Senior Full Stack Developer

Full Time Portland OR CDK Global

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 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

At CDK, we believe inclusion and diversity are essential in inspiring meaningful connections to our people, customers and communities. We are open, curious and encourage different views, so that everyone can be their best selves and make an impact.

CDK is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an inclusive workforce where everyone is valued. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, creed or religion, age, disability (including pregnancy), results of genetic testing, service in the military, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

Applicants for employment in the US must be authorized to work in the US.  CDK may offer employer visa sponsorship to applicants.

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