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Cox Automotive

Atlanta, GA
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Cox Automotive
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Company Cox Automotive
Title: Software Engineer
JobID: 1716967
Category: Information Technology
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time


Looking for a rock star developer! Do you love manipulating large data sets? Are you an expert programmer in Java with experience transforming metrics using Hive, Python, Spark, and other tools? Do you have the ability and desire to learn new technologies and build prototypes in days?

If your answers are “Yes!” we want to talk to you!

We are looking for a Software Engineer with Business Intelligence experience to join our Media Analytics team at Cox Automotive. This Software Engineer will work with their associated delivery teams to solution projects using Java, Python, SQL, AWS, and internal tools on Hadoop and Netezza. As a fully functioning scrum team member, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks needed to get the work completed including analysis, design, programming, and testing. In addition our scrum teams own their code so you will be responsible for product support as well as defect handling.

Specific Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Gather and process raw, structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data at scale, including writing scripts, developing programmatic interfaces against web APIs, scraping web pages, processing twitter feeds, etc. 
  • Design, review, implement and optimize data transformation processes in the Hadoop (primary) utilizing Java, Python, Scala, and Hive
  • Design, review, implement and optimize data transformation processes in Oracle and Netezza utilizing ETL/Informatica
  • Analyze data needs and recommend data models or changes to data models while supporting reporting
  • Ability to turn data into metrics and reporting through visualization tools
  • Create solutions for data movement or transformation utilizing Java, Python, Scala, and/or Hive 
  • Test and build working prototypes for new data integration tools
  • Active participant in the working of all assigned tasks/projects with the ability to multi-task between projects and assignments easily
  • Practice active ownership in their assigned pieces of functionality and ensure successful on time quality completion and maintenance
  • Respond quickly and effectively to production issues and taking responsibility for seeing those issues through to resolution
  • Proactively communicate project status to program team and delivery team
  • Mentor less experienced team members
  • Ability to collaborate with other development teams
  • Expected to present project replays and relevant external learnings to local team in the form of Knowledge Transfer sessions
  • Stay current with changes in the technical area of expertise by being actively engaged in both internal and external learning opportunities to provide better solutioning


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Services, Mathematics, Statistics, or other applicable area from a four-year university or equivalent industry experience
  • 4+ years maintaining and developing software in a large scale data or web application environment like Oracle and Netezza
  • 3+ years in business intelligence including big data and a more advanced understanding of EDW concepts of warehousing, data movement, and data transformation
  • 1-2 years developing for Hadoop environment including HDFS, Hive, MapReduce, Spark, and Distributed Computing
  • 2+ years in Agile methodology
  • 2+ years experience in data ingestions including streams and batch processing
  • Expert knowledge of object oriented analysis, design, and programming in Java or Python. (Your interview will include coding scenarios designed to test your analytical skills as well as your coding capabilities.)
  • Solid understanding of software engineering basics including data and architecture in areas like site activity 
  • High performer with the ability to demonstrate their higher-level technical experience on a daily basis
Preferred Qualifications
  • Cloud: AWS, Goggle
  • ETL: Informatica, Mulesoft
  • Services: Rest API development, API frameworks
  • Messaging: Kafka
  • Others: Dockers, CI/CD

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-GA-Atlanta-3003 Summit Blvd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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