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2023 CEI Summer Intern - Software Engineering (Java) Intern

  • Remote
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Business Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • Austin TX
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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.

We are seeking Software Engineering Interns to work with our innovative team! Our Software Engineers are energetic influencers who thrive on designing simple and scalable solutions to complex problems and delivering leading edge software products for our customers. We are looking for exceptionally ambitious and communicative hands-on individuals who have the passion and skills to take our product offerings to the next level.


As a Software Engineering Intern, you will work in a collaborative team environment that encourages you to learn software engineering process and perform at your best, while contributing to the engineering efforts of one of our scrum teams. You will learn and apply your knowledge of modern software design, best practices, design patterns, and frameworks, with an understanding of application performance and maintainability. You will aspire to use new technologies and challenge yourself to develop innovative solutions. You will work alongside developers and technical leads on a team where collaborative programming and mentoring is regularly practiced.

  • Be a passionate and flexible engineer, collaborate with your team to achieve and exceed the goal to build, deploy, monitor and manage a highly performing and highly available production system.

  • Write readable, maintainable, and efficient code.

  • Collaborate with team members on best practices, code reviews, internal tools and process improvements.

  • Evangelize new ideas within your team.

  • Explore open source or industry standard solutions that could be a fit for the organization.



  • Currently enrolled in a Computer, Science degree program or other related degree program.

  • This position is a remote / work from home role and can be located anywhere in the United States.


  • Experience in object-oriented programming (C#, Java, C++, or similar), in a job or through schoolwork

  • Understanding of programming and database concepts

  • Passion to learn new technologies and develop applications.

  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.

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

  • Must be an effective communicator.

  • Able to work in fast-paced environments.

  • Familiarity with web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, ReactJS, etc.) is a plus, but not required.

  • Cloud knowledge/experience is a plus, but not required.

  • Field of study relevant to role

  • Ability to work approximately 10 weeks over summer months.

  • Ability to work remotely.

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.

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.

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