Javascript Jobs - JavaScript Engineer, 17912

at KAR Global
Location Indianapolis, IN
Date Posted January 17, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


About Our Team:

PAR North America is developing the next generation of software to run our operations while continuing to enhance the installed base. We are employing the latest cloud infrastructure, cutting-edge technology, and best practices to build world-class software. PAR North America is the leading nationwide provider of vehicle transition services including recovery management, skip tracing, remarketing and title services. PAR is part of the Carmel headquartered KAR group of companies that provides everything wholesale used car sellers and buyers might need, from salvage and used car auctions.

About Our Candidate:

Are you an Engineer who enjoys working on small teams, finding solutions to a variety of business challenges where your input will make a difference? Are you skilled in JavaScript frameworks and implementing web services? Are you someone who has the desire and proven ability to learn more languages and skills needed to get things done?

We are seeking talent that will demonstrate their experience and skills to help us transform PAR’s existing software applications into a modern and scalable system. This system will serve as the foundation for business innovation and growth. We are passionate about talking to technical leaders who have a track record of developing quality software and implementing world class solutions. We offer excellent pay and time off, benefits, relocation, flexible work schedules, training opportunities, and a fun environment working with state of the art tools.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Developing high quality code using modern software development best practices

  • Working on Agile software engineering teams that are focused on value delivery

  • Participating in code reviews, planning and estimation meetings

  • Testing solutions and troubleshooting issues

  • Participating in cross-discipline collaboration with team members including the product owners, designers, and testers

What You Need to Be Successful:

  • Strong JavaScript experience (Node.js preferred)

  • Bachelor's degree and three to five years of related experience

  • Ability to learn new languages and frameworks

  • Experience using web-based cloud services (AWS preferred)

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong communication skills

It would be nice if you have:

  • TypeScript experience

  • Java 1.8+ knowledge a plus

  • Database design and SQL knowledge a plus

  • Experience building serverless web applications for AWS Lambda

  • Knowledge of Angular

  • Previously worked on an Agile team

Who We Are:

KAR Global powers the world’s most trusted automotive marketplaces through innovation, technology and people. Our end-to-end platform serves the remarketing needs of the world’s largest OEMs, dealers, fleet operators, rental companies and financial institutions.

  • We’re a technology company delivering next generation tools to accelerate and simplify remarketing.

  • We’re an analytics company leveraging data to inform and empower our customers with clear, actionable insights.

  • And we’re an auction company powering the world’s most advanced and integrated mobile, digital and physical auction marketplaces.

PAR North America, a KAR Global brand, is the leading nationwide provider of vehicle transition services. PAR recovers assets, manages cycle times, maximizes returns, and reduces risk for companies coast-to-coast. PAR’s clients range from the largest banks, captives and auto finance companies to the smallest credit unions.

PAR concentrates on bottom-line objectives through Five Essential Solutions: recovery management, remarketing, skip tracing, compliance and title services. The company is quality focused and compliance driven, leveraging affiliations and partnerships with numerous technology sources and service providers. PAR services can be designed to fit many needs.


This position has a preference to candidates in the Indianapolis market, however we are considering remote candidates as well.

We want you to be well and thrive. Our benefits package includes:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Insurance coverage that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance

  • Flexible spending account

  • Wellness program

  • 401(k) with employer match

  • Employee stock purchase program

  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off

  • Paid parental leave

  • Learning and development resources