Java Application Developer (Data)




Chicago, Illinois

Full-Time/Regular

RITM0019828

 

 

Job Description

 

Cars.com is a leader in the automotive digital marketplace. Since 1997, we have built our B2B and B2C brand to preeminent status in the industry. While enjoying great stability, we continue to grow. Our workforce has more than doubled since 2006, and our revenue has increased more than 150% in that same time. Our highly engaged workforce enjoys our dedication to work/life balance, wellness and career growth as well as a rich set of employee programs. We’re big enough to provide abundant resources and small enough for employees to make an immediate impact.

 

The Application Developer is responsible for the design, construction, and maintenance of mission-critical, highly visible applications in direct support of Cars.com business objectives. The developer will provide their development expertise within his/her portfolio of products and be the point of contact for specific applications. Furthermore, this position is responsible for working with the leads to develop the technical design by fully understanding the technical details, integration, and functions of multiple applications across their development team.

 

 

Required Skills

 

  • Participate in design sessions with IT Architecture and Development Leads.
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  • Work with a team of peers to design and develop data products and data pipelines in support of strategic business and IT initiatives.
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  • Participate in peer review sessions throughout design and development phases for multiple projects at any given time.
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  • Assist Quality Assurance engineers in issue identification, isolation, and remediation issues during formal QA cycles.
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  • Continuously improve, refine, and refactor software.
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  • Participate in the resolution of challenging and demanding problems across a number of technical topographies.
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  • Develop within an agile development framework
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  • Identify and implement improvements to internal team processes or to supported business's processes, products, or services.
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Required Experience

 

  • College Degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems (related/commensurate experience acceptable).
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  • 5+ years of experience building enterprise-scale Java applications 
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  • Prior experience with relational, Hadoop and NoSQL data platforms
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  • Comfortable offering input across requirements phases and distilling the product into fine-grained deliverables.
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  • Experience with web services (WSDL, SOAP, REST, etc.) is a plus.
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  • Experience working within/constructing service oriented architectures (SOA) is preferred.
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Cars.com, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.