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Senior Software Engineer

Technology | Santa Monica, CA | Full Time

Job Description

At Edmunds we’re driven to make car buying easier.  Ever since we began publishing printed car guides in the 60’s, the company has been in the business of trust, innovating ways to empower and support car shoppers.  When Edmunds launched the car industry’s first Internet site in 1994, we established a leadership position online and have never looked back.  Now, as one of the most trusted review sites on the Internet, millions of visitors use our research, shopping and buying tools every month to make an easy and informed decision on their next car.  For consumers, we bring peace of mind. For dealers, we make tools to help them solve their problems and sell more cars.  How do we do it,  you ask? The key ingredients are our enthusiastic employees, progressive company culture and cutting-edge technology.  Want to join the team?  Read on to find out how!


What You’re Applying For:

Edmunds is looking for an experienced software engineer who is passionate about user experience and SEO. Our team’s mission is to use as many means as possible to lift our organic rankings. As a full stack engineer on the team, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing solutions for monitoring, analyzing, and influencing organic traffic to the Edmunds website; building and maintaining consumer-facing web components that are fast and easy to use; and evangelizing user experience and SEO best practices across the product engineering organization. 

What You'll Do:

  • Work with a talented group of software engineers, designers, data analysts and product managers;

  • Design, build and scale business-critical systems supporting organic traffic goals;

  • Build rich consumer-facing interfaces;

  • Automate operations of multiple technology stacks using AWS infrastructure and services;

  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems.

What You’ll Need:

  • Advanced experience of owning end-to-end systems from the client- to server-side;

  • Advanced experience designing, building and optimizing distributed systems;

  • Experience working with Python, Databricks, NodeJS, Docker and AWS;

  • Experience with building SEO-optimized web pages using React, HTML5, CSS;

  • A passion to never stop learning and ideating - our stack is constantly evolving.

Why You Would Want This Job:

  • You want full ownership of your systems, from setting up infrastructure to operations;

  • You want to influence adoption of web development best practices;

  • You are looking for opportunities to mentor other engineers.

Edmunds Tech Blog
At Edmunds we’re not just about making car buying easier, we're also passionate about technology! Click here to read through our Tech Blog!

Working @

Employees think it’s a pretty great place to work and some pretty impressive publications think it is too: we have been recognized as one of the best places to work by the Fortune Magazine and Great Places to Work, LA Business Journal, Computerworld, and Built in LA.  We've also been identified as one of the best workplaces specifically in Technology and also for Diversity and Asian Americans.  In fact, our CEO, Avi Steinlauf, was rated as one of Glassdoor's Highest Rated CEOs!  If you’re interested in learning more and joining our mission, we’d love to hear from you!


Edmunds will consider for employment qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable laws.