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Senior Software Engineer


At vAuto, a Cox Automotive Brand we are always on the lookout for the next Software Engineer to join our team in Austin, TX. Each team has its own culture, technology challenges, and problems to solve. Here are summaries of some of our teams. There are more teams with different focuses, products, and challenges than mentioned below.

Team App Data

The App Data team maintains and improves the quality of the data in our portfolio; the system it supports receives dirty vehicle data from many disparate sources, and cleans that data to a common standard.  Along with maintaining data processes, the team is responsible for gathering metrics around data quality to determine where to best spend our efforts. The App Data team owns the systems and algorithms that compute a unique market vehicle record for each advertised vehicle, and derives the set of competing vehicles in the market for any given vehicle.  The team owns the valuation system which takes vehicle data and yields a book value for that vehicle for any of our supported automotive pricing guides.

Technology We Use: C#, Oracle, SQL, .NET, Dapper, NHibernate/Fluent NHibernate, ElasticSearch, Redshift PostgreSQL, R, AWS

Team Infrastructure

The Infrastructure team bridges the gaps between Product Development and Operations teams by bringing full application domain knowledge and system capacity awareness to feature development reviews. Using Opsview and Dynatrace we identify problem areas in the code and work with other teams to educate and resolve the opportunities. Using Opsview and Dynatrace we identify efficiency and stability problems is the applications and work to resolve them. We work to fully understand how the applications and infrastructure interact and help them perform optimally.

Additionally, we strive to automate the workflows for all of our developers and support team through custom tooling. Basically, we geek out on solving hard problems, making things performant and apply that passion at all levels with the R&D office.

Technology We Use: .NET, Full Stack, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, C#, SQL, SQL tuning, PL/SQL, Dynatrace, nHibernate, ELK Stack, Teamcity, Git, Opsview, Puppet

Team StockWave

The StockWave product team is about providing a single pipeline of data across all vehicle auctions in the US.  We’re a group of highly skilled, highly motivated individuals that just launched the newest product for Cox Automotive. After a successful launch, we’ve been focused on improving our product based on our user feedback. It’s not all work though, and we know how to enjoy ourselves and kick back during our down time with a game of Overwatch or Rockband.

Technology We Use: C#, .NET, AWS, ElasticSearch, AngularJS/Typescript, NHibernate/Fluent NHibernate, Unity DI


What We Look For:

  • Experience in C#
  • Web development experience using JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience writing SQL backed applications (Oracle a plus)
  • Experience deploying to, and supporting applications in AWS
  • Experience consuming and creating web services in a .NET environment.
  • Experience building and implementing scalable applications that use modern design patterns and practices
  • Ability to turn high-level requirements into a working system through iterative development
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and be flexible to adapt to changing requirements
  • High energy, confident, ambitious and self-motivated individual.
  • Must be an effective communicator
  • Willingness to mentor Software Engineers
  • BS in Computer Science or related degree, or equivalent work experience

About vAuto, a Cox Automotive Brand:

vAuto, Inc. is an industry leading innovator and provider of automotive software solutions. Since the company was founded in 2005, vAuto has launched several first-in industry innovations, including its current suite of solutions that deliver a better way to price, appraise and stock pre-owned vehicles. We are a fast-moving technology company specializing in web & mobile application solutions for the Automotive Industry.

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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-TX-Austin-10415 Morado Circle

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

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