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City of Irvine, California Cox Media Group

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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.
Full Time
Level: Mid
Glassdoor: 68%
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Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits first day

Retirement Benefits

401(k) Match

Work-life balance

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

Tuition Reimbursement

Work for a Top 20 Tech Company

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Kelley Blue Book, a Cox Automotive brand, is currently looking for a Software Engineer to join our Media Analytics Product Group in Irvine, CA.
Our Teams:
At Cox Automotive, we offer the chance to take an important role in the digital revolution of the automotive industry. Our software engineers are part of an energetic team that build world-class solutions to benefit the auto buying public, dealers and manufacturers. At Cox Automotive, you’ll be immersed in an environment that values your teamwork and creative problem-solving techniques while encouraging you to continue to learn new skills and technologies.
Risk-taking is encouraged here and we reward great results. Collaboration and support are woven into the fabric of everything we do; from 24-hour Hackathons and brain-storming sessions to sprint reviews, you’ll be immersed in an environment that encourages bringing fresh ideas to the table with an innovative mindset.
Giving back to the community is important at Cox Automotive. You will be given time during working hours to volunteer at local charities.
The Job:
As a Software Engineer on the Irvine Media Analytics Product team, you will design and develop robust and scalable analytics processing applications. You will implement data access services that operate with maximum throughput and minimum latency.

You will be an accomplished, well-rounded developer with a solid understanding of the appropriate use of best practices and frameworks for high volume data processing and analytics. You will be passionate about exploring the use of innovative technologies and techniques and evaluating them for suitability in our environment. You will have a strong interest in data science, with some experience and/or classwork in the data science field.

Technologies We Use:
Development languages/frameworks: Scala, Java, Spark, Kafka
Data Science Languages/Tools: Python, R, SciKit, Jupyter Notebook
Amazon: AWS SDK, SageMaker, EMR, EC2, S3, Elastic Beanstalk, DynamoDB, Kinesis, and more
Other DevOps Tools: Jenkins, PagerDuty
Design and develop code that consistently adheres to good programming practices
Design, develop, and maintain high volume Scala/Java based data processing jobs using industry standard tools and frameworks in the AWS ecosystem
Work directly with our data science team, assisting them with various aspects of the data science lifecycle, including data acquisition and understanding, operationalizing the models, and performance tuning
Design and maintain schemas in our analytics data stores
Write efficient SQL for loading and querying data
Collaborate with product managers and technologists to solve business problems
Live by Agile (particularly Scrum) principles and collaborate with team members using Agile techniques including test driven development, code reviews, and retrospectives


Passionate technologists with an innovative mindset
Degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent experience
1+ years of professional application development experience with a proven ability to deliver projects on time
Strong Scala, Java and/or C skills
Keen aptitude for large-scale data analysis with a talent for extracting key insights from data
Statistics background is a plus
Experience with designing and implementing high volume data processing jobs is a plus
Strong database development skills, including advanced SQL, relational and NoSQL database technologies
Experience designing and developing platform level components including event architectures, messaging, and caching is a plus
Experience with AWS technologies is a plus
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an understanding of common mathematical principles used in statistical analysis
Proven ability to work independently designing, developing and deploying solutions with minimal direction

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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.
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.

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-CA-Irvine-195 Technology Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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