DriveTime

Front End Developer Team Lead

Job Overview

DriveTime Needs a Front End Developer Team Lead

 

DriveTime is the nation’s second largest used car retailer, focused on helping people find and finance used vehicles (trust us, it’s more exciting than it sounds). We have single-handedly rebuilt, retooled, redreamed and reconfigured the way people think about driving cars, breaking apart from the industry’s status quo. For more than 14 years, DriveTime has changed the auto world from the ground up while emphasizing values, morals and growth from the inside-out!

 

DriveTime’s goal is to take every customer on the full path to ownership. All the way from purchasing vehicles, inspecting and selling; to financing, servicing and warranties – when it comes to owning a vehicle - we know what’s up! As motivated as we are to take our customer on the path to ownership, we are just as focused on taking our employees on the path to owning their careers. Across the nation, from our home office and call centers to our 145 retail locations and 26 inspection centers, we are looking for talented individuals like yourself to join our ever-growing team.

 

To apply submit your resume to andrew.vanderwerf@drivetime.com

Job ID# 26273
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Interest: Corporate
Type: Regular Full-Time
Post Date: 4/10/2019

A Day in the Life of a Front End Developer Team Lead

That’s Nice, But What’s the Job?

 

In short, our Front End Developer Team Lead's are responsible to:

  • Lead a team of software engineers to build applications that help redefine how we do business -- and keep us ahead of our competitors.
  • Collaborate with other engineers to work on key features across DriveTime.
  • Mentor incredibly smart, friendly, and passionate team.

 

In long, as a Front End Developer Team Lead you will drive several exciting initiatives, help solve problems, no matter how big or small, work on business-critical projects built around cutting-edge technologies, and convey strategy and accuracy to our top level decision makers.

 

Our Stack:

  • React, JavaScript
  • Angular, TypeScript, Node
  • Azure

Qualifications

So What Kind of Folks Are We Looking for?

 

The Specifics.

  • Ability to establish cross-functional, collaborative relationships with business and technology partners
  • Full-Stack software development experience preferred with an emphasis on Front End architecting and building robust distributed systems that scale well
  • Expertise in client-side SPA development
  • Working understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript/ TypeScript
  • Experience in developing unit tests
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Communicates clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Passionate about continuous learning

 

Anything Else? Absolutely.

 

DriveTime was awarded Top Companies to Work for in AZ by AZCentral.com for our great culture and one of the Best Places to Work in IT as awarded by PBJ. Essentially we offer a creative, transparent and fun environment since, well, we work here too. DriveTime was also voted the Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Inc 5000, and we aren’t slowing down anytime soon!

 

So What About the Perks? Perks matter. 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision. DriveTime pays a nice chunk of your premiums to keep the cost as low as possible for our employees.
  • 16 days of PTO and 6 paid Holidays. Because who doesn’t love time off?
  • Benefits like 401(k), company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability.
  • Casual Dress. Come dressed in jeans (you’ll fit right in with the rest of us).
  • Game Room. Gimme a break – no, not a Kit Kat ad but we do have a ping-pong table, pool table and Virtual Reality if you ever need a break in your day.
  • Wellness Program and In-House Gym. We want our employees to be the best versions of themselves. That’s why we offer a Wellness Program that includes an in-house gym, B12 shots, teeth cleanings, biometric screenings and much more!
  • Growth opportunities. DriveTime takes a lot of pride in promoting from within. We have spent the last 14 years growing our team members and taking them on the path to owning their careers!

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Meet the DriveTime Crew!

We’re a team of innovators and engineers, movers and shakers, morning people and night owls, dreamers and believers, techies and talkers. But most of all we are a family. At DriveTime we’re fueled by the success of our employees as much as we are by the loyalty of our customers.

Meagan S.
Financial Analyst

 

DriveTime provides everyone an opportunity to get involved in business impacting projects, regardless of their level. Employees are held responsible for their work in every aspect, including delivery and presentation to senior management when applicable. DriveTime continuously fosters relationships between all levels of employees, which helps to encourage the collaboration that occurs each and every day.

I’ve recently taken a strong liking towards indoor rock climbing, which provides relief from the brutal Arizona heat. Rock climbing is a great activity that allows you to continuously push yourself and strive for improvement without getting dull, especially since the gyms change the paths frequently. When I’m not rock climbing, which sadly is most days, I also enjoy playing recreational sports like kickball, ultimate Frisbee, and softball with friends or taking my dog out to the dog park…or, honestly, furiously binge watching a new show on Netflix.

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