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Principal Technical Architect

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: *214356
*Job Summary:*
Cox Automotive is looking for a *Principal Technical Architect* to join our team!
This position is remote/work from home. You need to reside in either Central Standard Time Zone or Eastern Standard Time Zone.
Cox Automotive offers you the chance to take a leading role in the digital revolution of the automotive industry. We are on a journey to build out new direct-to-consumer experiences and B2B APIs for automotive retailers. You will partner with our product leadership to solve key consumer problems and deliver connected client experiences for car dealerships. We are looking for someone with e-commerce experience who knows what it takes to make our online digital transactions be as easy as having your groceries delivered to your door.
You will act as the technical architecture practice lead for several Release Trains and Scrum Teams. As a key member of the architecture team, you will work with Engineering Leads and Architects for each Release Train to guide the engineering teams in the development of new, green-field, cloud-native digital retailing solutions.
The right individual has strong hands-on technical skills and is able to influence the larger community of architects and software engineers to align everyone to a shared technology direction and strategy, while enabling implementation teams to make local decisions.

*Primary Responsibilities: *

* Provide guidance to engineers and technical architects in regarding technology solutions and methodologies.

* Assist with the development of frameworks, standards, policies, principles, and procedures that guide technology decisions.

* Oversees architecture reviews and drive architecture qualities including: Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency, Cost Optimization, Operational Excellence.

* Champion architectural best practices, standards, and consistency across the organization.

* Identify required architectural runway in support of upcoming business features and capabilities. Work with product and engineering counterparts to ensure that it is prioritized and delivered.

* Frame technical and architectural alternatives in business terms, clearly articulating both business and technical implications of various options.

* Champion sound architectural solutions and effectively advocate for them at all levels of the organization.

* Seek opportunities to partner with other areas of Cox Automotive to promote the strategic development and re-use of shared capabilities.


Qualifications:
* 5+ years of experience as a technical architect or principal engineer.

* 10+ years of experience in full development life cycle and in delivering mission-critical web applications and services in a production environment.

* Experience building software with API-first approach using serverless technologies, containers, distributed architectures, and continuous delivery pipelines.

* 3+ years experience with AWS Cloud-Native architectures.

* Strong knowledge of software engineering and proficiency in various technologies such as SQL, NoSQL, Node.js, Java, React, and JavaScript/TypeScript.

* Exemplary consulting skills. Outstanding verbal, written, presentation, facilitation, and interaction skills, including ability to effectively communicate architectural issues and concepts to multiple organization levels.

* Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, or related field, OR equivalent work experience

* Automotive industry experience is a plus.


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.
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: 2021-05-24 Expires: 2021-10-23
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