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Principal Site Reliability Engineer

Cox Automotive
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *3003 Summit Blvd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202102760
*Cox Automotive* is currently looking for a *Principal Software Engineer* to join our team.


Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this is a temporary work from home role but will ultimately work in the Cox Automotive offices in Atlanta, Georgia, Burlington, VT, Austin, TX, Irvine, CA or Dallas, TX


*About the Team *

We are establishing a Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) practice at Cox Automotive and building SRE teams. This is a great opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a core initiative within our Cox Automotive Center of Excellence. The goal of Site Reliability Engineering at Cox Automotive is to create practices that ensure the reliability, availability and performance of our products. Our SRE teams will create a culture of operational excellence through the reduction of toil, shared ownership with product development teams, and repeatable patterns for the software development lifecycle. More specifically we will be growing our Site Reliability Engineering focus to work alongside engineering organizations to help deploy, manage, observe, troubleshoot, and enhance our complex cloud-based and on-prem services.


*About the Position*

You are a Systems Thinking, SRE Engineer who wants to help teams scale through production insights, operational automation, developer guidance, real-time metrics, automation,automation, automation. Ambitious, independent, self-starter that finds joy in iteratively evolving software reliability implementations and practices with software engineering teams and leaders to meet customer needs. You are a quick study and problem solving engineer that enjoys tackling challenging business problems with software and/or hardware.


*As a Principal Site Reliability Engineer at Cox Automotive you will:*




* Assist in establishing SRE practices for our organization including creating and maintaining new Service Level Objectives, establishing requirements for and performing Production Readiness Reviews

* Engage with engineering teams and leaders to mature our site reliability practices

* Work with our Center of Excellence teams to build out a toolkit of solutions for our application teams to integrate into their processes.

* Evolve problem statements into actionable items that enable engineers to deliver business value as quickly as possible, in a safe and repeatable way.

* Lead projects/technical initiatives for multiple organizations

* Demonstrate ownership of initiatives and drive them through to completion.

* Define and codify organizational standards relative to resiliency, configuration, and scalability.




Qualifications:

* Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field and 10+ years experience OR MS w/ 8+ years experience OR 14 years experience of equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education

* Ability to learn new software, method and practices and bringing them to our developers

* Commitment to Infrastructure as Code

* 8+ years professional experience with a static language (C#, Java, Go, etc...) and a dynamic language (Python, Ruby, JavaScript, etc...

* Git or general version control experience

* Ability to work with engineering teams and leadership to engineer requirements

* Working in a continuous integration, testing, and delivery SDLC employing automation

* Eager to dig into problems and bring proposed solutions to group discussion

* Open to feedback and able to creatively adapt multiple ideas into a solution

* 6-8 years experience with DevOps engineering or SRE

* Experience with containers and serverless and how to deploy and operate both

* 6-8 years experience with monitoring and observability

* 6-8 years experience with configuration management



*Pluses*




* Experience with lean methodologies

* Public speaking skills



Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres 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. 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. Cox provides reasonable accomodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accomodation would cause an undue harship.
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: 2021-07-09 Expires: 2021-08-23
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