Lead Software Engineer

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COX Enterprises
Automotive, Java, Software, Engineer, Management, IMS, Engineers, ASP, .Net, Web, Database, Oracle, API, Computer, SQL, Engineering, QA
Full Time

Job Description

Primary Location: 10415 Morado Cir, Austin, TX, USA
Division: Cox Automotive
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Requisition Number: 205049
Cox Automotive is adding an experienced (Java or C#.NET core) Lead Software Engineer to our Inventory Management Solutions (IMS) product portfolio group in Austin, TX.

Who We Are + What We Do

At Cox Automotive, we offer the chance to take an important role in the digital revolution of the automotive industry. Our Software Engineers are part of an energetic team that builds world-class solutions to benefit the auto buying public, dealers, and manufacturers. At Cox Automotive, you'll be immersed in an environment that values your teamwork and creative problem-solving techniques while encouraging you to continue to learn new skills and technologies.
Risk-taking is encouraged here and we reward great results. Collaboration and support are woven into the fabric of everything we do; from 24-hour Hackathons and brain-storming sessions to sprint reviews, you'll be immersed in an environment that encourages bringing fresh ideas to the table with an innovative mindset.
Giving back to the community is important at Cox Automotive. You will be given time during working hours to volunteer at local charities.

Job Overview

Our Software Engineers are energetic influencers who thrive on designing simple and scalable solutions to complex problems and delivering leading-edge software products for our customers. We are looking for exceptionally ambitious and communicative hands-on individuals who are comfortable collaborating within the Agile methodology as part of a cross-functional team, have experience working in fast-paced environments, and who have the passion and skills to take our product offerings to the next level.
As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be a technical leader in a collaborative team environment that encourages you to perform at your best, while contributing to the engineering efforts of one of our scrum teams. You will be challenged to engineer right-sized solutions for complex business problems. You will apply your knowledge of modern software design, best practices, design patterns, and frameworks, with an understanding of application performance and maintainability. You will aspire to use new technologies and challenge yourself to develop innovative solutions. You will work alongside developers and technical leads on a team where collaborative programming and mentoring are regularly practiced.

Your Role

  • Display a high level of critical thinking in bringing success to the organization
  • Lead team of engineers in design/implement key technical projects
  • Able to articulate key issues and draft action plan and communicate with management
  • Execute on platform and applications roadmap deliverables
  • Develop and deliver enhancements which meet or exceed customer needs
  • Proactively collaborate and partner with internal stakeholders to deliver business-impacting projects
  • Develop high performance, scalable and secure solutions
  • Enhance and maintain tools to support enhanced catalogs
  • Plan and deliver core technology upgrades
  • Diagnose, design, and implement solutions to key technology or application problems

Technologies we use

  • Java, .NET Core, C# and ASP.Net
  • Front End
    • Web Components, React, NodeJS, Redux, Jest, Ext JS
  • Database
    • DynamoDB, Postgres, Elasticsearch, Oracle
  • AWS
    • Cloud infrastructure
    • ECS Fargate, EKS Fargate
    • Lambda
    • RDS
    • Aurora
    • S3
    • Terraform, Cake Build, Kubernetes
    • EC2
    • SQS/SNS
    • VPC
    • API Gateway
    • Code Build
    • Code Pipeline
    • CloudWatch

  • 7 + years of professional full-time work experience with direct hands-on software development in a senior technical role
  • BS in Computer Science or related degree, or equivalent work experience in lieu of education
  • Experience delivering software in cloud-based systems
  • Object-oriented design experience
  • Strong Java, C# or .NET skills and object-oriented design experience, including:
    • Extensive knowledge of related technology platforms
    • Applied use of design patterns and REST
    • MVC & UI technologies such as AngularJS or ReactJS
    • Data management (SQL and NoSQL technologies)


  • Prior experience building/maintaining a public-facing API Product (API management tools)
  • API experience or knowledge regarding:
    • Hands-on experience working with AWS API gateway
    • Solid understanding of usage plans
    • API monetization strategies
    • Contract first API design experience
  • Understanding of OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect
  • Advanced degree in Computer Engineering/Science or related field

What We Look For

  • Ability to drive all phases of the development cycle including requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, rollout, and support
  • Must be an effective communicator
  • Ability to influence other supporting teams such as product, QA, DevOps, etc. to achieve objectives
  • Ability to break work into incremental chunks that deliver value
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and be flexible to adapt to changing requirements
  • Ability to turn high-level requirements into a working system through iterative development
  • Knowledge of development tools such as Visual Studio, Git, Jenkins, Jira, Fisheye, SVN, Eclipse or equivalent
  • High energy, confident, ambitious and self-motivated individual
  • Engages and mentors other Software Engineers
  • Embrace and learn new technologies

Learn more about Cox Automotive

Who We Are
About Cox Automotive
There's nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

About Cox
We are the Cox family of businesses. We've been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. We're also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We're looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you'll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

Company Information

Thousands of employees, one goal: empower people today to build a better future for the next generation.

How do we do that? By disrupting industries. By treating our employees as our most important resource. By improving the quality of life in our communities and by protecting our planet.

We’re also building a better future for our employees. We do this by fostering flexible career growth, offering generous benefits, and creating an environment where you’re empowered to make time for teammates, family, friends, and yourself.

We began our journey in 1898 as a local newspaper business, and today we’re using our innovative technology to power smart cities, pioneer greener modes of transportation, and slash the glut of global waste. 120+ years later and we’re still making our mark!

Through our major divisions — Cox Communications and Cox Automotive — and our investments, we’re focused on the future of mobility, connectivity, and sustainability.

We are a global, $21 billion, family-owned organization with a purpose. Come build a better future with us and make your mark.

Dice Id : coxga2
Position Id : 205049
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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