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Software Engineer II (Python, AWS)

Company: Cox Automotive
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

*Primary Location: *195 Technology Dr, Irvine, CA, USA
* Division: *Cox Automotive
* Job Level: *Individual Contributor
* Travel: *No
* Schedule: *Full-time
* Shift: *Day Job
* Requisition Number: *202103939
At Cox Automotive, we offer the chance to take an important role in the digital revolution of the automotive industry. Our software test engineers are part of an energetic team that build world-class solutions to benefit the auto buying public, dealers and manufacturers. At Cox Automotive, youll 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, youll 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.

* Job Overview*:

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 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. The selected Software Engineer will work in a collaborative team environment that encourages you to perform at your best, while contributing to the engineering efforts of one of our scrum teams. You will be challenged to engineer right-sized solutions for complex business problems. 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 Architects, Developers and technical leads on a team where collaborative programming and mentoring is regularly practiced.

* Technology we use*:
* AWS, Node, Python, C#, DynamoDB, Postgres, Elasticsearch, Cloud infrastructure, ECS, Lambda, RDS, Aurora, S3, Terraform, EC2, SQS/SNS, VPC, Kong, CircleCI, Nomad, CloudWatch, Consul, Docker, Vault, Redis, Kinesis Firehose, Datadog, Newrelic, Splunk, API, SQL
* Responsibilities*:
* A passionate, flexible and hands-on engineer that will design, develop and maintain a highly scalable, highly performing and highly available production system
* Write readable, maintainable, and efficient code
* Construct and manage services published to both internal and external consumers
* Experienced in tools and processes used in software continuous delivery
* Design and implementation of APIs, services, system tasks and cloud solutions.
* Be able to quickly understand existing complicated systems and enhance performance and reliability of current solutions
* Evangelize new ideas within your team as well as across teams
* 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
* Maintain schemas in our databases and write efficient SQL
* Collaborate with product owner and team members 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
* Ensures all documentation and knowledge bases are updated to help ensure good collaboration within and outside of our group
* Work with team members to understand their delivery process to best design an Enterprise solution that meets the organization needs
* Participate in Team on-call rotation
Qualifications:
* Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)
* BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field (or an additional 6 years of broad development experience). Advanced technical degree and/or related training a plus
* 3+ years of development experience with some knowledge of cloud development
* Strong Python skills and object-oriented design experience
* Experience with API development
* Proven ability to work collaboratively and independently to design, develop and deploy solutions
* Experience designing and implementing applications with highly optimized and scalable architectures
* Good understanding of industry development, deployment processes and agile development methodologies desired
* Good knowledge of AWS Technologies and hands-on experience with designing and implementing on AWS
* Knowledgeable of Terraform and CI/CD process
* Additional Desired Skills*:
* Experience designing and implementing applications with highly optimized and scalable architectures using industry best practices
* Strong Software Design patterns and industry best practices
* Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team; designing, developing and deploying solutions, and to deliver projects on time with minimal direction
* End-to-end ownership of product design to delivery
* Passionate technologists with an innovative mindset

Who We Are
* About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

* About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
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](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals 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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