Development Intern (Technology)




Chicago, Illinois

Intern

RITM0019816

 

 

Job Description

 

Cars.com is a leader in the automotive digital marketplace. Since 1997, we have built our B2B and B2C brand to preeminent status in the industry. While enjoying great stability, we continue to grow. Our workforce has more than doubled since 2006, and our revenue has increased more than 150% in that same time. Our highly engaged workforce enjoys our dedication to work/life balance, wellness and career growth as well as a rich set of employee programs. We’re big enough to provide abundant resources and small enough for employees to make an immediate impact.

 

Cars.com is looking for a talented and motivated student to be a part of our Technology Internship Program (TIP).  If you are someone who has basic understanding  and experience in software development using Java or C++, willing to learn new things, enjoy solving difficult problems, and take pride in your code, we would love to hear from you.  As part of our TIP team you will not only receive mentoring from senior developers, but also get the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology and gain vital real world experience working in an Agile software development environment. Not to mention you and the rest of the TIP team will take an idea from inception and build out a full-fledged feature that will provide an overall positive experience for Cars.com users.

 

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Develop necessary code and unit tests to implement the features/functions of the applications/services that are part of the TIP roadmap.
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  • Work with mentors and other team members to support the build out of defined features while adhering to the Agile framework.
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  • Communicate openly with immediate team members as well as with other cross-functional teams.
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  • Commitment to quality and timely delivery of assigned work products.
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  • Actively participate in Agile meetings such as Sprint Planning, Spring Review, Stand-ups, etc.
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  • Other duties as assigned by manager and/or Scrummaster.
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Required Skills

 

  • Classroom development experience with Java and/or C++
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  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS
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  • Self-starter mentality and flexibility to learn and work in new technologies/areas
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  • Ability to work well within a team with varying technical skill sets and business knowledge is required
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  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required
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Required Experience

 

  • Experience with front-end development, with technologies such as JavaScript is preferred
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  • Experience with SVN or other centrally located source control systems is preferred
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  • Experience working with databases and knowledge of SQL is preferred
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  • Currently pursuing a Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
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  • Previous internship experience
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Cars.com, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.