Software Engineer IV - Transportation

5, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, PTK nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600096, India Req #2261
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
If you are looking for a career at a dynamic company with a people-first mindset and a deep culture of growth and autonomy, ACV is the right place for you! Competitive compensation packages and learning and development opportunities, ACV has what you need to advance to the next level in your career. We will continue to raise the bar every day by investing in our people and technology to help our customers succeed. We hire people who share our passion, bring innovative ideas to the table, and enjoy a collaborative atmosphere. 
This is a Hybrid role requiring 3 days a week in our Chennai office.

Who we are: 

ACV is a technology company that has revolutionized how dealers buy and sell cars online. We are transforming the automotive industry. ACV Auctions Inc. (ACV), has applied innovation and user-designed, data driven applications and solutions. We are building the most trusted and efficient digital marketplace with data solutions for sourcing, selling and managing used vehicles with transparency and comprehensive insights that were once unimaginable. We are disruptors of the industry and we want you to join us on our journey. ACV’s network of brands includes ACV Auctions, ACV Transportation, ClearCar, MAX Digital and ACV Capital within its Marketplace Products, as well as, True360 and Data Services. 
ACV Auctions is opening its new India Development Center in Chennai, India, and we’re looking for talented individuals to join our team. As we expand our platform, we’re offering a wide range of exciting opportunities across various roles. At ACV, we put people first and believe in the principles of trust and transparency. If you are looking for an opportunity to work with the best minds in the industry and solve unique business and technology problems? Look no further!  Join us in shaping the future of the automotive marketplace!
At ACV we focus on the Health, Physical, Financial, Social and Emotional Wellness of our Teammates and to support this we offer industry leading benefits and wellness programs.

Who we are looking for:

As a Software Engineer at ACV Auctions, your will design, develop, write, and modify code. Collaborating with software and production engineers, you will contribute to the creation and deployment of new features aimed at optimizing operational efficiency and fostering growth. Additionally, you will be responsible for managing the delivery life cycle of the overall system.


What you will do:

  • Architect and build entire services including but not limited to; data modeling, storage, message brokers, protocols, interfaces, and front-ends.
  • Collaborate with software and production engineers to design scalable services, plan feature roll-out, and ensure high reliability and performance of our products. 
  • Design and develop systems across all major departments including but not limited to; data, enterprise applications, and IT
  • Modify and develop custom software patterns as needed to solve highly 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.
  • Design and build complex systems that can scale rapidly with little maintenance.
  • Develop roadmaps and prioritizes technical debt to effectively plan features and work. 
  • Lead and successfully complete software projects with minimal guidance from managers.
  • Lead team discussions to define requirements on new and current products.
  • Provide technical support for many applications within the technology portfolio, respond to and troubleshoot problems quickly, efficiently and effectively.
  • Acts as a mentor or leader for less experienced engineers. 
  • Handle multiple competing priorities in an agile, fast-paced environment.


What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience with programming in at least two of the following: Python, Java, C#, or JavaScript.
  • Expert in version control systems 
  • Expert in software engineering tooling with a proven ability to mentor and drive adoption of 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.
  • Proficient in databases (RDB), SQL, and can contribute to table definitions.
  • Experience with containers and Kubernetes


Our Values 

Trust & Transparency | People First | Positive Experiences | Calm Persistence | Never Settling


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.

Other details

  • Job Family Product & Technology
  • Job Function Software Engineering
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 5, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, PTK nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600096, India