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Senior Software Engineer

Company: CarMax
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

8117 - Dallas Technology Hub - 5830 Granite Parkway, Plano, Texas, 75024

CarMax, the way your career should be!
About this job

At 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 Senior 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!

Job Description

What you will do - Essential Responsibilities
Work with fellow associates to understand the real-life challenges of customers and discover what they need to move seamlessly between the online and in-person merchandising experiences.
Collaborate with colleagues in product design, product management and systems architecture to develop experimental solutions and bring great ideas to life.
Stay familiar with industry trends and best practice to continuously improve what we do and ensure our customer experience is the best it can be.

Purpose of the role (Capabilities)

It takes a passion for technology to develop ground-breaking products. Working collaboratively and creatively as part of a close-knit product team, you will be part of the development process from end to end: consulting users, carrying out experiments, tackling complex business problems and implementing new products. You can balance customer needs with business goals and know how to deliver technical solutions that enhance business value. Creative, curious, and highly analytical, you never stop learning and thrive on constant change in the digital marketplace.

Qualifications and Requirements

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Decision Science, Engineering, Statistics, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience is required
5+ years of relevant work experience
Posting: Role (Hybrid)
Work Location and Arrangement: This role will be based in the Plano, TX CarMax Technology Innovation Center and have a Hybrid work arrangement.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience as a software developer working with product teams
Basic working knowledge of programming languages/platforms such as C#, .NET, cloud-based SaaS, and PaaS solutions
Azure Experience (Azure Functions, Service Bus, CosmosDB, etc.)
Basic knowledge of relational databases such SQL server
Basic experience with API design and integration (RESTful services)
Strong communication skills

Software Specific Qualifications and Requirements

Experience in the following required:
Advanced Microsoft .NET (C#)
Responsive design
Microsoft Azure or AWS
Security and Data Protection
Data Storage Solutions
Reusable Code and Libraries
Server-Side Logic
Database Schemas
Security Compliance
Unit Testing

Experience in the following preferred:
Microsoft SQL Server Scripting and Data Models
NET Core 2.x+ experience
API designs (REST & SOAP)
Automated/Performance Testing
Stateless/Sessions Design
Distributed Servers
Web Server/IIS Configuration

About CarMax

CarMax 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 , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Plano, Texas

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