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Director, Development

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Date: Aug 2, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US, 95134

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.  


  • Directs the activities of a software applications development function for software application enhancements and new products; Develops application architecture capability within the technology domain.
  • This position oversees the analysis, design, programming, debugging, and modification of computer programs and is accountable for developing, configuring, installing and investigation solutions. 
  • Analyzes and investigates applications engineering tasks and prepares design specifications, analysis, and recommendations.
  • Interacts with project managers, marketing, sales, and users to define applicationand validate understanding of requirements and/or necessary modifications.
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel ensuring the efficient operation of the function. 
  • Responsible for Unit testing, functional testing, coordination of regression testing where necessary as well as system integration and UAT testing for defect correction.
  • Ensures that budgets, schedules, and performance standards are realistically set and attained; estimates efforst to execute stories/projects; Maintains refined backlog of work and is accountable for Sprint planning and workload assignments.
  • Has accountability for the performance and results of a strategically important large function or department.
  • Adapts and executes functional or departmental business plans and contributes to the development of functional or departmental strategies.
  • Decisions are guided by functional or major operational segment strategies and priorities.
  • Accountable for handoff to Release process, Tier 3 support (analysis and replication of reported defectst), and execution of Run & Maintain work (security patching, and application of S/W upgrades.

Qualifications & Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum of 12 years of programming experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in people management/leading teams
  • Significant experience in delivering complex solutions in support of complex business problems




  • Significant general management experience within a delivery focused environment
  • Excellent understanding of control tools
  • Excellent understanding of Scrum based Agile methodology and processes


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: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

Job Segment: Developer, Outside Sales, Supply, Application Developer, Advertising, Technology, Sales, Operations, Marketing

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