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Head of Technology & Tech Ops

Cox Communications Inc
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *6205-B Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Director/Senior Director
*Travel: *Yes, 25 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *214565
At Cox, we connect people to the things they love. Now wed like to connect with you. Cox Communications is looking for sharp talent to join our team and be the voice of our brand.


The New Growth & Development organization is focused on identifying and analyzing areas of future growth and plans to achieve sustained and balance growth across the enterprise. The organization works to answer "whats next" for Cox and our customers. We develop growth hypothesis and test those hypothesis through: 1) skunkworks 2) investing in new businesses 3) traditional R&D 4) identifying strategic partnerships and 5) exploring emerging businesses. Growth opportunities are currently being incubated across a variety of adjacent business and technology sectors including Healthcare, Commercial IOT, Energy, Edge Computing, etc.


The New Growth & Development group is now hiring a Head of Technology and Tech Ops for Cox Edge Services. Cox Edge Services is a new edge compute and data management service within Cox Communications. The Cox Edge Services team mission is to help businesses accelerate business and digital transformation by leveraging the benefits of edge computing. Cox Edge Services is a collection of low latency cloud infrastructure resources using our extensive infrastructure of edge facilities. Our edge data centers are located at the last mile of the network providing superior network speed to support developer and customer workloads across the ecosystem.


*About the Role*


Cox Edge Services is looking for a Head of Technology and Tech Ops to lead a team of technologists and developers delivering innovative edge compute and data services to Cox customers. This position is responsible for strategy, implementation, deployment, and operation of the Technology and Tech Ops department. The Head of Technology and Tech Ops is responsible for meeting the needs of a growing organization including strategic planning, vendor management, leadership and road mapping for future projects. The Head of Technology and Tech Ops also serves as a member of the Cox Edge Services leadership team and collaborates with organizational partners. The Head of Technology and Tech Ops will report to the General Manager and will be required to present to and interact with senior leadership of Cox Communications and across the wider enterprise.


*Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions *




* Lead the Technology, Development, and Tech Ops teams. Set the vision for the group and own and oversee technical, development and tech ops roadmaps.

* Bring insight, simplify complex topics and have the vision and understanding for whats next in the edge technology landscape.

* Have an intimate knowledge of the technology of edge and the evolving technology needs of our customers.

* Understand and implement best practices for product and infrastructure including cloud, DevOps, TechOps and agile development into an infrastructure roadmap.

* Establish business solutions including technical architecture, application development, middleware, information analysis, & database management.

* Translate customer and market insight into the Cox Edge Services solution portfolio strategic vision; translate strategy and vision into clear and well-defined clear business requirements and solutions.

* Determine best solution technologies, development, and delivery models. Comfortable managing a hybrid organization focused on delivering disruptive winning solutions by building, buying or partnering, managing internal or external resources.

* Responsible for building and running the technology platform, ensuring service levels and gathering operational data across all internally and externally provided technologies which are part of the Cox Edge Services platform

* Overseeing information management practices, the SDLC, IT services, infrastructure and operations, and ITIL frameworks.

* Responsible for overseeing technical vendor management with outsourced partners


Qualifications:

* 10 or more years of experience in product and technology with demonstrated ability to deliver successful digital solutions used by many businesses and/or consumers.

* 3 or more years of experience in a management role.

* Experience with Public Cloud, Software as a service, Data Center or Network technology.

* Very strong technical understanding and know-how across broad set of technologies, with emphasis on cloud, edge, and data and analytics products and technologies.

* Demonstrated ability managing internal and external product and technology teams from incubation to launch and at scale deployments.

* Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills, ability to articulate solution vision and differentiation effectively (i.e., master "the product pitch").



*Preferred*




* BS/BA degree in related discipline desired (Engineering, Computer Science).

* Prior start-up experience strongly preferred.

* Advanced degree preferred (Masters degree, etc.).






Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve 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. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
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](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals 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.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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