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Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack

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 a senior software engineer to transform the way people buy cars. Buying a car can be a daunting process through which consumers go every five to six years. At Edmunds, we build tools to empower consumers to shop online and connect with dealers on their terms. You will work with a cross-functional Search Engine Optimization team that connects consumers with the right tools and content and empowers them in their car shopping journey.

What You'll Do:

  • Work with a talented group of other software engineers, designers, business analytics 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.

What You’ll Need:

  • Ability to design, architect and improve distributed applications using combination of python, databricks, NodeJS, docker and AWS infrastructure and services;

  • Familiarity with multiple levels of technology architecture from the client to server side;

  • Familiarity 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 to make a tangible impact on car shoppers ability to discover edmunds platform for their car buying needs.

  • You appreciate working with talented people in a variety of roles including software engineering, product management, and design.

  • You want to take ownership of your own infrastructure and operations.

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.