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56 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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839
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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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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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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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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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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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CDK Global
Automotive • Software
Chicago
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AutoMech
Automotive • Transportation
At a time when we can grocery shop online, watch TV online, and even order a coffee online, why is taking your car in for service still so inefficient and painful? This is a problem AutoMech is passionate about solving, and we make taking care of your car easy!
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HAAS Alert
Automotive • Cloud
HAAS Alert streams vital safety information and real-time alerts to drivers, connected and autonomous cars via in-vehicle systems and smartphone apps when Emergency Responders (and other road operators) are en-route and on-scene. Drivers, emergency crews and roadway workers use the information to avoid collisions and reduce traffic delays.
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Chicago
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QUANTICLEAP
Automotive
QUANTICLEAP is a fleet management and technology company focusing on improving access to instant vehicle rental access. Our technology focuses on real-time yield management optimizations. Primary users include individuals and companies.
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Chicago
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IOTA Foundation
Fintech • Automotive
IOTA The Backbone of IOT is here. The main innovation behind IOTA is the Tangle, a revolutionary new blockless distributed ledger which is scalable, lightweight and for the first time ever makes it possible to transfer value without any fees.
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Chicago
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Lube on the Move
Automotive • Mobile
Automotive service startup that provides preventive maintenance and other light automotive services at the customers home or office. Using our service selection app, customers will select a date and time to have their service scheduled. The price of service will be predetermined and will be debited from card customers place on file after service.
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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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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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New Mobility Consulting
Automotive • Transportation
New Mobility Consulting helps corporations, startups and investors take advantage of the opportunities associated with the digital transformation of transportation and mobility, or "New Mobility" for short.
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Chicago
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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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Lincolnwood
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SmartCast Global
AdTech • Automotive
SmartCast Global leverages more than a hundred years of combined experience in real world cause and effect advertising and marketing. SmartCasting™ integrates traditional and digital media into one collective network that funnels consumers to a dynamic, digital storytelling platform for media, dealer and technology partners globally.
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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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New Mobility Garage
Automotive
New Mobility Garage creates the New Mobility World through commercialization of innovative ideas. We understand the car as an important building block in the future of multi-modal mobility. However, as you know much of the disruptive innovation happens in the form of services both around the car and in the broader mobility ecosystem.
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Chicago
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Otobots
eCommerce • Automotive
Otobots is a Chicago based start-up offering convenient auto maintenance and repair services to customers attheir house or office. We connect customers with experienced and certified mechanics from their community. We guarantee all the services with a 12 months/12,000 miles warranty and complimentary r o a d side assistance. Our state of the art...
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Oak Brook
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Progressus
Automotive • Mobile
Progressus is the automotive industry’s premier mobile ad platform. Our technology helps agencies, listing websites, and large dealer groups optimize media investment on emerging mobile traffic channels, including Google, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Each day, our platform powers over 170,000 vehicles shoppers and 14,000 customer inquires....
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Chicago
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New Mobiliy World
Automotive
New Mobility World™ helps startups take advantage of the opportunities associated with the digital transformation of transportation and mobility, or "New Mobility" for short. We take a holistic view of the New Mobility with the core themes "Connected Vehicles", "Autonomous Vehicles", "E-Mobility", "Urban Mobility" and "Mobility Services".
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Chicago
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Sparkl
Automotive • Greentech
The Sparkl mission is to provide a convenient, eco-friendly, waterless car wash for those who care to save time, while preserving the environment. With the touch of your finger, you can schedule a car wash anytime and anywhere- we come to YOU. Our app is available for both ios and android users. No more excuses for a dirty car!
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Chicago
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Automotive Jobs in Chicago

Backend Java Developer

KAR
Chicago
19 hours ago
+13
DRIVIN is looking to expand our development team as we continue to innovate the used car industry. 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.

Software Engineer - Mobile

KAR
Chicago
1 day ago
+13
As a member of the front-end development team the main responsibilities are implementation and maintenance of a data rich UI. The candidate should be able to build and maintain products working closely with other developers, the data team and product managers. This candidate should be comfortable making implementation decisions for the UI layer given the product vision from the Product team. This candidate should have 3-5 years of professional development experience.

TradeREV Junior Java Backend Developer

KAR
Chicago
2 days ago
+13
We are looking for amazing Junior Backend Java Developers who have a passion to code, and create world class products.  We want promising web and app developers who have a strong foundation of coding languages and the ability to problem solve. We’ll support and push you to a new level – not only from a training perspective but also with certifications and other industry tools to ensure you are always ahead of the curve.

Data Scientist

KAR
Chicago
2 days ago
+13
Design SQL, R & Python scripts to directly query and analyze internal and external data sources to package together clear, actionable findings. Work in an Agile environment with team members, delivering solutions quickly and continuously exploring ways to improve our results. Actively seek out new potential problems to solve. Work closely with colleagues in Product, Operations, and Sales to structure problems and understand the impact across various departments within the company. Own the development of predictive modeling and machine learning solutions that continually improve with the collection of real-time dealer and salesperson results from product portfolio. Coordinate KPI goals and delivery dates with senior leadership, ensuring our results are measurable and delivered on time.

Backend Java Engineer

KAR
Chicago
5 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.
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