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Lead Software Test Engineer

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The Lead Software Test Engineer, AKA Testing lead, is responsible for ensuring consistent quality, automation, the goal of achieving 100% test coverage, and leading testing efforts for multiple teams within the release train. Primary responsibilities not limited to:

  • Lead testing activities in all project phases from specification to release for critical safety applications.
  • Collaboration with other release train tests leads to ensuring E2E testing needs.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive test strategies and plans for .NET and mobile applications, ensuring all aspects of functionality, performance, and security are covered.
  • Lead, mentor, and manage a team of test engineers, fostering a collaborative and results-driven environment.
  • Design, develop, and execute manual and automated test cases for .NET and mobile applications, using industry-standard testing tools and best practices.
  • Collaborate closely with developers, product managers, and other stakeholders to understand and define product requirements, and ensure test coverage and test case accuracy.
  • Perform root cause analysis and identify areas for improvement in the software development lifecycle, recommending solutions to enhance the overall quality of the product.
  • Track and report testing progress, metrics, and results to stakeholders and senior management, ensuring transparency and visibility into the testing process.
  • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in software testing methodologies, tools, and technologies, and apply this knowledge to continuously improve our testing processes and practices.
  • Plan test efforts and develop test strategies for test automation (95%) and manual testing (5%)
  • Work with businesses to develop UAT test plans.
  • Define test plans, test scenarios, and manual test scripts, and utilize testing tools for functional and regression testing.
  • Supervise the release backlog's planning, estimation, and prioritization in close cooperation with the product owner and project manager.
  • Report progress to the project management team, and raise and handle concerns regarding timeline, milestones, and quality issues.
  • Support the team in planning, backlog grooming, and retrospective activities.
  • In testing, you will be familiar with system and software integration and commissioning (SW Unit / Module testing, SW Integration, SW/HW integration).
  • Contribute to formal reviews of software requirements.
  • Ensuring compliance with the company's formal quality system.


  • Must be located in Atlanta, Georgia
  • BS/BA degree in a related discipline with 6 years of work experience in a related field
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in writing test plans and test cases
  • Demonstrated expertise in test strategy development, test planning, and test case design.
  • Strong experience with manual and automated testing tools, such as Selenium, Appium, TestNG, or similar tools.
  • Proficient in mobile testing on both iOS and Android platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of .NET framework, C#, and associated technologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum development methodologies.
  • Ability to lead and partner with Managed Service Onshore and Offshore QA resources (resource planning, escalation, test plan/case review)
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a changing environment
  • Ability to adjust to rapid changes in deadlines and priorities
  • Ability to manage multiple high priority projects
  • Openness to receiving and applying feedback


  • ISTQB or similar testing certification.
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) processes and tools, such as Jenkins or AWS/Azure DevOps.
  • Knowledge of performance, security, and accessibility testing methodologies.
  • Experience in working with tools like NewRelic, Splunk.
  • Experience working with docker.

About Cox Automotive
At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What's more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today!
About Cox
Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses - which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications - is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!
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 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. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.
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What are Cox Enterprises Perks + Benefits

Cox Enterprises Benefits Overview

We want our employees living their best lives. That means different things to different people, so we’ve curated benefits that reflect myriad needs and pursuits. Whether you’re looking for comprehensive healthcare or want to further your education, eager for adoption service support or a solid 401(K), Cox has all this, and much, much more awaiting you.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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