Software Engineer II

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Cox Automotive
Analysis, Automotive, Configuration Management, Development, Genetic, HTTP, Jenkins, Linux, Manager, Management, Perl, Python, Release, Ruby, Scripts, Software Engineer, Unix, Windows
Full Time, Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description



The Platform Engineer is responsible for creating and maintaining availability and high-performance in mixed UNIX and Windows development, non-production, and production environments. This individual works as part of a results-oriented, service-delivery team and assists release engineers, developers, and operations teams. Additionally, the platform Engineer performs root cause analysis of problems, selects and implements automation tools, and actively participates in deeply technical discourse.

Your Role:

  • Assist in the design, planning and implementation of application solutions
  • Tune systems for maximum available performance
  • Respond to and assist in production operations in a 24/7 environment. Evaluate, test, and integrate new operating system versions, drivers, and patches
  • Provide technical analysis, resolve problems, and propose solutions
  • Provide support to, and coordinate with, developers, operations staff, release engineers, and end-users
  • Educate and mentor team members and operations staff
  • Participate in a weekly on-call rotation for after-hours support
  • Assist in patching activities in all environments.
  • Participate in code deployments and release management functions.
  • Release Management experience
  • Experience modifying build scripts
  • Performing deployments via Jenkins/Octopus
  • Linux/Windows systems administration experience



  • Degree in engineering discipline or equivalent experience in Systems Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience with the Linux Operating System (RedHat and Centos)
  • 3+ years of experience with the Windows Operating System
  • Understanding and experience with low-latency, high-performance Linux environments
  • Build automation and configuration management
  • Horizontal and vertical scaling for performance and high availability
  • Linux administration and engineering
  • Cloud administration and engineering (AWS)
  • Application server administration and engineering (Jboss, Tomcat and others)
  • Advanced scripting (any combination of Perl, Ruby, Bourne, Python, and others)
  • Automation tools
  • Top-tier analytics and problem solving
  • Ability to work in a service-oriented team environment



About Cox Automotive



Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company-s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader-, Clutch Technologies,, Dealertrack-, Kelley Blue Book-, Manheim-, NextGear Capital-, VinSolutions-, vAuto--and Xtime-,-are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20-billion. -



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.






Organization: Cox Automotive



Primary Location: US-NY-North Hills-3400 New Hyde Park Rd



Employee Status: Regular



Job Level: Individual Contributor



Shift: Day Job



Travel: No



Schedule: Full-time



Unposting Date: Ongoing



Last Modified: 11/15/2018 9:25:13 PM


Category: Information Technology, Software Engineer


Job Type: Full-time


Job Industry: Cox Automotive

Company Information

Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading software innovation, digital marketing, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. With more than 25 brands, our Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader,, Dealertrack, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, NextGear Capital, vAuto, Xtime and a host of other powerful companies. We bring together the best and brightest team members – over 34,000 of them, in fact – in more than 220 locations. Ready to join the family? Mission: Transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars.
Dice Id : coxauto
Position Id : 1812225

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