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POST DATE 9/4/2016
END DATE 10/23/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Austin, TX

Austin, TX
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree



vAuto, a Cox Automotive Brand, is currently looking for a Software Engineer with experience in backend application development to join our team in Austin, TX

Job Summary:

As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing programs as required to support the technical capabilities at vAuto. 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 agile environment while maintaining good communication with management and team members.

Technology We Use:

C#, Oracle, SQL, .NET, NHibernate/Fluent NHibernate, MVC, ElasticSearch, PostgreSQL, R, AWS

On the Horizon: Dapper

Your Role:


Participate in the design of new programs or maintain existing programs

Develop new programs or maintain existing programs based on specifications

Develop, implement and maintain unit tests of programs

Respond quickly and effectively to production issues and taking responsibility for seeing those issues through resolution.

Actively participate in agile team activities

For the assigned applications, functional areas or projects:


Develop and maintain thorough system knowledge

Participate in problem solving and troubleshooting

Participate in functional test planning and testing

Work with the team to maintain system quality


Stay current with changes in the technical area of expertise

Share knowledge by effectively documenting work



Required Experience:


Minimum 3 years experience with an RDBMS & SQL. Oracle a plus.


Minimum of 3 years experience in object oriented programming (C#, Java, C++, Objective-C).

Minimum of 1 years of experience in C#

What We Look For:


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

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

Must be an effective communicator

Willingness to mentor other Software Engineers

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

Team Summary:

The App Data team maintains and improves the quality of the data in our portfolio; the system it supports receives dirty vehicle data from many disparate sources, and cleans that data to a common standard. Along with maintaining data processes, the team is responsible for gathering metrics around data quality to determine where to best spend our efforts. The App Data team owns the systems and algorithms that compute a unique market vehicle record for each advertised vehicle, and derives the set of competing vehicles in the market for any given vehicle. The team owns the valuation system which takes vehicle data and yields a book value for that vehicle for any of our supported automotive pricing guides.

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 is a leader in vehicle remarketing services, digital marketing and software solutions for automotive dealers, manufacturers and consumers. Cox Automotive includes, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and a host of other global businesses and brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. We partner with more than 40,000 dealers and touch more than 67 percent of all car buyers in the U.S. with the most recognized brands in the industry. We unite more than 20 brands in this space, providing an end-to-end solution to transform the way the world buys, sells and owns cars.

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

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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