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Full-Stack Software Engineer III for Data Analytics

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Date: Apr 2, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97201

Company: CDK

Job Description

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:

CDK handles hundreds of millions of phone calls and text messages for our customers, then from that mountain of data extracts the lessons they can use to improve business operations and the consumer experience. As an engineer on this team, you’ll build and grow highly scalable software solutions that intelligently and seamlessly ingest raw data, use a variety of algorithms and machine learning to understand the patterns, trigger alerts, push the information into downstream applications, and present the information to a user.


We’re looking for someone with experience as a full-stack developer, but particularly in data analytics. You should be skilled in building systems that reliably and efficiently receive, normalize, augment, translate, correlate, aggregate, summarize, analyze, transfer, and present the data. There’s significant potential and growth in this space for us, so the most successful candidate will be excited to jump in, learn the existing environment, then work with a team to grow and improve it.



We focus on building quality software in an agile and results-oriented environment. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Create sophisticated, imaginative, and efficient front- and back­end solutions for large-scale complex applications.
  • Develop high-quality code, following and reinforcing development standards and practice by example.
  • Design reusable components by utilizing various standard frameworks.
  • Work with product owners to evaluate requirements and create a task backlog.
  • Make technology recommendations that support optimal construction, maintenance, and performance.
  • Collaborate with other development teams inside and outside the company to leverage their capabilities and share ours.
  • Work with global and cross-functional teams like Operations, Support, Sales, etc.
  • Have a strong sense of ownership and craftsmanship in your work.



Qualified candidates will generally have 5+ years of software development experience, including:

  • Diverse and complicated environments that employ different technologies to solve different problems.
  • SQL (ideally, MS SQL), Spark, Hadoop, and related data storage and analysis infrastructure.
  • Node.js, .NET, and other server-side programming language and an interest in learning.
  • Web development languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS; and frameworks like React or Angular.
  • Building APIs for data exchange.
  • Connecting front-end components with back-end logic through asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, AJAX, etc.
  • Designing distributed systems for scalability and fault tolerance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Test-driven development in an agile software environment.
  • DevOps and software deployment concepts using technologies like Docker, Puppet, Kubernetes, AWS, Bamboo, and Terraform.
  • Technical documentation of software deliverables through use cases, design documents and technical specifications.



  • A BS 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.

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.  

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Database, Developer, Outside Sales, SQL, Advertising, Technology, Sales, Marketing

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