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Software Engineer II

Cox Automotive | Phoenix AZ 85099 USA | Part Time | Posted: 01/19/2021

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Primary Location: 4615 E Elwood St, Phoenix, AZ, USA

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 202000965

The Software Engineer writes and maintains code within applications and systems to implement capabilities and features, improve performance and maintainability, while reducing technical debt in alignment with product and technology roadmaps. The Software Engineer 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.

System Design
Ability to:

  • Control system design practice within an enterprise or industry architecture.
  • Influence industry-based models for the development of new technology applications.
  • Develop effective implementation and procurement strategies, consistent with business needs.
  • Ensure adherence to relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and practices.

Programming/ Software Development
Ability to:

  • Design, code, test, correct and document programs and scripts from agreed specifications, and subsequent iterations, using agreed standards and tools, to achieve a well-engineered result.
  • Take part in reviews of own work and leads reviews of colleagues' work.

System Integration
Ability to:

  • Establish standards and procedures across the technology service lifecycle (including the development lifecycle) in the areas of systems integration and testing and ensures that practitioners adhere to them.

Application Support
Ability to:

  • Manage application enhancements to improve business performance.



  • Backend Qualifications (Required):
  • BA/BS degree and 3 years experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • 3 or more years of hands-on experience with the design and development of REST APIs
  • Understanding of software engineering practices including DevOps practices and tools, API development, micro-service architectures, API Gateways, and SOA frameworks
  • Professional experience with
    • Dev framework - C#
    • .Net framework, entity framework or any similar ORM, .Net Core, Asp.Net
    • Working knowledge of development, testing and deployment of applications to Docker
    • Experience with performing API authentication (OAuth 2.0), Http request validation, Request Logging, Task based asynchronous programming (async/await), interface oriented programming and dependency injection using .Net
    • Building No-SQL based and SQL CRUD/Joins for SQL backed application
      • Familiarity with TSQL and building SQL CRUD/Joins for SQL backend applications, Entity framework, Linq
  • Frontend Qualifications (Required):
  • 3 or more years of hands-on experience with the design and development of web based applications
  • Understanding of frontend programming, frameworks, tools and best practices
  • Professional experience with
    • Dev framework – Javascript, Typescript, React JS
    • HTML5, CSS, Flex and Responsive design
    • Redux


  • 3 or more years of hands-on experience with the design and development of REST APIs
  • Proven experience with architecture patterns, design patterns and tradeoffs. (multithreading, ddd, database scaling, statelessness, event driven architecture etc)
  • Infrastructure as a code – Serverless (Node.JS, Python), Terraform, AWS CloudFormation
  • Experience with agile methodologies like Kanban (preferred), Scrum, XP, etc. SAFE methodology (a plus)
  • Professional experience with AWS toolset - Lambda, API gateway, SQS, SNS, Kubernetes, EC2, Aurora
  • Experience with logging and monitoring systems like Splunk, Cloudwatch, NewRelic, DataDog
  • History of collaboration with stakeholders, product owners, product support groups

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 Phoenix, AZ, 85099, United States
Categories Information Technology

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