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Senior Software Engineer

Cox Automotive

North Hills, NY
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Job Details

Company Cox Automotive
Title: Senior Software Engineer
JobID: 1717178
Category: Information Technology
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time


Our Software Engineers:

At Dealertrack, we offer the chance to do your best work and help lead the digital revolution of the auto industry. Our Software Engineers are energetic influencers who have built an excellent software platform, for auto dealers, from the ground up. Collaboration is woven into the fabric of everything we do; from 24-hour Hackathons to sprint reviews and scrum teams, you will be immersed in an environment that nurtures individualism, creative problem solving, and intellect.

The Job:

As a Software Engineer, you will work in a collaborative team environment that encourages you to perform at your best, and challenges you to engineer elegant solutions for complex business problems. You will design and develop robust software systems with unit and systems testing. You will need to be able to quickly learn and use new technologies, troubleshoot difficult problems and be an expert with the software lifecycle including scoping and estimation of requirements along with writing of technical documentation.

Brief Description:

Python Software Engineer: Analysis of business requirements; architecture and design of software systems; coding; code review; unit and system testing; versatility with multiple technologies; ability to quickly learn and use new technologies; troubleshooting of difficult problems; expertise with the software life cycle; scoping and estimation of projects; and writing of technical documentation.

Technology We Use:

Github Enterprise, Continuous Integration, Jenkins, Python, Django, Docker, Celery, Django Rest Framework, SQLAlchemy, Redis, MongoDB and vagrant.

Primary duties:

  • Software development
  • Coordinates work with business, team members and other teams
  • Communication with management and other teams
  • Reporting of status and risks
  • Working effectively with internal partners
  • Provide technical guidance to less experienced peers
  • 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
  • The responsibilities may include researching existing Open Source solutions and recommending for possible adaptation for DealerTrack software platform.


Job Requirements

  •        5-7 years of total experience in object oriented web development (OOD)
  •        Experience with at least one of the technology: 2+ years of experience with Python, 2+ years with Django or similar.
  •        Must have some web development experience.
  •        Experience with both UI and backend development including using one ORM technology
  •        Experience with IBM datapower or similar is a huge plus
  •        Understanding Web Services or ESB is a plus
  •        Knowledge on Oracle is a plus.
  •        Experience with development work on Linux is a plus
  •        Experience with Apache is a plus
  •        Experience using development tools include source control (Git, Mercurial), IDEs, and defect tracking tools is a plus
  •        Ability and desire to learn new skills and technologies is essential
  •        Self-Starter
  •        Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience. 5 years of related work experience.

Who We Are + What We Do:

As part of the Cox Automotive family, Dealertrack 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.


About Cox Automotive


Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®,®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-NY-North Hills-3400 New Hyde Park Rd

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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