Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2018) in Irvine

Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2018)
Cox Automotive, Inc.
Irvine CA USA

Job Details

Updated on 2018-06-18

Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2018)

Irvine, California

Job ID: 182901


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



As a Software Engineering Intern on the Irvine Media Analytics Product Team, you will work alongside other engineers to develop robust and scalable analytics processing applications. You will learn best practices and frameworks for high volume data processing and analytics.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop code that consistently adheres to good programming practices.
  • Develop and maintain high volume Java and/or Scala based data processing jobs using industry standard tools and frameworks such as Spark, Kafka, Hive, Impala, Avro, Flume, Oozie, and Sqoop.
  • Write efficient SQL for loading and querying data.
  • Collaborate with product managers and technologists to solve business problems.
  • Live by Agile (particularly Scrum) principles and collaborate with team members using Agile techniques including test driven development, code reviews, and retrospectives.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • C++, C#, Java, Scala, or Python knowledge
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with an understanding of common mathematical principles used in statistical analysis
  • Working towards a degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

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-CA-Irvine-195 Technology Dr

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.
Irvine CA USA