Software Engineer (open until filled)

Job title: Software Engineer
Employer: RockAuto
Location: Madison, WI
Deadline: Open until filled
How to apply: Email a cover letter and resume in PDF format to HR@RockAuto.com. In your cover letter please explain why you would be a good fit as a RockAuto Software Engineer and include your GPA (if not listed on your resume). Applications that exclude a cover letter will NOT be considered.

Qualifications, Requirements, Job Description:  

Software is the foundation of our high-volume e-commerce business, which is why we develop all of it ourselves.

As a Software Engineer, you will work on an incredible range of projects, such as software that:

  • Improves our catalog
  • Manages orders and inventory
  • Processes data and images from suppliers
  • Translates product descriptions into other languages
  • Automates building controls for our office

You will design and develop new applications from scratch (not fiddle with settings on third-party packages or patch code from 1979).

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science with top-tier academic performance
  • Familiarity with open-source development technologies like PHP, Perl, JavaScript and C (Linux system administration skills would be a plus)
  • Talent for writing focused, fast, efficient and well-documented software
  • Proven success designing and building clever solutions to business challenges
  • Desire and ability to handle all the responsibilities of an Engineer: Analyst, Architect, Developer, Tester and Trainer

Must be able to work full time from our Madison, WI office and have the ability to work for any US employer without visa sponsorship.

Additional Perspective

As a RockAuto Software Engineer your work will be highly autonomous, always challenging, and very rewarding. With our extremely flat organizational structure, your projects will not get lost in any re-design or approval phase, they will just get done. If you are not only proficient at building ingenious software solutions, but also competent in everything else required to manage, design, build, test and implement your projects from start to finish, we want to hear from you.

Why RockAuto?

Strategic and tactical impact. We are an e-commerce company. The business runs on your software.

Strong growth, unique business model. RockAuto has posted 20 years of double-digit sales growth in a mature industry with very large, established competitors. Software — especially our distinctive consumer-focused catalog — makes the difference.

Open, friendly environment. Everyone sits in an open space without walls, hierarchy or secrets. (IT is not in the basement or behind the computer room here!) Office outings, like the annual winter holiday party, are a great way to connect with fellow employees.

Excellent compensation. RockAuto offers competitive wages, with an expected annual pay of $85,280 – $172,640 based on experience and performance. We also offer overtime pay for all positions, a generous allowance of paid holidays and personal time off, affordable health insurance, a Simplified Employee Pension for employees with qualifying tenure and a tradition of rewarding individual results and sharing the fruits of company success.

Madison, WI is a great place to live. Madison is uniquely centered on an isthmus between two beautiful lakes. It is consistently ranked one of the best places to live in the US. Both a capital city and hip college town, Madison provides affordable housing, excellent schools and a wide range of entertainment options and recreational activities.

How to Apply

Email a cover letter and resume in PDF format to HR@RockAuto.com. In your cover letter please explain why you would be a good fit as a RockAuto Software Engineer and include your GPA (if not listed on your resume). Applications that exclude a cover letter will NOT be considered.