Dealer Inspire

APIs Developer

Dealer Inspire published 6 months ago


Mid-Level, Full-time

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About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level
Role: Backend Developer
Industry: Automotive
Company size: 501–1k people
Company type: Public

Remote details

Preferred Timezone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time +/- 2 hours


Job description


The Internal APIs Developer will assist the team in developing APIs for use in a service-oriented architecture in a scrum-based environment. The Internal APIs Developer will help with the creation of new features, works with senior and mid-level colleagues to fix bugs, and addresses support concerns via company communication tools. Strong problem solving, organization, and documentation skills are key to success. 


Required Skills & Experience:

  • Background in Object Oriented development.
  • Versed in PHP and Javascript.
  • Experience building APIs and API integrations.
  • Relational Database design and architecture (MySQL).
  • Comfortable with Unit Testing, Version Control, Pull Requests, and Peer Review.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex terms and ideas to stakeholders and coworkers.
  • Fast learner & interested in new technologies.
  • Familiarity with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Bitbucket, and Confluence).
  • Experience with Doctrine, Apigility, Zend Framework 2, and Laravel.
  • Experience in Agile environments is highly desirable; as well as any Scrum Training.  
  • Familiarity with Docker and Docker Compose is a plus.
  • Familiarity with AWS infrastructure and tools is a plus.
  • Bonus:  Experience with Laminas.

Life at Dealer Inspire

About Dealer Inspire

Dealer Inspire (DI) is a leading disruptor in the automotive industry through our innovative culture, legendary service, and kick-ass website, technology, and marketing solutions. Our mission is to future-proof local dealerships by building the essential, mobile-first platform that makes automotive retail faster, easier, and smarter for both shoppers and dealers. Headquartered in Naperville, IL, our team of nearly 600 work friends are spread across the United States and Canada, pushing the boundaries and getting **** done every day, together.

DI offers an inclusive environment that celebrates collaboration and thinking differently to solve the challenges our clients face. Our shared success continues to lead to rapid growth and positive change, which opens up opportunities to advance your career to the next level by working with passionate, creative people across skill sets. If you want to be challenged, learn every day, and work as a team with some of the best in the industry, we want to meet you. Apply today!

Dealer Inspire is a CARS brand. CARS includes the following brands:, Dealer Inspire, DealerRater. Want to learn more? Check us out here!


  • 18 days of paid time off, plus select paid holidays
  • Paid Volunteer Day & Paid Pet Wellness Day
  • Robust Health Insurance Options: BCBS, Delta Dental, EyeMed
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Subsidized internet access for your home
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Peer-to-Peer Bonus program
  • Parental Leave
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement

*Not a complete, detailed list. Benefits have terms and requirements before employees are eligible.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


  • Health Insurance with BCBS
  • 401k plan with company match
  • paid time off, sick leave and selected paid holidays
  • Dental, Life and Disability Insurance
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Subsidized internet access for your home
  • Peer to Peer Bonus program
  • Stocked fridge with snacks and more!
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