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Senior Platform Engineer

Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169


Location: Hoffman Estates, Illinois (US-IL) 


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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.  


Job Duties:

CDK Global, LLC seeks a Senior Platform Engineer at our Hoffman Estates, IL location. Responsibilities: Participate in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including inception, design, deployment, operation, and refinement. Propose software product enhancements and adopt new features, including new deployment technologies, modern web UI technologies, server-side programming, cloud platform, standard authentication/authorization schemes, and development, integration, and logging tools. Design and implement key components of platforms and web applications by working with User Experience (UX) to create user interfaces and features optimized for large-scale systems requirements. Scale system sustainably through automation and evolve systems to improve reliability and availability. Facilitate rapid development of platform without compromising the quality. Participate in providing training to team members on technical skills as needed. Drive platform design and implementation working in close collaboration with the software development leadership, EA, Product and Business teams to build infrastructure for global platform at scale.


Education and Qualifications/Skills and Competencies:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems or a related field plus five (5) years of related post-bachelor's degree employment experience.


Work Experience:

Two (2) years of experience must include: Modern web UI technologies (React); Okta and OAuth; API testing framework (Postman); OpenAPI  spec; JavaScript; AppDynamics, Cloudwatch monitoring and alerting systems; RESTful API; AWS (Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB, S3, IAM); Atlassian stack: Bitbucket, Confluence, Jira; and Terraform, Splunk.


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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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