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Performance Tester/Engineer IV

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Date: Dec 6, 2018

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.  

 

CDK Global’s Flex engineering team is looking for talented engineers with a passion for their craft to join our growing team. This is a unique role which will have a material impact on the success and quality of a new software product with enormous growth potential. Flex is highly visible within the organization and provides excellent growth and development opportunities. If you like fast-paced environments, engineering challenges, participating in key engineering decisions, and want to leave your personal mark on a software product, the Flex team is right for you.

 

The Flex engineering team works on innovative new software that is used by car dealers to manage their operations, take care of their customers, and interact with the manufacturers. We are building our new software on the foundation of our rich automotive industry knowledge, experience, and current market presence. If you recently ordered a Ferrari, or a Ford, you likely have used at least one of our products!

 

  • As a Performance Tester/Engineer IV you will help to create the next generation of enterprise class software solutions at CDK!
  • If you have worked on bringing a large software product to market, or have a desire to gain this experience, this role might be perfect for you.
  • In this role you will help to create the next generation of enterprise class software solutions at CDK!
  • If you have worked on bringing a large software product to market, or have a desire to gain this experience, this role might be perfect for you.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong engineering background with a passion for application performance.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and remediate performance issues
  • Devise and implement comprehensive performance monitoring, testing, and alerting strategy, including recommending tools
  • Deploy tooling that provides the ability to detect and diagnose performance issues and ensure our environments meet acceptable performance levels
  • Establish baseline performance metrics for applications and environments

 

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of performance monitoring in cloud environments (AWS preferred)
  • Experience using APM tools such as AppDynamics
  • 5+ years of experience developing applications (JavaScript and Java preferred)
  • Experience diagnosing web application performance issues
  • Experience with Linux
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in IT, computer science or related field is preferred, with a minimum of 2 years of directly related work experience in one of these fields (work experience may be used to in place of degree)
  • Experience working with distributed teams
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An ongoing thirst for new knowledge and ideas, and a passion for software engineering as a Performance Engineer
  • Creative problem-solving, proficient debugging and profiling


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. 

 

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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