Lead Software Engineer

Cox Automotive   •  

North Hills, NY

Industry: Automotive.


8 - 10 years

Posted 244 days ago

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Our Teams:At Dealertrack, we offer the chance to do your best work and lead the digital revolution of the auto industry with gusto. Our Engineering professionals are energetic influencers who have built a world-class 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'll be immersed in an environment that nurtures individualism, creative problem-solving, and intellect.The Job Summary:Dealertrack is currently looking for a Lead Software Engineer with experience in related open-source technology stack and exposure to Software as a Service to join our team.Your Role:

  • Design, develop and maintain web-based applications to enhance the performance and reliability of our current applications. 
  • Participate in the development of new industry-leading products using our open-source-based tech stack.
  • Collaborate with otherdevelopers on best practices, code reviews, internal tools and process improvements.
  • Provide technical leadership within the team.
  • Review, analyze designs, modify, develop, test, document, and implement software applications.
  • Analyze and resolve complex problems associated with applications systems.  Detect, diagnose, and report related problems.


  • Bachelor’s Degree; preferably Computer Science major or related discipline.
  • 7 + years of development experience with Open Source/Microsoft/Java technology stack.
  • 7 + years hands-on development with Web Services
  • 5 +years Web-based development experience using Django, AngularJS, XSL, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery.
  • 7 + years of experience with SQL queries and stored procedures
  • 5 + years of experience in developing software that runs on a Linux environment.
  • Good Communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work on multiple activities with speed and efficiency.
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills.
  • Strong understanding of version control systems.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within high performance team environment.
  • Aptitude for continued growth and development of technical skills/abilities.


  • Collaborating within and across cross-functional, agile teams to deliver software that achieves business objectives
  • Coordination of efforts between the Engineering, Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, and Product Management.
  • Mentoring more junior developers and peers
  • A 'One Team' mindset in which success is achieved through the success of others
  • A “Systems Thinking” approach that ensures solutions solve the problem at hand within the construct of a larger platform
  • A consultative approach to evangelizing concepts and teaching others to fish
  • Desired skills:

Nice to have

  • 5+ years of development experience with Python related open source technologies
  • Experience with Django or related MVC framework
  • Experience with at least one NoSQL database such as Redis, MongoDB
  • Experience with React/AngularJS or similar front-end frameworks
  • Knowledge of CI/CD, Git, Docker, Jenkins