Software Engineer - Java

Albany, NY, US | Dallas, TX, US

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JOB INFORMATION

Our challenge is to use modern tools, techniques, and methods to develop, modify, and/or update complex and extremely powerful systems.  Our customers and partners need applications that enable them to easily operate and expand their automotive business and efficiently manage their teams.  Equally important is our visualization of clients’ needs to provide them the information they need to understand how their business is performing and what changes could be made to improve their performance.

DealerSocket is seeking experienced software engineers who can leverage their skill-set to grow as part of an Agile SCRUM team.  They must be a quick learner and love challenging themselves to constantly raise the bar.  This opportunity requires strong problem-solving skills, an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication as they deliver efficient, well designed, and tested software for a positive user experience.  Innovative thinking and well-designed products with an emphasis on performance are a necessity to give our users the best experience possible.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS/REQUIREMENTS

• Hands-on experience with construction of complex engineering solutions and knowledge of software development methodologies
• Exhibits DevOps mindset where Agile SCRUM team is accountable for product from inception to sunset
• Partner with product owners and other Agile SCRUM team members to determine new features and user stories
• Participate in code reviews to ensure that each increment adheres to original vision as described in the user story and all standard resource libraries and architecture patterns as appropriate
• Engage in all Agile ceremonies including planning, grooming, product demonstrations, and team retrospectives
• Exhibits DevOps mindset where Agile SCRUM team is accountable for product from inception to sunset
• Respond to support incidents for production applications in order to make quick repair to prevent application outages
• Create and/or update documentation to support development efforts. Documentation may include detailed specifications, implementation guides, architecture diagrams and/or design documents
• Share knowledge among members in Agile SCRUM team
• Demonstrate excellent communication skills and effective collaboration in a team-oriented environment
• Aptitude for learning new technologies and concepts
• Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize
• Able to translate customer and business needs to technical solutions
• Resilient to change
• Work with supervision
• Proficient in the following:
• Unit testing as well as coding in 1-2 languages (e.g. Java, C#, etc.)
• Object Oriented Design (OOD) and analysis
• Application of design patterns
• Application of non-functional software qualities such as resilience, maintainability, etc.
• Applying behavior-driven testing techniques

EDUCATION

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

• 2+ years

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

• Experience with Web Services and Serialization (i.e. XML, JSON, SOAP, REST)                          
• Experience with SQL databases
• Experience with OOP Architecture, Design Patterns and Implementation
• Experience with Agile Management Tools (i.e. Confluence, JIRA, VersionOne)
• Familiar with Java Programming
• Familiar with at least one dynamic scripting language (PHP, Perl, Python or Ruby)
• Familiar with at least one high level language (C++, Java, Objective C, C# etc..)
• Proficiency with ECMAScript, CSS and SASS/LESS frameworks

PERKS & BENEFITS

• Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k 
• Company-paid Life & Disability Insurance
• Paid Vacation, Sick Days & Holidays
• Paid Parental Leave
• Collaborative & Open Office Environment

ABOUT DEALERSOCKET
DealerSocket is a leading provider of software for the automotive industry. Our mission is to drive the future of automotive, by simplifying the experience for its customers and partners with a suite of seamlessly integrated products. DealerSocket’s suite of products includes advanced Customer Relationship Management (CRM), innovative Digital Marketing and Websites, robust Vehicle Inventory Management, insightful Analytics Reporting, and solutions to streamline dealer operations such as Desking, Credit Reporting, Compliance, and a Dealer Management System (DMS) for dealers of all sizes. To put it simply: we help dealers sell and service vehicles more profitably, while improving their customers’ experience. The DealerSocket Team is more than 1,200 employees strong, serving nearly 9,000 dealerships.  We hire the best and brightest employees with offices in Dallas Texas (HQ), Southern California, Arizona, Utah, Wisconsin, New York, Kaliningrad RU, and Bangalore, India.  

Visit dealersocket.com/careers to learn more about how you can join our winning team!

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