Principal Software Engineer

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Ready to produce exceptional results with exceptional people?  Get in touch, we would love to get to know you. 

Affinitiv is the largest provider of end-to-end, data-driven marketing and software solutions exclusively focused on the automotive customer lifecycle. Backed by 20+ years of automotive and marketing expertise, we pride ourselves on being the go-to experts in the industry. Not only do we work with over 6,500 dealerships and every major manufacturer in the country, we’re well-versed in OEM standards and the intricacies of a dealership or group’s local business.

At Affinitiv, our engineers are full stack developers that build self-service applications for our customers in the automotive dealership industry. Reporting to the Director, Engineering, the Principal Software Engineer will have a demonstrated track record of maintaining production services, innovated thinking, and technical excellence. We work in a fast-paced, agile environment with small to medium, product-focused delivery teams.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Applies highly advanced technologies, design principles and concepts to a wide variety of technical issues and projects
  • Acts as a spokesperson of their engineering team & an advisor to management on R&D programs
  • Works to identify improvements in order build high quality products.
  • Influences key other team members to achieve long-range technical objectives at critical points in the decision-making process
  • Help evaluate technological solutions developing POCs and provides business directions based on facts.
  • Design, develop, and deliver scalable microservices and elegant front ends
  • Automates unit/end-to-end testing of software systems within their domain, focused on software quality and maintainability
  • Assists with Performance tuning, usability assessment / improvement
  • Provides guidance and mentoring of fellow software developers and other team member.
  • Proactively engage in the identification / remediation of software issues such as code quality, pattern mismatch, and security issues related to the code or solution/configuration
  • Develops understanding of the entire business and can contribute to significant inventions, new designs and techniques regarded as noteworthy advances in the internal and external community
  • Sets standards for quality and timeliness that anticipate regulatory standards and support strategic goals
  • May act as a team lead for larger sub-projects or entire project.

Position Requirements:

  • An undergraduate/graduate degree in computer science/engineering.
  • At least 8+ years of relevant work experience as full stack engineer using Microsoft and related technologies.
  • Understanding of software engineering practices, design patterns, data structures and algorithms
  • Experience working in DevOps culture and leveraging modern agile software methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, SAFe) and planning tools (e.g. JIRA, Azure DevOps)
  • Ability to document, track and monitor a problem/issue to a timely resolution
  • Collaborative problem-solving ability and self-motivated
  • Projects the highest level of integrity while winning through a consultative and embracing personality
  • Effective collaboration skills with remote associates from a global standpoint
  • Experience within the automotive software industry/technology or ISVs is a plus
  • Experience working in remote environment with global teams.

Technical Skills:

  • NET Framework (up to and including 4.72)
  • .NET Core (2.2, 3.x)
  • C# (ASP.NET, MVC, Web API), TSQL
  • NoSQL, RDBMS, Distributed Cache
  • Kubernetes/Cloud, Docker, Microservices is plus
  • SOLID principles, Object-Oriented Design patterns, modern architecture patterns
  • CICD experience (Teamcity, GitLab, Azure DevOps)
  • RabbitMQ/NServiceBus is a plus
  • Angular, NodeJS or transferrable experience with other JavaScript frameworks
  • Unit testing (NUnit, xUnit)
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Azure experience and/or certification is a plus
  • SAFe/Agile certification is a plus

Work from Here

At Affinitiv, we have the best of both worlds.   Our team members have embraced remote work and our Work from Here program allows for remote working and the utmost flexibility while keeping in person collaborating thriving in a safe work environment.   Our Work from Here approach gives team members a choice to work on campus or remote, leaders can hold in person or virtual team meetings to collaborate and cultivate relationships.

Affinitiv knows you have interests outside of work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and 401K effective day 1 just to name a few.   We also offer generous PTO so you can enjoy off time with family and friends.   

At Affinitiv, we celebrate diversity, equality, and an inclusive environment.

Affinitiv is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are extended to all employees and applicants for employment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business needs. Affinitiv is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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Location

We are located in the southwest corner of The Loop, right on the river! Just over the bridge from Union & Ogilvie and a few blocks from two L stops.

What are Affinitiv Perks + Benefits

Affinitiv Benefits Overview

Every employee is valued at Affinitiv and our employee's health and well‑being are important to us. We are proud to provide employees and their dependents with valuable and significant benefits. You and your family have unique needs, which is why Affinitiv offers a variety of benefit plans from which you may choose.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Affinitiv's C -Suite is 38% diverse including our CEO, Sid Nair. Affinitiv recently launched a Diversity charter & Inclusion council to celebrate our differences, drive business success & have fun!
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
The Affinitiv Diversity Council is BRIDGE: Building Real Inclusion via Deliberate Growth and Empathy.BRIDGE is a group of Affinitiv team members & leaders focused on diversity, equality & inclusion.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
At Affinitiv, we celebrate diversity, equality, and an inclusive environment. Affinitiv is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and where differences are celebrated.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
The purpose of the plan is to provide all employees at Affinitiv with a financial interest in the success of the company and to reward efforts in contributing to that success. We win together!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
8 hours annually to get involved in your communities and make a difference
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Affinitiv partners with Perkspot so our employees can enjoy a variety of discounts including fitness!
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
$150 reimburesment
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

At Affinitiv, we embrace "work from here" culture, so wherever that might be we are open and flexible on work location arrangements during our core business hours of 8-5 CST.
Affinitiv also offers a discount program through PerkSpot, which offers Affinitiv employees 30,000 national and local discounts including mobile services, travel, health, food and restaurants, tech, wellness, financial services, gym memberships, and more!

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