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CARFAX Overview

Centreville, VA (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
IHS Markit
1984
Subsidiary or Business Segment
IT Services
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors

Autotrader, Cars.com, CarGurus

CARFAX is a rapidly expanding company, and since 2014, we've created nearly 200 new jobs! Best known for inventing the Vehicle History Report, Team CARFAX now concentrates on innovative solutions used by millions of people every day to shop for, buy, own and ... Read more

Mission: Building products that helps millions of people shop, buy, own and sell used cars with more confidence - that's the CARFAX mission!

We understand that being a leader in the tech space requires building and keeping a talented team through ... Read more


CARFAX Reviews

  • "CARFAX"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Developer in London, ON
    Current Employee - Systems Developer in London, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CARFAX full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    * Culture
    * Competitive Salary
    * Personal Development Time EVERY Friday (Half Day)
    * Lots of company events
    * Interesting problems to solve

    Cons

    * Too much free food

    Advice to Management

    keep it up

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CARFAX Photos

CARFAX photo of: Celebrating our 6th consecutive Washington Post Top Workplace win with the Car Fox!
CARFAX photo of: Keeping cool during the heatwave with ice cream!!
CARFAX photo of: Winners of our 1st Work Smarter Contest!
CARFAX photo of: "Is it Friday yet?!" - Arthur
CARFAX photo of: Team CARFAX gearing up for another Bike to the Beach ride!
CARFAX photo of: Winner, Winner! We love our regular raffles!
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CARFAX Interviews

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    Cloud Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, ON
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at CARFAX (London, ON) in January 2020.

    Interview

    First interview was with the recruiter over the phone. She just went over my resume with me and confirmed my salary expectation. Took about a half hour.
    <one week later>
    Second interview was with the hiring manager in Missouri over the phone. He wanted to more about my role and responsibilities at my current position. He was very friendly and welcoming to my many questions about the position and company. Took about an hour.
    <one week later>
    Third interview was face to face with a Director at the London office (one hour) as well as a Zoom interview with a Director in Missouri (half hour). F2F interview was a bit technical but mostly conversational. The Zoom meeting was mostly conversational.
    <few days later>
    Offer given and accepted.

    Overall the interview process was very friendly and straight forward.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever made a mistake where you have taken down a production environment/service? If so, what did you do?   Answer Question
    • How would you architect this service (which was explained) in AWS?   Answer Question
    • Why do you want to leave your current job and come to CARFAX?   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • During this unprecedented time, one of the things #TEAMCARFAX looks forward to is the daily update from our President, Dick Raines. He embodies the CARFAX playbook through his transparent and positive companywide e-mails. Here’s a picture of Dick and his four legged co-worker, Bailey, making sure our customers and employees are taken care of! In the words of Dick Raines, “Healthy Team, healthy Business!” We hope everyone is staying safe.

  • 🏆 10 years running! We are so proud to say that for the 10th year in a row we have been named @virginia_business Best Places to Work! Thank you so much to Virginia Business for honoring us with this award... and HUGE SHOUTOUT TO #TEAMCARFAX for making CARFAX the Best Work Place to work!

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CARFAX Awards & Accolades

  • Washington Post Top Workplaces, The Washington Post, 2019
  • 50 Great Places to Work, Washingtonian, 2019
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