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Senior Data Engineer

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

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • Remote-Texas Central Timezone-110
  • Remote - Vermont
  • Remote - Utah
  • Remote - Oklahoma
  • Remote - Kansas
  • Remote - Georgia
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Our 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 ambitious and communicative hands-on individuals who are comfortable collaborating within the Agile methodology as part of a cross-functional team, have experience working in fast-paced environments, and who have the passion and skills to take our product offerings to the next level.

As a Senior Data Engineer, you will be a technical leader in a collaborative team environment that encourages you to perform at your best, while contributing to the engineering efforts of one of our data scrum teams. You will be challenged to engineer right-sized solutions for complex business problems focused on building patterns to support data pipelines, data warehousing, and data transformations. You will 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 engineers and technical leads on a team where collaborative programming and mentoring is regularly practiced.

Technologies we use 

  • .NET Core, C#, Python
  • Oracle, Snowflake
  • AWS
    • Compute: EC2, Lambda
    • Containers: ECS, EKS, Fargate, ECR
    • Data: S3, RDS, Aurora, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, DMS
    • Analytics: EMR, Elasticsearch
    • Networking: VPC, Route 53, API Gateway, Direct Connect
    • DevOps: CodeBuild, CodePipeline, CloudWatch
    • Messaging: SQS, SNS
  • Terraform
  • Tableau

Your Role 

  • Display a high level of critical thinking in bringing success to the organization
  • Influence technical solutions while coaching newer or less experienced members on your Scrum team
  • Construct and manage services which extract data from disparate databases, transform the data and loads into a Snowflake data warehouse
  • Collaborate with team members on best practices, code reviews, internal tools and process improvements
  • Evangelize new ideas within your team as well as across teams
  • Develop high performing, scalable and secure solutions
  • Plan and deliver core technology upgrades
  • Diagnose, design, and implement solutions to key technology or application problems


  • 6+ years of professional software development experience
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent work experience in lieu of education)
  • Understanding of ETL and ELT processes
  • Data Warehousing experience, including Snowflake or other data warehousing tools
  • AWS/Cloud experience
  • Programming experience with data sets in Python, Scala, Java or C#
  • Understanding of SQL, relational databases, columnar data warehouses, and data modeling
  • Experience with automated infrastructure tooling
  • A history of taking applications from conception/design to implementation/support
  • Experience designing and implementing applications with highly optimized and scalable architectures


  • Experience with CDC (Change Data Capture) and parquet formats
  • Experience with data replication tools (Attunity, or Hudi)
  • AWS Data Migration Services (DMS)
  • Amazon EMR
  • Experience developing on Oracle databases
  • Experience working with/implementing CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Familiarity with BI tools such as Tableau
  • Strong understanding of industry development, deployment processes and agile development methodologies 

To be employed in this role, you’ll need to clear a pre-employment background check and drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently consider a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

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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