Release Train Architect at Cox Automotive in Austin, Texas

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

Primary Location: 10415 Morado Cir, Austin, TX, USA Division: Cox Automotive Job Level: Individual Contributor Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Requisition Number: 205183 Cox Automotive is hiring a full-time experienced Principal Technical Architect for our Inventory Management Solutions (IMS) portfolio group in Austin , TX .

Cox Automotive offers the chance to take a leading role in the digital revolution of the automotive industry. We are on a journey to transform our product portfolio into a broad offering of reusable services delivered in the cloud, enabling the rapid delivery of industry-leading experiences that customers love. Principal Technical Architects are the technology change agents delivering this modernization and innovation. They are energetic influencers that build world-class solutions for key Cox Automotive business domains including vehicle valuation, acquisition, pricing, inventory management, and merchandising.

As a Principal Technical Architect for Inventory Management Solutions (IMS), you will drive the design of next-generation Cox-wide common services and customer-facing software-as-a-service applications including owning the success of:



Cloud-native applications in AWS


Application modernization to microservices


Portfolio rationalization that consolidates back end systems and duplicative integrations


Business, product, and engineering collaborations


Technical standards definition


New technology adoption


Meeting performance, availability, scalability, reliability, maintainability and security SLAs

Your Role


Serve as a technology thought leader
Champion technology and architecture-related investments, advocating for the priority of this work
Define solution architectures aligned to business needs in collaboration with product and engineering Facilitate collaborative design discussions and drive design reviews

Partner with Product to envision future features and help plan development sequences


Serve as a technical subject matter expert to engineering


Assist with the development of architecture standards


Assist with improving architecture practices


Assist with governing software development to ensure the satisfaction of non-functional requirements


Build software prototypes to validate architecture approaches and assess emerging technologies


Qualifications: Leadership Qualifications At ease advocating for technical solutions and enjoy the challenge of influencing others Ability to write high-quality blog posts and technical documentation Ability to represent Cox Automotive in the industry through conference presentations Ability to serve as a technology mentor, facilitating the growth of Cox Automotive colleagues Ability to manage conflict and maintain productive working relationships Technical Qualifications Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or relevant industry experience Ability to code in any language using any technology stack through self-teaching SQL and NoSQL database technologies AWS (preferred), GCP, or Azure services and solution architectures REST API design and microservice implementation Object-oriented design including common patterns Distributed systems Docker, Kubernetes, and other container technologies .NET Core, Java and/or a willingness to become an expert Automotive industry experience or a willingness to become an expert Past Experience 10+ years of experience in software development for midsize to large corporations 5+ years of working experience as a solution or technical architect Video content to learn more Location and 360 walkthrough - http://bit.ly/1UctesS The Connected Cox Automotive Story - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOCvFnzrOys How Cox Automotive is Helping Transform the Auto Industry - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktiMKTWd0HY We Are Cox Automotive - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHb5koSO14E Explore Tech Careers @ Cox Automotive - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_mn36o2NLI Who We Are About Cox Automotive There s 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. We ve 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. We re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you ll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com. Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual s 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.