Fair is an automotive FinTech company that's revolutionizing car buying by offering unprecedented freedom, flexibility and an end-to-end mobile experience.

We believe fairness matters. That's why we've created a game-changing new app that lets you shop, get approved and pay for a car all on your phone with just a driver's license and bank account. Get in-app approval for a monthly payment amount that works for you, then head to the dealership and check-out in minutes. You can drive your car for as long as you want, and return it any time you're ready. That's the Fair way to drive!

At Fair, we're making the world a more fair place, one happy driver at a time -- and it all starts with building a team of passionate and curious-minded people to become "ambassadors of Fair" from our sunny Santa Monica office.

Senior Python Engineer at Fair.com
About Us

Fair is an automotive FinTech company that’s revolutionizing the way we finance and shop for cars by offering unprecedented freedom, flexibility and a fully digital experience.

Fair isn’t just our name; it’s our culture. We believe in transparency and equality. We believe in hard work, but we also believe that hard work should be celebrated and rewarded. That’s why we provide lunch and snacks to fuel your work each day. We offer free health benefits, paying 100% of medical, dental, and vision care coverage premiums. We offer flexible work hours and unlimited vacation, which we actually encourage you to use. So go ahead and take that well-earned trip to Hawaii, and make sure to send your Fair family a postcard!


Who You Are

Data is at the heart of Fair. You design, build, and maintain systems responsible for all aspects of managing business data, including incoming and outgoing data pipelines, data storage and analytics, and application-facing resources. At Fair, you are also responsible for building production level APIs to power the user experience using the data at hand. 


What You’ll do

  • Build and maintain microservices, designing and implementing APIs, managing cross service integration testing and creating robust, fault tolerant services.
  • Design and document new features, improvements, and database infrastructure.
  • Research and evaluate technologies that satisfy system needs.
  • Implement robust distributed systems essential for data pipelines, analytics, and reporting, primarily in Python, AWS technologies, PostgreSQL and NoSQL, and scripting.
  • Create and maintain scalable and efficient data storage systems.
  • Test, deploy, and monitor changes on test and production environments.
  • Build resource endpoints vital to the customer-facing portion of the Fair application in Python.
  • Work with the Product Engineering team to verify successful integration of application-facing resources.
  • Follow general best practices for software and systems development.
  • Participate in code reviews on GitHub.

What You Have

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or mathematics (or equivalent experience).
  • 2+ years of professional experience using dynamic, high-level languages (e.g., Python, Ruby).
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in professional software development.
  • Proficiency in Python.
  • Experience with ORMs preferred (e.g., SQLAlchemy and Active Record).
  • Experience building and maintaining RESTful services using established web frameworks (e.g., micro frameworks like Flask and Sinatra).
  • Familiarity with SQL databases and query languages.
  • Experience building ETL pipelines a plus.
  • Experience with automated testing (unit, functional, and integration tests).
  • Ability to contribute to and excel in a team environment.
  • Great communication skills.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It’s Fair’s   policy  to  provide equal  opportunity  in  employment to  all  employees  and  applicants  for  employment. No  person  will  be  discriminated  against  in  employment  because  of  race,  color,  religion,  gender,  gender expression,  gender identity,  sex,  medical  condition  (as  defined  by California law  and  which  includes  pregnancy or  childbirth),  national  origin,  age,  physical  or mental  disability,  political activity  or  affiliation,  ancestry,  marital status, protected veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, taking or requesting statutorily  protected  leave,  or  any  other  legally  protected  status  where  there  is  no  bona  fide  occupational qualification or legitimate business reason for the differing treatment. In  addition, Fair  prohibits  the  harassment  of  any  individual  on  any  of  the  bases  listed  above  or  any  other characteristics protected under federal, state or local laws.

 

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Why work with us
Just steps from the Santa Monica pier, our office is a fun-filled hub, stocked with whatever you need to be your best. We provide lunch, snacks, and kegs of iced tea and iced coffee to keep you moving each day. We’re building a Fair future and reinventing car ownership. This is no small task, but we’re up to the challenge. Our Fair Folk are creative problem-solvers, eager to jump into any role. If you’re driven and flexible but enjoy a bit of foosball from time-to-time, Fair may be your next home.
Culture
At Fair, “Fairness matters” is our motto. It’s what brings us together each day, and what drives everything we do here. Although we’re an enthusiastic and hard-working bunch, it’s our collective sense of fairness that keeps us respectful of one another’s personal time, well-being and individual work styles. While there will always be ebbs and flows in the workload, Fair Folk know better than anyone how to buckle down when it’s crunch time, and how to play hard when there’s a break in the action. Any company can claim to offer great perks, but at Fair, balance, transparency and honesty are inherent to our very name, our brand and our culture.
Perks & Benefits
1500 feet to the Santa Monica Pier
1000 feet to the Downtown Santa Monica Metro stop
Views of the ocean (if you're standing in the right spot)
Underground employee parking
Outdoor patio space for lunching al fresco
A kitchen stocked with snacks and drinks
Unlimited vacation
Catered lunches daily
Regular (and fun) company outings

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