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Senior Platform Engineer

Cox Automotive
Carmel, IN 46032
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*Primary Location: *11799 N College Ave, Carmel, IN, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202102250
*Job Summary:*


Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this is a temporary work from home role but will ultimately work in the Cox Automotive offices in Carmel, Indiana.


The *Senior Platform Engineer* is responsible for evangelizing and providing technical expertise related to the Alfa systems appliction, helping to define business requirements, designing and developing customizations, conversions and interfaces. The Platform Engineer plays a role in application analysis, design, configuration and support, providing advice and guidance, and monitoring emerging technologies.


*Primary Responsibilities:*


*Analysis and Design *




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Assists in the definition of end user requirements, functionality specifications, and deliverables for specific platform and provides estimates for work effort required.



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Designs new and modifies existing customizations, conversions and interfaces as necessary.



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Design Alfa workflows, business rules, and static configuration alongside business analysts



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Maintains all technical deliverables including technical design specifications and documentation of all configuration changes.



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Assists in the transformation of business requirements into Alfa configuration



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Identifies single point of failure and operational gaps and weaknesses and develops plans for remediation and improvements.



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Design SQL language against the operational data store (ODS) as necessary



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Design XML against the web store as necessary





*Application Configuration*




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Configures and tests specific platform software to meet business needs.



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Develops new and modifies existing customizations, conversions, and interfaces.



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Implement Alfa workflows, business rules, and static configuration defined by the business process development (BPD) team.



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Write SQL language against the operational data store (ODS) as necessary.



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Write XML against the web store as necessary.



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Works with vendor, as necessary, on implementation activities.



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Works with release engineers to deploy all changes to the production environment.



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Works with software test engineers to provide testing frameworks.



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Plans for and manages the upgrade cycle for the platform.





*Application Support*




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Provides ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of deployed products.



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Works with the vendor, as necessary, to provide Level 3 support.



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Create and maintain documentation of current configuration to add in future troubleshooting and support.* *





*Advice and Guidance*




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Actively works with less experienced platform engineers providing technical guidance and oversight.



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Establishes standards for platform use in all environments throughout the application lifecycle.



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Evangelizes the effective use of the platform and determines when the platform should or should not be used as part of a solution.



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Have well-developed influencing skills to help bridge the gap between business requirements and Alfas capabilities while seeking alternative approaches.* *





*Emerging Technology Monitoring*




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Actively participates in the engineering community, staying up to date on new platform technologies and best practices, and shares insights with others in the organization.




Qualifications:

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Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education.



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Masters may be preferred in some areas



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Working experience of analysis, design and programming



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Working experience of application lifecycle methodologies (e.g. waterfall, agile, iterative)



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5+ years of working experience



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Working experience in design, development, and implementation of software systems



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Working experience in specific platform technology



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Working experience with 3rd party software implementations and 3rd party integration.



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Working experience with specific platforms capabilities and limitations and can clearly communicate those to customers





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.
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: 2021-06-02 Expires: 2021-07-17
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