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Principal Software Engineer
North Hills, New York
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As the Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing programs as required, to support the technical capabilities at Cox Automotive. This includes both the development of new programs and maintaining existing programs. In the role of Software Engineer, you will be expected to deliver timely responses to production issues, taking ownership of effectively seeing these issues through resolution. To be successful in the role of Software Engineer you must be able to work effectively in a fluid, fast-paced environment while maintaining good communication with management and team members.
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Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits first day
including generous time off policies: Up to 24 days of Paid Time Off during first year, plus 7 paid holidays
Commitment to our communities through employee volunteer opportunities
Mentoring and Training Programs
Work for a Top 20 Tech Company
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As a Principle Software Engineer, you will be responsible to lead a group of talented developers to create best in class vehicle ownership experience products. This is both a hands-on and lead role. The Principle Software Engineer will enable our micro service focus and will design and develop capabilities that will help us accelerate our connected deal initiatives. This Principle engineer will be working primarily with our Contract leadership and help build storing integration synergies with F & I solutions. This Engineer plays a critical role in our thinking, approach and will enable Agile planning by providing advice and guidance, and monitoring emerging trends.
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.
Foresees capacity requirements for component usage and identifies limitations.
Provides input into story sizing, backlog grooming, and release planning.
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.
Provides ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of deployed products.
Actively works with less experienced software engineers providing technical guidance and oversight.
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.
10+ years of work experience in a senior technical role
BS in Computer Engineering/Science or related field. MS preferred.
Ability to communicate, influence other supporting teams such as product, business QA, etc. to achieve the objectives.
Ability to work with remote team members, either offshore or different location within US.
Working experience in coding within multiple technology stacks
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to drive all phases of development cycle including requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, rollout, and support
Knowledgeable of or experience in the Automotive industry with an understanding of end-to-end lender and dealership operations is a plus
Ability to work on multiple projects and be flexible to adapt to changing requirements
Ability to turn high-level requirements into a working system through iterative development
Willingness to embrace and learn new technologies
Great understanding of internet, systems, web technologies, and micro service architectures
Ability to drive all aspects of quality within team including performance, unit, and integration testing.
Drive a DevOps and SecOps driven culture.
Experience in an Agile/Scrum environment
High energy, confident, ambitious and self-motivated individual
Must be an effective communicator
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 **************************
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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Organization: Cox Automotive
Primary Location: US-NY-North Hills-3400 New Hyde Park Rd
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Unposting Date: Ongoing
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