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Lead Software Engineer

Cox Automotive

Austin, TX
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Company Cox Automotive
Title: Lead Software Engineer
JobID: 1716995
Category: Information Technology
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time


vAuto, a Cox Automotive Brand, is currently looking for an experienced Lead Software Engineer to join our team in Austin, TX.

Job Summary:

As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing complex web applications and backend services for desktop and mobile devices. The Lead Software Engineer must have be an expert with strong focus and understanding of .NET. To be successful in the role of Lead Software Engineer, you must be able to work effectively in a fluid, fast-paced agile environment.  This position requires strong leadership, design, and communication skills to effectively work with management, team members and business contacts.

Technology We Use:

C#, .NET, AWS, AngularJS/Typescript, NHibernate/Fluent NHibernate, Unity DI

Your Role:

  • Architect, design, document and develop new programs or maintain existing programs based on specifications

  • Act as technical resource for an agile scrum team and actively participate in the project planning, sprint planning, daily scrum, and sprint review.

  • Develop, implement and maintain unit tests of programs

  • Be pragmatic about what we’re testing

  • For the assigned applications, functional areas or projects:

    • Develop and maintain thorough system knowledge

    • Participate in problem solving and troubleshooting

    • Facilitate functional test planning and testing

    • Work with the team to maintain system quality

  • Stay current with changes in the technical area of expertise, best practices, newer frameworks, and patterns related to all technologies (Backend + Frontend)

  • Mentor other Software Engineers through the software development process


Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years professional experience in C#

  • Minimum of 6 years professional web development experience using JavaScript, HTML and CSS, with at least 2 years professional experience using a JavaScript library such as jQuery, Angular JS, or Ext.JS

  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience writing SQL backed applications

What We Look For:

  • Someone who’s passionate about and stays on the cutting edge of emerging .NET technologies

  • Experience building clean, well defined, backend services that scale to an ever increasing user and workload demand

  • Willingness to test as much of the core functionality of our app as possible

  • Experience consuming and creating web services in a .NET environment.

  • Experience building and implementing scalable applications that use modern design patterns and practices

  • Ability to turn high-level requirements into a working system through iterative development

  • Ability to work on multiple projects and be flexible to adapt to changing requirements

  • High energy, confident, ambitious and self-motivated individual.

  • Must be an effective communicator

  • Willingness to mentor Software Engineers

  • BS in Computer Science or related degree, or equivalent work experience

Team Summary:

Love composing a compelling user experience? Desire to delight your dealer? The New Car Smell team is looking for you! We work in a highly collaborative space, collocated with the entire agile team. This team bridges the gap between platforms, addressing cross-cutting concerns and adding value. Every day, we touch millions of vehicles across North America to provide dealers with accurate market insight, honing their inventories and maximizing their business. We work with a host of technologies including C#, AWS, Angular, and more. Bring your passion to build it right.

About vAuto, a Cox Automotive Brand:

vAuto, Inc. is an industry leading innovator and provider of automotive software solutions. Since the company was founded in 2005, vAuto has launched several first-in industry innovations, including its current suite of solutions that deliver a better way to price, appraise and stock pre-owned vehicles. We are a fast-moving technology company specializing in web & mobile

application solutions for the Automotive Industry.

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Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-TX-Austin-10415 Morado Circle

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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