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Lead Solution Architect

Cox Automotive
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Job Summary:
The Solution Architect is responsible for architecting and designing comprehensive solutions that meet functional requirements in support of a given initiative. The Solution Architect plays a role in establishing architectural vision and direction, architects solutions, provides advice and guidance, monitors emerging technologies, and assists in software and service procurements. Specialization in Salesforce Service Cloud is required. In addition, Precursive or Field Service experience is desirable.

Primary Responsibilities:
Architecture Vision and Direction

* Contributes to the technology strategy by identifying, assessing and recommending external trends in technology, technology solutions and methodologies.
* Exercises solution design leadership on initiatives, driving alignment to target architecture and design standards.
* Facilitates architecture reviews, ensuring adherence to architectural standards, and consistency across organizational and design boundaries.

Solution Architecture Development

* Creates solution options and solution architecture, adhering to architectural standards and the technology roadmap, and minimizing technical debt.
* Designs solutions that involve complex, multi-system integration, possibly across BUs or domains.
* Drives alignment between Enterprise Architecture, Technical Architecture and business needs.
* Participates in application rationalization and the development of application architecture roadmaps.
* Identifies applications and platforms impacted by the solution, the need for new platforms, and drives platform selection.
* Contributes to backlog of development team.
* Facilitates large groups of diverse stakeholders to obtain consensus on target solution.

Advice & Guidance

* Provides guidance and oversight, ensures the viability of proposed solutions and provides direction on the appropriate approach to the solution throughout the project.
* Communicates solution architecture to stakeholders and other technologists.
* Performs due diligence during potential mergers and acquisitions.

Emerging Technology Monitoring

* Evaluates emerging technologies and the evolution of current technologies to define a future vision roadmap for optimal application of technology to meet business needs.
* Conducts Proof of Concept for feasibility studies.

Strategic Sourcing

* Involved in vendor selection processes and management throughout the project lifecycle.

* Bachelors degree in Computer Science degree or related field
* 6+ years of working experience designing, developing, and delivering technology solutions
* 2+ years experience in an architecture capacity working with Salesforce Service Cloud is required. Additionally, Precursive of Field Service experience is desired.
* Working experience in delivering solutions
* Working experience architecting complex, multi-system solutions
* Working experience developing architecture principles and standards
* Experience with the use, deployment and ongoing maintenance of an Enterprise Architecture model using commercial modeling products
* Experience with enterprise portal frameworks, enterprise search, enterprise content management and collaboration technologies
To be employed in this role, youll need to clear a pre-employment background check and drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently consider a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

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. Whats 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](/en/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. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.
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.
Posted: 2022-07-19 Expires: 2022-10-31
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