Senior Software Engineer

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Austin, TX

Austin, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



vAuto, a Cox Automotive Brand, is currently looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our team in Austin, TX

Job Summary:

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing complex web applications and backend services for desktop and mobile devices. The Senior Software Engineer must have a strong focus and understanding of .NET. To be successful in the role of Senior Software Engineer, you must be able to work effectively in a fluid, fast-paced agile environment. This position requires strong leadership, design, and communication skills to effectively work with management, team members and business contacts.

Technology We Use:

C#, .NET ElasticSearch, AngularJS/Typescript, NHibernate/Fluent NHibernate, Unity DI

On the Horizon: Newer versions of ES, Message bus (Rabbit/ZeroMQ), OWIN, Angular 2.0, CQRS

Your Role:


Architect, design, document and develop new programs or maintain existing programs based on specifications

Act as technical resource for an agile scrum team and actively participate in the project planning, sprint planning, daily scrum, and sprint review.

Develop, implement and maintain unit tests of programs

Be pragmatic about what we re testing

For the assigned applications, functional areas or projects:


Develop and maintain thorough system knowledge

Participate in problem solving and troubleshooting

Facilitate functional test planning and testing

Work with the team to maintain system quality


Stay current with changes in the technical area of expertise, best practices, newer frameworks, and patterns related to all technologies (Backend + Frontend)

Mentor other Software Engineers through the software development process


Required Experience:


Minimum of 6 years professional experience in C#

Minimum of 6 years professional web development experience using JavaScript, HTML and CSS, with at least 2 years professional experience using a JavaScript library such as jQuery, Angular JS, or Ext.JS

Minimum of 3 years professional experience writing SQL backed applications

What We Look For:


Someone who s passionate about and stays on the cutting edge of emerging .NET technologies

Experience building clean, well defined, backend services that scale to an ever increasing user and workload demand

Willingness to test as much of the core functionality of our app as possible

Experience consuming and creating web services in a .NET environment.

Experience building and implementing scalable applications that use modern design patterns and practices

Ability to turn high-level requirements into a working system through iterative development

Ability to work on multiple projects and be flexible to adapt to changing requirements

High energy, confident, ambitious and self-motivated individual.

Must be an effective communicator

Willingness to mentor Software Engineers

BS in Computer Science or related degree, or equivalent work experience

Team Summary:

The StockWave product team is about providing a single pipeline of data across all vehicle auctions in the US. We re a group of highly skilled, highly motivated individuals that just launched the newest product for Cox Automotive. After a successful launch, we ve been focused on improving our product based on our user feedback. It s not all work though, and we know how to enjoy ourselves and kick back during our down time with a game of Overwatch or Rockband.

About vAuto, a Cox Automotive Brand:

vAuto, Inc. is an industry leading innovator and provider of automotive software solutions. Since the company was founded in 2005, vAuto has launched several first-in industry innovations, including its current suite of solutions that deliver a better way to price, appraise and stock pre-owned vehicles. We are a fast-moving technology company specializing in web & mobile

application solutions for the Automotive Industry.

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Cox Automotive, Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. Committed to open choice and dedicated to strong partnerships, the Cox Automotive family includes Manheim , Autotrader , Kelley Blue Book , Dealertrack , vAuto , Xtime , NextGear Capital and a host of other brands. The global company has nearly 30,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises.

Organization:Cox Automotive
Primary Location:US-TX-Austin-10415 Morado Circle

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Shift:Day Job-

Unposting Date:Ongoing


Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit

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