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Java / SQL Senior Software Engineer

Cox Automotive | Atlanta GA 30301 USA | Full Time | Posted: 08/04/2020

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The Sr Software Engineer needs to be enthusiastic, creative, ready to learn and have a passion for solving real business challenges.  In this position, the Sr Software Engineer will need to work well with others, including hearing client needs and translating them to actionable results.  A high degree of responsiveness and independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.  The position will work between technical solutions and understanding what a client really wants.  Must be highly self-motivated and driven in order to succeed in this position.

  • Develop custom software as part of an Agile software development team
  • Configure, analyze, design, develop, maintain and/or refactor new/existing program code and applications to support business processes and functions and keep technical debt to minimum
  • May translate logical information model to efficient physical database designs
  • Interface as necessary with all critical integration points to ensure that applications are integrating successfully and efficiently with all requested applications
  • Participate in application development using Java, Spring Framework, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Hibernate and other technologies
  • Sharing technical and business domain knowledge with other team members
  • Participate in problem solving and troubleshooting for the assigned application(s), functional area(s), or project(s)
  • Share knowledge by effectively documenting work
  • Stay current with changes in the technical area of expertise
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the assigned application(s), functional area(s), or project(s)
  • Work with the team to ensure the quality of the assigned application(s), functional area(s), or project(s)
  • Respond quickly/effectively to production issues by taking responsibility for seeing those issues through resolution
  • Proactively serve as a troubleshooting resource and subject matter expert across the team
  • Adapt easily to a variety of different positions/roles/functions from day to day


  • BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience required.
  • 5+ years of experience required in related field (i.e. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Engineering);
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in software architecture and development required;
  • 5 to 7 years of experience with Java, J2EE, Spring Framework, Bootstrap, Hibernate, HTML5, and Web Services
  • React JS experience required
  • 3+ years of JavaScript HTML5 development required
  • Extensive SQL Skills
  • Demonstrable experience in software development with Java
  • Experience preferred in one or more of the following technologies: J2EE, Spring Framework, Bootstrap, Hibernate
  • Ability to learn, use, implement, and integrate leading technologies
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Able to work independently, self-motivated, and a strong team player; Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and fix software defects and configuration issues
  • Ability to function in a changing, fast paced start up environment alongside a diverse, high performing team
  • The ability to be self-organized and define and deliver on priorities
  • A high level of attention to detail, excellent follow through, and reliability
  • Ability to generate innovative ideas and solutions to challenges/opportunities
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams and with other business/technology groups within an organization
  • Experience applying software development methodology and standard best practices and methodologies;
  • Good knowledge of and experience with user interface design patterns, visual design elements, web technologies, and development methodologies;
  • Good knowledge in Object Oriented analysis, design, and programming
  • Experience using version control (Git)
  • Overall use of best practice tools, build tools, and scripting
  • Large-scale web application development
  • Experience with AWS
  • Good working knowledge of or experience in the following areas: Apache Tomcat, CSS, AJAX, Java 7/8, J2EE, HTML, DHTML, XSLT, XML, Linux/Red Hat, Web Frameworks (JSP/JSTL, Spring), Active MQ, JMS, QUARTZ Schedulers, JavaScript, PL/SQL/JDBC/Hibernate, MySQL 5.6 and greater, Web Services, SOAP and REST services, IDE (Eclipse), Maven, Jakarta Tools/Libraries, MS Office, Visio, HTML5 (web worker concepts), jQuery, Bootstrap
  • Other duties as needed or required
  • Requires physical ability and mental acuity to execute the duties of the position successfully within required timeframes in order to meet business requirements.

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, 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   

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.

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Location Atlanta, GA, 30301, United States
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