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Software Engineer IV (Java)

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Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97201

Company: CDK

Job Description

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.



  • Lead the team’s API development work, attend lead meetings, escalate issues, address problems quickly, take ownership for the team’s APIs
  • Code high quality software components that meet engineering team standards
  • Troubleshoot issues
  • Conduct code reviews, scope and estimate requirements, educate and mentor engineers
  • Prioritize and solve problems in a fast paced environment
  • Stay current with middleware trends and apply best practices to your code

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of experience in J2EE and Java object-oriented programming
  • 3+ years of Java SpringBoot Framework experience
  • Engineering leadership experience and passion for leading teams
  • Experience with source control (Git, GitHub Flow)
  • 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 Full Stack Engineer.
  • Creative problem-solving, proficient debugging and profiling

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficient with JavaScript (React knowledge preferred)
  • Ability to work full stack


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Developer, Java, Computer Science, Cloud, Middleware, Technology

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