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Lead Software Engineer

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

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 13693 S 200 W, Draper, Utah
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Xtime Inc , a Cox Automotive Brand, is currently looking for a Lead Software Engineer with Full stack experience with Java, React, AWS, RDS PostGreSQL, REST Webservices to join our software engineering team in Draper, UT. 

Our Software Engineers:

Our Software Engineers are passionate influencers who have built a premier software platform, for auto dealers, from the ground up. We’re looking for thinkers at every stage in their career with the tenacity to take on the biggest challenges in our industry.  Collaboration and support are woven into the fabric of everything we do. Hackathons 2-3 times per year offer the opportunity to network and spark innovation. You’ll be immersed in an environment that nurtures individual talents, cultivates team work and team dynamics and provides multiple opportunities for creative problem-solving.

Job Overview:

Using your expertise in Java, React and Cloud technologies you will help craft enterprise applications for our Fixed Operations group. In your role within an Agile Team, you will analyze and resolve complex challenges associated with application systems.

Our team members collaborate, and learn from each other to continually improve our practice of software engineering. We forge an environment of mentorship to shape our culture.

Technologies We Use:

Java, React, REST, Microservices, AWS Services, Terraform/ Terragrunt, Git, PostGreSQL, EKS/kubernetes, Junit, Selenium, Harness, React-native.


  • Perform technical oversight and assessment of development projects to ensure technical integrity and compliance with design requirements
  • Design and develop highly scalable software products with extensive code coverage. 
  • Write test cases, perform and drive testing, write automation test scripts for continuous quality control. We follow Developer driven testing and TDD approach.
  • Ensure the engineering processes, from conception through to deployment, delivers high quality architecture and user experience
  • Provide mentoring, guidance and technical leadership for the development team
  • Develop and apply best practices for secure coding and TDD/BDD
  • Research new technologies, tools and develop proof of concepts

What We Look For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and 6 years' experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as Master's degree and 4 years' experience; Ph.D and 1year experience; or 18 years' experience in a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience writing SQL for backed applications
  • Minimum 8 years of experience writing Java
  • Minimum 5 years of web development experience using JavaScript/React, HTML, and CSS
  • Significant and demonstrable experience with developing SaaS/Cloud applications on AWS
  • Proven experience designing or implementing public facing REST APIs
  • Expert understanding of web technology and experience using or creating web services
  • Significant and demonstrable experience of implementing coding best practices around scalability, availability and performance.
  • Strong understanding of version control systems
  • Able to rapidly and effectively understand and translate product and business requirements into technical solutions
  • Able to simplify complex problems, processes or projects into component parts, and explore and evaluate them systematically 
  • Able to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others 
  • Excellent communication skills; i.e., able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information 
  • Experience building and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people, working co-operatively with others to be part of a team

Preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrable experience developing software in a SOA or micro-services paradigm
  • Proven experience with Test Driven or Behavior Driven Development 
  • Proficiency using container orchestration systems such as Kubernetes for application development

Who We Are + What We Do

As part of the Cox Automotive family, Xtime Inc. is building a connected suite of software solutions and services to help automotive dealers thrive in today’s digital retailing environment. From digital marketing to credit applications and financing, our integrated approach is making buying, selling and shopping for a car more efficient and enjoyable for everyone involved.

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 $117,300.00 - $195,500.00. 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.

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