Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

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ACV’s mission is to build and enable the most trusted and efficient digital marketplaces for buying and selling used vehicles with transparency and comprehensive data that was previously unimaginable. We are powered by a combination of the world’s best people and the industry’s best technology. At ACV, we are driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and rewarded with a work environment that enables each teammate to impact the company from day one. ACV’s network of brands includes ACV Auctions, ACV Transportation, MAX Digital and ACV Capital within its Marketplace Products as well as True360 and Data Services.

What are we looking for:

As a Staff Software Engineer at ACV Auctions you will develop, write, and modify code. You will work alongside and mentor software and production engineers in the development of solutions to ACV’s most complex software problems. It is expected that you are a technical leader who is able to operate in a high performing team, that you can balance high quality delivery with customer focus, that you have excellent communication skills, and that you have a record of delivering results in a fast-paced environment.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Architect, deliver, and maintain four or more domains/products with many components and services.
  • Collaborate with software and production engineers to design scalable services, plan feature roll-out, and ensure high reliability and performance of our products.
  • Influences company wide engineering standards for tooling, languages, and build systems.
  • Develop and implement 2-3 year lifecycle plans for all tools to ensure business risk and liability are accounted for.
  • Contribute, influence, and set standards for all technical aspects of a product or service including but not limited to; testing, debugging, performance, languages.
  • Implements engineering wide security standards and ensures security compliance for the business.
  • Modify and develop custom software patterns as needed to solve the most complex software problems.
  • Accountable for the overall performance of products and/or services within a defined area of focus.
  • Conduct code reviews, develop high-quality documentation, and build robust test suites for your products.
  • Lead team discussions to define requirements on new and current products.
  • Respond to and troubleshoot the most complex problems quickly, efficiently, and effectively.
  • Acts as a mentor or leader for less experienced engineers.
  • Manages third-party consulting resources, as needed.
  • Handle multiple competing priorities in an agile, fast-paced environment.

What you will need:
  • BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline or equivalent practical experience.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience with programming in at least two of the following: Python, Java, C#, Perl, or JavaScript.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience working with continuous integration and build tools
  • Expert in version control systems
  • Expert in software design and problem solving across many domains/products.
  • Expert in software engineering tooling and mentors and drives adoption for new tools and tooling standards.
  • Expert in release, builds, testing and the entirety of the SDLC.
  • Expert at debugging distributed systems using distributed tracing and other common tools.

What we will offer:
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Upbeat innovative culture.
  • Professional training opportunities.
  • Flexible schedules.

At ACV, we are committed to an inclusive culture in which every individual is welcomed and empowered to celebrate their true selves. We achieve this by fostering a work environment of acceptance and understanding that is free from discrimination. ACV is committed to being an equal opportunity employer regardless of sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires reasonable accommodation, please let us know.
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