Principal Technical Architect - AWS

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COX Enterprises
Automotive, Management, IMS, Architect, Computer, Engineering, SQL, Video
Full Time

Job Description

Primary Location: 10415 Morado Cir, Austin, TX, USA
Division: Cox Automotive
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Requisition Number: 206035
Cox Automotive is hiring a full-time experienced Cloud Principal Technical Architect for our Inventory Management Solutions (IMS) portfolio group in Austin, TX.

Cox Automotive offers the chance to take a leading role in the digital revolution of the automotive industry. We are on a journey to transform our product portfolio into a broad offering of reusable services delivered in the cloud, enabling the rapid delivery of industry leading experiences that customers love. Architects are the technology change agents delivering this modernization and innovation. They are energetic influencers that enable world-class solutions for key Cox Automotive business domains including vehicle valuation, acquisition, pricing, inventory management, and merchandising.

The Cloud Principal Technical Architect is an architectural servant leader, acting with humility as they enable teams to deliver consistent, well-architected workloads in the cloud. This person serves as a facilitator, influencer and subject matter expert on cloud architecture practices - raising the bar for how we deliver cloud-native applications and migrate our existing workloads to the AWS cloud.

Your role


  • Serve as a cloud technology thought leader.
  • Partner with architecture and engineering leaders to drive alignment on the right balance between consistency and flexibility in our cloud adoption approach.
  • Define and maintain a rationalized catalog of technologies, patterns and processes to help teams chart their cloud adoption journey while achieving both functional and non-functional requirements. Identify and prioritize engineering enablement opportunities to help accelerate this journey.
  • Support the architecture and engineering organization as teams develop target-state architectures and execute on product roadmaps that include cloud-related technology.
  • Develop and advocate for technology guidelines that enable teams to deliver solutions meeting industry, vendor and/or enterprise standards and best practices.
  • Serve as a liaison to the broader enterprise on cloud-related topics - socializing patterns, sharing successes and acting as the primary point of contact for our Cloud Business Office (CBO).
  • Build software prototypes as necessary to validate architecture approaches and assess emerging technologies.


Qualifications:
Leadership Qualifications


  • At ease advocating for technical solutions and enjoy the challenge of influencing others
  • Ability to write high quality blog posts and technical documentation
  • Ability to represent Cox Automotive in industry through conference presentations
  • Ability to serve as a technology mentor, facilitating the growth of Cox Automotive colleagues
  • Ability to manage conflict and maintain productive working relationships


Technical Qualifications


  • Status as Certified AWS Solutions Architect (or demonstrable equivalency)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or relevant industry experience
  • Ability to code in any language using any technology stack through self-teaching
  • SQL and NoSQL database technologies
  • Distributed systems
  • Docker, Kubernetes, and other container technologies


Past Experience


  • 10+ years of experience in software development for mid-size to large corporations
  • 5+ years of working experience as a solution or technical architect
  • 3+ years of experience with architecting and engineering AWS cloud-based solutions


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Who We Are
About Cox Automotive
There's nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

About Cox
We are the Cox family of businesses. We've been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. We're also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We're looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you'll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
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.
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Company Information

Thousands of employees, one goal: empower people today to build a better future for the next generation.

How do we do that? By disrupting industries. By treating our employees as our most important resource. By improving the quality of life in our communities and by protecting our planet.

We’re also building a better future for our employees. We do this by fostering flexible career growth, offering generous benefits, and creating an environment where you’re empowered to make time for teammates, family, friends, and yourself.

We began our journey in 1898 as a local newspaper business, and today we’re using our innovative technology to power smart cities, pioneer greener modes of transportation, and slash the glut of global waste. 120+ years later and we’re still making our mark!

Through our major divisions — Cox Communications and Cox Automotive — and our investments, we’re focused on the future of mobility, connectivity, and sustainability.

We are a global, $21 billion, family-owned organization with a purpose. Come build a better future with us and make your mark.

Dice Id : coxga2
Position Id : 206035
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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