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  • Stock Options / 401(k)
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  • Flexible Hours
  • Game Room
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  • 10 Million unique visits a month

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GURU HQ

Located in Harvard Square, CarGurus has that "start-up feel"; we hate meetings, play lots of foosball, have catered company lunches and more. Come join us as we look to change the way consumers shop for cars online.

CarGurus is the 3rd most trafficked automotive site in the United States. Profitable and growing fast, CarGurus serves over 10 million unique visitors a month and has been named to Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing companies list 4 years in a row.

Open Positions

Engineering Jobs

UI Developer

Location:
Cambridge, MA
Experience:
Mid-Senior Level

Details


CarGurus is looking for a highly-motivated UI Developer to continue shaping the visual design and user experience of CarGurus.com. You will be working in the Engineering team in the creation of new features, the ongoing process of updating and unifying the visual design of CarGurus.com. As a UI Developer, you will be involved in every step of the development cycle: building mockups, prototyping, and writing production-ready code.

Qualifications

Technical environment: HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, jQueryMobile, Bootstrap, Freemarker

2 or more years of experience in web UX/UI Design/Development
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite or equivalent design tools
Proficiency with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery with proven coding and prototyping skills
Strong web design, layout, typography and iconography skills
Ability to translate high level concepts into wireframes and prototypes
Bachelor’s degree in CS or Media/Interactive Design
Experience in working with cross-functional teams
Exceptional communication skills, with a dedication to detail and consistency


Bonus Points
Familiarity with source control systems (SVN and Git is a plus)
Experience with responsive design and email templates

Experience with Bootstrap and Freemarker
Experience with mobile design/development (particularly jQueryMobile/Phonegap/Appcelerator)


If you have experience with our development environment (or similar technologies), have a passion for code, and love the startup vibe (without the risk), we'd love to hear from you.

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Sr. Software Developer, SEM & Analytics

Location:
Cambridge, MA
Experience:
Mid-Senior Level

Details

Are you a passionate engineer able to solve hard problems? Do you want a role that allows you to implement your solutions and have a direct impact?

In this role you will improve the efficiency and scope of our customer acquisition efforts, analyze site usage, and help shape development priorities. Smart ideas have the potential to meaningfully grow the company. The right candidate will be excited to apply and stretch their skills by solving hard problems and developing heuristics and algorithms in pursuit of such growth.

Customer acquisition is accomplished via search engine marketing (SEM), display ads, and remarketing. Our SEM campaign has tested over 50M keywords, of which about 500K+ are being actively shown. Keyword discovery, efficient bidding, and revenue attribution are the important problems in this space.

The right engineer will hit the ground running. In addition to being a great engineer, you should be able to talk intelligently about the statistics of testing (e.g. confidence in the result of an A/B test), write SQL queries, use regressions, and be comfortable working with messy real-world data. CarGurus is a data-driven company; we track everything. Converting data to insights is the art and the challenge. Insights backed by data drive the direction the company takes.

 

Qualifications

Our Approach:

  • We don't write tech specs - we don't expect you to either.
  • We push new code daily, and hold ourselves to our own coding standards.
  • We brainstorm new ideas, throw them at the wall, and analyze data to determine what sticks.
  • We're reshaping online car shopping just like our TripAdvisor experience revolutionized travel.


Qualifications:

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails or other dynamic language (Python, PHP, etc)
  • Strong with algorithms and data structures
  • Proficiency with SQL
  • Proven experience with Search Engine Analytics, Big Data, and SEM
  • Knowledge of R, Awk, and machine learning are all pluses.
  • BS or MS in CS, Mathematics or related fields.

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Sr. Full-Stack Engineer

Location:
Cambridge, MA
Experience:
Mid-Senior Level

Details

Since we reach over 10MM, the cornerstone of our development team  continues to be  developing and scaling our website. We are constantly  creating new algorithms and  products to meet the needs of our end users. Our passion is web development, search and data analysis. We need engineers that have that same passion. We have a belief in giving our engineers the autonomy to be successful.

On a day to day basis:

Our engineers work independently on the full stack. You will define a project, refine the components, collaborate with the team on architecture, code, test and release. We create code that goes live daily. If you are the type of engineer that likes to see your work published give us a call.  We are interested in great quality work at a consistent pace.

Qualifications

Our Approach:

  • We don't write tech specs - we don't expect you to either.
  • We work across the full stack - from database to UI.
  • We push new code daily, and hold ourselves to our own coding standards.
  • We brainstorm new ideas, throw them at the wall, and analyze data to determine what sticks.
  • We're reshaping online car shopping just like our TripAdvisor experience revolutionized travel.

Technical environment:

Java 8, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, Freemarker, Struts2, Spring, Hibernate, MySQL, MongoDB, Tomcat
Skills:

  • Strong ability with OOP and OOD. We are open to engineers that are adaptable with multiple languages.
  • Has previous or current web development experience
  • Strong with algorithms and data structures
  • Able to communicate ideas and collaborate with others.

Education: Preferred BS in CS or related experience

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Sales Jobs

Inbound Sales Representative

Location:
Cambridge, MA
Experience:
Mid-Senior Level

Details

We are  hiring an Inbound Sales Representative as a part of our  growing and success driven sales team. On a daily basis you will be  responsible for selling dealership advertising packages to inbound lead inquiries. You will present all of CarGurus' offerings and benefits primarily over the phone.

The Inbound Sales Representative will respond to inbound inquiries in a punctual and professional manner. You will develop  existing client relationships and create new opportunities(upsells).
Without question you will provide strong customer service to new and existing clients and accurately convey any issues.  

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree
1+ years sales experience
Proficiency in MS Office
Good organizational skills
Strong sense of customer service
Good organizational skills
Strong internal motivation
Industry experience is a plus

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Dealership Account Manager

Location:
Cambridge, MA
Experience:
Mid-Senior Level

Details

This role will entail selling CarGurus advertising products and services to automotive dealerships across the United States. The Dealership Account Manager will be strong  at presenting CarGurus offerings and benefits as an inside sales representative (primarily over the phone and also via email). The Dealership Account Manager will be asked to maintain existing dealership accounts, following up with those dealerships to ensure CarGurus is meeting their business objectives.

As an inside sales position, it is critical that candidates be persuasive, self-starters and will be expected to manage your own time, set priorities and meet monthly goals.

CarGurus dealers have various concerns and questions about CarGurus so candidates will need to also wear a customer service hat and be able to listen and respond to dealers and solve their issues within a reasonable amount of time. In this role, candidates must also be comfortable conveying issues to the rest of the CarGurus organization. As such, candidates must bring strong analytic and presentation skills.

Qualifications

Bachelors Degree
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Strong sense of customer service
Good organizational skills
Strong Internal Motivation
Seasoned Sales Professional
Industry Experience a Plus

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Client Services Representative

Location:
Cambridge, MA
Experience:
Mid-Senior Level

Details

Receive client inquiries regarding product functionality; determine solutions and respond in a timely manner
Escalate unresolved client issues to respective departments
Be knowledgeable about CarGurus and our full suite of products
Provide prompt and efficient customer service to clients via phone, email or webinar
Document support case issues, customer communications, and resolutions using Salesforce
Details

Do you thrive off of providing top-notch customer service, working in a fast-paced environment and acting as a liaison between your team and the rest of an organization? CarGurus, the nation’s 5th largest online automotive shopping site, seeks a Client Services Representative to join its rapidly growing sales team.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree
Professional customer service skills
Good organizational skills
Strong ability to problem solve
Ability to multitask
Experience working in an inside call center
Salesforce experience a Plus
Zuora experience a Plus

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Regional Sales Director

Location:
Cambridge, MA
Experience:
Mid-Senior Level

Details

Our Regional Sales Director will seek to build relationships with Dealer Sales Managers and automotive dealerships. The Director's primary responsibility will be to represent CarGurus in a designated territory(Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta), consult with that territory’s automotive retailers, reviewing on-line business practices, and consulting with dealership management and Internet department staff. 

Responsibilities include:
• Develop and aggressively grow direct relationships in a designated geography through prospecting, cold calls and relationship development
• Create and manage relationships with area automotive retailers by demonstrating value as an on-line marketing strategy consultant
• Ensure customer satisfaction by responding quickly and accurately to dealer concerns and needs and following thru on prompt resolution
• Provide in-depth analyses and reports regarding field activities and dealership progress
• Provide written and verbal feedback to the product and operational teams on new product ideas and/or suggested modifications to existing products
• Manage and monitor all contracts as well as account receivables

Qualifications

• 5+ years of direct sales experience
• Automotive experience required
• Willingness and ability to travel on a frequent basis within a defined territory
• Strong business consulting, analysis and reporting skills
• Ability to work independently from a remote/home office
• Motivated self-starter with the desire to succeed in a fast-paced rapidly growing company
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

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Marketing Jobs

Marketing and Content Manager For B2B

Location:
Cambridge, MA
Experience:
Mid-Senior Level

Details

We are looking to hire a Marketing and Content Manager. This person is responsible for development of B2B marketing content, both internal and external, across multiple channels, platforms and formats to drive awareness, engagement, lead generation, retention, and positive customer behavior. The B2B content that is created will be used for webinars, seminars, direct mail, blog/social content, campaign emails, collateral, trade shows, etc., in alignment with company objectives and branding standards, ensuring a consistent, integrated experience that strategically guides automotive dealers along the path to purchase

From a strategy standpoint; the Marketing and Content Manager will need the skill set necessary to help establish CarGurus positioning and messaging to Automotive dealers; the creative chops to translate those into compelling stories that resonate with disparate user groups; and the intrinsic capability to speak the language of sales, marketing, and tech—distilling CarGurus’ competitive advantage in clear, compelling and persuasive language that captures mind and market share.

  • Manage CarGurus’ dealer facing content efforts with targeted strategies designed to attract, nurture, convert, and close qualified leads—delivering marketing effectiveness and ROI.
  • Ensure the tone and voice of the company and its application across all marketing materials, both internal and external, meeting high quality standards.
  • Develop hyper-targeted content to work in multi-touch campaigns & strategies for key segments and decision-makers in alignment with corporate growth initiatives and programs.
  • Drive demand generation with top of the funnel content distributed across a wide variety of media channels.
  • Work closely with Sr. Marketing Manager responsible for lead generation and analytics.
  • Manage and maintain a library of content, spanning multiple audiences and personas, at all stages of the dealer’s journey—from awareness, to consideration, to close.
  • Create and maintain content processes, standards, distribution plans and timelines, leveraging digital (including social media) and traditional platform solutions
  • Collaborate with other departments to unearth ideas and mobilize people to produce content.
  • Interview leadership and subject matter experts to lend insights and credibility to materials.
  • Manage contractors (copywriters, design resources), vendors, agencies and budgets.

Qualifications

  • BA ,MS or MBA in either English, Marketing or Business
  • Proven track record of driving a successful content strategy across channels
  • Solid portfolio with incredible content and measurable results
  • Strong, emotion-invoking storytelling skills translatable across many mediums
  • Deep understanding of how to influence an audience using tone, messaging and delivery
  • Analytical, capable of interpreting data to improve content effectiveness
  • Capacity to balance, prioritize and deliver excellent results under tight deadlines
  • Willingness to pitch in as needed for related marketing activities.

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