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CARMAX Software Engineer - Conversational Experience - REMOTE in Richmond, Virginia

8901 - Corp Office West Crk - 12800 Tuckahoe Creek Parkway, Richmond, Virginia, 23238

CarMax, the way your career should be!

ABOUT THIS JOB :

The Software Engineer is responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, and support of software solutions. Associates in this position must be experienced in advanced programming, design patterns, and databases. This job requires a key hands-on contributor in the software development life-cycle, performing analysis and design as well as influencing development teams to achieve project goals. Associate is a proven team player and highly qualified to identify development tasks across the application stack. Software Engineers have a passion for their craft and a passion for continued education.

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 store 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

  • Focus on a multi-channel chat experience team

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.

Qualifications and requirements

  • 5+ years of full stack application development experience required

  • Experience as a software developer working with product teams

  • Working 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

  • Experience with API design and integration is preferred

  • A degree in Computer Science or a related discipline

  • Exceptional communication skills

Specialties

Experience in the following required:

  • Advanced Microsoft .NET (C#)

  • HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript

  • JavaScript Frameworks (ReactJS)

  • Responsive design

  • W3C Standards

  • Microsoft Azure

  • Extract Transform Load (ETL)

  • Security and Data Protection

  • Data Storage Solutions

  • Reusable Code and Libraries

  • Server Side Logic

  • Database Schemas

  • Data Migration and Scripting

  • Authentication/Authorization

  • Security Compliance

  • Unit Testing

Experience in the following preferred:

  • Chat bot integration

  • Microsoft SQL Server Scripting and Data Models

  • W3C Standards

  • API designs (REST & SOAP)

  • Automated/Performance Testing

  • Stateless/Sessions Design

  • Distributed Servers

  • Continuous Integration

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

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