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Sr Software Engineer, Media Analytics

Burlington, Vermont

Job ID: 188208

Overview

As the Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing programs as required, to support the technical capabilities at Cox Automotive. This includes both the development of new programs and maintaining existing programs. In the role of Software Engineer, you will be expected to deliver timely responses to production issues, taking ownership of effectively seeing these issues through resolution. To be successful in the role of Software Engineer you must be able to work effectively in a fluid, fast-paced environment while maintaining good communication with management and team members.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Software Engineer at Cox Automotive? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Software Development 10
  • Analytical 9
  • Pragmatic 9
  • Team-coordinator 8
  • Results-oriented 8
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

Addtional Traits

  • Collaborator
  • Innovative

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Rewards

  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits first day

  • Retirement Benefits

    401(k) Match

  • Work-life balance

    including generous time off policies: Up to 24 days of Paid Time Off during first year, plus 7 paid holidays

  • Community

    Commitment to our communities through employee volunteer opportunities

  • Mentoring and Training Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Work for a Top 20 Tech Company

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Responsibilities


Description



Cox Automotive,is currently looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Media Analytics Product Group in Burlington, VT.
Who We Are + What We Do:
At Cox Automotive, we offer the chance to take an important role in the digital revolution of the automotive industry. Our software engineers are part of an energetic team that build world-class solutions to benefit the auto buying public, dealers and manufacturers. At Cox Automotive, you’ll be immersed in an environment that values your teamwork and creative problem-solving techniques while encouraging you to continue to learn new skills and technologies.
Risk-taking is encouraged here and we reward great results. Collaboration and support are woven into the fabric of everything we do; from 24-hour Hackathons and brain-storming sessions to sprint reviews, you’ll be immersed in an environment that encourages bringing fresh ideas to the table with an innovative mindset.  
Giving back to the community is important at Cox Automotive. You will be given time during working hours to volunteer at local charities.
The Job:
As a Senior Software Engineer on the Burlington Media Analytics Product team, you will be a leader on the team that designs and develops robust and scalable analytics processing applications. You will implement data access services that operate with maximum throughput and minimum latency.  
You will be an accomplished, well-rounded developer with a solid understanding of the appropriate use of best practices and frameworks for high volume data processing and analytics. You will mentor more junior engineers on good software practices. You will be passionate about exploring the use of innovative technologies and techniques and evaluating them for suitability in our environment.
Technologies We Use:
  • Development languages/frameworks: Scala, Java, Spark, Akka, Kafka, Vertica, Spring, JavaScript
  • Amazon: AWS SDK, with emphasis on deploying solutions in EMR, Elastic Beanstalk, ElastiCache, S3, and AWS cloud-native architectures
  • DevOps Tools: NewRelic, Sumo, Jenkins, InfluxDB, Grafana, PagerDuty
    Your Role:
  • Design and develop code that consistently adheres to good programming practices
  • Design, develop, and maintain high volume Java and Scala based data processing jobs using industry standard tools and frameworks in the Hadoop ecosystem, such as Spark, Kafka, Hive, Impala, Avro, Flume, Oozie, and Sqoop
  • Design and maintain schemas in our analytics database
  • Write efficient SQL for loading and querying data
  • Collaborate with product managers and technologists to solve business problems
  • Mentor more junior engineers with all aspects of software development
  • Live by Agile (particularly Scrum) principles and collaborate with team members using Agile techniques including test driven development, code reviews, and retrospectives
  • Maintain Cox Automotive’s position as an industry leader by exploring new technologies, languages, and techniques in the rapidly evolving world of high volume data processing

Qualifications



Required:
  • Passionate technologists with an innovative mindset
  • Degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of professional application development experience with a proven ability to deliver projects on time

What We Look For:

  • Strong Java skills
  • Experience with designing and implementing high volume data processing jobs is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Map-Reduce in Hadoop is a plus
  • Strong database development skills, including advanced SQL, relational and NoSQL database technologies
  • Experience with AWS technologies are preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an understanding of common mathematical principles used in statistical analysis
  • Proven ability to work independently designing, developing and deploying solutions with minimal direction
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience designing and developing platform level components including event architectures, messaging, and caching is a plus


About Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader®, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion.  For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.  

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:  Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.   Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.



Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-VT-Burlington-1 Howard St

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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