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Principal Software Engineer
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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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Xtime, a Cox Automotive Brand, is currently looking for an experienced Principal Software Engineer to join our team.
As the Principal 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. This role includes but not limited to working with Product Management on requirement gathering, architects and team lead on design and implementation, and QA on testing and bug fixes. In the role of Lead Software Engineer, you will be expected to work well in an agile, dynamic, team oriented environment. To be successful in the role, you must be able to work effectively in a fluid, fast-paced environment while maintaining good communication with management and team members.
Recognized as an expert in the company in multiple domain areas in terms of breadth and depth. Solve unique problems that have a broad impact to the company
Display high level of critical thinking in bringing success to the organization
Lead team of engineers in design/implement key technical projects
Able to articulate key issues and draft action plan and communicate with management
Execute on platform and applications roadmap deliverables
Develop and deliver enhancements which meet or exceed customer needs
Proactively collaborate and partner with internal stakeholders to deliver business impacting projects
Develop high performance, scalable and secure solutions
Enhance and maintain tools to support enhanced catalogs
Plan and deliver core technology upgrades
Diagnose, design, and implement solutions to key technology or application problems
12+ years of work experience in a senior technical role with direct hands-on skill set.
BS in Computer Engineering/Science or related field. MS preferred.
Ability to communicate, influence other supporting teams such as product, QA, devops, etc. to achieve the objectives.
Ability to work with remote team members, either offshore or different location within US.
Familiar with UI technologies such as React, Angular, etc.
Knowledge of development tools such as Visual Studio, Git, Jenkins, Jira, Fisheye, SVN, Eclipse or equivalent
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to drive all phases of development cycle including requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, rollout, and support
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 web service architectures
Experience in an Agile/Scrum environment
High energy, confident, ambitious and self-motivated individual
Must be an effective communicator
About XTime, a Cox Automotive Brand:
Xtime is SaaS provider of state-of-the-art ServiceCRM and scheduling solutions for automotive dealerships. Xtime’s web-based applications provide automotive dealerships the ability to dramatically improve profitability through service department efficiency and increased customer-paid service revenue. A position at Xtime offers an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing, market- leading organization.
About Cox Automotive
Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader, **********, 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. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit ******************.
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-TX-Austin-10415 Morado Cir
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Unposting Date: Ongoing
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