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Software Engineer IV (Java) - Portland

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Date: Jul 28, 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.  


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 Software 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.



* 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


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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