1+ months

Principal Cloud Architect

Cox Automotive
Atlanta, GA 30303
*Primary Location: *7000 Central Pkwy, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *210986

Cox Automotive, a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is seeking Principal Cloud Architect to join our Financial Platforms Team in Atlanta, GA.


The Cloud Technical Architect is responsible for driving the vision and providing hands-on management for the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) which supports the Cox Automotive Oracle financial platforms. The platforms running on OCI include 2 large Oracle E-Business (EBS) implementations, Revenue Management & Billing (RMB), OBIEE, and a reporting replica. The position is accountable for: defining the OCI infrastructure direction and overseeing the infrastructure development. The Cloud Technical Architect works in concert with the application delivery teams and production operations team to ensure that application and infrastructure decisions and projects are aligned. This role requires thorough understanding of infrastructure and development processes and an in-depth understanding of the organizations technology portfolio and capabilities, as well as external options. The Cloud Technical Architect ensures the reliability, scalability, and consistency of the overall suite of financial platforms by leading technical staff, both employees and consultants, in the design, development and delivery of technical solutions.


Cox Enterprises is a family-run operation that began nearly 120 years ago. As part of this great family business, we treat our team members and clients like theyre just that family. This atmosphere has been instrumental to our success and has shaped our willingness to fuel epic innovation, drive unprecedented growth and deliver the mind-blowing, needle-moving, connected experience we promise.


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


*Technology We Use:*

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle RMB, Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE)

WebLogic, Oracle SOA, Github, Jenkins, Ansible, FlexDeploy


*Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:*




* Drive the strategic roadmap for the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure including driving the decisions on architectural components and setting the overall direction of the OCI team in partnership with Financial Platform Application delivery teams

* Provide the day-to-day management and leadership of the team responsible for building the infrastructure-as-code

* Lead the development of OCI solutions to meet the complex demands of the Oracle delivery teams while ensuring the highest levels of system reliability

* Understand and provide input and guidance on OCI Budget and team resources

* Ensure that the OCI delivery teams operate according to the CAF (i.e., scaled agile) principles

* Break OCI features into stories to be consumed by the OCI delivery teams

* Define and promote technology policies, practices and decisions which recognize the current and evolving needs of all stakeholders

* Drive consistency and automation through the implementation of SDLC tools (e.g., Ansible, FlexDeploy)

* Drive best practice decisions on coding, performance tuning and integration

* Drive best practice decisions on architecture and automation with the mindset to improve operational efficiencies of the solution and the team.

* Partner with the other financial platform delivery teams to manage rollout schedules and technology releases ensuring business needs are supported in all phases throughout the process

* Reviews, coordinates, and provides leadership to the work of senior professionals

* Translates the departments objectives into cloud goals and activities

* Displays strong teamwork and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate to all levels of management




Qualifications:
*Required Experience (minimum):*




* BA/BS degree in related field and 10+ years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

* 10+ years of information technology experience required

* 5+ years working in cloud-based infrastructure

* 5+ years of software delivery experience (Agile methods preferred)

* 3+ years in implementing large scale transformational projects (ERP programs preferred)



*What We Look For (preferred): *




* Excellent Communication Skills.

* The proven ability to collaborate to deliver quality solutions.

* Proven track record of achieving success in a dynamic, fast-paced software development environment.

* Ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities, make appropriate solution decisions quickly and be co-located with their team to ensure accessibility by the team.

* Ability to rapidly learn new technologies

* Oracle EBS experience preferred



So, are you ready to challenge today and transform tomorrow? Apply now.




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.

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

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