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Platform Engineer I

Company: Cox Automotive
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Location: 3003 Summit Blvd, Atlanta, GA, USADivision: Cox AutomotiveJob Level: Individual ContributorTravel: NoSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: 202202488At Cox, we're forward-thinking innovators who put people first. Our award-winning workplace culture is centered on inclusion and kindness, and we're looking for people to join our mission to be a force for good in the world. Come build a better future with us across automotive, communications, the environment and more.We want to do everything we can to keep our employees safe and healthy. Therefore, where permitted by applicable law, you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S.-based job. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will of course be considered.Keep reading to learn more about this opportunity to join the Cox family of businesses.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.Analysis and Design

  • Assists in the definition of end user requirements, functionality specifications, and deliverables for specific platform and provides estimates for work effort required.
  • Designs new and modifies existing customizations, conversions and interfaces as necessary.
  • Designs 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 improvementsApplication Configuration
    • 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. Application Support
      • Provides ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of deployed products.
      • Works with the vendor, as necessary, to provide Level 3 support. Advice and Guidance
        • 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. Emerging Technology Monitoring
          • 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. Systems Design Ability to:
            • Control system design practice within an enterprise or industry architecture.
            • Influence industry-based models for the development of new technology applications.
            • Develop effective implementation and procurement strategies, consistent with business needs.
            • Ensure adherence to relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and practices.Software Configuration Ability to:
              • Ensure the availability of hardware, software, and resources for the systems testing of platform-specific versions of one or more software products.
              • Define configurations required for testing with reference to agreed testing standards. System Integration Ability to:
                • Establish standards and procedures across the technology service lifecycle (including the development lifecycle) in the areas of systems integration and testing and ensures that practitioners adhere to them. Application Support Ability to:
                  • Manage application enhancements to improve business performance. Qualifications:
                    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
                    • Working experience of analysis, design and programming
                    • Working experience of application lifecycle methodologies (e.g. waterfall, agile, iterative)
                    • 0 - 2 years of working experience
                    • Working experience in design, development, and implementation of software systems
                    • Working experience in specific platform technology
                    • Working experience with 3rd party software implementations and 3rd party integration.
                    • Working experience with specific platformscapabilities and limitations and can clearlycommunicate those to customers
                    • Working experience with leading teams through cross-functional projectsWho We AreAbout Cox AutomotiveTheres 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, 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 of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, .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. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship. 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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