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Senior User Interface Engineer

Cox Automotive | Irvine CA 92710 USA | Part Time | Posted: 07/20/2021

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Primary Location: 195 Technology Dr, Irvine, CA, USA

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 202100923

Were seeking a Senior User Interface Software Engineer to join our Cox Automotive (Kelley Blue Book) team in Irvine, CA.

Job Summary:
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The Senior User Interface Software Engineer will develop the next generation of user experiences for Kelley Blue Book Instant Cash Offer. Our core tech stack consists of ReactJs/C#/JavaScript/Gatsby.js, on the AWS cloud computing platform.

A successful candidate is self-motivated, with the drive to excel and exceed commitments. You thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere where wearing multiple hats is encouraged. You learn new skills and technology quickly. You have strong collaboration/communication skills, as you will be a member of a scrum team consisting of other software engineers and a product owner who are intensely collaborating in meaningful way. You are team-oriented. You provide leadership in designing solutions as well as mentoring more junior developers and collaborating with peers.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Actively participate in agile team activities such as providing input into story sizing, backlog grooming, and release planning for solutions
  • Participate in ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of deployed products
  • Actively participate in the engineering community, staying up to date on new web development technologies and best practices and shares insights with others in the organization
  • Work with Product Management to understand the challenges that our end users face and partner with UX to design viable front-end solutions
  • Design, create, develop, and maintain dynamic user interface templates for multiple applications, complete with page-level unit testing
  • Implement front-end frameworks to increase development speed-to-market
  • Ensure developed code is highly performant, accessible and SEO friendly based on best practices dictated by Google Lighthouse and WebPageTest
  • Actively work with less experienced user interface engineers providing technical guidance and oversight
  • Cultivate our culture of sharing ideas, practices and solutions


  • 5-8+ years of working experience designing and building highly scalable/high-volume software systems and components, client-facing web applications, and major Internet-oriented applications and systems
  • 2+ years with one or more JavaScript SPA frameworks such as React
  • Proficient understanding of HTML/CSS
  • Proficient at using browser developer tools to debug issues
  • Proficient in coding within front-end technology stacks and related frameworks, libraries and tools
  • Working experience with JavaScript unit tests and/or other forms of automation testing
  • Familiarity with programming paradigms such as object oriented/functional programming
  • Ability to understand and work with product teams to engineer requirements
  • Ability to be fully accountable for design and advocacy of UI solutions
  • Working experience with user interface design patterns, visual design elements and a UI component library
  • Working experience in web application development using responsive design
  • Working experience in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Experience and knowledge of C# is a plus.


  • BS in Computer Science or related degree, or equivalent work experience

Who We Are

About Cox Automotive

Theres 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. Weve 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. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at

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, visit our benefits page.

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

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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