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Senior Software Test Engineer

Cox Automotive | North Hills NY 11040 USA | Part Time | Posted: 07/27/2021

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Primary Location: 3400 New Hyde Park Rd, North Hills, NY, USA

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 202102206

The Sr. Software Test Engineer is responsible for a range of testing activities including designing and maintaining test suites, executing test scenarios manually, developing automated testing strategies, and implementing them in industry-standard testing frameworks. The Sr. Software Test Engineers provide testing expertise and play a role in providing advice and guidance and monitoring emerging technologies. The Sr. Software Test Engineer will serve a critical role on a system team whose mission is to deliver high-quality software that provides real value to our clients.


  • Develop efficient and thorough test plans. Conduct sprint testing using exploratory, functional test cases and regressions (manual and automated) methods.
  • Develop and reinforce testing methods, procedures for measuring product quality, and determining release readiness.
  • Collaborate with scrum team developers to develop test for the new features.
  • Designs, develops and executes many distinct types of system level tests based on application requirements
  • Designs and creates tests scenarios and maintain test data
  • Design and create synthetic and alerts
  • Contribute to the success of the scrum team through active and collaborative participation in sprint planning, daily scrums and spring retrospectives.
  • Solve complex automation challenges and work on complex projects with minimal supervision.
  • Design and develop automated unit, functional, regression test programs or scripts based on libraries of reusable test code modules or functions.
  • Work with your team to establish and promote best practices, standards and processes for automation testing.
  • Maintains existing scripts for the purpose of reusability and regression testing.
  • Analyzes test results to identify issues and works with architects and developers to suggest improvements and drive issues to resolution.
  • Conducts applications tests, analyses and presents test results, metrics and drives issues to resolution.
  • Ability to Manage the strategy, design and execution of business process tests and usability evaluations


  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field and 5+ years of experience OR 9 years experience and education equivalency.
  • Advanced technical degree and/or related training a plus.
  • 2+ years of Software testing, automation, or software development experience.
  • Excellent Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms and design patterns
  • Experience with an object-oriented programming language such as Java or .NET.
  • Strong skills in Database Testing and thorough knowledge in SQL.
  • Knowledge of client server applications and multi-tier applications is a must
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills and technologies is very important
  • Proven ability to design test plans, scripts, and supporting documents to deliver testing in functional and non-functional areas (i.e., performance, stress, load, resilience, availability, and operational).
  • Experience integrating automated testing with CI/CD processes.
  • Understanding of Agile QA concepts, practices, processes and tools.
  • A passion for delivering high quality products to clients.
  • Excellent communication, time management, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good understanding of industry development, testing processes, deployment processes and agile development methodologies desired.

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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