Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2018) in Burlington

Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2018)
Cox Automotive, Inc.
Burlington VT USA

Job Details

Updated on 2018-06-18

Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2018)

Burlington, Vermont

Job ID: 181451


As the Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing programs as required, to support the technical capabilities at Cox Automotive. This includes both the development of new programs and maintaining existing programs. In the role of Software Engineer, you will be expected to deliver timely responses to production issues, taking ownership of effectively seeing these issues through resolution. To be successful in the role of Software Engineer you must be able to work effectively in a fluid, fast-paced environment while maintaining good communication with management and team members.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Software Engineer at Cox Automotive? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Software Development 10
  • Analytical 9
  • Pragmatic 9
  • Team-coordinator 8
  • Results-oriented 8
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

Addtional Traits

  • Collaborator
  • Innovative


  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits first day

  • Retirement Benefits

    401(k) Match

  • Work-life balance

    including generous time off policies: Up to 24 days of Paid Time Off during first year, plus 7 paid holidays

  • Community

    Commitment to our communities through employee volunteer opportunities

  • Mentoring and Training Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Work for a Top 20 Tech Company



We are seeking intern candidates to join a scrum team and contribute to the development of the next generation of solutions.  As a Software Engineering Inter, you will be applying your knowledge of object-oriented design with appropriate use of best practices, design patterns, and frameworks, with an understanding of application performance and maintainability. Qualified applicants will be those individuals who can grasp even the toughest issues and contribute to quality solutions quickly and effectively.  The Partner Solutions team within Engineering is responsible for managing and executing the strategic priorities for’s partners, and delivering premium-quality solutions against aggressive timelines. The team routinely needs to balance customization against feature enhancement and core product, and often contributes enhancements to the core feature set.  Partner Solutions teams take pride in their Agile approach of delivering the highest value work to clients.  The nature of that work and the technologies used to deliver the value can vary.  We are looking for Software Engineers who want to use multiple technologies across our tech stack to help solve the most challenging client requests.  Delivering the client value is the focus.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in software development using Agile/Scrum development process.
  • Learn to analyze product requirements and propose solutions to them.
  • Write design specifications and other development documentation.
  • Implement the feature/functionality specified in the product requirements.
  • Assist in defining, automating, and executing development tests in support of the feature/functionality being developed.
  • Deliver solutions to the product requirements following the prescribed development processes.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Basic Java skills and object-oriented design experience, including working knowledge of the Java web technology platform, applied use of design patterns, and MVC technologies
  • Database development skills including a basic understanding of database technologies, and logical and physical data modeling
  • Basic knowledge of session management, object relational mapping, XML web services, and agile development methodologies desired
  • Familiarity with Spring and Grails Frameworks and a plus
  • Familiarity with basic concepts of computer architecture, data structures and standard programming practices.
  • Ability to follow standard engineering principles and practices.
  • Currently working towards a B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or Web Development.

About Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®,®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit

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.

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-VT-Burlington-1 Howard St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Intern/Co-op

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing


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Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2018)
Cox Automotive, Inc.
Burlington VT USA