Senior Front End/ Full Stack Engineer (San Jose)
CDK Global

San Jose, California

Posted in Retail
6 days ago


Job Info


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.

Summary:

We're a global market leader in providing software and digital marketing solutions to the automotive industry. We're innovating the way that automotive dealerships drive their customers' car-buying experience from the moment they run a search online all the way through to bringing their car back in for a service. Join us and be a part of the evolution.

You are to join a mid-size team that builds a platform to transform the flagship product of CDK using latest cutting-edge front-end and back-end technologies. Everybody in the team is an invaluable asset, and their contribution is genuinely appreciated.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Requirement phase:
    • Have a clear sense/emphasis on solidifying what to build before building it.
    • Take high-level instruction from manager and translate into concrete and actionable requirements. An example of manager instruction would be "make sure the entire code base is consistent in code format." Be able to translate into exactly what tools to use, how to automate code format at commit time and/or build time.
  • Design phase: Autonomously come up with sound designs that:
    • Support the required business logic at hands
    • Smartly define integration points (within the team or with other teams)
    • Lock down security
    • Clearly either support or has necessary hooks to support scalability and reliability
    • At the same time have enough room to allow the application to reasonably grow without massive regression risks and/or overhead.
  • Implementation phase:
    • Cleverly implement approved designs using efficient solutions such as brilliant algorithms.
    • Promptly respond to needs arise within the team such as code review
    • Identical technical debts and fix them
  • Test phase
    • Thoroughly implement unit code to test code before checking in
    • Be one of the main code reviewers for the team

Education & Experience:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent education/experience.
  • 4+ years programming experience as a either full-stack or front-end engineer is required. Pure back-end is not ok.
  • At least 2 years of experience in Angular or React JS is required.
  • Training and experience with Agile software development.
  • Analysis and design experience.
  • Experience and training in formal testing methods helpful.

Skills:

  • Understanding of utilizing Agile and Scrum software development methodologies
  • Expert knowledge of frontend programming languages like Angular JS or React JS is required
  • Expert knowledge of at least one of the following backend programming languages/frameworks is a plus: C#, Nodejs, Ruby on Rails.
  • Being able to take a functional spec and come up with ER diagram is a plus
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated time management and completion of tasks to a definite deadline.

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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