Principal Software Developer

Dealer-FX Group

Position Summary:

Who We Are

At Dealer-FX, we are fueled by innovation. Our “ONE Team” mentality is what sets us apart. Every day is different and we love it. We’ve shaped our culture around our people, so we appreciate the value of a healthy work/life balance. Dealer-FX has created an environment where that is possible.

We are a team of tech experts who work on AWS based SaaS solutions for the Automotive Industry. Automotive mobile data and analytics is the core of our business. At Dealer-FX, we’re always searching for bright, dynamic, and motivated individuals to join our team. If you think you have what it takes, we’d love to hear from you.

Since 2007, Dealer-FX has been transforming how automotive retailers manage their service operations and how they interact with consumers. Through advanced data integrations and mobile technology, Dealer-FX streamlines processes and communication for automotive service departments while delivering convenience, transparency, and trust to consumers. Dealer-FX is a wholly owned subsidiary of Snap-On Incorporated (NYSE: SNA), which acquired Dealer-FX in 2021.

We’re looking for a Microsoft Full Stack Application Software Developer to bring their energy, skills and vision to work with our team on the development of the One Platform Dealership customer experience application.

We want you to be part of our team and grow professionally.

Our people work with the latest web-based technologies in a cross functional, multi-faceted organization
You’ll get a challenging and rewarding environment, the opportunity to work with leading brands, collaboration with some of the brightest people in the industry, and to share in our mutual success.
Our Agile environment gives you the chance to be part of an ever changing and evolving process. (We want to get better and you can help us get there.)
We have a great culture, work environment and potential for professional growth.
A company that is an industry disrupting Automotive Mobile Data & Analytics powerhouse in their space.
And we’re really a fun group too!

A Day in the Life

As a Principal Software Developer, your day will be filled with a myriad of responsibilities that extend from spearheading the technical aspects of our SaaS solutions to cultivating the roadmap to becoming a future Software Architect within our organization.

You will serve as the technical lead, orchestrating the harmonious development and enhancement of complex SaaS solutions. You are not just a developer but a technical virtuoso who paves the way in creating novel application functionalities while refining existing web and back-end applications. Your role is critical in liaising directly with the Director of Software Development, fostering a seamless conduit between the developmental team and senior management.

Your expertise will be leaned on for developing RESTful API based services utilizing ASP .NET Core Web API (MVC), and guiding the full-cycle development process, right from conceptual design through to development, testing, release, and maintenance of applications. As the guardian of system documents, you will create and maintain comprehensive documentation while innovating automated testing capabilities to both new and existing applications.


What You’ll Bring

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering, or proven expertise demonstrated through years of experience coupled with a substantial portfolio.
A minimum of 10 years of work experience in software development with a focus on data solutions, with proven leadership and technical mentoring capabilities.
A depth of experience with .NET Framework, .NET Core, ASP.NET Core, MVC, Entity Framework, and RabbitMQ.
Framework/Library expertise (Angular or similar, e.g., Vue.js, React).
Mastery in HTML, JavaScript, CSS with a knack for developing visually appealing and intuitive interfaces.
A nuanced understanding of .NET WebAPI and RESTful APIs development.
Proven experience with C# and Async technologies.
Advanced knowledge of AWS technologies (e.g., Lambda, EC2, S3, DynamoDB, API Gateway, CloudWatch).
Expertise in Microservices, Terraform, and CI/CD Pipeline orchestration and optimization.
Proficient in SOAP services integration and utilizing service-oriented architecture (SOA) for web service development.
Deep knowledge of MS SQL Server, and demonstrated ability in crafting robust database structures and design.
Exceptional problem-solving skills, capable of navigating complex challenges with a strategic approach.
Proven experience working within agile scrum methodology, with the ability to foster agile practices within your team.
Demonstrated capability to advance to a Software Architect role, showcasing a strategic mindset and innovative problem-solving capabilities.
Excellent communication skills, capable of liaising effectively between various teams and senior management, and the ability to mentor junior team members towards career growth.

Additional Responsibilities

Develop and oversee comprehensive project plans, ensuring timely delivery and optimal quality.
Collaborate actively with cross-functional teams to foster innovation and streamline processes.
Lead technical discussions and workshops, driving forward technological advancements and improvements.
Serve as a mentor and guide for your team, fostering growth and development while nurturing a culture of excellence and collaboration.
Act as an ambassador for our technical brand, representing our company at industry events and forums.

What’s in it For You?

Vast opportunities for growth
Competitive compensation packages
Comprehensive Training and Development support
Engaging company events and team building
Group health and dental benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Complimentary Parking
Flexible work schedule for work-life balance
3 weeks paid vacation

No unsolicited agency referrals.

Dealer-FX is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities.