2022 Summer Intern - Software Engineering
Austin, TX 
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Job/Internship Description

Primary Location: 10415 Morado Cir, Austin, TX, US

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Intern/Co-op

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 219927

2022 Summer Intern - Software Engineering

VACCINE POLICY: WHERE PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS U.S.-BASED JOB (REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR MEDICAL AND RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED).

Who We Are + What We Do:

At Cox Automotive, we offer the chance to take an important role in the digital revolution of the automotive industry. Our software engineers are part of an energetic team that build world-class solutions to benefit the auto buying public, dealers and manufacturers. At Cox Automotive, you'll be immersed in an environment that values your teamwork and creative problem-solving techniques while encouraging you to continue to learn new skills and technologies.

Risk-taking is encouraged here and we reward great results. Collaboration and support are woven into the fabric of everything we do; from 24-hour Hackathons and brain-storming sessions to sprint reviews, you'll be immersed in an environment that encourages bringing fresh ideas to the table with an innovative mindset.

Giving back to the community is important at Cox Automotive. You will be given time during working hours to volunteer at local charities.

Job Summary:

We are seeking Software Engineering Interns to work with our innovative team! Our Software Engineers are energetic influencers who thrive on designing simple and scalable solutions to complex problems and delivering leading edge software products for our customers. We are looking for exceptionally ambitious and communicative hands-on individuals who have the passion and skills to take our product offerings to the next level.

As a Software Engineering Intern, you will work in a collaborative team environment that encourages you to learn software engineering process and perform at your best, while contributing to the engineering efforts of one of our scrum teams. You will learn and apply your knowledge of modern software design, best practices, design patterns, and frameworks, with an understanding of application performance and maintainability. You will aspire to use new technologies and challenge yourself to develop innovative solutions. You will work alongside developers and technical leads on a team where collaborative programming and mentoring is regularly practiced.

What You'll Do:

  • Be a passionate and flexible engineer, collaborate with your team to achieve and exceed the goal to build, deploy, monitor and manage a highly performing and highly available production system
  • Write readable, maintainable, and efficient code
  • Collaborate with team members on best practices, code reviews, internal tools and process improvements
  • Evangelize new ideas within your team
  • Explore open source or industry standard solutions that could be a fit for the organization
Qualifications:

What We Look For:

  • Experience in object-oriented programming (C#, Java, C++, or similar), in a job or through schoolwork
  • Understanding of programming and database concepts
  • Passion to learn new technologies and develop applications
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment
  • High energy, confident, ambitious, and self-motivated individual
  • Must be an effective communicator
  • Able to work in fast-paced environments
  • Familiarity with web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, ReactJS, etc.) is a plus, but not required.
  • Cloud knowledge/experience is a plus, but not required.

Internship Criteria:

  • Internship is not eligible for sponsorship
  • Preference is given to rising Seniors, first year grad students (May 2023 graduates)
  • and Juniors
  • Field of study relevant to role
  • Ability to work approximately 10 weeks over summer months
  • Ability to work remotely

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 Dealer.com, 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 coxenterprises.com.

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, .

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. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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.

 

Position Summary
Company
Cox
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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