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Lead Software Engineer (Python/Django)
Cox Enterprises/Dealertrack
North Hills (Long Island), New York, United States of America

Job Title

Lead Software Engineer (Python/Django)

Job Description

The Job Summary: Dealertrack is currently looking for a Lead Software Engineer with experience in related open-source technology stack and exposure to Software as a Service to join our team.

Your Role: -Design, develop and maintain web-based applications to enhance the performance and reliability of our current applications. -Participate in the development of new industry-leading products using our open-source-based tech stack. -Collaborate with other developers on best practices, code reviews, internal tools and process improvements. -Provide technical leadership within the team. -Review, analyze designs, modify, develop, test, document, and implement software applications. -Analyze and resolve complex problems associated with applications systems. Detect, diagnose, and report related problems.

Responsibilities: -Collaborating within and across cross-functional, agile teams to deliver software that achieves business objectives -Coordination of efforts between the Engineering, Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, and Product Management. -Mentoring more junior developers and peers -A 'One Team' mindset in which success is achieved through the success of others -A “Systems Thinking” approach that ensures solutions solve the problem at hand within the construct of a larger platform -A consultative approach to evangelizing concepts and teaching others to fish


  • No telecommuting
  • No Agencies Please


Ideal Qualifications: -5+ years of development experience with Python related open source technologies -Experience with Django or related MVC framework

Minimum Qualifications: -Bachelor’s Degree; preferably Computer Science major or related discipline, or equivalent experience. -7 + years of development experience with Open Source/Microsoft/Java technology stack. -7 + years hands-on development with Web Services -5 +years Web-based development experience using Django, AngularJS, XSL, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery. -7 + years of experience with SQL queries and stored procedures -5 + years of experience in developing software that runs on a Linux environment. -Good Communication skills both written and verbal. -Ability to work on multiple activities with speed and efficiency. -Strong object-oriented programming skills. -Strong understanding of version control systems. -Ability to work collaboratively within high performance team environment. -Aptitude for continued growth and development of technical skills/abilities.

About the Company

Dealertrack, a Cox Automotive Brand, is currently looking for a Lead Software Engineer with 7+ years’ experience to join our Engineering team in Lake Success NY. Our Teams:

At Dealertrack, we offer the chance to do your best work and lead the digital revolution of the auto industry with gusto. Our Engineering professionals are energetic influencers who have built a world-class software platform, for auto dealers, from the ground up. Collaboration is woven into the fabric of everything we do; from 24-hour Hackathons to sprint reviews and scrum teams, you'll be immersed in an environment that nurtures individualism, creative problem-solving, and intellect.

Contact Info

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