Sr. Salesforce Developer – Logistics (remote)

at CarMax
Location Richmond, VA
Date Posted February 23, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


8901 - Corp Office West Crk - 12800 Tuckahoe Creek Parkway, Richmond, Virginia, 23238

CarMax, the way your career should be! 

Your expertise shapes our business

At CarMax, we want to disrupt our industry by empowering customers to buy a car on their own terms. And at the heart of that innovation are new digital products. Working on many different aspects of the customer experience, our Software Developers research and discover new opportunities, and shape products to fulfil them. From inception to completion, you will develop tools and technology, learning quickly from our spirit of experimentation. Overall, you will have a direct impact on improving the performance of our business and ensuring customers can buy the vehicles they want in a way that’s right for them.

CarMax is looking for an experienced Salesforce software developer to join our experienced Technology team and develop systems that support progressing our customers and field users through the vehicle shipping process.

The associate will be responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, and support of software solutions. This position will be responsible for ensuring that software development meets CarMax quality expectations.  Associates in this position must be experienced in advanced programming, design patterns, and databases. Associate is a proven team player and highly qualified to identify development tasks across the application stack. Software developers have a passion for their craft and a passion for continued education.

What you will do – Essential responsibilities

  • Work with our Logistics Operations Teams as well as Field/Store Associates to discover what they need to efficiently move vehicles across locations nationwide for our online customers, buyers, and changing inventory needs.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in product design, product management and systems architecture to develop experimental solutions and bring great ideas to life.
  • Market your new ideas internally and evolve them according to feedback and critique within an agile environment.
  • Stay on top of industry trends and best practice to continuously improve what we do and ensure our customer experience is the best it can be.


Transform the customer experience

It takes a passion for technology to develop ground-breaking products. Working collaboratively and creatively as part of a close-knit product team, you will be part of the development process from end to end: consulting users, carrying out experiments, tackling complex business problems and implementing new products. You’re able to balance customer needs with business goals and know how to deliver technical solutions that enhance business value. Creative, curious and highly analytical, you never stop learning and thrive on constant change in the digital marketplace.


Experience Required

  • 5+ years of full stack application development experience required
  • 3 or more years of experience implementing Salesforce custom applications for sales, service, or business office users using the Apex language.
  • Solid understanding of Salesforce custom application design including knowledge of limits, throttling, security, APIs, etc., on the Salesforce platform.
  • Experience with agile development teams and practices.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Proven skills and experience mentoring team members is expected.
  • Self-organize and multi-task in a highly collaborative team environment is required.

Preferred Qualifications – Logistics / Transportation

  • Experience with Apex and Lightning frameworks
  • Experience with Salesforce Managed Packages
  • Experience with an API first design paradigm and cloud based hosting
  • Experience with Salesforce customization and administration
  • Experience with DX preferred
  • Salesforce Developer Certifications preferred
  • Experience with .NET, Azure platform is a plus


About CarMax

CarMax disrupted the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity experience customers want and deserve. This innovative thinking around the way cars are bought and sold has helped us become the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, with over 200 locations nationwide.

Our amazing team of more than 25,000 associates work together to deliver iconic customer experiences. Along the way, we help every associate grow their career and achieve their best, at work and in their community.  We are recognized for our commitment to training and diversity and are one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For.

CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.

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