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Solutions Architect III

Cox Communications Inc
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *6205-B Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *Yes, 5 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *214328
Role Summary

Solutions Architecture is responsible for the development of the end to end conceptual architecture for portfolio delivery initiatives and ensures architectural alignment throughout the project lifecycle. The Solutions Architect is involved with a project from concept phase to completion and partners with the Business Requirements, Engineering, Development, QA and Operations teams to ensure that the defined architecture, solutions designs and products meet the goals of the business while also ensuring alignment with standards and strategic architecture blueprints. Solutions Architects collaborate with business stakeholders to decide which technologies to use and work closely with platform and application designers/engineers to ensure proper implementation and holistic end to end integrity. They are the link between the needs of the business organization and the designers/engineers and provide feedback to refine roadmaps and standards based on the practical discoveries made during solution development process.


Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions


Defines solutions architectures in alignment with the Cox reference architecture, in partnership with Cox Application Development, Network and Engineering, Operations, and PMO groups.

Serves on Solution Design teams throughout the analysis, design, and build phases to ensure consistent, holistic end-to-end architectures and designs are being delivered.

Creates initial concept architectures based on initial high-level requirements.

Drives the technical evolution of the Cox application and platform portfolio towards the Cox reference architecture

Provides feedback and recommendation to strategic architecture team to update, enhance or expedite roadmaps and future-state capabilities based on information discovered during project development.

Assists as requested with design issues that might drive architectural changes.

Ensures compliance to architecture standards and processes

Initiates and manages engagements with external vendors and internal organizations within Cox Communications


Other attributes:

Seasoned professional contributor with responsibility for an advanced area of work in the professional field

May be responsible for entire projects or functions having modest scope/impact or portions of projects having considerable scope/impact to department, area, and, at times, business unit results

Performs advanced areas of work for the professional field

Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem-solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems

Makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information, that produce effective end results

May oversee the completion of projects or assignments, including planning, assigning, monitoring, and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc.

Contributes to employees professional development, but does not have hiring or firing authority

Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of particular field of specialization to the completion of complex assignments. Advanced knowledge of organizations technologies and practices

Primary contribution is in applying knowledge (product, industry, professional, and technical) rather than managing people.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum
5 or more years of experience required in related field (i.e. technical solutions design, IT development, Engineering, etc.)
3 or more years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree
Requires strong knowledge of
Excellent interpersonal, leadership, presentation, and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization

Preferred
BS/BA in related discipline strongly desired (i.e. Information Technology, Engineering).
Experience in media, ad sales and telecommunications industry desired
Prefer certification in


Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*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: 2021-06-04 Expires: 2021-07-15
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