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CarGurus - Associate iOS Engineer - remote

About Autolist

For most people, shopping for a vehicle is an experience we'd rather forget. Navigating a sea of endless options, spending hours, and the dealership and negotiating toe-to-toe with a dealer who does all this every day leaves automotive shoppers feeling exhausted and overwhelmed while hopeful, but not sure, they got a vehicle in good condition for a fair price.

Autolist is on a mission to rewire the automotive industry by making it easier for everyone to find and get a vehicle they love! We are creating an automotive shopping experience for every stage of the automotive life cycle – buying, selling, owning – and we're well on our way.

As an independent brand and subsidiary of CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG) we're a startup within the worldwide category leader in automotive shopping helping millions of monthly users via our award-winning apps and web shopping platforms. Our efforts to streamline the automotive shopping experience is supported by a strong passion to empower people with the knowledge and experience they need for everything automotive, a dedication to equity, inclusion, and belonging, and world-class benefits.

Role Description

We are seeking creative and talented individuals who love learning and are motivated to launch their software engineering career. No prior professional experience is required.
As an Associate iOS Engineer, you'll collaborate with other engineers, product managers and designers to bring the Autolist vision to life. You'll help build new features and improve our existing iOS application written in Swift.
We value learning and you'll get to spend a few hours a week on personal education. We believe that a diverse, inclusive and compassionate environment leads to greater ideas and outcomes. Come join our team and help us build a better car buying experience for everyone.

What You'll Do

  • Support the iOS Engineering team and participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle (design, code, and test).
  • Help drive engineering projects to completion, with a focus on the business impact of those projects. Pragmatically prioritize tasks to deliver on goals with a sense of urgency.
  • Produce engineering solutions that are reliable, maintainable and easy to change.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to execute engineering projects.
  • Learn. We deeply value continuous education as a personal investment to better achieve individual and business goals.

Who You Are

  • One of the following backgrounds:
  • B.S. in Computer Science or other STEM field from a four-year college or university
  • Completion of a coding bootcamp
  • 2+ years of related experience and/or training
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, dedicated, detail and team oriented with strong communication, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Have completed a project in Swift (or Objective-C) and XCode
  • Familiarity with GIT, CI/CD pipeline tools, Unit Testing and Agile development methodologies (e.g. Scrum)
  • Familiarity with test-driven development (TDD)

Note: The requirements listed on this job description are guidelines not hard and fast rules. To excel in this role you will not need to satisfy or meet every requirement listed. If you have the transferable skills and want the opportunity to be considered – please apply!


  • An interest in exploring code design and architecture
  • Experience building consumer-facing applications and/or publishing apps to the Apple AppStore
  • Genuine interest in working in the auto industry
  • Experience working in a fast-growing startup environment

Equal Opportunity Statement

Autolist is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that everyone should receive equal consideration and treatment. Recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers, and promotions will happen based on qualifications for the positions being filled regardless of sex, gender identity, race, religious creed, color, national origin ancestry, age, physical disability, pregnancy, mental disability, or medical condition.

Check out this link to learn more about our engineering team:

Engineering @ Autolist - Autolist.com

We recognize that flexibility plays a critical role in enabling our people to thrive in both their personal and professional lives. We currently welcome Gurus into our Cambridge, MA office on a voluntary basis but do not require employees to physically be in the office. We will adopt a hybrid working model when health experts and government officials in our local communities deem it safe to do so. Specific arrangements within this model will be up to team leaders' discretion; we encourage you to discuss your questions and needs during the interview process.

All US CarGurus employees are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation. This helps us to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large.