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Sr. Software Engineer

Company: AutoNation, Inc.
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

AutoNation Headquarters Position Summary: Develops and implements software solutions to support the company's need for improving application processes including reporting. Coordinates solutions with a team of analysts and engineers to create new applications, implement enhancements and fix defects in existing applications to meet business requirements, adhere to systemic standards and ongoing application support requirements. Troubleshoots and resolves issues in supported applications. Organizational Relationships: Works as a member of the Technology organization. Reports to Director of Application Development. Interacts daily with other technology teams such as DBA, Dev Ops, QA, BA, PMO, business customers, 3rd party clients, etc. Job Responsibilities: An independent contributor that participates as a key contributor to development and implementation of application systems. Configures or develops new applications of varying complexity and scope. Builds specification documents including diagrams, project scope, impact analysis and recommendation for implementation based on end-user requirements. At times may meet with stakeholders and gathers business end-user requirements and uses this data to define and develop technical specifications and processes for design, coding and testing. Defines technical specifications for solutions related to design, coding and testing by other related teams. Analyzes and evaluates courses of action and broad technical considerations that may impact other systems. Reviews specification documents with Lead Developer and management. Demonstrates working knowledge of multiple programming languages, tools, and technologies. Creates detailed planning and estimation of work effort for development and support of the solution. Assesses development considerations such as impact and feasibility of ongoing maintenance support for the new solution improvements and enhancements. With Project Lead's guidance, designs, develops and unit test applications of high complexity that meet business requirements while adhering to applicable coding standards and best practices. Creates new application documentation for distribution to technology and business teams. Presents detailed overview of solution to business sponsor(s) on developed products to users and management at all levels. Responsible for the coding and deployment of new versions, problem fixes and enhancements of software by coordinating production release activities. Provides instructions to DBAs, infrastructure and other supporting teams to release new product changes. Mentors less experienced team members to design solutions and to use sound development techniques. Identifies process and procedures issues and presents to Project Leads to define and improve the development team's productivity. Recommends multiple alternatives and finalizes solution with the Lead for resolution which can occur at any point in the process lifecycle. Maintains and updates project status on assigned tasks in tracking software throughout entire project lifecycle and application maintenance. Data elements are used for executive reporting and project management and resource allocation. Candidate will have the opportunity to obtain CDK Developer certification to support integrations with Dealer Management Systems platform. Performs other job-related functions as assigned. Demonstrate behaviors consistent with the Company's Vision, Mission, and Values in all interactions with customers, co-workers and suppliers. Adheres to all company policies, procedures and safety standards Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering, management information services or related field of study; or any equivalent combination of relevant background, skills and experience to include a minimum of 5 years programming experience in windows or web development environments. 5-7 years of solid experience/technical expertise in ASP.Net, C#, VB.NET, Object oriented programming, SQL, T-SQL, Visual Studio, HTML, XML, VB script, JavaScript, SharePoint Development and Administration, SSRS, SSIS, Web and/or Windows development, Micro services, Web services and Api's. Previous experience developing web application development sufficient to support thousands of users running multiple web browser platforms. Experience with SQL and database management systems which includes performance optimization. Demonstrated advanced knowledge of SQL concepts and solutions. Ability to understand how assigned programs link with other programs and the overall system. Ability to function as a professional team member contributing to a positive and productive work environment. Sound problem solving, coding and debugging skills sufficient to quickly identify and analyze a problem, propose viable solutions and articulate why a solution is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills to document and present ideas and solutions successfully to business sponsors, peers, management and leads. Ability to articulate ideas and solutions effectively. Good listening and organizational skills to gather requirements and assess impact. Good critical thinking skills to understand business needs. Ability to work effectively in a high pressure, team environment with ability to guide other members of the team. Strong initiative, commitment, and a positive "whatever it takes" attitude. Must meet company's requirements for employment. Valid in-state driver's license and have and maintained an acceptable, safe driving record. Next Possible Position: Lead Software Engineer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those specifically presented. AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. Company Overview As America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, AutoNation is transforming the automotive industry through its bold leadership, innovation, and comprehensive brand extensions. We are committed to hiring driven, diverse Associates and supporting them in growing their career within AutoNation. We offer paid training, competitive pay & benefits and a culture that believes in investing in our Associates' professional futures. With over 315 locations from coast to coast, AutoNation has an opportunity for you. We've sold over 13 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. Our success is driven by our commitment to delivering a peerless Customer experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. We believe deeply in giving back, and every car we sell helps to raise cancer research and treatment awareness with a Pink Plate. We have proudly raised over $25 million dollars to drive out cancer, create awareness, and support critical research. Benefits Click here to learn more about our Benefits. Join us as we pave the way to moving our company, our communities and our industry forward. Apply today at a location near you or wherever you dream the road will take you. AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Keywords: AutoNation, Inc., Fort Lauderdale , Sr. Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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