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Developer Advocate (Software Engineer II)

Austin, TX, US, 78730


Power the Possibilities
The CDK Global technology team is looking for collaborative innovators who are passionate about making their mark on emerging enterprise software products. We’re building and developing cloud technology for the automotive retail industry
that will change the landscape for automotive dealers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the customers they serve.

Be Part of Something Bigger
Each year, more than three percent of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) is attributed to the auto industry, which flows through our customer, the auto dealer. It’s time you joined an evolving marketplace where research and development
investment is measured in the tens of billions. It’s time you were a part of something bigger.

We’re expanding our workforce – engineers, architects, developers and more – onboarding early adopters who can optimize, pivot and keep pace with ever-evolving development roadmaps and applications.

Join Our Team
Growth potential, flexibility and material impact on the success and quality of a next-gen, enterprise software product make CDK an excellent choice for those who thrive in challenging, fast-paced engineering environments.
The possibilities for impact are endless. We have exceptional opportunities to evolve our industry by driving change through new technology.

If you’re ready for high-impact, you’re ready for CDK.



  • You will work closely with Sales, Marketing and Development organizations to provide guidance, onboarding and implementation of new solutions on the Fortellis Platform.
  • The Developer Advocate serves as the integration SME for internal and external partners and develops a comprehensive understanding of the use case, transaction workflow and executes implementation.
  • You are the Developer Partner, focused on the relationship, business/technical requirements, and design integration.
  • You are interested in development with a passion for the business side.
  • You are customer focused and thrive in a high-pressure environment.
  • You are capable of picking up unfamiliar technologies quickly and utilize them as required.
  • You are strategic in your methods, progressive with your thinking and demonstrate a positive attitude.
  • You are passionate for learning new technologies and working effectively in a nimble environment.
  • You are creative at resolving complex problems.





  • Advanced knowledge of RESTful API principles and integration techniques
  • Basic understandings of contemporary web services design
  • Technical experience testing and troubleshooting integrations
  • Solid understanding of reading API specifications using Swagger 2.0/OpenAPI standards
  • Experience presenting to External clients
  • Prior experience with enterprise applications is a plus
  • Ability to translate complicated concepts to a technical and non-technical audience
  • Skilled at resolving conflict and negotiating effectively and tactfully
  • Experience trouble-shooting APIs / reviewing logs with AWS (Cloudwatch, X-Ray), Splunk and other DevOps tools
  • Demonstrates a Strong Moral Compass



Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline, related field or equivalent work experience required (Industry certifications [Solutions Architect/Developer background a plus!]



  • Experience with automotive industry solutions/software
  • Experience with of OAuth/JWT or OpenID Connect authentication and authorization protocols
  • Experience with Git, Atlassian stack Experience with the Apigee API platform Experience with Okta, Auth2 or other identity management platforms



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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