At Tekion, we're building the only cloud-native platform that is transforming the automotive retail industry, leapfrogging it into the future and providing unparalleled customer experience. We're creating seamlessly integrated, elegant, and intuitive solutions built with cutting edge technology and powered by Big Data, Machine Learning (ML)/ AI and Internet of Things (Connected vehicle to connected devices). We’re harnessing passion, entrepreneurial spirit, deep industry expertise and the latest technologies to create something very special. We're inventing new technology along the way to overcome barriers and solve big problems, all while having a blast doing it!

This position is required to be located in the Bay Area. Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead our backend engineering team. This team building the API's and services to power our back-end experiences across web, as well as front-end web development.
  • You not only have the technical chops to roll up sleeves and provide technical leadership to major projects, but also build and manage a team of 10-15 top notch engineers.
  • You not only optimize your own code but make sure engineers are able to optimize theirs.
  • As an Engineering Manager you manage your business goals, contribute to product strategy and help develop your team.
  • Create clear career paths for team members and help them grow with regular & deep mentoring.
  • Perform regular performance evaluation and share and seek feedback.
  • Operating with scale and speed amidst flux, there is just a LOT happening.
  • Our world-class software engineers are just getting started -- and as a manager, you guide the way.
  • You are their default mentor.
  • You work closely with Product Management, Business Development and Operations team and enable them by providing scalable and high-quality technology solutions at a rapid pace.
  • You set up best practices for development and champion their adoption and at the same time Architect & design technically robust, flexible and scalable solutions.
  • You work with designers, business analysts, and product managers to estimate and plan projects in an Agile environment.
  • Perform well in uncertainties and collaborate and work with unclear interfaces to other teams in our rapidly evolving organizations.

 

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor/Master's in computer science or relevant fields
  • 10+ years of Relevant Experience
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Excellent Java and object-oriented development skills
  • Experience in building and scaling microservices
  • Strong Knowledge in RDBMS & NoSQL databases
  • Strong problem-solving skills, technical troubleshooting and diagnosing
  • Expected to be a role model for young engineers, have a strong sense of code quality, and enforce code quality within the team
  • Excellent understanding of Debugging performance and optimization techniques
  • Experience in Java, MongoDB, MySQL, AWS technologies, ELK stack, Spring boot, Kafka
  • Experience in developing any large scale Experience in cloud technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation and generous stock options
  • 100% employer-paid top-of-the-line medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Great benefits including unlimited PTO, parental leave and free snacks and beverages
  • The opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds from the Silicon Valley’s most dominant and successful companies
  • Be part of an early stage, hyper-growth startup with the opportunity to grow and prosper
  • Work on the latest and coolest technologies – everything is home-grown and built ground-up
  • Dynamic work environment with a strong sense of community and collaboration
  • Open and transparent culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development

Proof of COVID-19 vaccine is required upon hire.   

Tekion is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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