Job Number 179372
Brand NextGear Capital
NextGear Capital, a Cox Automotive Brand, is seeking a Software Engineer with Java web development experience to join our Software Engineering team in Carmel located just outside Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Software Engineer is responsible for developing custom software solutions to support NextGear’s business initiatives, while following the NextGear SDLC process.Our software engineering teams work in an agile environment with team scrum rooms and the Software Engineer will sit directly inside a scrum team as an individual contributor to develop custom software solutions in support of NextGear Capital’s business initiatives. The Software Engineer will work across the application from collaboration with the UX engineers on the front environment for a successful user interface to the back of the systems to ensure optimal user functionality.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop custom software to support NextGear’s business initiatives as part of an Agile software development team.
Work with the rest of the NextGear family to develop software that helps the organization to perform more efficiently and profitably
Lead Communities of Practice (CoPs) to leverage shared knowledge and interest across project teams
Work closely with Product, UX, and Design teams, as well as other software engineers.
Write unit tests in JUnit, Protractor, Karma, and/or other testing libraries
Lead paired programming with other developers, sharing technical and business domain knowledge and reducing software defects
Aggressively refactor (at the system level and below) in order to keep technical debt to a minimum
Contribute back to the Open Source community, where appropriate, by deploying non‐proprietary component development to OS repositories
Be a leader in the Indianapolis area developer community, as well as the worldwide virtual community of software development
Ability to learn, use, implement, and integrate leading technologies
Ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and fix software defects and configuration issues
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Ability to think strategically
Able to work independently, self‐motivated, and a strong team player
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate with all levels of the organization
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred
Previous experience in a team environment preferred
About Cox Automotive
Cox Automotive Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. Committed to open choice and dedicated to strong partnerships, the Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer dot com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, Xtime® and a host of other brands. The global company has 33,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., an Atlanta-based company with revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees. Cox Enterprises’ other major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.