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Senior Software Engineering

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 5700 Broadmoor St, Mission, Kansas
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Cox Automotive is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our Communication engineering team.

Job Summary :

  • As a Software Engineer, you'll be part of the Communication platform team, working on building the foundation for the next generation of Cox Automotive communication platform.

  • Our applications are developed using .NetCore and AWS.

  • We utilize tools like New Relic, Splunk, and PagerDuty for monitoring and alerting on our platform.

  • Our team is responsible for the full life cycle of our applications, including design, development, testing, deployment, and support.

  • Our infrastructure is on AWS and managed using Terraform.

  • We adhere to CI/CD best practices for developing, testing, and deploying our applications.

  • Our team collaborates with products and architects to learn and apply those learnings to future product and technical development.

  • Our engineering organization is proactive about addressing technical debt. We work with product owners to prioritize and fix defects, and we reserve one sprint per quarter to work on improvements, such as cleaning up alerts, automating processes, and revisiting code.

  • We participate in an annual Hackathon with winners getting the chance to compete at a higher level within our parent company.

  • This role is for those who are interested in working on high-performance software running at scale in the cloud, and who are eager to learn new technologies and make a significant impact on our team, organization, and company.

Technologies: .NetCore, C#, SQL, AWS (including but not limited to Elastic Container Service, Lambdas, SQS, Terraform, and RDS), MongoDB, Typescript, Snowflake, NewRelic, Splunk, K6, GitHub, Octopus.

Your Role:

  • Design, build, and support cloud-native applications that serve our digital marketing stakeholders

  • Work with senior-level engineers on the team to implement patterns for our organization that deliver our software products at scale with observability, performance, and security

  • Mentor junior-level engineers on best practices and standards

  • Design and build service-oriented architecture solutions, constructing and managing services published to both internal and external consumers, and integrating with complex database and third-party components

  • Engage with your agile delivery team to build a culture of passion, trust, and creativity

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 4 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and 2 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and up to 1 year of experience; or 16 years’ experience in a related field

  • ​Working experience in design, development, and implementation of highly scalable, high-volume software systems and components, client-facing web applications, and major Internet-oriented applications and systems. 

  • Working experience realizing applications from conception and design to implementation and support. 

  • Working experience in coding within multiple technology stacks (e.g., Working experience in coding within multiple technology stacks (e.g., C#, .Net, TypeScript, Node.js, AWS (S3, Lambda, API Gateway, SQS, Terraform, CloudFront, CloudWatch, RDS, CodePipeline, CodeDeploy), NewRelic/Splunk, Cypress/Selenium, MS SQL, Postgres Git) 

  • Experience with RESTful services, Web API and cloud technologies preferred. 

  • Working experience with application lifecycle methodologies (e.g., agile, iterative). 

  • Working experience in analysis, design, and programming. 

  • Working experience with appropriate database technology. 

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 includes a base salary of $97,100.00 - $161,800.00. 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.


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! 


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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