Senior Software Engineer

Spartan Technologies, Inc. - Austin, TX

The Job

MUST Have - Recent hands on .NET (C#) development experience.

As Senior Software Engineer of CI/CD, you will bring a collaborative style in leading efforts that raise the maturity levels of the professional engineering practices across all agile teams delivering our products for Cox Automotive. As a Sr. Software Engineer you are expected to use your experience and voice as a tool to helping your team achieve the best possible results by sharing your technical insights and helping shape the functional outcome.

We are specifically interested in engineers with deep knowledge and hands on experience in the professional engineering practices that allow Agile teams are successful in delivering quality software product releases to market multiple times a day using automated pipelines, automated testing frameworks with quality gates within pipelines, release frameworks that support controlled releases/rollbacks, and telemetry to operationally support and understand the use and health of our products.

Come use your creative genius, sense of ownership, and a desire to collaborate and make a difference.

Technology We Use

AWS: API Gateway, ECS Fargate, EKS, Lambda, Kinesis, SQS, ElastiCache, DynamoDB, ElasticSearch, Aurora Postgres, S3

Automation Tooling: GitHub, GitHub Actions, Jenkins, TeamCity, Docker, Selenium, Artifactory, Ansible/Chef/Puppet, Terraform, SonarQube, Veracode, Spinnaker, LaunchDarkly, Splunk, NewRelic, PagerDuty, Prometheus, Grafana

Languages: C#, .NET, .Net Core, Terraform, SQL, OpenAPI, Python

Your Role

Serve as valuable key contributor with CI/CD tooling and automation capabilities, including automated quality management and infrastructure as code.

Engage with cross-functional teams in design, development and implementation of enterprise scalable cloud-based solutions and tooling that support CI/CD and Site Reliability for all of our engineering teams to utilize in the delivery of our Cox Automotive products.

Play a role in establishing best practices, supporting communities of practice and promoting adoption within the engineering teams.

Be an excellent team member, assisting other team members in achieving the teams sprint goals.

Learn more about us

Location and 360 walkthrough –

We Are Cox Automotive –

The Connected Cox Automotive Story –

Transforming the Auto Industry –

Cox Conserves –

Explore Tech Careers @ Cox Automotive –

From the SVP of Product & Engineering –


Minimum of 5+ years of relevant professional experience.

Minimum of 2+ years of experience in CI/CD tooling and capabilities.

Minimum of 2+ years of experience in implementing quality frameworks with quality gates within a CI/CD framework.

Minimum of 2 years of experience in Cloud, ideally AWS.

Ideally experience in C# and dotnet, comfortable in writing tools in and for this environment

Ideally experience in IaC, ideally Terraform

Knowledge on these technologies is plus

AWS (Lambda, ECS/EKS orchestration of containers, SQS/Kinesis, ElastiCache, ElasticSearch, Aurora, DynamoDB)

Infrastructure as code (ideally Terraform)

API Gateway and/or ServiceMesh

Observability with Splunk and NewRelic

What We Look For

Experience and understanding of working in AWS environments.

Experience in Cloud native containerized applications, with a focus on microservice architectures and an API first development methodology.

Experience in Cloud pub/sub event driven architecture patterns.

Experience in Cloud application security and governance.

Experience in one/more professional engineering practices:

Site Reliability practices

Automated CI/CD – Continuous integration and delivery

Automated IaC – Infrastructure as code

Automated quality frameworks (SonarQube, Veracode, automated testing)

Consistent observability and telemetry frameworks

Experience in modern OO language, ideally C# and dotnet

Experience in Terraform

High energy, confident, ambitious and self-motivated individual.

End-to-end ownership of product design, delivery and operational support.

Must be an effective communicator and able to communicate with all levels of the organization.

Willingness to mentor Software Engineers.

Job Requirements:

Include on Resume: Citizenship Status, Open to C2H or Direct Hire, Current Location

Include in the Notes Section: Expected FTE Salary for Conversion or Direct Hire

Please include the attached Pre-Interview Survey document with your submittals.

Are you ok with H1B's?

Do candidates need to be local to interview?
No, ideal candidate would be able to reside in Austin or Exton, but remote for the right candidate would be ok.

If not, will they be required onsite when Cox returns? Target Years of Exp: See Job Description

Top 5 Must Haves:

Critical thinking & Problem solving

Recent hands-on .NET Core (C#) Development Experience

Deep in at least one of the following three areas: Automation, SRE+Observability, Terraform

Posted On: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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