Lead Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA

Employer: Cox Automotive

Location: Redwood City, CA

Xtime, a Cox Automotive Brand, is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our team in Redwood City, CA.

The role of Lead Software Engineer is to lead a software development team. The individual will lead a group of developers to work on our CRM platform, applications and integrations with external systems. The CRM platform is the foundation of our ServiceCRM system, and includes our application infrastructure, web services infrastructure, back-end integrations, infrastructure management tooling, and more.  Responsibilities include delivering enhancements and upgrades to the existing platform, which meets the needs of our customers now and in the future. 

The successful candidate will have lead experience of a small development team with strong, hands-on technologist.  A person who is comfortable with multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment is required.  Other key factors are strong communication skills, self-direction, and solid problem solving skills with a focus on delivering innovative platform solutions.


  • Lead a group of software developers and execute on a strategic systems and applications roadmap deliverables
  • Develop and deliver integrations and application enhancements which meet or exceed customer needs
  • Plan and deliver core technology upgrades for our CRM platform
  • Diagnose, design, and implement solutions to key technology or application problems
  • Proactively collaborate and partner with internal stakeholders to deliver business impacting projects
  • Bring creative solutions to the table

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong, hands-on technical track record
  • Proven ability to lead a group of developers to deliver applications and integrations
  • Ability to communicate ideas, alternatives, and solutions
  • BS in Computer Science or Engineering, or a similar technical degree
  • 6+ years of software development experience. 
  • Strong application development background and understanding of Web Application technologies and techniques - Java, Tomcat, Spring, JavaScript, JSON, HTML5, Flex, data access (Oracle/PLSQL/Hibernate), REST API, WebServices integrations, scripting languages
  • Proven ability to define and implement effective software development methodologies
  • Proven ability to be self-directed and operate effectively in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
Required Skills:

java spring java-ee tomcat json

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