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Lead Front End Developer

Cox Automotive | Exton PA 19341 USA | Part Time | Posted: 07/16/2019

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The Cox Automotive Inventory Software Solutions (ISS) group is adding a Lead UI Engineer to our team in Austin, TX or Exton, PA or Remote.

Your Role: 

Leadership & Delivery

The Lead UI Engineer is the individual who is responsible and accountable for the successful design, execution, and timely delivery of products and product features that are robust, flexible, scalable, secure, and high-quality.  This includes meeting all functional requirements from the Product Owners, as well as supporting the overall technology strategy of the Product Engineering team.  The Lead UI Engineer is also responsible for guiding and mentoring other UI engineers and full-stack software engineers in all aspects of the UI development process: technology and coding standards, appropriate use of tools and processes, and product quality initiatives.  They will have direct input into the performance reviews for their team members and will participate in the review process.

Cross-Cutting Initiatives

The Lead UI Engineer works with the other Product Engineering Team Leaders to analyze, document, and promote frontend standards and patterns that represent the established architectural goals of the Product Engineering Team.  They also work together with the Product Owners to understand product initiatives coming down the pipe, as well as understanding what work other Lead UI Engineers and their teams are doing.  It is the responsibility of the Lead UI Engineers to identify and avoid conflicts that might otherwise arise from multiple teams working in similar areas of the codebase.

Expert Knowledge

The Lead UI Engineer must maintain expert knowledge of internal and external systems.  Lead UI Engineers are also responsible for researching, demonstrating and providing guidance on emerging technologies and industry trends.  Along with strong technical skills, the Lead UI Engineer must have a tenacious desire to learn and understand business principles, concepts and strategy.


  • Performing as a senior member of an agile development team
  • Creating screens from design documents and wireframes
  • Building and maintaining a JavaScript component library
  • Performing constructive and timely code reviews for agile team members
  • Mentoring less experienced front-end engineers
  • Research, implement and teach single-page application best practices and patterns
  • Interface with other front end leads to develop consistent patterns across products
  • Collaborating with various stakeholders as necessary to ensure the product meets all requirements

Technology We Use:

AngularJS/Typescript, EXT JS, React, C#, .NET, AWS


  • 6+ years’ experience encompassing:
    • Building sophisticated web applications
    • Pure JavaScript
      • Libraries/Frameworks(React (Preferred), Angular, Backbone/Marionette)
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • Unit tested code
  • Expertise in both object oriented and pure functional software design and development
  • Fluency in ESNext (ES2015 and beyond)

What we look for:

  • Experience configuring module builders a plus - Webpack, Gulp, etc.
  • Open source contributions to modern JavaScript libraries
  • A passion for and understanding of interface design and human computer interaction usability concepts
  • Preference for Behavior Driven Development
  • Strong organizational, prioritization and time management skills
  • Focus on deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Must be comfortable working cross-site and communicating effectively across multiple US time-zones (Eastern and Central predominantly)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills-
  • BS in Computer Science, MIS, Software Engineering or Math preferred

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.

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Location Exton, PA, 19341, United States
Categories Information Technology

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