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Date: Mar 27, 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.  


You’ll work with the best business/technology leaders in the automotive industry and blaze the trail on the digital frontier, all while experiencing a fantastic work/life balance.


Essential functions include:

  • Engineering leadership of a cloud based enterprise data platform
  • Architectural direction on design and implementation of solutions
  • Enable cloudification of enterprise automotive applications
  • Recruit, manage, and develop professional staff, ensuring the efficient operation of a development team.
  • Ensure the technology strategy aligns with the business objectives
  • Manage the development of software application enhancements and new products.
  • Oversee the analysis, design, programming, debugging, and modification of software applications
  • Partner with product managers, operations, marketing, sales, and users to define application requirements and/or necessary modifications.
  • Receive assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals.
  • Often must lead a cooperative effort among members of a project team.
  • Foster effective collaboration in face-to-face and virtual settings


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 8 years of engineering experience
  • At least 2 years of experience in people management/leading teams
  • Cloud based development proficiency
  • Experience with modern software development practices including Agile, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery
  • Java development expertise
  • Basic project management experience
  • Databases development expertise, preferably PostGres
  • Experience with Web services, SaaS, Linux, PHP, & modern data management technologies
  • Experience with source control (Git, GitHub Flow), Maven, Confluence and Jira
  • Ability to employ test driven development and continuous deployment
  • An ongoing thirst for new knowledge and ideas, and a passion for software engineering and developing people.

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Automotive retail experience
  • Data analytics experience
  • Strong business acumen
  • AWS certifications
  • Scrum Master certification
  • Oracle database experience
  • Linux and PHP experience
  • Angular or ReactJS experience

More about the environment:

Collaborate with teams full of fun, pragmatic, full stack software craftsmen who share your passion & zeal for building awesome technology solutions to interesting real world problems, all the while having fun doing it.
Participate in and foster a culture of continuous learning using tools/opportunities like PluralSight, Hackathons, Meet Ups, Conferences and Lunch N Learns.


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

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