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Software Engineer II

Date:  Jul 20, 2021

Detroit, MI, US, 00000


About CDK Global, Inc

CDK Global (NASDAQ:CDK) is a leading provider of integrated data and technology solutions to the automotive, heavy truck, recreation and heavy equipment industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end, omnichannel retail commerce through open, agnostic technology, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers and original equipment manufacturers, serving nearly 15,000 retail locations in North America. CDK solutions connect people with technology by automating and integrating all parts of the dealership and buying process, including the acquisition, sales, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles. Visit


Software development position that works primarily in designing, coding, testing and supporting software products and related materials.  Through virtual methods and department procedures, development focus is to meet the clients’ needs and support CDK Heavy Equipment applications.



  • Design custom applications to convert clients’ data to conform to CDK software requirements. Software development is influenced by other software engineers, virtual implementation consultants (VIC’s) or supervisor to support dealership business practices and goals
  • Perform debugging and system level testing on programs.  
  • Emphasis is on the converted data to ensure accuracy
  • Create interfaces to or from other applications or databases
  • Ability to meet deliverables for different project milestones
  • Attend and assist with verification seminars to ensure client understanding of application and gain client confirmation of application customization.
  • Conducts post implementation changes and assists in follow-up meetings with project team to ensure optimum application usage, accuracy of customization
  • Participate in code reviews for development projects
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, or equivalent education / experience
  • 1-3 years programming experience required
  • Experience with current software development methodologies and processes.  
  • Must have experience with RPG IV
  • Nice to have experience includes ILE, Advanced SQL and Agile
  • Analysis and design experience required
  • Experience with Procedural oriented design concepts and relational databases preferred
  • Working knowledge of the midrange operating system
  • Knowledge of CDK Heavy Equipment Business system an asset
  • Understanding of IBM Query, IBM Data transfer to/from IBM i and FTP process is a nice to have


  • Ability to operate PC and Office software products, such as Word and Excel
  • Ability to code from requirement, functional and/or design documents
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical problems and demonstrate problem solving and resourcefulness in obtaining information
  • Superior communication skills both verbally and in writing.  
  • Strong customer service / consulting skills based on understanding of the CDK Heavy Equipment application and expectations of the client  
  • Ability to work as a team member with limited supervision.  
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to efficiently plan workload and prioritize to meet deadlines.

This position description outlines the general nature and level of work performed.  It is not a comprehensive list of all duties required of the associate. This role may involve off-hours work at times (early mornings and/or weekends) CDK Global welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. CDK Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. We believe that diversity in all aspects of business leads to strength.


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.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

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