1+ months

Platform Engineer II

Cox Automotive
Sacramento, CA 95814
*Primary Location: *9750 Goethe Rd, Sacramento, CA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *Yes, 5 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *210864
Cox Automotive is looking for an experienced *Platform Engineer II* to join our team.

The Platform Engineer is responsible for evangelizing and providing technical expertise related to specific applications, 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.

Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars. Come join the transformation!

*Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:*

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

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

Designs, creates, and implements dashboards, correlation rules, alerts and reports.

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

Works with software test engineers to provide testing frameworks.

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

Configures and tests specific platform software to meet business needs.

Develops new and modifies existing customizations, conversions and interfaces.

Creates dashboards, correlation rules, alerts and reports.

Works with vendor, as necessary, on implementation activities.

Works with release engineers to deploy all changes to production environment for assigned applications.

Plans for and manages the upgrade cycle for the platform.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

*Minimum Skills/Experience:*

* 2 - 5 years of working experience

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

* Working experience in analysis, design, and programming

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

* Database Server knowledge/experience

* Experience with Java & .Net build tools

* Agile tools such as Rally, Jira

* Working experience in enterprise technology

* Working experience with at least one scripting language (e.g. PowerShell, Bash, Ruby, PHP, Python)

* Working experience with Windows (2008+) and Linux variants Operating Systems

* Working experience with AWS (Amazon Web Services)

* Fundamental knowledge or experience of Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

* Experience with software development/deployment in a SaaS environment

* Experience working in an Agile software development environment

*What We Look For:*

* Working experience with Container services such as Docker, Kubernetes

* Working experience with Build Tools such as Ant, Maven, Gant, Gradle, NAnt, etc.

* Working experience with Provisioning such as Terraform, CloudFormation, etc.

* Working experience with Config management such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc.

* Working experience with Source Management such as GitHub, Bit Bucket, GitLab, etc.

* Working experience with Deploy Artifacts such as Artifactory, Nexus, etc.

* Working experience with CD/CI tools such as Jenkins, Golang, Circle CI, etc.

* Working experience with Monitoring/Instrumentation or Observability tools such as New Relic, Nagios, Splunk, Elk, etc.

* Working experience with AWS Cloud Security, Policy, Configuration, and Security Management tools

* Working experience with APIs and Plug-ins to integrate security tools into established CI/CD pipelines

* Working experience with security automation


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.
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: 2021-02-04 Expires: 2021-06-13

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