CarGurus: Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Car shopping is complicated. At CarGurus, we use data and technology to make it simple, giving people the tools they need to confidently find, buy, finance, or sell a car. The best part? Our works made a real impact. Were the most-visited car-shopping site in the US, and were expanding globally. Ready to come along for the ride?

We're looking for a thoughtful, technical and deeply collaborative Senior Machine Learning Engineer to work with our growing Analytics Engineering team! This position will provide foundational framework for the Data Science team. This includes building the infrastructure to allow the team to "publish" models into production, developing Python libraries to facilitate feature generation, and providing the data science team with product-based datasets to train their models.

What youll do:

  • Collaborate with Data Scientists, Emerging Product Engineers, and Analysts
  • Be the interface between the data warehouse and the data science team, using transformation frameworks to automate dataset generation
  • Help Data Scientists optimize, monitor, and deploy their models
  • Build, maintain, and upgrade a platform for running machine learning models
  • Develop APIs to serve model predictions in real time and at scale
  • Learn the business inside and out, interfacing with domain knowledge experts
  • Participate in creating the teams roadmap, providing feedback on priority and business value.

Who You Are:

  • 3+ years experience as a data engineer, machine learning engineer, or a software engineer with a passion for data.
  • Team player who thrives in a collaborative environment.
  • Self-starter, willing to jump in and learn something new to execute on a task.
  • Experienced in SQL, with ability to optimize database and query performance.
  • A natural detective, with a keen interest in solving business problems with data driven methods.
  • Deeply focused on delivering value to stakeholders, with a data-as-a-product mindset.
  • Passionate about creating production grade systems and data quality, supporting what you build.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing and architectures.
  • Exposure and experience with machine learning is a plus.

Technologies we use:

Airflow, AWS, Docker, Snowflake, Python, Spark, Kafka, Prometheus, Snowplow

At CarGurus, we invest in our peoples professional growth with everything from learning and development programs to tuition reimbursement. Want to work on projects that expand your skill set without sacrificing your work/life balance? You got it. We also strive to provide perks and benefits that employees actually care about like free lunch, commuter subsidies, and more. That includes equity in the companyour way of showing that we want you here for the long haul.

We work hard every day to build the worlds most trusted and transparent automotive marketplace, but trust and transparency dont just apply to our consumers. They extend to our talent, too. We aim to create a workplace where everyone feels they can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potentialwhere you dont just fit, you thrive. We dont discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

In addition to the US, CarGurus operates sites in Canada, Germany, Spain, Italy, and the UKwith other markets on the horizon. We have offices in Cambridge, MA; Detroit, MI; Dublin, Ireland; San Francisco, CA and London, UK. Check out our careers page to learn more.

Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Vanessa De Gennaro CarGurus
Vanessa De Gennaro
Engineering Director

I love how supportive people are of testing new ideas. Some are successful and some aren’t. Either way, we learn and the learning is what’s important.

Charles Talbot CarGurus
Charles Talbot
Senior UI/UX Engineer

When building products, we’re empowered to take ownership and innovate. Our dev process is rooted in transparent communication, and we each take an active part in determining our own path within the team.

Michelle DiPasquale CarGurus
Michelle DiPasquale
Product Manager

On the international team, we conduct consumer studies to uncover areas where we can provide the customer with more transparency. Then, we quickly turn those insights into solutions through prototyping, testing, and rapid iteration.

Mathew Reiss CarGurus
Mathew Reiss
SEO Product Management Head

Whether we’re seeing how a copy change impacts organic traffic or testing a new way of loading code, it feels great knowing that we’re making a historically painful process—shopping for a new car—that much better.

Joe Burke CarGurus
Joe Burke
Senior Manager of Dealer Relations

The CarGurus sales floor has the most team-first culture of any I’ve sat on during my 13 years in the business, and the product truly sells itself.

Caroline McGuire CarGurus
Caroline McGuire
Business Development Representative

The perks here can’t be beat. Where else do you get free lunch every day, a free gym membership, AND a subsidized T-pass? That’s on top of a fully stocked kitchen, and beer and wine on tap.