AutoNation Headquarters

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Job Description

**Must be at least 18 years old to be considered.**



Position Summary:


Develops and implements software solutions to support the company’s need for improving application processes including reporting.  Coordinates solutions with a team of analysts and engineers to create new applications, implement enhancements and fix defects in existing applications to meet business requirements, adhere to systemic standards and ongoing application support requirements.  Troubleshoots and resolves issues in supported applications.


Organizational Relationships:

Works as a member of the Technology organization.  Reports to Director of Application Development.  Interacts daily with other technology teams such as DBA, Dev Ops, QA, BA, PMO, business customers, 3rd party clients, etc.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in development, configuration, implementation, and support of application systems with limited guidance.
  • Builds specification documents including diagrams, project scope, impact analysis and recommendation for implementation for design, code and test.
  • Defines technical specifications for solutions related to design, coding and testing by other related teams. Analyzes and evaluates courses of action and broad technical considerations that may impact other systems.
  • Reviews specification documents with Lead Software Engineer and other members of the team.
  • Provides estimation of work effort to Leads/Managers involved in development and support of the solution with guidance.
  • At times may assess development considerations such as impact and feasibility of ongoing maintenance support for the new solution improvements and enhancements.
  • With Project Lead’s guidance, designs, develops and unit test applications of varying complexity that meet business requirements while adhering to applicable coding standards and best practices.
  • Responsible for the coding and deployment of new versions, problem fixes and enhancements of software by coordinating production release activities.
  • Provides instructions to Dev Operations and other supporting teams to release new product changes.
  • Identifies process and procedures issues and presents to Project Leads to define and improve the development team’s productivity.
  • Finalizes solution with the Lead for resolution which can occur at any point in the process lifecycle.
  • Maintains and updates development status on assigned tasks in tracking software throughout entire project lifecycle and application maintenance.
  • Performs other job-related functions as assigned.
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with the Company’s Vision, Mission, and Values in all interactions with customers, co-workers and suppliers.
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and safety standards


  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, management information services or related field of study; or any equivalent combination of relevant background, skills and experience to include a minimum of 4 years programming experience in windows or web development environments.
  • 4+ years of solid experience/technical expertise in ASP.Net, C#, VB.NET, Object oriented programming, SQL, T-SQL, Visual Studio, HTML, XML, VB script, JavaScript, SharePoint Development and Administration, SSRS, SSIS, Web and/or Windows development, Micro services, Web services and Api’s.
  • Previous experience developing web application development sufficient to support thousands of users running multiple web browser platforms. Experience with SQL and database management systems which includes performance optimization.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of SQL concepts and solutions.
  • Ability to understand how assigned programs link with other programs and the overall system. Ability to function as a professional team member contributing to a positive and productive work environment.
  • Sound problem solving, coding and debugging skills sufficient to quickly identify and analyze a problem, propose viable solutions and articulate why a solution is preferred. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to document and present ideas and solutions successfully to business sponsors, peers, management and leads. Ability to articulate ideas and solutions effectively. 
  • Good listening and organizational skills to gather requirements and assess impact. Good critical thinking skills to understand business needs.
  • Ability to work effectively in a high pressure, team environment with ability to guide other members of the team.
  • Strong initiative, commitment, and a positive “whatever it takes” attitude.
  • Must meet company’s requirements for employment.
  • Valid in-state driver’s license and have and maintained an acceptable, safe driving record.

Next Possible Position: Senior Software Engineer


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those specifically presented.


AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Job Summary

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States Location
Full Time Job Type
AutoNation Headquarters

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