Software Engineer II

Barton Creek TX Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive seeks a Software Engineer II to join our Data Services Engineering team.

Our Teams:

Cox Automotive is the market-leading provider of technology services to the automotive industry. Our engineering organization takes pride in building innovative products that enable our customers. We are passionate about building great software while having fun doing it. The result is an award-winning culture where everyone is approachable, ideas are judged on merits, and healthy, empowered people drive transformative technology.

Job Summary:

As a Software Engineer II, you will work on our Data Services team's back-end applications that process automotive data at scale. Our applications are primarily written in C# and are executed in AWS. You will work with stakeholders to understand their needs and design solutions that iteratively meet those requirements. You will be part of a team that prioritizes quality and maintainability first. You will set an example for the team on investing in personal growth.

As engineers, we are responsible for our applications, including design, development, testing, deployment, and support. We use various AWS services, including but not limited to Elastic Container Service, Lambdas, SQS, Dynamo DB, Step Functions, and RDS. If you want to work on highly performant software running at scale in the cloud, with the ability to learn new technologies and impact our ability to succeed, this job is for you. You will also be responsible for rotating on-call responsibilities with the rest of the team.

Your Role:

  • Mentor and develop more junior engineers.
  • Accurately estimate work and communicate status to stakeholders, including executives.
  • Bring a new perspective to the team – challenge us to improve.
  • Monitor and proactively identify opportunities to improve resilience, optimize costs, and increase observability.
  • Optimize database access in Oracle, DynamoDB, and others
  • Optimize our AWS processes and spend
  • Develop data acquisition, cleansing, syndication, and other solutions for expanding our Automotive Marketing Platform
  • Design and build service-oriented architecture solutions, constructing and managing services published to internal and external consumers and integrating with complex databases and third-party components.
  • Expand our automated test coverage (unit, integration, performance, validation ..etc..)
  • Engage with your agile delivery team to build a culture of passion, trust, and creativity.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline and 2 years' experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a Master's degree and up to 2 years' experience; or 14 years' experience in a related field.
  • Experience with cloud-based application development, support, and DevOps.
  • Object-oriented design experience, including applied use of design patterns.
  • Experience with TDD
  • Experience implementing automated tests, observability, monitoring, and alerting.
  • Ability to work independently, to design, develop, and deploy solutions, and to deliver projects on time with moderate direction.
  • Ability to collaborate with other developers and software test engineers to build the best solution for the customer.
  • Database development skills, including data modeling and query tuning
  • Experience with agile development methodologies.

USD 94,100.00 – 141,100.00 per year


Compensation includes a base salary of $94,100.00 – $141,100.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate's knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company's needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What's more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today!

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page .

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. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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