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Principal Solution Architect - Data

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: *202103514
Principal Solution Architect - Enterprise Data Enablement
About the Opportunity
Do you live and breathe data? Does your mind constantly seek new use cases powered by data? Can your strengths help organizations discover untapped or underutilized data and build performant and measurably valuable data sets? Are you one of those rare technologists with the business acumen, consultative communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills to help guide data and analytics teams in developing data and analytics pipelines to deliver data products and analytic systems? Do you hate waste? If so, youll love this challenge.
You will work with the Enterprise Data Enablement team, acting as an advisor for CAI Solution Sets to help improve data availability and utilization across Cox Automotive, by leveraging the Cox Automotive Data Platform, the Cox Automotive Data Marketplace, and other Cox Automotive Data Solutions products. Engagements will vary and will include data warehousing initiatives for BI and reporting, data product development, and data asset creation for enterprise use. Your primary solution area will be business intelligence and operational reporting. You will also partner with the broader architecture organization to help establish patterns, conventions, and best practices, as well as provide guidance on technology decisions to maximize enterprise-wide benefits. This role demands effective stakeholder management and engagement to help drive solutions development spanning several teams and organizations. You will also be expected to act as a liaison for the Solution Sets and Cox Automotive Data Solutions to provide requirements for enhancing the data marketplace and platform and other CADS products and services.
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this is a temporary work from home role but will ultimately work in the Atlanta office.
Some Challenges Youll Tackle

* Act as a thought leader and subject matter expert on decision support and other business intelligence systems and their architecture for the enterprise.
* Partner with analysts and data scientists, product leaders, and engineering groups at Solution Sets to understand their data needs.
* Identify skill and resource gaps with Solution Sets and make recommendations to close gaps.
* Collaborate with Data Enablement leaders to help design solutions to automate and streamline data and analytics management processes.
* Drive data & analytic solutions architecture development collaboratively with Solution Sets.
* Help define enterprise standards and best practices for data and analytics management and development, including data and metadata design, architectural and design patterns, tooling, etc.
* Ensure alignment to enterprise standards and leverage of enterprise capabilities.
* Assist in cost assessments and recommend pragmatic approaches, balancing timelines with iterative cost optimization.
* Assist in data modeling and best practices for execution methods for development teams.
* Negotiate solutions between parties effectively and for the best of Cox Automotive; be autonomous and make decisions without oversight when appropriate.
* Provide thought leadership to teams regarding leading edge data and technology solutions to facilitate progress on Solution Set data needs.
* Frame technical or architectural alternatives in business terms, clearly articulating both business and technical implications of various options.

Qualifications: Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)
Should Have:

* Breadth of knowledge across the following architecture domains, with depth in data and application architecture and design: business, information, automation, technical, security
* Breadth of technical experience and knowledge, with depth in Data Engineering (data exchange, data processing, and data delivery), Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, and two or more of the following areas: Data Governance, Data Management, DevOps, Data Science, Product Development
* An intimate understanding of big data processing, data integration, real-time analytics, data and analytic product development, data security, data governance, metadata management
* Highly analytical and can dive technically deep to rapidly deliver proof-of-concepts and perform experimentation
* Deep understanding of the architecture of enterprise-scale data processing systems, distributed systems, and cloud computing platforms
* Experience working in a consultative manner with internal and external customers
* Experience modeling, designing, and implementing enterprise data warehouses (preferably on a lake house architecture) leveraging data vault 2.0 (preferred) or other methodologies (Inmon, Kimball)
* Experience developing software using one or more programming languages (Java, Scala, Python, etc.)
* Experience automating data and analytics processes, including automated versioning, deployment, and testing of data and information assets.
* Working experience developing reports and dashboards, especially using tools such as MicroStrategy, Tableau, Power BI, or Looker
* Experience working within DevOps/DataOps cultures and frameworks, with a focus on process inefficiency identification, decomposition, automation, and continuous improvement
Nice to Have:

* Experience as a practicing data scientist or statistician
* Recent experience designing and building data products
* Deep domain knowledge of consumer and user behavior data
* Deep knowledge of the automotive industry and the vehicle lifecycle
* Experience executing lean data management and process improvement

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 accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.
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Posted: 2021-08-11 Expires: 2021-11-25
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