Technology

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Our Culture

Our mission to transform the experience of buying and selling cars is an ambitious one. It can only be achieved by a team of diverse problem solvers dedicated to understanding our varied customers.

Having the Right Tools

“Both trust, and the right tools are given to us so that we can do our job.  This has allowed me to work autonomously, faster, and happier.”

Chris Kirkham (He/They), Tech Manager

Collaborative

“Shift is an innovative company that encourages its employees to take risks, share ideas and make suggestions.  I love that I'm a part of the discussion.”

Christine Ma (She/Her), Software Engineer

Make Tangible Impacts

“Every day has been an opportunity for me to learn from my brilliant coworkers and make tangible impacts on the business. Yes, please!”

Jade Teel (He/Him), IT Administrator

Having the Right Tools

“Both trust, and the right tools are given to us so that we can do our job.  This has allowed me to work autonomously, faster, and happier.”

Chris Kirkham (He/They), Tech Manager

Collaborative

“Shift is an innovative company that encourages its employees to take risks, share ideas and make suggestions.  I love that I'm a part of the discussion.”

Christine Ma (She/Her), Software Engineer

Make Tangible Impacts

“Every day has been an opportunity for me to learn from my brilliant coworkers and make tangible impacts on the business. Yes, please!”

Jade Teel (He/Him), IT Administrator

Our Engineering and Data Science Teams use modern, tried-and-true methodologies to deliver the best features and experience for our users. We were born in The Cloud and we ship many times a day into production at scale.

Our Benefits

We strive to build a strong fondation from within to help foster inpsiration that create the best expereince for our customers. Hear it from our folks!

Growth opportunities

We invest in our staff: 75% of our Engineering Leadership was promoted from within. A structured leveling system provides career growth for managers and individual contributors. We are data driven and learn from mistakes.

Tribes, Squads and Guilds

Our Full-Stack Squads contribute to any repo they see fit. Our Tribes rally several squads to common goals, while aligned with Product and Operations. Join a Guild to learn, or found one to practice mentorship.

Modern Best Practices

We build and deploy 12-Factor apps into containerized multi-service architectures. CI/CD automation helps us Shift Left. Our apps are observable by our entire staff using the best tools, enabling our "you build it, you run it" strategy.

In Production, At Scale

It's an infectious feedback loop - build great products, ship them to production, see KPIs climb, and do it all again. Engineers are able to see the effects of their changes, support them when they break, and they are empowered to improve on what they ship.

Departments

We have Software Engineers all the way up to Principal Engineers and an accomplished Data Science team. Infrastructure, Security, IT and Data Engineering provide guidance and toolsets self-service for a truly scalable ecosystem. We build websites, APIs, AI/ML, infrastructures and databases. We interface with internal and partner APIs, IOT devices and SaaS tools.

• Software Engineering
• Data Science
• Infrastructure/DevOps
• Security
• IT
• Data Engineering
• Design & Research

Technology stacks

Challenging the status quo means we need every advantage we can get. This is a taste of our toolkit for building great software