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Software Engineer IV

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Date: Apr 27, 2019

Location: Seattle, WA, US, 98104

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.  

Software Engineer IV

At CDK Global, we are driven by your success. We engage your unique talents and perspectives. We welcome your ideas on how to do things differently and better. In your efforts to achieve, learn and grow, we support you all the way. If success motivates you, you belong at CDK Global. We are the largest digital advertising platform provider for automotive industry and is transforming $8 Billion dollars in advertising spending from traditional offline media to online advertising.


We have an opening for a highly motivated, skilled, and experienced Engineer with a passion for the front end. We're looking for someone who can provide technical leadership, direction, and design expertise to our UI development teams. You will work closely with other team members on technical issues and complex problems and take ownership of application development, architecture and design. You will frequently extend our core platform and will work closely with stakeholders to inform and develop new features based on business needs and product roadmap.


In this role, you'll have the opportunity to create tools and features used by over a million unique web visitors each day. You'll work in small agile teams to rapidly prototype, test and deploy new product features. 

This job requires strong communication skills (interpersonal, written and spoken), a proven track record for achieving deadlines, creativity and an innovative approach, serious technical aptitude, and an ability to roll with and contribute to a disciplined-but-entrepreneurial work environment. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Use comprehensive knowledge of current web technologies and best practices to create sophisticated, imaginative and efficient reusable UI solutions across multiple browsers for various devices and operating systems.
  • Evaluate product requirements and initial mock-ups; make technology recommendations that support optimal construction, maintenance and performance.
  • Leverage the most optimal technology solution for each problem at hand. 
  • Advocate for the latest developments in Internet technologies.
  • Serve as a technical resource and mentor.
  • Help to drive forward business initiatives and facilitate delivery of software.



  • 6+ years of experience with HTML/CSS/Javascript.
  • Proficient with Web Templating technologies.
  • Proficient in writing object oriented JavaScript and JS design patterns.
  • Proficient in writing semantic SEO friendly markup.
  • Solid experience in writing cross-browser compatible front-end code.
  • Strong communication skills (interpersonal, written, and verbal).
  • Passionate and committed with strong sense of ownership and craftsmanship.
  • Experience with webpage loading performance techniques.
  • Experience with integrating UI code with server side platforms.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment.
  • Ability to technically document software deliverables through use cases, design documents and technical specifications.


Desired Skills

  • Strong OO design and coding skills in JavaScript.
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML5/CSS3 and pre-processors like LESS/SASS.
  • Experience with test-driven development in an agile software environment.
  • Experience working with clients in a professional services organization.
  • Experience building large-scale web applications using JavaScript and Ajax.
  • Experience translating design mockups and prototypes into working application designs.
  • Have developed or supported an operationally critical web service.
  • Demonstrated passion for user experience design and improving usability.
  • Demonstrated passion about technology, have a strong interest in learning about and playing with the latest technologies.


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: Seattle

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

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