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Principal Technical Architect

Cox Automotive
Draper, UT 84020
*Primary Location: *13693 S 200 W, Draper, UT, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *Yes, 5 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *211527
Cox Automotive is looking for an experienced *Principal Technical Architect *to join our team.


The *Principal Technical Architect* is responsible for architecting and designing comprehensive solutions that meet functional and non-functional (e.g. performance, security, and operational considerations) requirements in support of a given initiative. The Technical Architect plays a role in establishing architectural vision and direction, architects technical solutions, provides advice and guidance, monitors emerging technologies, and helps in technology evaluation and selection.


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




*Your Role:*




* Assists with the development of frameworks, standards, policies, principles and procedures that guide technology decisions and maximize reuse of technology.

* Facilitates technical design reviews, ensuring adherence to architectural standards, and consistency across organizational and design boundaries.

* Develops functional, logical, and technical architecture for project and platform initiatives, and collaborates with project teams to realize them.

* Identifies necessary non-functional requirements (performance, security, operational concerns) and participates in the development of conceptual architecture.

* Evaluates technology, security, performance, availability, and interoperability requirements and produces high level design deliverables that enable development teams to produce products that are flexible, scalable, and secure.

* Recommends options for the resolution/prevention of technical debt and to facilitate rapid development and implementation.

* Develops and executes test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical development, and where possible, makes recommendations for improvement.

* Contributes performance, security, and operational items to backlog of development team.

* Provides technical guidance and oversight, acts as a point of escalation and serves as a technical expert on projects.

* Communicates technical architectures, relevant technologies, practices, platforms, and products to delivery team and other stakeholders.

* Mentors on business knowledge, technology, and career guidance

* Assists in the identification, analysis, and resolution of technology infrastructure problems.

* Evaluates emerging technologies and the evolution of current technologies to define a future vision roadmap for optimal applications of technology to meet business needs.

* Recommends improvements to processes and technology that improve the effectiveness of the team.

* Conducts Proof of Concept for feasibility studies.

* Oversees and facilitates the evaluation and selection of hardware and software technology, as well as the design of standard configurations for a particular project.


Qualifications: *Minimum Skills/Experience:*




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

* 10 years+ of working experience as a practicing architect

* Experience in technology development and delivery in Internet environments

* Experience with AWS or similar Cloud based environment

* Experience with Service Oriented Architecture

* Experience as a technical architect

* Experience as a Technical Lead on large-scale software implementations with design and hands-on development

* Experience in multi-tier enterprise architecture environments

* Experience designing and developing enterprise integrations

* Experience with relevant database technologies

* Experience documenting and presenting architectural designs

* Experience working across multiple teams to influence consistent architecture patterns





*What We Look For:*




* Masters degree / PHD in related field

* Industry involvement (e.g. speaker at conference)



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: 2021-02-16 Expires: 2021-03-28

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