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Lead Software Engineer

Cox Automotive

Mississauga, ON
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Cox Automotive
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Company Cox Automotive
Title: Lead Software Engineer
JobID: 178220
Category: Engineering, Development
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time


Position Summary: 
We are looking for a motivated individual with zest for learning and passion for technology to be part of our Engineering team. If you’ve got that spark and want to be a part of a dynamic team building something great, we look forward to hearing from you!
·Follow best practices for design, development and software release
·Enthusiastic, passionate, contributing Agile Scrum Team member
·Excellent oral and written communication skills
·Decisions may have moderate influence on project schedules, relationships, and/or expenditures.

The Lead Software Engineer provides a leadership role on the software development team, leveraging his or her advanced technical skills and management abilities.
Technical skills include: Analysis of business requirements; architecture and design of software systems; coding; automation; unit and system testing; versatility with multiple technologies; ability to quickly learn and use new technologies; integration of disparate technologies; troubleshooting of difficult problems; expertise with the software lifecycle; scoping and estimation of projects; and writing of technical documentation.
Management skills include: Coordination of other team members; communication with technical management and other departments; reporting of status and risks; and working effectively with internal and external partners.

·Works under minimal supervision; provided with assignments and objectives and given wide latitude for independent judgment.
·Can be relied on to meet deadlines with high quality deliverables. May have some prior leadership experience.




  • 6+ years of .NET Development using VS 2010 + using .net 3.5 and up.
  • Experience building web based applications with ASP.NET, C#, MVC, Web Forms,WCF, WEB API, HTML, CSS, JavaScript,
  • Experience with JavaScript libraries like Knockout.js, Backbone.js, Ember.js, Angular.js, Handlebars.js and/or Node.js
  • -XML/XSL
  • Device/Browser agnostic responsive design experience
  • Object oriented programming and design patterns knowledge
  • Strong RDBMS background – Oracle/ SQL Server. Oracle 11g + preferred
  • Knowledge and or experience using NHibernate or other ORMs / Micro ORMs
  • Knowledge and or work experience with Unit testing frameworks and TDD/BDD
  • Knowledge of Dependency Injection – Autofac or Castle Windsor or comparable libraries.
  • GIT/ TFS experience
  • Knowledge and or Experience working in Scrum team
Additional Skills
  • Diploma in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • AWS Cloud knowledge
  • Deployment Automation
  • JIRA, Rally, Jenkins
  • Software Design and documentation skills.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn quickly and apply new skills.

About Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. Committed to open choice and dedicated to strong partnerships, the Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer dot com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, Xtime® and a host of other brands. The global company has 33,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., an Atlanta-based company with revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees. Cox Enterprises’ other major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: CA-ON-Mississauga-2700 Matheson Blvd E

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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