Supervisor, Development

CDK Global - Portland, OR3.1

Hiring Manager: Will Ivy

Recruiter: Jennifer Hood

Location: Portland, Oregon (US-OR)

Grade Level: GRADE 42

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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.

We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.

From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.

The Supervisor will oversee a highly motivated team of technical staff members across continents and leads the product development efforts by establishing development objectives, assigning resources, monitoring progress and results, while providing technical leadership. This is a seasoned engineering position with a minimum of 5 years industry experience with demonstrable leadershp skills.

Leads group of developers to ensure timely delivery of all development deliverables with highest quality levels
Provide technical leadership and direction to the team; ensure engineering excellence; help improving efficiencies and productivity
Responsible for operations from development and release.
Deliver highly scalable, dynamic, and incredibly high performing technology solutions.
Actively work with product and business stakeholders to help define and prioritize needs.
Actively work with peers to ensure broader roadmap is in sync and for a cohesive integrated workflows for the users.
Actively mentor the team members with varying skill types and levels, both onshore and offshore, to help them grow professionally.
Drive best practices for all facets of the development process with a focus on continuous integration/delivery, quality and operational excellence.
Regularly keep management educated of technical/product progress, issues/impediments, risks that impact the business addresses with appropriate mitigation plans.
Proactively recommend and/or champion process, tool and development methodology improvements.
Be an advocate for the team and champion organizational changes as needed.
Continuously learns new skills, development methodologies and approaches, and technologies and keeps up to date regarding emerging technologies and trends


Experience leading large scale projects, preferably in delivering Web Applications
Experience in technologies that support service oriented architectures
Experience with Agile/SCRUM development framework
Proven track record to deliver engineering excellence with added experience in ALM space
Understand what makes a high performance teams (willingness to engage in hiring, career development, motivation)
Strong leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills
Sound problem resolution, judgment, negotiating and decision-making skills are needed
Demonstrated communication and collaboration skills
Proven track record of success in collaborating with large multi-disciplined groups
Ability to work with teams with multi-culture and are from multi-location
Ability to speak to the strengths and weaknesses of various technology solutions
6+ years of experience including a technical leadership role

Education and Experience Requirements:
BS/MS degree in engineering or related technical field, or equivalent work experience.
6+ years of progressively responsible software development experience

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.