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Java/API Software Engineer II - San Jose

San Jose, CA, US, 95134


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.


The most important thing to us about you is that you have a passion for working on cool stuff and can work well with cool people. We love the energy shown in your projects (and those side projects you do, ‘just for you’) and we love that you can get in a room with amazing developers and learn and teach and contribute and grow. Our Agile, collaborative approach is important to everyone here.
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.


We focus on building quality software in an agile and results-oriented environment. Specific responsibilities include:
•    Create sophisticated, imaginative, and efficient front- and back¬end solutions for large-scale applications for the automotive industry.
•    Partner with the Product Owners and other teams to deliver business value for CDK and our customers
•    Deliver high quality solutions using agile methodologies including TDD and CI/CD
•    Design reusable components by utilizing various standard frameworks.
•    Make technology recommendations that support optimal construction, maintenance, and performance.
•    Collaborate with other development teams inside and outside the company to leverage their capabilities and share ours.
•    Work with global and cross-functional teams like Operations, Support, Sales, etc.
Qualified candidates will generally have 5+ years of software development experience, including:
•    Expert level knowledge in Java and JavaScript
•    Expert level knowledge in REST/SOAP API development

•    Strong database skills (SQL, NoSQL).
•    Strong practitioner of unit and integration testing.
•    Proficient with Spring, SpringBoot, Hibernate, CI/CD, Containerization.
•    Proficient with DevOps and software deployment concepts using technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Bamboo, and Git.
•    Experience in tools like Postman, SOAP UI, JMeter and swagger
•    Experience with performance and scalability analysis, testing and optimization.
•    Experience designing and implementing scalable, fault tolerant, distributed solutions/services.
•    Experience with AWS (Lambda, S3, SQS, SNS, IAM).
•    Experience with modern web UI frameworks (i.e. React).
•    Experience with log aggregation/dashboarding, monitoring and alerting systems.
•    Experience with Test-driven development in an agile software environment.
•    Knowledge of Big data and AI/ML is a plus.
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills.
•    A BS in Computer Science or equivalent education/experience



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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