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59 Companies
Cars.com
Automotive • Digital Media
Cars.com is one of Chicago’s original tech companies. Our online platform makes it easier for consumers to shop for, sell and service their cars. With our expert content, mobile app features, a comprehensive set of research tools & the largest database of consumer reviews in the industry, we offer innovative products to connect dealers & consumers....

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Chicago
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Dealer eProcess
Automotive

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
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Open door policy
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KAR
Artificial Intelligence • Automotive
KAR powers the world’s most trusted automotive marketplaces through innovation, technology and people. Our diverse team helps manufacturers, financial institutions, insurance companies and dealer groups buy, sell and trade used vehicles.

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Chicago
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Affinitiv
Automotive • Marketing Tech
Affinitiv is a leading marketing technology company exclusively serving automotive manufacturers (OEMs), dealership groups, and individual dealers. Affinitiv enables its customers to produce, manage, measure, and optimize multi-channel communications to drive brand loyalty and increase revenue across the dealership.

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200
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Chicago
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CDK Global
Automotive • Software
Chicago
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Getaround
Automotive • Transportation
Getaround is an on-demand carsharing marketplace. Getaround has grown to over 200,000 members across the US by allowing users to rent, unlock and drive — all with your phone. Rates start at $5/hour including insurance and no membership fees. Car owners conveniently share their cars earning up to $1000 a month.

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200
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Chicago
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CPW Truck Stuff
Automotive
CPW Truck Stuff is a custom offroad and performance shop serving the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana areas. We specialize in custom trucks, Jeeps, SUV’s, &4x4 vehicle conversions. Our shop in located in Tinley Park right of the I-80 expressway and Harlem Ave on 191st Street.
9
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Tinley Park
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CarAdvise
Automotive • Consumer Web
CarAdvise is an emerging technology company changing the way consumers maintain and service their vehicles. Let's face it, getting car care is a hassle and is not a trusted industry. Our proprietary technology makes car care a more seamless, trustworthy and affordable process for drivers and small fleets everywhere. 

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16
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Chicago
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ForeverCar
Automotive • eCommerce
ForeverCar is a venture-backed InsurTech company of change agents innovating auto repair and maintenance. We’re creating a better car repair and maintenance experience with transparency, trust and convenience.

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25
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Chicago
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AdTrek HD
AdTech • Automotive
AdTrek HD is digital advertising in motion. We partner with rideshare drivers to deliver your message through our interior and exterior digital billboards.
AMS Performance
Automotive
At AMS we specialize in automotive performance for Japanese and German turbocharged vehicles. We offer engine computer tuning (calibration), repairs and maintenance and most importantly engine and other driveline modifications.
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Local Employees
West Chicago
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BMW Technology Corporation
Automotive
Under the BMW Group umbrella, the BMW Technology Corporation is a technology development company that specializes in building connected car services. The organization is concentrating on creating software services that integrate consumers’ digital lives with their mobility needs to make their end-to-end driving experiences easier, safer and more pl...
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Carlease.com
Automotive • eCommerce
Carlease.com makes leasing a car easy. Our online concierge service enables you to get your dream car at the best rate. Then we deliver it straight to your door. We're changing the way car leasing works. Join us!
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Local Employees
Lincolnwood
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CoPilot
Automotive • Big Data
We’re an independent early-stage startup focused on the consumer car-shopping experience. We use to build software for car dealerships and quickly realized the consumer is at a disadvantage when shopping and buying a car. We created CoPilot so consumers can find the right car at the right price and buy with confidence.

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Chicago
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HAAS Alert
Automotive • Cloud
HAAS Alert C-V2X service delivers real-time awareness of responding emergency vehicles, road operators and municipal fleets to connected and autonomous cars aiding motorists and vehicles to make safer, smarter decisions. In-car safety alerts get integrated via in-vehicle systems and smartphone navigation apps.
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Local Employees
Chicago
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LotLinx, Inc.
Automotive • Digital Media
OUR MISSION: SELL MORE CARS, FASTER We are a digital marketing company that helps dealers sell more cars faster by driving low funnel in-market shoppers directly to inventory on dealers websites. Since our founding in 2012, we’ve grown quickly and consistently. As our early adopters quickly began to see results, word spread.
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Chicago
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Swap Motors
Automotive • Consumer Web
Swap Motors provides an easy, safe and convenient way to sell cars. For more money, in less time and without ever having to leave the house. We're a team of automotive and technology enthusiasts that strives to bring a whole new car-selling experience. Selling Cars Made Simple
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Skokie
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WippyCars
Automotive
2
Local Employees
Chicago
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Via
Automotive • Transportation
We've built revolutionary technology that is changing the way people get around cities. Using Via, a shared ride booked on your phone costs little more than the bus. Via is on-demand transit on a mass scale; it’s smart transportation that’s friendly to our planet. We currently operate in New York City and Chicago and are rapidly expanding.
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Chicago
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Anautomy
Automotive

Anautomy is an online platform where users can submit prices that they paid for various services at auto repair shops, ultimately increasing transparency in the industry. 

Automotive Jobs in Chicago

QA Engineer

KAR
Chicago
2 days ago
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In this position, you will create and maintain automated testing frameworks that will cover a wide range of testing types including but not limited to functional, integration, performance, and load testing. You will play an essential role in allowing our applications to grow, scale, and remain highly available. You will work closely with Development and DevOps teams within KAR to ensure high quality and feature-rich applications.

Backend Java Engineer

KAR
Chicago
3 days ago
+13
The candidate should have a strong background in Java Web Service development and be comfortable using the Spring Framework. As an engineer on the development team the main responsibilities are design, implementation, and maintenance of RESTful web services in both Composite service and Microservice forms. These web services will be integrating with PostgreSQL and ElasticSearch to help aggregate data for the composite services. The candidate should have good communication skills and be able to work closely with Product Owners to discuss feasibility of technical considerations as well as provide accurate estimates for project completion.

Web Engineer

KAR
Chicago
3 days ago
+13
Summary: Are you looking to join a positive, diverse team to build beautiful, dynamic applications that tackle complex problems for real people? DRIVIN is looking to expand our development team as we continue to innovate in the used car industry. As a web engineer, you’ve had experiences delivering real-time, data-driven web applications and supporting them in production. You can explain your debugging process and how you tackle technical debt.

Technical Project Manager

KAR
Chicago
5 days ago
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The Technical Project Manager (PM) is responsible for planning, leading, and organizing agile Data Science, Dev Ops, and Data Engineering teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in supporting the delivery of agile projects that provide exceptional business value to our internal and external customers. The PM will be responsible for managing several concurrent high visibility projects using agile methods in a fast-paced environment that may cross multiple business divisions. The PM will be responsible for interfacing with Technical and Product Management teams in collecting technical requirements and creating Epics and Stories to facilitate and execution of these projects.

Program Coordinator

KAR
Chicago
5 days ago
+13
The Program Coordinator role is one that touches many elements of our business and requires an individual with excellent organization, inter-personal and communication skills. The Program Coordinator will work with numerous internal stakeholders including sales, marketing, operations, and the auctions.  Additionally, the program coordinator will interface with customers and external business partners regularly to: develop, implement and support key services. 
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