About the Team
In the Cox Automotive Data Engineering Services group, we foster a strong grassroots culture where problem-solvers and innovators have direct influence on product and business decisions. We are a tight-knit group with a make it work, make it fast, make it pretty mission. Each member of our team is expected to take ownership of initiatives, tackle new problems, master new technologies, and shape the future of our company.
About the Position
You will work on projects that span technologies, systems, and processes where you will design, test, and ship high quality code every day. In this cross-functional role, you will collaborate with infrastructure, design, and operations to build mission critical internal and external features that enable core APIs for Cox Automotive. As a team member, you will be a Full-Stack Engineer contributing at every level of our application stack. Your team will be relatively small consisting of test, data and software engineers and a product owner who are intensely collaborating in meaningful way.
As a Software Engineer at Cox Automotive you will:
- Contribute to and maintain the integrity of solutions.
- Work directly with stakeholders to understand real world problems in our domain
- Design and deliver technical solutions to business and product problems.
- Evolve problem statements into actionable items that enable the team to deliver measurable value.
- Shape actionable items for the data services engineering team to solve those real world problems.
- Demonstrate ownership of initiatives and drive them through to completion.
- Provide mentorship to the team.
- 5 or more years of professional experience with a dynamically-typed language (Python) or a statically-typed language (Java) and understand the tradeoffs of each
- Knowledge of functional programming
- Experience with creating applications to run on AWS
- Exposure to Agile/SAFE methodologies
- Git or general version control experience
- Ability to understand and work with product teams to engineer requirements
- Design and implementation of REST APIs, services, system tasks and cloud solutions
- Working in a continuous integration, testing, and delivery SDLC employing automation
- DevOps and Automation (hands-on experience with at least two of the following)
- CI/CD: Jenkins, CircleCI, Travis CI
- Infrastructure-as-Code: Terraform, Cloud Formation
- Configuration Management: Chef, Ansible, Puppet
- Operations, Monitoring, and System administration: ELK stack, Nagios, Splunk, Datadog
- Analytical skills and the ability to pay careful attention to detail
- Technical writing including high and low-level diagramming techniques
- MS/BS degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent work experience
What We Look For:
- Passionate developers who keep up-to-date with latest technology trends
- Solid Object-oriented programming experience
- Good understanding of data structures and algorithms
- Understanding of fundamental programming principles and design patterns
- Proficiency in Python programming
- Ability to rapidly become proficient in unfamiliar fields
- Reactive application development
- Experience with data concepts (SQL and/or NoSQL)