Staff Software Engineer

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Detroit, MI, United States

Phone: 3477460987
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Staff Software Engineer


Detroit, MI 

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**This role is 100% remote**

Join our pit crew as a Staff Software Engineer (Backend) on our quickly growing distributed engineering team for technical leadership of multiple, parallel, high profile projects. 

In this Staff Software Engineer (Backend) position you will be responsible for building, owning, and shipping products as well as for understanding the whole picture, resolving  dependencies and encouraging cross team collaboration. You will also be responsible for overseeing the architecture across multiple feature teams, driving teams to adhere to Vrooms architecture guidelines and best practices.

We value your personal growth, and will gladly train you on any of our technologies that you don't currently have. Ours is a culture where your voice will be heard, and you'll be able to see the result of your work!

We're one of the few players in the ecommerce automotive space. As a member of our crew, you will become an industry expert.



  • Architect, design, develop, deploy and maintain scalable software and services
  • Collaborate directly with Tech and Product Leads to develop and maintain cutting edge software
  • Design and implement high availability services and microservices
  • Develop core platform services and back-end APIs Develop, and experiment with new technologies to increase efficiency
  • Oversee the implementation and architecture of multiple teams
  • Mentor, onboard, and support engineers to release high quality software


  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, Computer Science
  • 8+ years of Software Engineering experience
  • Strong software design skills; database modeling a plus
  • Experience with Go (Golang), Java, or C/C++
  • Openness to learning new programming languages and technologies
  • AWS and/or GCP (Google Cloud Platform)Linux/Unix
  • Experience building scalable web architecture and distributed systems
  • Docker and/or Kubernetes experience a plus

Vroom is an innovative end-to-end ecommerce company that is revolutionizing the car buying experience. Our scalable, data-driven technology brings all phases of the vehicle buying and selling process to consumers wherever they are and offers an extensive selection of vehicles, transparent pricing, competitive financing, and contact-free, at-home pick-up and delivery. We have experienced tremendous growth and have become a disruptive force in the automotive industry. Vroom is an exciting, dynamic workplace, and there's no better time to join the team than right now.

Commitment to Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity
Vroom is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating a work environment where all employees can find their drive. To do that, we champion a workplace where each and every person is treated with dignity and respect and is valued for their unique perspective and contributions. Our values of SPEED: Service, Progress, Employees, Engagement, and Development are only possible in an environment where every individual has the ability to bring their whole selves to work and contribute fully.
Vroom’s policy is to maintain a working environment that encourages mutual respect, promotes harmonious and congenial relationships between employees, and is free from all forms of discrimination and harassment of any employee (or applicant for employment or service provider) by anyone, including supervisors, co-workers, vendors, or clients. Harassment and discrimination in any manner or form is expressly prohibited. There is no tolerance for discrimination or unequal treatment of any kind on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual and reproductive health decisions, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status or civil partnership/union status, familial status, military or veteran status, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, alienage or citizenship status, unemployment status, sexual violence or stalking victim status, caregiver status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
This practice applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, rehire, termination of employment, development and training, compensation, benefits and retirement.