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Software Engineer II

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

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive

Location:

  • 217 Technology Dr, Irvine, California
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Description

Kelley Blue Book,  Cox Automotive  brand, is currently looking for a  Software Engineer II  to join our Instant Cash Offer team in Irvine, CA.

Our Teams:

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.

The Job:

As a Software Engineer   II on the KBB Instant Cash Offer team, you will be a part of a software team that designs and develops robust and scalable web services and consumer facing applications.You will be an accomplished, well-rounded developer with a solid understanding of the appropriate use of best practices and frameworks for high volume web services and applications. You will help establish good software practices. You will be passionate about exploring the use of innovative technologies and techniques and evaluating them for suitability in our environment.

Technologies We Use:

  • Development languages/frameworks : C#, JavaScript, REACT, Docker
  • Databases : MSSQL, DynamoDB, Redis, MySQL
  • Amazon : AWS SDK, Elastic Beanstalk, ElastiCache, S3, and AWS cloud-native architectures
  • DevOps Tools : NewRelic, AWS CodeBuild, TeamCity, Splunk

Responsibilities:

·Be a part of a team of software engineers that design and develop code that consistently adheres to good programming practices

-Build modern UI’s using REACT.js

·Participate in architectural sessions and provide solutions to complex problems

·Design, develop, and maintain high volume Microsoft .NET C# web services using industry standard tools and frameworks.

·Design and maintain schemas in our databases

·Write efficient SQL for loading and querying data

·Collaborate with product managers and technologists to solve business problems

·Live by Agile (particularly Scrum) principles and collaborate with team members using Agile techniques including test driven development, code reviews, and retrospectives

·Maintain Cox Automotives position as an industry leader by exploring new technologies, languages, and techniques in the rapidly evolving world of high volume data processing


Qualifications:

·Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline and 2 year's of related experience. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a Master's degree and up to 2 year's related experience; or 14 year's experience in a related field.

·2+ years of professional application development experience with a proven ability to deliver projects on time

·C#, C++, or some other type of Object Oriented Programing experience.

·Hands-on experience with designing and implementing on AWS is preferred

·Experience with designing and implementing high volume web services

·Strong database development skills, including advanced SQL, relational and NoSQL database technologies

·Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

·Proven ability to work with team members to deliver projects on deadlines.

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer 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.

Compensation:

Compensation includes a base salary of $102,600.00 - $154,000.00. 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.

Benefits:

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! 

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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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