The Lead Software Engineer at Cox Automotive is the individual who is responsible and accountable for the successful design, execution, and timely delivery of products and product features that are robust, flexible, scalable, secure, and high-quality. This includes meeting all functional requirements from the Product Owners, as well as supporting the overall technology strategy of the Product Engineering team. The Lead is also responsible for guiding and mentoring their Product Development Team in all aspects of the development process: agile ceremonies, technology and coding standards, appropriate use of tools and processes, and product quality initiatives. They will have direct input into the performance reviews for their team members and will participate in the review process. Responsibilities: Ownership and accountability for the design, delivery, testing, and quality for all work performed by the teamCollaborate with Product Owners and the Platform Team to understand business requirements, project goals and identify appropriate architectural plansProduce appropriate design artifacts representing desired changesCollaborate with the Platform Team on larger, cross-cutting architectural changesCollaborate with Scrum Masters to facilitate standard scrum-based, agile activities (stand-up, backlog grooming, sprint planning and retrospectives, etc.)Collaborate with Clients and Product Owners to elicit, articulate, and critique functional and system requirementsAddress system quality attributes relating to application architecture, such as efficiency or availability, and recommend solutionsAdvocate and enforce adoption of architecture standards such as technical design patterns and canonical data modelsDefine and document application development principles, standards, and best practices as well as ensure their adoption and usageParticipate in application rationalization, developing multi-year application architecture roadmapsEvaluate emerging technologies and the evolution of current technologies to define a future vision roadmap for optimal application of technology to meet business needsShare Enterprise Architecture knowledge with project teams, while exposing project-related architectural issues to the architecture teamMentor technical resources in project teamsDefine and evangelize best practice design and modeling methodologiesFacilitate architecture reviews within the Architecture Governance process Qualifications:Preferred Qualifications: Minimum 7 years IT delivery experience, especially in Internet environments Minimum 5 years experience as a Technical Lead on large-scale software implementations with design and hands-on development using current Microsoft tools and technologies Minimum 5 years experience in multi-tier, distributed enterprise architecture environments Minimum 3 years experience with Windows-based operating system environments Thorough understanding of relational database technologies Strong knowledge of C#, ASP.NET, .Net 5/4.0/4.5 and Visual Studio 2008/2010/2013 Strong knowledge of object-oriented design concepts and design patterns required Experience with XML/JSON, SOAP/REST, WCF and multi-tier distributed systems Demonstrated leadership ability, strong team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced atmosphere Ability to manage multiple priorities, commitments and projects and organize effectively Self-motivated, directed and passionate about what you do Education: BS in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent work experience About Cox Automotive Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global companys 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader , Clutch Technologies, 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. www.coxautoinc.com Cox 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. 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.. 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