User Interface Engineer II at Cox Enterprises

Posted 1 week ago

Job Summary:

As a User Interface Engineer you will develop cutting-edge web applications for desktop and mobile devices enabling access to Autotrader products and services. In this exciting position, you will work hands-on with various web technologies such as React, Java, SOLR, Jest, Cypress, etc in an Agile development environment. You will work on a collaborative software development team in a fluid, fast-paced environment. The User Interface Engineer will interact with development team members and business contacts and work on multiple concurrent development projects with minimal supervision. This position will play a key role in developing the next generation of Autotrader functionality and capability.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create, develop, and maintain code base for multiple applications, complete with unit testing
  • Participate in problem-solving, requirements gathering, definition, and design of new or changing applications
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of multiple assigned applications, functional areas, technical skills and programming languages
  • Partner with team members to identify usability and technology issues, and make resolution recommendations
  • Demonstrate a high degree of technical skill by engineering dynamic web pages for high-volume, multi-tier, architecture-based applications
  • Perform peer code reviews and author technical specifications
  • Mentor less experienced team members on projects and work requests


Required Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in relevant technologies
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with user interface design patterns, visual design elements, web technologies, and development methodologies
  • Good knowledge of Object Oriented design and programming
  • Experience writing JavaScript unit tests
  • Experience writing/testing performant-based code using best practices
  • Experience with secure coding best practices and remediation
  • Excellent written and verbal skills to effectively communicate technical issues to technical, non-technical, and management groups
  • Exceptional customer service attitude and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated skill with the following:
    • HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript/DOM Scripting, UI frameworks (React, Bootstrap, Angular, Node, etc.), JS Libraries (JQuery, Prototype , etc.), AJAX, JSON, XML, Server Side Scripting languages (JSP, PHP, ASP), SQL, IDE (Eclipse, NetBeans, IntelliJ, etc.), Code repositories (SVN, CVS, Git, etc.), Large-scale enterprise web application development

Who We Are

About Cox Automotive

There’s 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, Manheim and vAuto.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. We’ve 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. We’re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We’re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you’ll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at
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.
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