Solutions Architect - Military veterans preferred

Carmax (


  full-time   employee

United States


Position Description

Do you want to influence and build the systems that support the auto finance division of a growing Fortune 500 company? Over 20 years ago, CarMax disrupted the automotive industry and to this day remains the undisputed leader in in a $500B+ industry. With best-in-class information technology, operational excellence, customer satisfaction, and associate engagement. CarMax is well positioned for continued growth. CarMax is looking for a Solutions Architect to be part of a team responsible for the development of the systems that supports CarMax Auto Finance (CAF).

CAF consists of over 600 full and part time associates that work in Kennesaw, Georgia. These associates perform numerous duties to offer, service, and support extending credit to customers wishing to finance a vehicle through CarMax. CAF uses critical systems and processes that are a mix of in house development and vendor solutions. The Solutions Architect should have a working knowledge of credit and risk processes, loan accounting and servicing, or call center practices and technology.

The Solutions Architect for CarMax Auto Finance (CAF) is responsible for designs and oversight of applications for their assigned team(s). This involves the uniformity of application implementations under their influence, proper performance of those applications, and the team’s developed solutions are within enterprise direction. This position will be responsible for ensuring that software developed meets CarMax&reg: architectural and quality expectations and requires a knowledge about all applicable business processes.

Position Requirements

?Partners with business product owners to understand business requirements and use cases

?Produces technical and business solutions architectures

?Resolve questions during design and implement architecture

?Evaluates tools for use case fit, perform vendor/tool comparisons and present recommendations

?Creates, reviews, and develops software throughout the team’s environment and effectively communicates the rationale behind the designs

?Designs modifications to existing software, designs reusable components, and elimination of redundancy in designs throughout their team’s environment

?Review schemas, data models and data architecture for CAF Systems

?Advise peers and business partners on fit-for-use and technical complexities

?Partners with other technical leaders for solution alignment with strategy and standards

?Partners with IT Enterprise Architects to assist IT Leadership with the forecasting of technology implementation budgets

?4 year degree required (In IT related course of study)

?8+ years of .NET application development experience

?5 or more years of experience implementing .NET REST API’s (.NET Core preferred)

?6+ years of experience working with relational databases such as SQL Server and Oracle

?5+ years of experience serving in a lead role working on an Agile software development team

?Experience with Azure micro services and databases (Azure functions experience preferred)

?Experience with CI-CD patterns and best practices

?Expert knowledge of XML and JSON

?Experience with jQuery, JavaScript, or Angular JS

?Strong communication skills, both oral and written

?Experiencing building consensus and acceptance of improvements and changes to development patterns, standards, and processes