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Senior Software Engineer

Website Cox Enterprises

Cox Automotive is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with expertise in Java and Cloud technologies, preferably AWS, with proven experience in using Cloud Services.  In this role, the Senior Software Engineer will help design and build integrations between systems using standard and proven frameworks and pattern. The Senior Software Engineer also plays a role in Agile planning, providing advice and guidance, and monitoring emerging trends.

Key Responsibilities:
Agile Planning

Works with Product Management to understand the challenges that customers and end users face in their day-to-day work and partner with them to design viable solutions.
Recommends viable solutions to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team and reduce technical debt.
Foresees capacity requirements for component usage and identifies limitations.
Provides input into story sizing, backlog grooming, and release planning.
Product Development

Contributes to product and solution designs to address critical issues and complex problems.
Builds software applications across multiple platforms in response to the needs of stakeholders.
Understands technical architecture and writes software and automated tests that are aligned with agreed upon standards.
Performs trouble-shooting efforts and investigations when necessary.
Application Support

Provides ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of deployed products.
Advice and Guidance

Actively works with less experienced software engineers providing technical guidance and oversight.
Emerging Technology Monitoring

Actively participates in the engineering community, staying up to date on new software technologies and best practices and shares insights with others in the organization.
The ideal candidate:
Provides expert advice on Integrating systems and existing usable patterns.
Works with businesses to understand the management of the system and system data to integrate most effectively.
Identifies workflows and system characteristics to be performance tested and monitored.
Writes, debugs and executes unit tests before releasing code.
Analyzes test results to identify issues and works with architects and others to suggest improvements and drive issues to resolution.
Works with team to ensure system Integration is tested thoroughly.
Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 4 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and 2 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and up to 1 year of experience; or 16 years’ experience in a related field
Working experience with AWS Services and tools, have an ability to choose the right service for the use case to balance performance and cost.
Working experience in using and writing Rest APIs
Interest and proven ability to work the new technology/service and use in the solutions.
Drive to think and create new patterns and use of services/tools to improve the processes.
Working experience with multiple System Integrations scenarios and Integration platforms and tools.
Working experience with Real-Time and Batch Integrations
Working experience using Queues, Streams, Serverless Compute, preferably in AWS Ecosystem: Lambda, ECS, SNS/SQS, Batch, Step Functions, Event Bridge, API Gateway
Working experience using Rational and NoSQL Databases.
Working experience with performance and monitoring tools (e.g. Load Runner, Web Page Test, Jmeter
Working experience in software performance engineering in a large-scale environment
Working experience in identifying system bottlenecks, architectural risks, and issues
Working experience with source code control systems
Knowledge of Unit and Integration testing.

Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you’ll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

About Cox Automotive
At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today!

About Cox
Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

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. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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