JavaScript Developer
CDK Global

Portland, Oregon

Posted in Retail
7 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.

Performs highly complex design, development, testing, documentation, code review and analysis of various software applications, and implements technical solutions that satisfy business requirements for function, performance, security, and maintainability. Incorporates a detailed understanding of internal and industry solutions to analyze business requirements and functional specifications at broad organizational levels; assists in planning technical infrastructure and strategy. Meets with stakeholders to determine software requirements. Performs gap analysis and documents findings. Focuses on highly complex product enhancements and develops solutions for highly complex issues, including new and existing items. Plays a vital role in the integration of developed software to user interfaces and data. Provides highly technical leadership, direction, and design expertise to extend CDK's full solutions suite and develop new features. Mentors others and fosters collaboration and innovation

Essential Functions

  • Participate in the development lifecycle with a focus on developing new features and functionalities for large-scale enterprise software solutions, encompassing service layers, integration, user interfaces and data
  • Provide technical leadership, direction, and design expertise to CDK Global's networking and telephony service and product development teams; influence and innovate creative solutions; serve as technical SME and mentor
  • Technically document software deliverables through use cases, design documents, and technical specifications
  • Evaluate requirements and initial mock-ups, make technology recommendations that support optimal construction, maintenance, and performance
  • Propose product enhancements and the adoption of new features,
  • Create, design, and write high-quality software. Make recommendations on how software features and functionality can best be utilized by the end-user.
  • Define data architecture; integrate work with web portal
  • Assess new issues and take ownership of establishing protocol for problem resolution
  • Directs and guides clients through resolution of technical issues
  • Attends training courses as required and stay abreast of evolving internal processes and industry developments
  • Applies problem-solving skills to provide customer support to resolve escalations
  • Works in a team environment; serve as technical resource and mentor
  • Provides other ad hoc support and duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field with at least 8 years of programming experience, or a Master's degree with at least 5 years of programming experience; OR in lieu of a bachelor's degree at least 10 years of direct programming experience
  • Programming and design experience
  • Experience with Python, Javascript, Typescript, Node.js, JSON, JSON Docs, JSON Schema, AWS, AWS containers & Kubernetes, and cloud development.
  • Proficient database skills, Examples: SQL, SQL Schemas, NoSQL environments; Amazon RDS, DynamoDB, and Lambdas.
  • Ability to technically document software deliverables through use cases, design documents, and technical specifications
  • Proficient with test-driven development and web template technologies
  • Experience utilizing Agile and Scrum software development methodologies
  • Ability to document, track and monitor a problem/issue to a timely resolution
  • Ability to design components for scale, performance, and experience
  • Knowledge of operating systems
  • Collaborative problem-solving ability and self-motivated
  • Action-oriented and results-focused
  • Strong influencing skills; strong verbal and written communication skills along with prioritization of duties

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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