Cox Automotive, Inc.
Technical Architect, Analytics','1714733','','Dealer.com','!*!Cox Automotive is currently looking for a Technical Software Architect to join our Media Analytics Product group in Burlington, VT.
At Cox Automotive, we offer the chance to take a leading role in the digital revolution of the automotive industry. Our architects are energetic influencers that build world-class solutions that benefit the auto buying public, dealers and manufacturers. Collaboration is woven into the fabric of everything we do. At Cox Automotive, you’ll be immersed in an environment that values your teamwork and collaborative problem-solving skills while still nurturing your individualism.
Do you have a passion for empowering teams to architect, engineer, operate and scale solutions that transform the way that the world buys, sells and owns cars? Do you want to lead the technical direction for engineering scrum teams driving the architectural vision of the platform that powers some of the largest automotive manufacturers and dealer groups in the industry? Are you one of those rare technologists with the communication, collaboration, and leadership skills to help guide major initiatives to success? Do you believe that great Architects empower teams to thrive in an Enterprise Agile software engineering practice?
As a Technical Software Architect you will join the software architecture team for our Media Analytics Product group. You will build consensus and drive collaboration through servant leadership across software engineering scrum teams. Your ability to connect technology with measurable business value will be critical to your success in this role. You will need to be comfortable working across a variety of technology stacks both on-premises and in the cloud. You should have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges and act as an excellent communicator across the enterprise. You will lead the technical direction for engineering scrum teams, empowering them to thrive.
Technologies we use:
Amazon: AWS SDK, with emphasis on deploying solutions in EMR, Elastic Beanstalk, ElastiCache, S3, and AWS cloud-native architectures
Devops Tools: NewRelic, Sumo, Jenkins, InfluxDB, Grafana, PagerDuty
Collaborate across business, engineering and product stakeholders to drive holistic technology implementations while maintaining a constant focus on delivering client value
Lead the application and software/solution architecture practice across engineering scrum teams while exposing project and solution related architectural issues to the wider architecture team
Lead and participate in the conceptual phases of identifying and solving business problems and initiatives
Facilitate integration, alignment and excellent communication within the solution group and across the enterprise
Work with other architects and senior technologists to curate and maintain a technology portfolio for the group that is aligned with the goals of the enterprise
Provide educational/mentoring resources to architecture and engineering teams
Define and evangelize design, modeling and continuous delivery methodologies in an Enterprise Agile environment
Consult with architecture, development, infrastructure and operational teams to address issues relating to application architecture, such as performance or availability, and recommend solutions
Work across the solution group to evaluate emerging technologies, and drive the evolution of current technologies, defining a roadmap which increases the value of technology to the business, while collaborating with architects across the enterprise to accelerate learning
Mentor scrum teams with best DevOps practices
Performs other related duties as assigned','','','!*!Required Experience:
B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, M.S. or equivalent preferred
10 years total software development experience required
5 years of experience with technical design for enterprise level projects
3 years of experience with technologies for large volume data processing
What We Look For:
Experience in the implementation of design and architectural processes in an Enterprise Agile environment spanning multiple geographic locations
Experience designing and implementing high volume event processing pipelines, using tools such as Spark and Kafka.
Strong Scala or Java skills and functional programming experience.
Experience with Amazon AWS technologies, both IaaS and PaaS, with a focus on highly scalable cloud-native architectural patterns, especially EMR, Kinesis, and Redshift
Experience with devops tools and culture.
Strong database development skills including a solid understanding of database technologies, as well as logical and physical data modeling. Experience with massively parallel, distributed analytics database systems a plus.
Willingness to occasionally travel to other Cox Automotive offices (1-2 times per quarter).
Strong presentation and communication skills','!*!About Cox Automotive
Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com. ','Cox Automotive','US-VT-Burlington-1 Howard Street','','Regular','Individual Contributor','Day Job','','Yes, 25 % of the Time','Full-time','Ongoing','Technical Architect, Analytics
Cox Automotive, Inc.
Website : http://www.coxautoinc.com
Cox Automotive is a leading provider of products and services that span the automotive ecosystem worldwide. We’ve built the strongest portfolio in the industry with more than 20 brands that together provide end-to-end digital marketing, wholesale and commerce solutions for customers large and small. Our goal is to simplify the trusted exchange of vehicles and maximize value for dealers, manufacturers and car shoppers.