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Lead Software Engineer

Company: CarMax
Location: Plano
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

8117 - Dallas Technology Hub - 5830 Granite Parkway, Plano, Texas, 75024CarMax, the way your career should be! About this jobAt CarMax, we are industry disruptors. At the heart of our innovation is new digital products. Working on many different aspects of the customer experience, our Principal Engineers research and discover new opportunities and shape products to fulfill them. From inception to completion, you will develop tools and technology, learning quickly from our spirit of experimentation. You will have a direct impact on improving the performance of our business and ensuring customers can buy the vehicles they want in a way that is right for them!CarMax, the way your career should be! About this jobAt CarMax, we are industry disruptors. At the heart of our innovation is new digital products. Working on many different aspects of the customer experience, our Principal Engineers research and discover new opportunities and shape products to fulfill them. From inception to completion, you will develop tools and technology, learning quickly from our spirit of experimentation. You will have a direct impact on improving the performance of our business and ensuring customers can buy the vehicles they want in a way that is right for them!Lead development for an industry leaderAt CarMax, we want to disrupt our industry by empowering customers to buy a car on their own terms. As Lead Software Developer you will be at the forefront of this process, setting the vision for digital product development, and taking a holistic view of software quality and architecture. Bringing together business and technical experts to create better experiences for our customers, you will combine hands-on development with monitoring and mentoring your team to ensure they work at their peak. Overall, you will have a direct impact on improving the performance of our business and ensuring customers can buy the vehicles they want in a way that's right for them.What you will do - Essential responsibilities Facilitate discussions between developers and business partners to create innovative experiences for our customersGuide and mentor a team focused on a specific product and its associated software, working closely with specialists including a product manager, UX expert and analystLead technical execution within an agile environment including discovery, design, development and testingStay on top of industry trends and best practice to continuously improve what we do and ensure our customer experience is the best it can beTransform the customer experienceIt 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.Qualifications and requirementsAt least eight years of application development experience Expertise in Microsoft.NET (C#), JavaScript (ES6/ES7), CSS best practices, RESTful API services, and SQL ServerEntity FrameworkKnowledge of Microsoft Azure, CI/CD pipelines, search technology and React, Angular or Vue.js is preferredA degree in Computer Science or a related disciplineMentor and develop othersExceptional communication skillsWork Location and Arrangement: This role will be based in the Plano, TX CarMax Technology Innovation Center and have a Hybrid work arrangement.On-call rotation may be requiredAbout CarMaxCarMax disrupted the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity experience customers want and deserve. This innovative thinking around the way cars are bought and sold has helped us become the nation's largest retailer of used cars, with over 200 locations nationwide.Our amazing team of more than 25,000 associates work together to deliver iconic customer experiences. Along the way, we help every associate grow their career and achieve their best, at work and in their community. We are recognized for our commitment to training and diversity and are one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: CarMax is committed to bringing together people from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe, welcoming, and inclusive work environment.CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, and any other characteristics protected by law.Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.

Keywords: CarMax, Plano , Lead Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Plano, Texas

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