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CARMAX Senior Software Developer (Remote) in Richmond, Virginia

7041 - CarMax Shockoe - 140 Virginia Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23219

CarMax, the way your career should be!

Your expertise shapes our business

At CarMax, we want to disrupt our industry by empowering customers to buy a car on their own terms. And at the heart of that innovation are new digital products. Working on many different aspects of the customer experience, our Software Developers research and discover new opportunities, and shape products to fulfil them. From inception to completion, you will develop tools and technology, learning quickly from our spirit of experimentation. 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

  • Work with marketing associates to understand the real-life challenges of customers and discover what they need to move seamlessly between the online and in-person shopping experiences

  • Collaborate with colleagues in product design, product management and systems architecture to develop experimental solutions and bring great ideas to life

  • Market your new ideas internally and evolve them according to feedback and critique within an agile environment

  • 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

Transform the customer experience

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’re able to 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Able to resolve support issues

  • Able to effectively estimate the time it will take to perform tasks

  • Able to identify tasks and impediments, appropriately and effectively escalates through the appropriate channels

  • Able to apply best practices and design patterns with guidance from others

  • Able to identify minimal viable technical products that meet business requirements with support from others

Technical Expertise:

  • Ability to engage in support situation and effectively, efficiently, and quickly drive to a successful resolution

  • Proven experience leveraging existing software, development of reusable components, and elimination of redundancy in designs

  • Understanding of end-to-end system design, from the top to the bottom of the stack

  • Ability to learn the system, including downstream systems, outage impacts, and limitations

Qualifications and requirements

This role requires hands-on work in technologies such as Azure PaaS (Functions, App Services, App Insights, Structured/Unstructured data storage, and others), .NET Core, SQL, TeamCity or Azure DevOps for CI/CD, load testing / automated testing tools, Splunk, and API management systems.

  • 5+ years of full stack application development experience required

  • Experience as a software developer working with product teams

  • In-depth knowledge of programming languages/platforms such as C#, .Net, Azure, cloud-based SaaS and PaaS solutions is preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of relational databases such as MS and SQL server is preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of cloud platforms such as Azure or AWS

  • Experience with API design and integration

  • A degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Experience with Relational and NoSQL DB Design

  • Experience with ETL Processing

  • Exceptional communication skills


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®.

CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.

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