boston-based company, is an award-winning car search engine that helps consumers find great deals on cars. Founded in 2012 by TripAdvisor and SAP veterans, it is turning car shopping on its head by using big data analytics, AI, and proprietary algorithms to objectively analyze, score and rank millions of cars and formulate insights that give consumers the upper hand. iSeeCars has been featured extensively in the media, including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNN, Consumer Reports, Forbes, Fortune, USA TODAY, and Bloomberg.

What you’ll do

As a Data Engineer, you’ll be responsible for acquiring data using API, feeds, scraping, scripting, automation and software development experience to design and build high-performance automated systems, create ETL data pipelines and enhance the data aggregation systems.

  • Work with data feeds and data APIs
  • Design and develop web crawling and scraping solutions with a focus on performance and accuracy
  • Build scalable tools that automate web crawling, scraping, and data aggregation to populate databases
  • Own the creation process of the crawling and scraping tools, services and workflows to improve crawl and scrape analysis, reports and data management
  • Test the acquired data to insure accuracy and quality and rectify any issues with breaks as well as performance as needed
Requirements
  • Experience conducting large scale web crawling and scraping
  • Experience working with data APIs and data feeds
  • Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Solid python experience
  • Solid SQL experience
  • Experience with shell scripting
  • Experience working with Data APIs
  • Familiarity with statistical concept
  • Familiarity with Linux/UNIX, HTTP, HTML, Javascript and Networking
  • Familiarity with techniques and tools for crawling, extracting and processing data (e.g. Scrapy, pandas, mapreduce, SQL, Selenium, BeautifulSoup, etc
  • Experience in building systematic data quality processes and checks
  • Experience with using data profiling tools to query the data, identify anomalies, gaps and issue
  • Experience with version control, open source practices, and code review is a plus
  • Experience in working with data in various forms (data warehouses/SQL, unstructured data environments/PIG,HIVE, Impala) is a plus
  • Experience working with ETL / Data warehousing
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken English)
  • Excellent analytical and reasoning skills; able to decompose complex problems and projects into manageable pieces; comfortable suggesting and presenting solution
  • Working knowledge of AWS / S3 / RDS / Lambda
 


Senior Java Full-Stack Engineer

Join our team as we create the best car search engine and most innovative tools to help consumers find the best deals on great cars. We’re turning car shopping on its head by using big data analytics and proprietary algorithms to objectively analyze, score and rank millions of cars and thousands of dealers.

iSeeCars is a rapidly growing Boston area company currently seeking smart, awesome, entrepreneurial talent. If you think you're one of them, please contact us at jobs@iseecars.com.

iSeeCars was founded by tech and business executives from TripAdvisor and SAP. Our team includes MIT, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, IIT, UPenn and Duke alums. iSeeCars has been featured extensively in the media, including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNN, Consumer Reports, Forbes, Fortune, TODAY Show, USA TODAY, ABC, CBS, NBC and more.

Join our development team to create the best car search engine to help consumers find great deals on cars. We’re turning car shopping on its head by using big data analytics and proprietary algorithms to objectively analyze, score and rank millions of cars and formulate insights that give consumers the upper hand. iSeeCars has been featured extensively in the media, including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNN, Consumer Reports, Forbes, Fortune, TODAY Show, USA TODAY, ABC, CBS, NBC and more.

Crunch through a large volume of data in the Cloud using Hadoop/EMR and make it accessible to millions of users in a friendly and innovative way. Build features that work seamlessly on desktop, mobile web and mobile app. You will work on all areas of the application and touch a wide range of technologies such as jQuery, Java, Hibernate, MySQL, Tomcat, Solr, Hive, Hadoop and much more. You will also have the opportunity to work on our Android and iOS apps.

You're an awesome full stack Java web developer who is passionate about working on all layers in the stack, everything from the front end to the back end. You like working on end user facing websites, mobile websites and the android platform.

You will be spending at least 80% of the time in hands-on coding. If you are someone who likes to create a compelling user experience on the web and mobile, and wants to work in an exciting technology startup trying to make a difference, then this is an ideal job for you.

Skills & Requirements

Must have:

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Expertise with Java
  • Good knowledge of Java web development experience using Servlets or equivalent MVC frameworks
  • Proficiency with front end development experience with HTML/CSS/Javascript and knowledge of frameworks like jQuery, jQuery Mobile
Nice to have:
  • Experience with Android and iOS application development
  • Experience with Python, Spark, TensorFlow
  • Experience with AWS technologies such as EC2, S3, Kinesis
  • Excellent at Linux/Unix command line and shell scripting
If you’re interested, please email us a cover letter along with you resume.

Based in the Boston area, iSeeCars.com was founded by TripAdvisor and SAP veterans determined to improve the car shopping experience for consumers.

 


Online Customer Support

We’re hiring a part-time customer service whiz who wants to make a positive impact on our company and users.

Join us as we create the best car search website and innovative data-driven tools to help car shoppers find the best deals. You’ll be helping users who contact us about our website, apps and subscription-based products.  

Our ideal candidate is a friendly self-starter with a track record of being resourceful and providing awesome customer support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide timely responses to user emails and online feedback  
  • Give accurate and relevant info about our company and products
  • Work with our tech and product teams to solve user issues
  • Effectively manage your schedule so all support questions are handled
  • Track and report user feedback from multiple sources
Minimum Requirements
  • Ability to communicate gracefully, concisely and effectively with users 
  • Talent and experience providing outstanding customer service
  • Driven to provide upbeat, respectful written responses that satisfy user needs
  • Proven reliability, organization and time management
  • Passion for problem solving and helping others 
We Offer
  • Competitive pay
  • Flexible part-time hours 
  • Flexible work location (after training)
  • Supportive, fun company culture
  • Potential to grow with us in the future 
 


Product Manager

Join our team as we create the best car search engine and most innovative tools to help consumers find the best deals on great cars. We’re turning car shopping on its head by using big data analytics and proprietary algorithms to objectively analyze, score and rank millions of cars and thousands of dealers. 

You’ll be a good fit if you’re a dynamic problem solver who is curious and passionate about working with customers, listening to what they’re saying and identifying opportunities to better their experience using our products and better address their pain points and make their lives easier. We are looking for someone who has the creativity and humility to formulate new ideas, experiment and iterate and uses data and structured thinking to inform their approach. 

You will work closely with the management team to build a roadmap of ideas and differentiated solutions aimed at solving pain points for consumers and dealers and help take the company to the next level. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years product experience with customer-facing applications 
  • Strong affinity with customers and ability to synthesize and prioritize user feedback
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills and experience using and analyzing data and metrics to identify key insights, test theories, confirm assumptions and measure success
  • Consumer product intuition and knack for understanding if an idea will work
  • Bias towards action and experimentation
  • Excellent work ethic and verbal and written communication 
  • Proven ability to identify, analyze and solve ambiguous problems independently
  • Detail-oriented and strong organization skills
If you’re interested, please email us a cover letter along with your resume. 

iSeeCars was founded by tech and business executives from TripAdvisor and SAP. Our team includes MIT, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, IIT, UPenn and Duke alums. iSeeCars has been featured extensively in the media, including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNN, Consumer Reports, Forbes, Fortune, TODAY Show, USA TODAY, ABC, CBS, NBC and more. 


Marketing Intern

If you love marketing/PR, this is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience at a rapidly growing startup.

You'll be contributing directly to our marketing efforts, as part of a team that values learning, innovation, collaboration and fun.

Examples of what we're looking for are listed below. Projects can be somewhat flexible based on your interests and skills.

Hiring now for FALL 2019. Spring/summer 2020 are also open.

Responsibilities:

  • Help with marketing strategy and execution
  • Work on branding and product development
  • Create effective marketing copy (website, email, app, social media, etc.)
  • Test and fine-tune website and app UI/UX
  • Contribute to blog, writing and editing projects
  • Collaborate with our team of marketers, data analysts, tech developers and founders
  • Assist with outreach for PR and marketing projects
Qualifications:
  • Fast learner who's passionate about finding the best way to get results
  • Ability to work independently, with the willingness to ask questions whenever needed
  • Experience, education and/or a STRONG interest in marketing
  • Innovative thinking, along with the confidence to contribute ideas and help make improvements
  • Highly responsible, reliable and enthusiastic
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Interest in cars, big data analytics or entrepreneurship is a big plus
Benefits:
  • Get class credit when your internship is successfully completed
  • Monthly stipend during your internship
  • Potential for transitioning to a paid position during or after your internship, based on your performance
  • Hit the ground running and gain experience working on meaningful projects
  • Casual, fun, team-oriented environment and company culture
  • Opportunity to tailor the job to your interests and talents
Please check out our website to see if you might be interested in working with us.

We look forward to reading your cover letter and resume if you are. Thanks!