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*Primary Location: *13737 Noel Rd, Dallas, TX, USA*Division: *Cox Automotive*Job Level: *Individual Contributor*Travel: *No*Schedule: *Full-time*Shift: *Day Job*Requisition Number: *202105091*Cox Automotive is currently hiring an experienced Lead Software Engineer to join our team in the Dallas TX, Atlanta GA, or Irvine CA areas.* We are an established, distributed team in the Cox Automotive Data Solutions Group. Our primary responsibility is the development of infrastructure, security, networking, and application delivery automation tools and patterns that put the 12-factor app principles into practice. Our goal is to enable engineers to develop solutions from ideas into production code in a fast, secure, and repeatable manner, and provide guidance and insight into the best practices of software engineering. We use a Kanban methodology for delivery tracking, open-source methods to encourage collaborative software design, and maintain a reputation as thought leaders within our organization. *As a Lead Software Engineer at Cox Automotive you will:** Maintain and build upon our Application Management Platform; a platform built on AWS and designed to deliver client-facing applications in both containerized and serverless formats while ensuring those applications adhere to the patterns described by the 12-Factor App Methodology.* Automate the infrastructure, security, networking, and application delivery needs of multiple engineering teams.* Provide your expertise to the same teams regarding the support and maintenance of cloud and on-prem resources. * Participate all aspects of the Software Delivery Lifecycle, from clarifying requirements to collaborating on architectural design, creating technical documentation, programming, performing manual and automated testing, building, deploying, validating, monitoring, and operational support.* Participate in evaluations of new technologies, platforms, frameworks, and techniques, and collaborate with your peers to help shape the direction of the engineering group.* Take an active role in identifying and prioritizing opportunities for investment in the functional and non-functional requirements of the system.Take responsibility for building and evolving our engineering culture of excellence across multiple teams, leading by example and mentoring less experienced engineers*Compensation:** Compensation includes a base salary of $96,400 - 134,900. Salary may vary outside of the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidates experience.* Position is eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or and incentive program. Qualifications: * A Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field, or 8 years professional experience in software development.* Professional experience with:* Python* Server administration and maintenance, either on-prem or in the cloud.* RDBMS experience, including schema design and performance optimization.* CI/CD pipeline delivery and pipeline automation experience.* Experience developing test coverage for applications.* Experience with Production Monitoring tools like cloud logs, metrics, application/db analytics for debugging, performance optimization, and maintaining SLAs.* Experience leading, gaining trust, facilitating discussions of competing ideas, mentoring, and growing the processes and capabilities of your team. *We are impressed by:** Openness to feedback and ability to creatively adapt multiple ideas into a solution.* Ability to take direction as well as provide direction on potential solutions.* Analytical skills and the ability to break problems down into simpler challenges that solve a more complex whole.* Familiarity with producing technical writing, including diagramming techniques.* A desire to succeed as a team and contribute to a culture of continuous improvement and growth* Expertise in:* Mentorship* Collaboration* Knowledge Sharing* CircleCI, Kong, and the HashiCorp Stack* Kanban, LEAN, and the 12-Factor app methodologies* Public speaking skills* Teaching or tutoring experience Who We Are*About Cox Automotive*Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto. *About Cox *We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page]( is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals 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. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship. 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. 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