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Dir Development

Company: CDKGlobal
Location: Destin
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

Power the Possibilities
The CDK Global technology team is looking for collaborative innovators who are passionate about making their mark on emerging enterprise software products. We’re building and developing cloud technology for the automotive retail industry
that will change the landscape for automotive dealers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the customers they serve.

Be Part of Something Bigger
Each year, more than three percent of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) is attributed to the auto industry, which flows through our customer, the auto dealer. It’s time you joined an evolving marketplace where research and development
investment is measured in the tens of billions. It’s time you were a part of something bigger.

We’re expanding our workforce – engineers, architects, developers and more – onboarding early adopters who can optimize, pivot and keep pace with ever-evolving development roadmaps and applications.

Join Our Team
Growth potential, flexibility and material impact on the success and quality of a next-gen, enterprise software product make CDK an excellent choice for those who thrive in challenging, fast-paced engineering environments.
The possibilities for impact are endless. We have exceptional opportunities to evolve our industry by driving change through new technology.

If you’re ready for high-impact, you’re ready for CDK.

Director, Development


  • Responsible for the maintenance, modification, and creation of databases and database structures within the assigned range of responsibilities. 
  • Partnering with business units and other development organizations, oversees the design, coding, testing, and implementation of database solutions by applying knowledge of established database design standards and database management systems.
  • Oversees and manages the design and coding of database objects and routines.
  • Enforces data policies, standards and organization, approved SDLC, and project management methodology, under the direction of the Senior Director of Database Engineering and Development. 
  • Plans, develops and manages strategies for data acquisitions.
  • Evaluates new technologies.
  • Enforces and enhances standards and guidelines for the database management systems and supporting software.
  • Comprehends instructions and completes tasks as directed.
  • Provides clear and direct instructions to team members. 
  • Ensures predetermined deadlines set for assigned tasks are met.
  • Serves as a technical resource to team members.
  • Reviews and gives advice concerning database use patterns used in application programs.
  • Maintains a competent level of technical knowledge about database management systems, programming fundamentals, programming languages, and structured techniques.
  • Maintains a deep understanding of advanced DBMS concepts/vocabulary.
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage and/or work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Oversees and/or performs project tasks to ensure that associated deliverables are completed in a timely manner.
  • Participates in on-call responsibilities and assists or performs problem solving.
  • Evaluates alternatives and recommends solutions in on-call situations.
  • Ensures documentation is created in accordance with tasks performed by team members.
  • Ensures written communication is accurate, timely and thorough.
  • Develops and adheres to accepted standards and procedures.
  • Establish insights that enables employees to optimize work processes so they can improve their decisions, optimize process and plans, and allow them to work more proactively. 
  • Provide training programs and oversight to grow team member’s skills. 
  • Tracks, validates and ensures work is done on time and to standard.


Required Skills:

  • Four year college degree and 4 or more years professional experience OR 8 or more years professional experience is required. Effective written and oral communications skills. 
  • Ability to delegate and manage tasks assigned to others. 
  • Ability to perform managerial duties, such as counseling, mentoring, problem resolution with team members. 
  • Experience with using, writing, and debugging complex stored procedures. 
  • Experience in performance tuning and supporting application and SQL Server debugging.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into a technical architecture using common business tool sets.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, operate and perform with little or no supervision and strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates problem-solving skills.


Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in OO development, .NET, SOA, C#, VB.NET, XML, SSIS, and relational database design. 
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Experience in a high availability and/or high volume MS SQL Server implementations.


CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

Keywords: CDKGlobal, Mobile , Dir Development, Other , Destin, Alabama

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