Lead Back-End Engineer

Requisition: #33101

Location: Portland, OR

Grade: U.44

 

Accelerate Your Career

Drive global technology

 

With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   

 

We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.

 

From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  

Position Overview:
 

This is a high-growth, high-visibility mid-level position in engineering building the next generation of enterprise class software solutions at CDK. The individual's primary responsibilities include architecture and framework extensions, development of services and components (design, coding, testing), system/subsystem definition, interfaces, product architecture, technical leadership, and team guidance. Position requires extensive hands-on technical expertise coupled with ingenuity, product knowledge, industry knowledge, and communication skills.

 

Candidates will work with global team members, architects and product managers in the early and continuous delivery of high quality software products that delight our customers. Must be a results oriented individual, who can readily demonstrate comprehensive use of agile software development principles to achieve the desired business outcome.

 

  • Create sophisticated, imaginative and efficient front and back-end solutions for a large scale complex application
  • Develop high-quality code, establishing development standards and practice by example.
  • Design reusable components by utilizing various standard frameworks.
  • Work with product owners to create backlog, evaluate requirements; make technology recommendations that support optimal construction, maintenance and performance.
  • Understanding the legacy code base and convert it to more modular using the advanced technologies on a need basis
  • Working with cross functional teams like Application Infrastructure team, Operations, Support, Sales...etc
  • Leverage the latest developments in web technologies.
  • Serve as a technical resource and mentor.

 

Requirements

  • 7+ years of software development experience
  • Experience with one of (Java, JavaScript, Node.JS, Python) required
  • Experience with Docker, AWS and RabbitMQ or Kafka strongly preferred
  • Background in IP Telephony desired
  • Experience building and architecting high volume/high traffic/low latency systems

  • Experience building distributed systems

  • Unix/linux systems administration

  • Devops technologies like Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc.

  • “Push technologies and protocols” (XMPP, MQTT, Websockets, Firebase, Pubnub, etc.)

  • Experience with other Cloud Native computing technologies like Kubernetes, Prometheus, Fluentd, Linkerd, gRPC, etc. would also be helpful

  • Passionate and committed with strong sense of ownership and craftsmanship.
  • Strong communication skills (interpersonal, written, and verbal).
  • Experience with test-driven development in an agile software environment.
  • Ability to technically document software deliverables through use cases, design documents and technical specifications.

 

Education:

A MS/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent education/experience.

 

CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

 

CDK Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
We believe that diversity in all aspects of business leads to strength.

Company
CDK
Posted
04/13/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Portland, Oregon 97201, US