Software Engineer - Digital Merchandising Lead Developer (AKS) - Remote
Job Description 7041 - CarMax Shockoe - 140 Virginia Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23219 CarMax, the way your career should be! ABOUT THIS JOB : The Software Engineer is responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, and support of software solutions. Associates in this position must be experienced in advanced programming, design patterns, and databases. This job requires a key hands-on contributor in the software development life-cycle, performing analysis and design as well as influencing development teams to achieve project goals. Associate is a proven team player and highly qualified to identify development tasks across the application stack. Software Engineers have a passion for their craft and a passion for continued education. Lead development for an industry leader At CarMax, we want to disrupt our industry by empowering customers to buy a car on their own terms - allowing them to transact with CarMax anytime, anywhere. As the Lead Software Developer on a Digital Merchandising team, you will be leading the development for the intersection of software, hardware, and associates to power the next generation of vehicle media platform at CarMax. This role will set the vision for what capabilities need to be built (and when), will work in close partnership with a product team (including a product manager, several developers, quality engineer(s), and a delivery manager), and will take a holistic view of software quality and architecture. You will combine hands-on development with leading a team of technologists to work at their peak. Overall, you will be a key influencer in the design and execution of services needed to surface a true online shopping experience to our customers. It takes passion to develop ground-breaking products. As a Lead Developer you will harness and orchestrate your passion while getting the most out of technology. Working collaboratively and creatively as part of a close-knit product team, you will oversee the development process from end to end: driving innovation and monitoring technical performance indicators. You're ready to stretch yourself and others by ensuring your team balances customer needs with business goals and delivers technical solutions that enhance business value. Creative, curious and highly analytical, you will set the pace for a team that never stops learning and thrives on constant change in the digital marketplace. What you will do - Essential responsibilities * Facilitate discussions between architects, other lead developers, and business partners to create new services for our product teams * Hands-on development on the services, APIs, web applications, and other capabilities that your team constantly iterates on * Guide and mentor a team focused on providing software capabilities to our product teams * Lead technical execution within an agile environment including discovery, design, development and testing * Stay on top of industry trends and best practice to continuously improve what we do and ensure our customer experience is the best it can be What technologies you'll be working with This role requires hands-on work in technologies such as Azure Kubernetes Services , Machine learning, Cognitive service, Azure PaaS (Functions, App Services, App Insights, Structured/Unstructured data storage, Redis, and others), .NET Core , TeamCity or Azure DevOps for CI/CD , Akamai edge, load testing / automated testing tools, Splunk , and API management systems. Qualifications and requirements * At least eight years of application development experience * Hands-on experience with AKS, Microsoft.NET (#C), .NET Core, Python * Experience with API design, microservice architectures, and messaging paradigms highly preferred * Knowledge of and experience with cloud platforms such as Azure or AWS preferred * Solid understanding of DevOps capabilities such as automated testing, continuous integration, and continuous delivery preferred * Experience with designing security for APIs * A degree in Computer Science or a related discipline or equivalent experience * Proven ability to mentor and develop others * Exceptional communication skills Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.