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Application Support Roles

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!

Job Description

We're looking for an enthusiastic people with DMS and/or dealership experience who loves challenges, pushes boundaries and is passionate about delivering awesome customer experiences. In this senior-level role, you will be a subject matter expert in your domain to help coordinate and communicate with our dealership clients regarding support issues and help keep the support team on track and in-line with processes and deliverables. Our transparent and collaborative culture means we work both independently and together as a team on projects in an agile environment.

Seeking Domain Experts in

  • Accounting
  • Service
  • Parts
  • Retail
  • Integrations
  • IT/Networking/Hardware ( Currently Full)

Responsibilities

  • Leading others to work effectively in a strong customer service and team-oriented environment
  • Communicating regularly with senior leadership and account managers, providing reports and updates on all projects and open critical, client and product issues
  • Identifying system improvement opportunities based on tracking product support requests or repetitive issues and making recommendations to development and engineering on potential solutions
  • Facilitating team meetings to communicate objectives, status on targets and gather information regarding any roadblocks the support team may be facing
  • Collaborating effectively in a fast-paced exciting environment to ensure that deployments, releases and activities are properly validated
  • Up to 25% travel to client sites if necessary

Skills and Experience

  • Dealership experience and DMS familiarity
  • Excellent customer management track record
  • Excellent written and spoken communication
  • Strong problem solving and creative thinking
  • Love solving complex technical problems and having fun while doing it
  • SaaS experience (Nice to have)
  • Good understanding of ITIL process guidelines for incident, change and problem management (Nice to have)

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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Backend Architect

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!

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and build solutions for complex business workflows
  • Take end-to-end ownership of components and be responsible for the subsystems that you work on from design, code, testing, integration, deployment, enhancements, etc.
  • Write high-quality code and taking responsibility for their task
  • Solve performance bottlenecks
  • Provide mentorship to other engineers
  • Communicate and collaborate with management, product, QA, UI/UX teams
  • Deliver with quality, on-time in a fast-paced start-up environment

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor/Master's in computer science or relevant fields
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Excellent Java and object-oriented development skills
  • Experience in building and scaling microservices
  • Solid understanding of at least one 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
  • Strong knowledge in RDBMS and NoSql technologies
  • Experience in developing backends for enterprise systems like eCommerce / manufacturing /
    supply chain etc.
  • Excellent understanding of Debugging performance and optimization techniques.
  • Experience in Java, Mongo, 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
  • Good Communication Skills

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 Silicon Valley’s most dominant and successful companies 
  • Be part of an early stage, hyper-growth start-up with the opportunity to grow and prosper  
  • Work on the latest and coolest technologies – everything is home-grown and built ground-up 
  • A dynamic work environment with a strong sense of community and collaboration 
  • The open and transparent culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy 
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development 

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Discover Me

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!

Discover Me

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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!

Seeking Experts in

  • Sales
  • Sales Development Specialists
  • Data Migration
  • Networking/Cloud Field Engineers
  • IT/Networking/Hardware Support Specialist
  • Support Specialists: Fixed, Variable, Accounting
  • Implementation
  • Performance Managers
  • Dealership Onboarding

Experience and Personality Traits

  • Strong work ethic, confident, motivated, patient
  • Dealership experience is always welcome
  • DMS and/or ancillary software products experience is always a big plus
  • Excellent written and spoken communication
  • Strong problem solving and creative thinking
  • Love solving complex technical problems and having fun while doing it
  • SaaS experience (Nice to have)

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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Frontend Architect

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!

As a Front End Architect, your primary responsibility will be to take ownership of new projects. From the inception of the opportunity, through planning & estimation, to evaluating and recommending architecture & approach, you will be steering the project toward a successful kickoff. Your expertise will continue to be relied upon as the project proceeds through delivery, encountering challenges, and whenever the team requires support & direction. A Front End Architect should keep their skills fresh and should be ready for hands-on coding – you may be called upon to review code, or to step in and fix things directly.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and Build complicated Workflow
  • Understanding the user persona and deliver slick experience
  • Experience in JavaScript (ReactJS / Redux) React Native, HTML, CSS, JQuery, HTTP
  • Strong understating of XML, JSON, DOM, and w3c standards
  • Providing technical expertise for every phase of the project lifecycle; from concept development to solution design, implementation, optimization and support
  • Be an Interface with Stockholder sand architects to create technology specifications from business requirements for one or more modules within the project
  • Responsible to prepare the technical design of the components within the module (one or more of client/web presentation tier, server tier, data access and data model, integration component, package function customization)
  • Proficient in articulating the pros and cons of using a certain technology stack or component or design pattern versus another to the clients and project team and drives selection of technologies, designs to come up with the optimal architecture
  • Drives the performance tuning, re-design and re-factoring for a module
  • Contributes to designing and implementing the build, release process as well as system configuration and deployment characteristics of the application
  • Implements (hands-on) the module components based on prevailing Framework and Open-source standards & its best practices.
  • Mentors the team (people working on the module and other project team members) on technology concepts and best practices for design, implementation and other processes

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in computer science or relevant fields
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Attitude for getting things done
  • Understanding of basic Rest Principles
  • Familiar with project management tools like JIRA etc.
  • Will be involved in developing any enterprise systems like eCommerce, manufacturing, supply chain, etc.,
  • Excellent understanding of performance and optimization techniques
  • Experience of working with Git
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment

Perks and Benefits  

  • Competitive compensation 
  • Generous stock options 
  • 100% employer-paid top-of-the-line medical, dental and vision coverage  for your entire family
  • Great benefits including parental leave 
  • The opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds from the Silicon Valley’s most dominant and successful companies  
  • Be part of a hyper-growth start-up 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 culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy  
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development  

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Implementation Coordinator

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 role will be based out of the Cincinnati, Ohio office.

This role will support and enable the implementation team through each stage of the implementation project life cycle to drive consistency and ensure timely/successful rollouts. Candidates for this role need to be organized, forward thinking, detail oriented and have excellent communication skills. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Review the Tekion dealer agreement and utilize the implementation project plans to prepare the Project Management System (PMS). 
  • Reconcile project assets and information between stakeholders and various internal tools (Confluence, Sharepoint, Formstack, Zendesk, Litmos, etc).  
  • Load dealership submission data and distribute across teams (implementation, support, conversion and product) 
  • Create dealer-facing draft resources to support Strategy and Process (S&P) meetings, functional discoveries and status meetings 
  • Monitor and track the completion of internal and external submissions within the PMS, triggering actions by the Implementation teams 
  • Track blueprint submissions against implementation milestones 
  • Track pre-go live sign-offs against implementation milestones 
  • Track post go live, implementation acceptance submissions/surveys against implementation milestone 
  • Archive submission data. Update implementation trackers and reports 
  • Maintain implementation resource tracking reports 
  • Update approved travel, PTO and travel requests 
  • Update PSM scheduling profiles based on location, restrictions, and certifications 
  • Assign implementation resources based on skillsets and qualifications, for the implementation managers to review/approve 

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in project management or as administrative analyst   
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Sharepoint, Outlook, etc) 
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new applications 
  • Proven track record of efficient organization skills and attention to detail 
  • Experience working in an early-stage startup environment is a plus 

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 Silicon Valley’s most dominant and successful companies   
  • Be part of an early stage, hyper-growth start-up with the opportunity to grow and prosper    
  • Work on the latest and coolest technologies – everything is home-grown and built ground-up   
  • A dynamic work environment with a strong sense of community and collaboration   
  • The open and transparent culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy   
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development   

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Implementation Manager

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!

Job Description

This role will lead up to 18 conquest ARC implementation projects concurrently through various phases of the implementation project life cycle to ensure timely and successful rollouts. This will require planning and coordination with our dealer partners as well as our product and implementation teamsCandidates for this role need to have an in-depth understanding of both the automotive industry and the Tekion platform, and exceptional project management skills.   

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage 5-6 implementations in the initiation and planning phase

- Cultivate the relationship with dealership stakeholders. Consult on process changes and utilization goals

- Accurately access risk and adjust the project plan with minimal impact to go live timing 

- Schedule implementation with internal and external teams 

- Coordinate all pre-implementation work and information distribution to teams such as integrations, F&I forms, product managers, PSMs and conversion

- Properly set and manage dealer expectations 

  • Manage up to 5-6 implementations in the execution and controlling phase 

- Ensure projects are implemented with consistency

- Monitor completion of critical implementation signoffs from key dealership staff 

- Facilitate communication checkpoints throughout the implementation to ensure dealership stakeholders and internal teams remain on the same page 

  • Manage up to 5-6 implementations in the closing phase  

- Ensure all projects are completed with end-user comprehension and satisfaction before being handed off to the Account Management team 

- Organize and archive all documents related to the implementation

- Update project checklist items and implementation runbook to improve efficiency and quality for future implementations 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of DMS experience in the auto industry 
  • Proven experience leading implementations for SaaS solutions in large and small automotive dealership groups
  • A passion for challenging the status quo by questioning and improving existing systems, including a playful intelligence
  • Experience working in an early-stage startup environment is a plus
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, interacting with all levels of stakeholders
  • Established ability to articulate technical jargon into consumable levels of understanding for adult learners
  • Proven ability to take customer suggestions or insights and translate them into technical deliverables for internal implementation and product teams
  • 5+ years in Project Management or Project Lead role is preferred
  • PMP Certification a plus
  • Travel (75%)

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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Implementation Specialist

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!

About the Role

Our Implementation Specialists have a unique opportunity to work as experts within a specific defined specialty – Accounting, Forms, Integrations or Retail.

This role requires coordination across multiple internal and external teams to meet dealership and OEM required deliverables and partnering with the onsite implementation teams to provide operational visibility. Candidates for this role need to have an in-depth understanding of both the automotive industry and the Tekion platform.  

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance to internal teams and end users in the most effective methods of building and maintaining financial statements
  • Collaborate with product managers and conversion teams to identify and implement efficiencies that drive accuracy and speed
  • Improve checklists and sign-offs to drive understanding, transparency and accuracy
  • Lead internal cross-department training sessions to build a collective understanding of dealership accounting, financial statements and operational reporting
  • Establish best practices and defaults. Work with internal teams to automate steps where possible
  • Develop and document feedback/experience from end-users

 

Specialty Overview & Responsibilities 

  • Accounting

- Heavy focus on dealership accounting (from financial statements to DOC’s and more)

- Ensure financial statements and DOCs are accurately mapped according to timelines that build the confidence of dealer operational leadership and end users

  • Forms

- Heavy focus on F&I forms (from customer dealership to OEM, lender, state and country specific forms)

- Ensure financial statements and DOCs are accurately mapped according to timelines that build the confidence of dealer operational leadership and end users

  • Integrations

- Heavy focus on dealership workflows (for every dealership launched on our platform we partner with our dealers to define ideal workflows and implement them. This means working with 3rdparty vendors and OEMs to enable and configure integrations to ensure go lives go off without a hitch)

- Ensure 3rdparty and OEM applications are accurately mapped and enabled according to timelines that build the confidence of dealer operational leadership and end users 

  • Retail

- Heavy focus on automotive desking and sales (from interfacing with customers via F&I menus to booking deals that comply with the complex and rigid worlds of OEMs, lenders and regions)

- Ensure each ARC cloud sales system is configured accurately according to timelines that build the confidence of end users and ISMs

 

Qualifications 

  • 3+ years of DMS experience in the auto industry
  • A passion for challenging the status quo by questioning and improving existing systems, including a playful intelligence
  • Experience working in an early-stage startup environment is a plus
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, interacting with all levels of stakeholders
  • Established ability to articulate technical jargon into consumable levels of understanding for adult learners
  • Proven ability to take customer suggestions or insights and translate them into technical deliverables for internal implementation and product teams
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years in Project Management
  • PMP Certification

 

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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Implementation Success Manager

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!

Job Description

Multiple roles comprising implementation duties and ongoing account management for our important partners. This requires an in-depth understanding of both the automotive industry and the Tekion platform. We’re looking for talented professionals who love challenges, push boundaries and are passionate about successfully implementing a transformational product. ( Automotive specialists in accounting, Digital Retail Integrations, CRM, Forms, Fixed, Parts, Service experience highly desired)

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate key stakeholders during the implementation life cycle to successfully deploy our DMS
  • Provide DMS training to dealership staff in all departments and having fun while doing it
  • Proactively identify implementation risks and mitigate them effectively and efficiently
  • Manage training and setup items in an organized manner, keeping detailed notes, and effectively passing along notes and action items to our customer transition team
  • Must successfully complete a 4-8 week certification/training program and display a strong grasp of product and processes for 5 star implementation practices
  • Actively participate in upselling dealership clients on new cutting-edge solutions and transformational products

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of DMS experience in the auto industry
  • Proven experience implementing SaaS solutions in large and small auto dealerships
  • Experience working in an early-stage startup environment is a plus
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, interacting with all levels of stakeholders
  • Established ability to articulate technical jargon into consumable levels of understanding for adult learners
  • Proven ability to take customer suggestions or insights and translate them into technical deliverables
  • 3+ years in Project Management or Project Lead role is preferred
  • PMP Certification a plus
  • Travel is guaranteed to be (85-100%)

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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Lead Cloud Engineer, Azure

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!

Job Description

  • Design, implement and maintain the infrastructure for the Tekion platform hosted on Azure Cloud.  
  • Automate any manual process across deployment, monitoring or audit related functions. 
  • Implement monitoring solutions to assess the health of the infrastructure. 
  • Ensure we are releasing code safely, securely and frequently. Work with developers to optimize applications for performance and scale. 

Requirements: 

  • 5+ years of experience as a DevOps Engineer. 
  • Strong Experience in designing Cloud Infrastructure at Azure. 
  • Strong Knowledge on microservice architecture 
  • Strong  Experience with Kubernetes/AKS. 
  • Experience in Infrastructure as Code services like Terraform etc. 
  • Strong scripting skills like python, bash. 
  • Experience with CI/CD systems like Jenkins. 
  • Experience with monitoring tools like TICK stack, Cloudwatch, Elasticsearch, Prometheus, Grafana etc.  
  • Experience in infrastructure as code like chef, ansible 
  • Experience in handling database like Mongo, Cassandra, Postegrep, Mysql. 

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 Silicon Valley’s most dominant and successful companies 
  • Be part of an early stage, hyper-growth start-up with the opportunity to grow and prosper  
  • Work on the latest and coolest technologies – everything is home-grown and built ground-up 
  • A dynamic work environment with a strong sense of community and collaboration 
  • The open and transparent culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy 
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development 

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Manager, Product Management / Product Lead

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!

So what are we looking for? We’re looking for a talented and experienced Product Management leader wants to help us scale our rocket ship and be an instrumental part of shaping our future. We need someone who loves challenges, pushes boundaries and is passionate about building a transformational product. At this high profile, high visibility role, you will get to define and drive the product roadmap, manage priorities within cross-functional teams, make smart, data driven decisions, present conclusions, trade-offs and recommendations directly to both customers and our C-suite, and take multiple product lines from ideation to post-production support. And best of all, you will be part of a proven, world class team that is solving complex problems and delighting our customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own the Customer Voice – You will be our product champion in front of customers, taking regular feedback, communicating about what we are doing new & how we are doing it better, helping create more customer champions. You will understand the business landscape, talk the business language and help bring our customers & product together.
  • Combine an Entrepreneurial Spirit with a structured methodology – You will be leading key strategic initiatives from the front while trying to tackle and improve highly customized existing processes. Therefore, you would be required to have a scrappy mindset to quickly kick start things, and then a structured and methodological approach to take them to the finish line in a productized, repeatable manner, at scale.
  • A Manager and a Coach – Take our strong and highly motivated team of PMs and make them world class. We are specifically looking for someone who wants to help his team learn new tricks, grow as professionals and individuals, and evolve to be self-sufficient and highly reliable top shelf team that all rows in the same direction.
  • Drive Product Roadmap – Contribute to company-level strategic decisions by championing current and future state capabilities of the platform. Set the course for your team’s future, and then drive Go-To-Market, product pitches and plan to General-Availability for new product areas.
  • Define Success – Define metrics to measure success of the Platform and drive a culture of data-driven decision making. Actively monitor these key business metrics and adjust priorities based on key team goals.
  • Lead your product Engagement & Communication – Establish rapport with leaders across all departments including Engineering, Marketing, Analytics, Sales, Business Development, and work collaboratively with them to streamline communication and processes. You will specifically be a point person our leadership and internal stakeholders will look up to for answers or direction on anything related to your products.
  • Build for speed at scale – Define and drive processes that would enable us to execute quickly, while still doing it in a repeatable and sustainable manner. You will need to choose where to invest your and your team’s time, effectively communicate the trade-offs, and make sure we can hit not just today’s goals, but also our 1 and 3 year goals.

 

Skills & Qualifications

We want that small percentage of the population that is passionate about what they do, take pride in what they build and bring to the market, like to solve complex problems, and wants to be part of an elite culture that is progressive, always evolving, and loves working with others to accomplish great things!

  • Strong business acumen and ability to work through complex and ambiguous business requirements from post-sale support, tax, legal, financial, compliance, and regulatory perspective
  • 7+ years of Product Management experience with  empathy for users, and understanding of their process and requirements 
  • 3+ years of managing product managers directly
  • Drive prioritization and collaboration with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to envision product ideation through post-production release support 
  • Ability to build scalable work processes

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working in the automotive retail industry
  • Machine learning product management experience
  • Experience building complex enterprise-level B2B software
  • MBA from a top-tier global business school

 

Perks and Benefits 

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous stock options
  • 100% employer-paid top-of-the-line medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Great benefits including 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 a hyper-growth start-up 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

Please note that this position will involve up to 25% travel to meet with customers and partners.

 

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Marketing Project Manager

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!

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our highly collaborative Marketing team! The Marketing Project Manager will lead the production and delivery efforts of all department projects. In this role, you will work closely with key stakeholders within the company, providing tactical support, assuring team accountability, communicating project timelines and ensuring Tekion brand standards. As a multi-faceted project manager, you'll provide hands-on project management for all levels of marketing deliverables including but not limited to campaigns, virtual/in-person events, sales enablement, website projects, corporate communications, public relations, and go-to-market activities. Our transparent and collaborative culture means we work both independently and together as a team on projects in an agile environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Create and share project plans, production schedules, and presentations
  • Manage and oversee pre-production planning, budgeting, scheduling, travel planning, etc.
  • Track milestones and tasks with assigned teams
  • Keep projects on schedule and stakeholders regularly informed
  • Identify and communicate scope details as necessary to stakeholders and mitigate potential deviations
  • Collaborate with team members to create high-impact internal and customer-facing materials that clearly communicate the value and unique advantage of our software
  • Develop digital content to drive sales through clear, high-impact product and company information
  • Understand market trends, customer personas and the details of the business  
  • Solve business challenges with scaled solutions
  • Demonstrate effective planning and stakeholder management as well as an ability to set and manage realistic project timelines
  • Inspire project team to deliver quality; ultimately responsible to deliver work on time, on budget and on brand

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Project Management/Marketing Management experience in the Software Technology industry
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience managing third-party suppliers, funding partners and full-funnel marketing activities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to synthesize complex content into short, digestible, non-technical language
  • Experience using project management software
  • Experience building positive relationships and working across teams in a global, matrixed organization; enough technical sophistical to work optimally with product and engineering teams

Preferred Skills

  • Master’s Degree

Perks & 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 Silicon Valley’s most dominant and
    successful companies 
  • Be part of an early stage, hyper-growth start-up with the opportunity to grow and prosper 
  • Work on the latest and coolest technologies – everything is home-grown and built ground-up
  • A dynamic work environment with a strong sense of community and collaboration
  • The open and transparent culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development 

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Office Manager

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 role is located full-time in the Cincinnati, Ohio office* 

The Office Manager is responsible for activities related to supporting the office flow and business unit needs, including corporate services and administrative support areas. Activities include administrative support, ancillary support, business resilience and shared services, and more. The Administrative Support area is responsible for providing administrative and secretarial support to management teams or product areas.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Office Management – ordering and stocking office supplies
  • Answering office phones/forwarding messages to appropriate parties
  • Receiving/Welcome/Accommodating office visitors
  • Scheduling office visitors, trainings, etc.
  • Manage and coordinate schedules for assigned members of leadership including phone, onsite and offsite meetings
  • Review written and internal communications on behalf of leaders
  • Manage local office administrative support needs including receiving/distributing mail in a timely manner
  • Additional duties as needed


Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • 3+ years of administrative support in a high growth, fast moving organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite and Excel
  • Proficient in understanding when support is needed and proactively offering support
  • Friendly, positive, professional demeanor

Preferred Skills

  • Associate's or Equivalent Preferred

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 Silicon Valley’s most dominant and
    successful companies
  • Be part of an early stage, hyper-growth start-up with the opportunity to grow and prosper
  • Work on the latest and coolest technologies – everything is home-grown and built ground-up
  • A dynamic work environment with a strong sense of community and collaboration
  • The open and transparent culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

PMO - Technical Program Manager

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!

At Tekion, OEM Partner Implementation has increased substantially over the past year and resulted in the formation of our PMO organization. Since last year, we have been ramping up our PMO team and building a strong foundation for our PMO organization.

As a Program Manager for the PMO team, you will play a key role in managing large OEM partner implementations and support with building strong governance.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Partner with Business development team in developing detailed program implementation roadmap
  • Partner with Product/Engineering teams to ensure program roadmap; align on launch timelines and communicate to OEM partners / senior leadership team
  • Partner with Implementation team to managing dealer on-boarding plans to success
  • Effectively communicate with cross functional teams and drive issue to resolution
  • Effectively communicate with senior management on decisions that impact Project or Program
  • Identify process improvement for program management and support develop strong governance

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 10 years of experience managing large programs or consulting experience with Big 5.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Able to run multiple projects at once
  • Strong technical understanding

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience working with a cross-functional, geographically dispersed team and customer base to deliver solutions.
  • Experience leveraging quantitative assessment and analysis for decision-making and prioritization.
  • Ability to consult, influence, manage stakeholders, and drive program through a broad knowledge base.
  • Ability to work in ambiguous situations and define a path to resolution.
  • Ability to demonstrate accountability and integrity
  • Excellent communication, leadership, stakeholder, and management skills
  • Experience with Scaled Agile framework, Scrum practice, facilitating Release planning and sprints across multiple teams
  • Experience with coordinating technical releases, deployment activities, maintaining UAT plans, test scenarios and coordinating release day dependencies across teams. 

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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Product Manager

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!

About the Job 

We empower our product teams to solve hard problems – customer problems and business problems – in ways that our customers love.  Our fast paced and aggressive time to market product development teams are moving at lightening speed to provide an amazing customer product experience.  If you can think fast, analyze fast,  and develop ideas fast then become apart of our transformational team that is going to change they way cars are designed, distributed and purchased for everyone across the globe in the automotive industry.

  • Deeply understand and embody the voice of the customer - Be in front of the users, do qualitative research and define and track quantitative product metrics. You will then be communicating to the team a deep understanding of our users, and the data about how our customers engage with our products. 
  • Drive new product initiatives - Own and drive products/features from ideation through implementation, launch and iterative enhancements. You’ll be working closely with the design team to craft amazing product experiences that delight our customers and see those come to life working with the engineering team, focusing on excellent execution. 
  • Create cross-functional engagement – Establish rapport with colleagues across all departments including Engineering, Marketing, Analytics, Sales, Business Development, and work collaboratively with them to streamline communication and processes. You will specifically be a point person our internal stakeholders will look up to for answers or direction on anything related to your products. 
  • Champion the domain - Track industry trends and the competitive landscape as they pertain to your product and help define the product roadmap to constantly stay ahead of the curve. 

Qualifications 

  • Experience: You have 4+ years of software product management experience for a scaling organization. 
  • Execution: Demonstrated ability to execute on a product roadmap while working with offshore resources and coordinating with internal/external stakeholders to manage expectations and timelines. 
  • Curiosity: You are exceptionally curious about new products and how users will respond to them and ensure you have the data to back up your roadmap requirements. 
  • Empathy: You deeply understand how customers think. You can accurately predict how changes will make them feel. You enjoy creating delight and measuring it to ensure success is achieved. 
  • Excellent communication: You are comfortable and confident sharing your thoughts in verbal or written form. You can engage constructively in debate and discussion with your colleagues and peers. You have a proven plan to ensure everyone is aligned on the product vision and execution timeline. 
  • Appreciation for quality: You are very enthusiastic about your favorite products and can articulate why they’re incredible. You are excited and proud to build a premium brand and have a track record of working on products with a sustainable future. 

Preferred qualifications 

  • Experience working in the automotive industry, and specifically with different aspects of dealership management systems 
  • Strong technical background 
  • Experience building complex enterprise-level B2B software 
  • MBA from a top-tier global business school or equivalent experience

Perks  and Benefits  

  • Competitive compensation 
  • Generous stock options 
  • 100% employer-paid top-of-the-line medical, dental and vision coverage  for your entire family
  • Great benefits including parental leave 
  • The opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds from the Silicon Valley’s most dominant and successful companies  
  • Be part of a hyper-growth start-up 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 culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy  
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development  

Please note that this position will involve up to 25% travel to meet with customers and partners.  Remote work anywhere in the United States is our way of life!

 

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Product Manager - Accounting

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!

Tekion is looking for talented individuals who want to be part of building business applications on the cloud platform. We are developing the next generation enterprise software on the cloud that inherently uses the power of Big Data, Machine Learning, and IoT to enable businesses. We're creating integrated, elegant, and intuitive solutions built with cutting-edge technology - technology that empowers automotive retail to deliver uncompromised and unparalleled customer experiences and drive their business forward.

Key Responsibilities

  • Requirements and Strategy: Drive the product roadmap and development requirements for partner integrations. Own feature requirement and user journeys for integrations in Parts module within the Tekion application.
  • Own Go-to-market and roll-out for new partnerships: Develop and run end-to-end data integration framework, migration, and testing for the new partners. Plan the onboarding for new users on the Tekion platform
  • Go-to Product Technical Expert: Troubleshoot production-escalation issues with your strong software and technical skills. And train internal and external customers on new product Integrations
  • Lead cross-functional team: Work collaboratively with team members across all departments including Engineering, Product, Product Marketing, Analytics, Sales, Business Development, and Data Classification

Skills & Qualifications

We want that small percentage of the population that is passionate about what they do, likes to solve complex problems, is prideful of their work, and wants to be part of an elite culture that is progressive, always evolving, and loves working with others to accomplish great things! 

  • Product management experience in payments platform, banking, or other fintech domains, preferably knowledgeable with the integration of such systems
  • Prior experience focused on settlement, clearing, recon, refunds, financial ledger management, and risk within payments platform on either issuance or acquiring side preferred
  • Strong business acumen and ability to work through complex and ambiguous business requirements from finance, tax, treasury, legal, compliance, and regulatory perspective
  • 3+ years of Product Management experience with  empathy for users, and understanding of their process and requirements 
  • Ability to write user stories, use cases and workflows, simplify the requirements, create mock-ups, and a good understanding of system engineering concepts 
  • Drive prioritization and collaboration with engineering teams 
  • Excellent communication skills including technical writing skills 
  • Ability to envision product ideation through post-production release support 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior Experience in In-store Payments, Transfers/Payouts API first products

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation and generous stock options
  • Incentives based on number of hires and quality of candidates.
  • 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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Product Marketing Manager

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!

We are looking for a highly collaborative Product Marketing Professional to lead and coordinate all go-to-market (GTM) efforts and ongoing product communication support for Tekion. In this role, you will be responsible for developing a strong GTM process along with other key department stakeholders including Product Development, Sales, Training, Business Development, Finance, Implementation and Partner Success leaders. This is a critical, cross-functional role that requires a unique combination of marketing experience, business acumen, project management, communication, and leadership skills. Our transparent and collaborative culture means we work both independently and together as a team on projects in an agile environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with a diverse set of teams, including Product Management, Implementation, Sales, Partner Success and Finance teams to create an end-to-end marketing message for our products
  • Partner with Product Management and Training to coordinate product releases, features and updates - including target audience feature set, user experience, roadmap fit, and marketing plan
  • Create high-impact internal and customer-facing materials that clearly communicate the value and unique advantage of our software
  • Develop website content to drive sales through clear, impactful product information and differentiation
  • Understand market trends, customer personas and the details of the business  
  • Solve business challenges with scaled solutions
  • Identify and help drive user research projects to answer key consumer questions tied to potential and existing product experiences, then turn those learnings into actionable marketing strategies and product positioning
  • Monitor competitors (including their specific products and positioning), competitive landscape, industry shifts, emerging markets and the overall category to call out differentiators and drive future growth and synthesize findings across the Marketing team
  • Partner with the Product, Sales and Demand Generation to track the right metrics and execute campaigns that drive awareness and adoption on an ongoing basis

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Product Marketing Management experience in the Software Technology industry
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience managing third-party suppliers, funding partners and full-funnel marketing activities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to synthesize complex content into short, digestible, non-technical language
  • Experience building positive relationships and working across teams in a global, matrixed organization; enough technical sophistical to work optimally with product and engineering teams
  • Open to change and ability to adapt through constructive feedback
  • Some travel required

Preferred Skills

  • Master’s Degree

  • Automotive industry experience a plus

Perks & 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 Silicon Valley’s most dominant and
    successful companies 
  • Be part of an early stage, hyper-growth start-up with the opportunity to grow and prosper 
  • Work on the latest and coolest technologies – everything is home-grown and built ground-up
  • A dynamic work environment with a strong sense of community and collaboration
  • The open and transparent culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development 

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Product Solutions Architect

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!

We are looking for a Solutions Architect to drive, brainstorm, problem solve with the ability to present and articulate our Automotive Enterprise Cloud.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide consulting services regarding problems based on understanding problem OEM problem between OEM and Dealer
  • Provide design meeting OEM needs from Tier 1 to Tier 3 experience
  • Data services for OEMs to connect OEM and Dealer data
  • Analytics and Insights for OEMs that solve business needs and use cases.
  • Solutions Architecture across Data and Platform and Integrations with OEM platforms
  • Ability to present AEC as a solution, especially with Dealer Systems, understands dealership operations and business challenges
  • Great listening skills with a curious mind; soft skills with OEMs; ability to work with difficult people who do not share vision with Tekion or broader automotive market (e.g. old school thinking)
  • Capability to work with OEMs; ability to ask specific questions to better understand their business
  • Understands automotive industry, and specifically excellent understanding of Dealer Retail business from a Software perspective (Digital Retail, Online Chat, Negotiations, F&I, Desking, CRM,
  • Brainstorm and collaborate solutions with OEMs and bring OEM teams together to agree upon a mutually beneficial solution
  • Document solutions via Confluence, Workflows, Diagrams connecting services
  • Research tools with Dealers and Online to understand potentially how things can work together
  • Understands data or can learn about data feeds with 3rd Parties like HomeNet, vAuto, STAR data standards between DMS and OEMs, third party data providers.
  • Good problem solving skills; able to listen to OEM problem statement, and leverage knowledge of dealer business to provide solution
  • Stay up-to-date with Product Area
  • Ability to do product research / competitive analysis, provide feedback back to Product.
  • Work on creating prototypes with design team to bring vision to life
  • Can talk about APIs and Data


Qualifications and Requirements

  • Dealership operations & Automotive background
  • 5-6 years of experience as Solutions Architect or Staff Program Manager
  • Must have experience in the following areas:
  • Digital retail experience / Retail
    Inventory / data feeds
    Website Platforms
    Desking / F&I solutions
    Understand the challenges OEMs will face working with Dealers and how to provide superior program outcomes and customer set.
  • Understanding of Technology works and integrations workflow.
  • Must be able to present solutions and effectively communicate with OEM’s.
  • Knowledge of the entire purchasing process for buying online.
  • Experience with Web platforms from the OEM Website from Tier 1 into Dealer Website Tier 3

 

Preferred Skills

  • Product Management / SaaS
  • Automotive OEM background

 

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 Silicon Valley’s most dominant and
    successful companies
  • Be part of an early stage, hyper-growth start-up with the opportunity to grow and prosper 
  • Work on the latest and coolest technologies – everything is home-grown and built ground-up
  • A dynamic work environment with a strong sense of community and collaboration
  • The open and transparent culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development 

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Program Manager - Partner Integrations

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!

Job Summary:

We’re looking for a talented Program Manager for Partner Integrations who loves challenges, pushes boundaries, is passionate about ensuring the best possible data exchange between partners while enjoying relationship building with our partners, especially OEMs. You will help drive the OEM and Vendor Partner integrations roadmap, manage priorities within cross-functional teams, and interact with external partners (OEMs, dealer service providers, dealerships). You will oversee and own the entire integrations process with multiple OEMs and/or Vendor Partners.

You make smart, data driven decisions. You will be part of a proven world class team that is solving complex problems and delighting our customers at an unprecedented speed.

Job Description

  • Identify, engage and develop relationships with major key stakeholders at OEM and vendor partner levels.
  • Identify scope, timeline, and necessary stakeholders for OEM and Vendor integrations.
  • Create integration timeline in alignment with OEM, as well as product/engineering teams to meet agreed upon delivery dates.
  • Drive integrations together with OEM partner, identify fastest path to success, and develop strategies to avoid and overcome blockers.
  • Introduce and present Tekion products and services at all OEM and vendor partner levels.
  • As required, understand integration needs with vendor partners and drive those integrations together with Product/Engineering team to completion.
  • Train field team on how to use/test integrations.
  • Become an expert on DMS integrations on both the OEM side as well as the vendor partner side.
  • Represent Tekion at conferences and trade shows as required.

Responsibilities

  • Work with OEMs, dealers and vendor partners to identify use cases, integration requirements, business cases and end-user experiences.
  • Oversee and own the entire integrations process end-to-end.
  • Establish trusting communication with our commercial, product and engineering teams.
  • Succinct communication with your customers, for example when speaking with CIOs/CTOs.

Qualifications

  • BS degree with 5 or more years of Account Management experience
  • 3 or more years of Program Management experience
  • Ability to work with users and understand their process and requirements
  • Define product requirements, prioritization and drive ongoing collaboration with our world-class product and engineering teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Love challenges and be passionate about building a transformational product

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working in the automotive retail industry
  • Experience working at or with OEMs
  • Experience with Dealer Management Systems (DMS)
  • Experience with Product Management / Integrations

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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Sales Development Representative

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!

Job Description

We're looking for an experienced Sales Development Representative to work closely with our Sales and Marketing teams. The role will include researching target accounts, managing incoming leads, developing call strategies and follow up process around lead generation.


The ideal candidate will be able to seek new business appointment opportunities by contacting and developing relationships with potential clients in the franchise automotive vertical while communicating the Tekion value proposition to key decision-makers to assess buying interest. You will use your communication skills to cultivate strong relationships with clients, from the first contact until the appointment is transitioned to the Field Sales Team. If you like to win and are motivated and results-driven and enjoy working in a team environment, we'd like to meet you.

Responsibilities:

  • Achieve daily, weekly, and monthly KPI’s for setting up appointments with potential customers
  • Ability to independently build, plan and execute on a territory plan and identify prioritization for initial customer contact
  • Contact and penetrate high profile automotive dealerships at the Owner, General Manager of Chief Financial Officer level to schedule meetings with our Field Sales Representatives
  • Describe and present the Tekion Value Proposition to our clients that entices them to schedule a meeting with our sales team members
  • Ability to track, analyze and review calls, appointments, and follow up communication with high profile executives
  • Interact with Field Sales Representatives to transfer the knowledge of the customer expectations and schedule the initial customer meeting with the sales team
  • Must be self-motivated to achieve all appointment KPI’s

Qualifications

  • Never take no for an answer attitude.
  • 2-3 years of work experience as a Business Development Representative or similar role (automotive retail experience a plus)
  • Hands-on experience with multiple cold calling lead generation techniques
  • Strong detail orientation and project planning to prioritize daily and weekly outreach strategy
  • Track record of achieving lead generation (appointment) quotas
  • Must be able to drive the appointment process independently and creatively
  • Must be resourceful and ability to solve problems from beginning to end
  • Experience with CRM software (e.g., Salesforce)
  • Familiarity with MS Excel (analyzing spreadsheets and charts)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or relevant work experience
  • Take accountability and practice extreme ownership

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

 

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Senior UX Designer

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!

At Tekion, design and user experience (UX) are at the forefront of everything we do. Our UX teams include designers, researchers, content strategists, and engineers who are passionate about quality, usability, and simplicity. We work on collaborative teams to solve complex challenges and craft experiences that highlight our products' unique capabilities and personalities.

The job of a Senior Designer is to envision how people experience our products and bring that vision to life in a way that feels inspired, refined, and even magical. You'll take on complex tasks and transform them into intuitive, accessible, and easy-to-use designs — from the first-time user to the sophisticated expert. Achieving this goal requires collaboration with teams of Designers, Researchers, Engineers, and Product Managers throughout the design process—from creating user flows and wireframes to building user interface mock-ups and prototypes. At each stage, you will anticipate what our users need, advocate for them, and ensure that the final product Is easy to use and solving their problems. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product, engineering, business, and design teams to create new features, understand their impact, and continue to elevate the experience of our users.
  • Ability to understand the product's mission, understand personas based on user research, refer analytics data, and translate into simple and engaging experiences.
  • Deliver UX solutions that measurably improve the core workflows of our users by efficiently implementing user experiences that are cohesive, inclusive, and well-informed.
  • The ship, measure, and improve your designs based on quantitative and qualitative feedback.

Skills & Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience with end-to-end product design
  • A portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating effective user-centered design solutions with measurable results
  • Strong UX design and visual design skills
  • A track record of shipping great design, and an understanding of what details matter at each stage of the release cycle
  • Comprehensive knowledge of cross-platform design patterns (and when to break them)
  • Obsession with users - who they are and how they use the product - to create the best experience for them
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, HCI, Design, or equivalent practical experience
  • Able to function independently and in a team environment with solid collaboration skills
  • Experience in designing B2B, enterprise, or platform applications

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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Software Engineer Lead-Backend

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!

Skills & Qualifications

  • Design and Build complicated Workflow
  • Excellent in Java, SpringBoot and object-oriented development skills
  • Experience in building and scaling microservices
  • Solid understanding of at least one Nosql database (preferably Mongo DB)
  • Providing technical expertise for every phase of the project lifecycle; from concept development to solution design, implementation, optimization and support
  • Be an Interface with Stockholders and architects to create technology specifications from business requirements for one or more modules within the project
  • Responsible to prepare the technical design of the components within the module (one or more of client/web presentation tier, server tier, data access and data model, integration component, package function customization)
  • Proficient in articulating the pros and cons of using a certain technology stack or component or design pattern versus another to the clients and project team and drives selection of technologies, designs to come up with the optimal architecture
  • Drives the performance tuning, re-design and re-factoring for a module
  • Contributes to designing and implementing the build, release process as well as system configuration and deployment characteristics of the application
  • Implements (hands-on) the module components based on prevailing Framework and Open-source standards & its best practices.
  • Mentors the team (people working on the module and other project team members) on technology concepts and best practices for design, implementation and other processes

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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Software Engineer Lead-Frontend

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!

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and build solutions for complex business workflows

  • Take end-to-end ownership of components and be responsible for the subsystems that you work on

    from design, code, testing, integration, deployment, enhancements, etc.

  • Write high-quality code and taking responsibility for their task

  • Solve performance bottlenecks

  • Provide mentorship to other engineers

  • Communicate and collaborate with management, product, QA, UI/UX teams

  • Deliver with quality, on-time in a fast-paced start-up environment

 

Skills & Qualifications

  • Design and Build complicated Workflow
  • Understanding the user persona and deliver slick experience
  • Experience in JavaScript (ReactJS / Redux) React Native, HTML, CSS, JQuery, HTTP
  • Strong understating of XML, JSON, DOM, and w3c standards
  • Providing technical expertise for every phase of the project lifecycle; from concept development to solution design, implementation, optimization and support
  • Be an Interface with Stockholders and architects to create technology specifications from business requirements for one or more modules within the project
  • Responsible to prepare the technical design of the components within the module (one or more of client/web presentation tier, server tier, data access and data model, integration component, package function customization)
  • Proficient in articulating the pros and cons of using a certain technology stack or component or design pattern versus another to the clients and project team and drives selection of technologies, designs to come up with the optimal architecture
  • Drives the performance tuning, re-design and re-factoring for a module
  • Contributes to designing and implementing the build, release process as well as system configuration and deployment characteristics of the application
  • Implements (hands-on) the module components based on prevailing Framework and Open-source standards & its best practices.
  • Mentors the team (people working on the module and other project team members) on technology concepts and best practices for design, implementation and other processes

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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Solution Specialist

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 role requires a willingness to travel up to 50%

Position Summary:

A Solutions Specialist is a sales engineer type role that supports the sales team as the technical subject matter expert. The ideal candidate will possess strong working relationships with internal teams and clients to deliver an exceptional software experience. The position requires the ability to understand the technical complexity of a fully integrated DMS and a keen sense of solving the client’s problems as they evaluate a new cloud-developed tool. This take-charge technical position will harness a deep curiosity and the ability to go above and beyond to meet client and sales representative expectations with resolute and commitment! As a critical member of our Solutions Team, you will play a key role in helping to shape the future of growing our brand and image in the industry.   This position will report to the Senior Solutions Specialist.

 Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Conducting in-depth product demonstrations of products/services
  • Presenting the product and all features to customers at events such as conferences and seminars
  • Overcoming audience objections and points of pain with viable Tekion solutions
  • Providing advanced training, statistics, and support to the sales team
  • Communicating customer requirements to product management teams
  • Non-Quota carrying position

Must Have Attributes:

  • Saturation of experience with multiple DMS platforms specific to Canadian markets
  • Proven experience presenting to Dealers and various other industry partners
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in DMS software development and web technologies
  • Knowledge of the automotive industry required
  • Willingness to travel – up to 50% 
  • Highly achievement oriented and capable of operating at a fast pace environment
  • Ability to handle shifting priorities

Key Personality Traits:

  • A passion for working with clients and software
  • Ambitious in their career goals 
  • Have a ‘whatever it takes to get it done’ attitude
  • Handles change and fluidity that comes with fast-growing tech companies
  • A known perfectionist that strives for a high level of accountability
  • Thrives on change and improved results; never satisfied with ‘good enough’
  • Eager to put your fingerprints on everything
  • Strongly believes that collaboration is the key to accomplishing goals
  • Enjoys virtual customer interaction as well as in-person visits; ensuring the experience is as expected
  • Measures the right things not everything
  • Excels at beating the competition and delivering a never seen before customer experience
  • Technical expert who can solve tough customer problems
  • Enjoys working remotely

Preferred Attributes:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Solutions Manager

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!

Regions:

  1. Florida
  2. Virginia, Delaware, Maryland
  3. North Carolina/South Carolina 
  4. Wisconsin/Michigan 

Job Description

We’re looking for a highly motivated, self-starting sales professional who is super-charged about taking our groundbreaking technology products to the market. This is an exciting role in a hyper-growth unicorn that is transforming the automotive industry. You will be accountable for generating and maximizing sales revenue goals and increasing customer awareness within a defined territory. If you’re driven, have the ability to convince your audiences for all the right reasons, and have a proven track record of high achievement to goal, we’re looking for you!

Responsibilities

  • Build meaningful, trusted relationships with dealer principals, department heads, and management
  • Identify and qualify prospective dealer partners
  • Utilize your technology and industry expertise to understand unique dealer needs and identify ways that Tekion can enhance their business performance
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to sell Tekion’s suite of products and ensure customer adoption, success and rapid value achievement
  • Meet and exceed sales goals

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of B2B or automotive software sales experience (DMS) with experience managing complex sales cycles and multi-million dollar contracts
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, strong business acumen and ability to be a brand ambassador for Tekion
  • Strong dealer-reference base
  • Team player who collaborates with internal stakeholders to maximize opportunities
  • Phone & travel warrior mentality (50-75%)
  • A healthy curiosity and good taste

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 Silicon Valley's most dominant and successful companies
  • Be part of an early stage, hyper-growth company 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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Sourcer - Talent Researcher

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!

Tekion is looking to hire a Talent Researcher to facilitate hiring 200+ rockstars this year and beyond. Incentives for hiring top quality talent. The Talent Researcher will be a strong influence in sourcing and pre-screening future employees to join Tekion's team across all functions and levels within the organization. The ideal candidate has a passion for building a strong and unique company culture, loves interacting with different types of personalities and is business focused. You will be instrumental in building out the team in a period of high growth and, in doing so, working cross functionally with senior leadership across the organization. This position reports to the SVP of Global HR. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Identify and attract high-caliber prospects and maintain a pipeline of open requisitions through a variety of sourcing channels 
  • Conduct initial pre-screening conversations to qualify prospects across multiple roles  
  • Prospect candidates to get them excited about the role  
  • Explore untapped markets and learn about new talent pools  
  • Source and interact with potential candidates on social media and professional networks  
  • Communicate with past applicants in CRM regarding new job opportunities  
  • Develop talent pipelines for future hiring needs 
  • Understand our brand, culture, mission and values to effectively serve as an ambassador for Tekion and a welcoming first touchpoint to all new hires on their “employee journey” with us.  
  • Understand and be able to articulate the interview processes for each role. 
  • Understand different Business functions and how they fit into the overall company - be able to educate external talent about different area's within Tekion.  
  • Develop and manage externally facing recruitment channels such as job board participation, job fairs, conferences and other events / channels to promote new and exciting opportunities.  
  • Provide support in maintaining data accuracy within Greenhouse: job postings, candidate stage/status, close-out correspondence. 
  • Ability to act as backup in coordinating interviews and managing applicants thru 20 to 40 searches at a time. Process the candidates through multiple stages of each search for their video interviews 

 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience. 
  • 3-10 years of experience, preferably in SaaS recruitment or coordination for Sales, Implementation, Support, Field Engineers, Data Migration, Product Managers, Product Specialists and other roles as they become available.  
  • Experience with research/sourcing tools such as LinkedIn and other social media, or technical forums. 
  • Knowledge of the market and industry trends, able to engage high-quality talent 
  • Eye for detail. 
  • Ability to build trust and drive team effectiveness.  
  • Strong organization, project management, and communication skills.  
  • Keenly attuned to issues of diversity and inclusion.  
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate a clear and compelling vision and develop effective working relationships.  
  • A “can do” attitude and the ability work as part of a team.  
  • Comfort with accountability and ability to absorb feedback and engage in self-improvement.  
  • A desire to make others successful.  
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and optimism. 
  • Ability to reflect and adjust to a dynamic and rapidly changing environment. 
  • This role will NOT be performing Full Cycle Recruitment 

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with Greenhouse ATS

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation 
  • Generous stock options 
  • 100% employer-paid top-of-the-line medical, dental and vision coverage  for your entire family
  • Great benefits including parental leave 
  • The opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds from the Silicon Valley’s most dominant and successful companies  
  • Be part of a hyper-growth start-up 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 culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy  
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development  

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Strategic Implementation Partner

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!

The Strategic Implementation Partner quarterbacks an efficient partnership between Tekion implementation & product teams, and dealer partners. This person will leverage their deep experience working in dealerships and implementing automotive Saas applications. They’ll communicate internally and externally to identify dealer technology and integration requirements. With strong document through explicit discussion, observation, and dig deep to learn the dealer’s operational intricacies, this person will ensure a smooth implementation process regardless of dealership entity size or complexity.

 Role and Responsibilities

  • Deeply understand and embody the voice of our dealer partners by doing qualitative research and communicating quantitative product / implementation requirements to Tekion teams.
  • Quickly build rapport with dealership executive stakeholders and individual contributors, along with the Tekion product and engineering leaders.
  • Embed yourself into the strategic dealership sales cycle so that the requirements are documented into an Implementation Process Guide that all internal and external stakeholders agree to.
  • Anticipate and confirm existing / potential pain points explicitly and through observation. Document the desired outcome and validate the solution internally through user acceptance testing and externally with users when deployed to production.
  • Track committed deliverables against deadlines in order to maintain launch timelines.
  • Drive product-led implementation process improvements by partnering with implementation, conversion, product and engineering leaders to enable the field teams to be self-serving and efficient.
  • Learn from each implementation to continuously improve processes and help colleagues learn and grow in stride.
  • Champion the domain - Track industry trends and the competitive landscape as they pertain to our product and help define the product improvement strategy to constantly stay ahead of the curve.

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of DMS experience in the automotive industry
  • Proven experience and deep understanding of implementing automotive SaaS solutions in large and small automotive dealership groups
  • A passion for challenging the status quo by questioning and improving existing systems, including a playful intelligence. You can engage constructively in debate and discussion with your colleagues with the ability to gather various teams to implement smoothly a range of single rooftop dealerships to large dealer groups.
  • You are data-driven, logical thinker who likes to measure things and make decisions based on data.
  • You are empathetic; deeply understanding of how dealerships and people think. You can accurately predict how changes will make them feel.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, interacting with all levels of stakeholders
  • Established ability to articulate technical jargon into consumable levels of understanding for adult learners.
  • Proven ability to take customer requests or insights and translate them into technical deliverables for internal implementation and product teams
  • Travel (50%-90%)

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

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Talent Acquisition Specialist

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!

Position Description

Tekion is looking to hire a Talent Acquisition Specialist to facilitate hiring 200+ rockstars this year and beyond. Incentives for hiring top quality talent.

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will set the vision to attract, recruit, and retain the best people to join Tekion's team across all functions and levels within the organization. The ideal candidate has a passion for building a strong and unique company culture, loves interacting with different types of personalities, is business focused and is comfortable working with budgets and forecasts. You will be instrumental in building out the team in a period of high growth and, in doing so, working cross functionally with senior leadership across the organization. This position reports to the SVP of Global HR.

 Responsibilities

  • This position is full-cycle recruiting; passive sourcing using LinkedIn Recruiter Module, active sourcing, interviewing, scheduling interviews, ensuring all active participants use Greenhouse, coordinating hiring teams, offers and onboarding.
  • Serve as a strategic partner to the Executive Leadership team in developing our Employment Branding Strategy and establishing our Talent Acquisition Footprint via the internet.
  • Help to build team structures, understanding the “right fit” in candidates and sourcing the very best talent to fill open positions.
  • Understand our brand, culture, mission and values to effectively serve as an ambassador for Tekion and a welcoming first touchpoint to all new hires on their “employee journey” with us. 
  • Serve as the primary ambassador for Tekion at recruitment events. 
  • Work to craft and manage interview processes for each role, coordinating interviews, preparing interviewers and managing required assignments / exercises. 
  • Manage hiring plan and pipeline in conjunction with other functional teams. 
  • Develop and manage externally facing recruitment channels such as job fairs, conferences and other events / channels to promote new and exciting opportunities. 
  • Occasionally manage Talent Acquisition Search firms. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience.
  • 1-3 years of experience, preferably in SaaS recruitment for Sales, Implementation, Support, Field Engineers, Data Migration, Product Managers, Product Specialists and other roles as they become available. 
  • Track record of hiring 50-100 candidates a year.
  • Ability to build trust and drive team effectiveness.
  • Strong organization, project management, and communication skills. 
  • Keenly attuned to issues of diversity and inclusion. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate a clear and compelling vision and develop effective working relationships. 
  • A “can do” attitude and the ability work as part of a team. 
  • Comfort with accountability and ability to absorb feedback and engage in self-improvement. 
  • A desire to make others successful. 
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and optimism.
  • Ability to reflect and adjust to a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation and generous stock options
  • Incentives based on number of hires and quality of candidates.
  • 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

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.

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Training Specialist

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!

MUST HAVE AUTOMOTIVE EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE 

POSITION MUST BE BASED IN CINCINNATI AREA FOR ON=SITE TRAINING. RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR QUALIFIED CANDIDATES. 

About the Role

If you have ever thought: “I want to deliver the whole pie, not just a slice”, this is the role for you.  This role is a chance to break out of “one lane” training and deliver a comprehensive content program to your learner. The Training Specialist will take Tekion to the next level, as this company rides the rocket ship you will be instrumental in translating the industry, product, and process knowledge we have to our newest Tekionites. This role is open for two specialty areas: Parts/Service (Fixed) and Accounting/Retail (Variable).

Key Responsibilities 

  • Design, develop and revise instructional strategies and learning materials using effective principles of adult learning theory and evaluation data; validate all components

  • Deliver asynchronous and synchronous learning for Industry, Platform Product, and Process.

  • Leverage a blended learning environment to maximize learning potential and results.

  • Will work closely with the Tekion Content Design team to ensure training material is properly created, maintained, and updated.

  • Understand details around the knowledge of applicable dealership/industry workflows as it pertains the use of Tekion created solutions.

  • Participates in Tekion product evolution to determine level of training development materials and ensuring proper communication to the learner.

  • Participate in formal and informal problem-solving assessments of learners in program.

  • Provides coaching support to staff to ensure consistency of learner skills and knowledge

  • Maintains accurate training records and notes to be used in learner coaching.

  • Responsible for staying current on automotive industry trends and information.

  • Assist with logistics, transportation and coordination of materials and site locations.

  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • • 3+ years dealership industry experience required (3 years in support and/or implementation)

  • 2 years of blended environment training experience preferred

  • Automotive industry content development experience

  • Ability to provide advice/direction in primary areas of expertise

  • Bachelor's degree in communications or related field

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • LMS administration
  • Coaching Certification 

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 Silicon Valley’s most dominant and  
  • successful companies  
  • Be part of an early stage, hyper-growth start-up with the opportunity to grow and prosper   
  • Work on the latest and coolest technologies – everything is home-grown and built ground-up  
  • A dynamic work environment with a strong sense of community and collaboration  
  • The open and transparent culture that encourages innovation, rewards performance and discourages hierarchy  
  • Exciting opportunities for career growth and development  

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.

For California residents you can review Tekion's California Privacy Policy here.

Have a question?

Give us a call at 1-833-TEKIONC or
contact careers@tekion.com

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