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Senior Platform Engineer

Company: Cox Automotive
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: March 14, 2018

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Senior Platform Engineer at Cox Automotive
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Senior Platform Engineer

Job ID ****** Date posted 03/08/2018 Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Cox Automotive, is currently looking for a Senior Platform Engineer to join our team in Atlanta, GA.

Your Role:

This Platform Engineer will be part of the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team. The SRE team is an innovative team devoted to providing automated solutions and services for Cox Automotive to measure, evaluate and plan for visible, reliable application delivery and maintenance. As a member of the SRE team, you will work with development teams to help create automated pipelines and solutions required for continuous delivery in an Agile Dev/Ops environment. The tools and use-cases are diverse, and our challenge is to increase the development velocity by optimizing various parts of the pipeline and increase application stability. This is an opportunity to create automation, monitoring, and pipelines to improve deploy and response time across the board. We are looking for engineers who are passionate about infrastructure as code and continuous deployment to build scalable and highly reliable applications. If you love to figure out how all the pieces are put together and if automation and building tools to monitor and manage your applications sounds interesting to you, we want to talk to you.

Technology We Use:

- Python, Puppet, Chef, AWS, Jenkins, Java, and Ruby


- Automate anything and everything! (Infrastructure build out, testing, deploying, monitoring, etc)
- Design and assist in the authoring of software tools that reliably manage application delivery
- Design and assist in the setup and maintenance of application monitoring and alerting
- Engage with Development/Capability Teams to ensure best practices are implemented
- Improve predictability and reliability of software releases, workflows and operating software.
- Reduce application deployment windows by leading company towards a Continuous Deployment environment
- Reduce mean time to recovery (MTTR) by helping troubleshoot, monitor, alert, and automating recovery.


Required Experience (minimum):

- 2+ years' experience with Python, Ruby, Go or other systems programming (moderate skills required)
- 2+ years' Experience with configuration management systems (Octopus, Chef, Puppet)
- Experience rolling out redundant, mission-critical applications in a Windows environment
- Experience with version control systems (Git or SVN)
- Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (Amazon AWS, Kubernetes, Heroku, etc)
- Experience with continuous integration tools (Jenkins, CircleCI, etc), Artifactory (or Nexus) -
- Excellent written communication, problem solving, and process management skills
- Desire to work in a fast paced, evolving, growing, dynamic environment

What We Look For (preferred):

- Linux system engineering expertise - VMWare, VirtualBox experience.
- Experience supporting Ruby or Java applications
- Experience supporting Database Server infrastructure (MySQL, Postgres, etc)
- Networking Knowledge
- Experience with Hashicorp tools (Vagrant, Terraform, Packer, etc), Linux Containers (docker, rocket)
- Experience with Java build tools such as Ant, Maven, Gant, or Gradle
- Experience with agile development, continuous integration and automated testing
- Experience with dashboarding and monitoring


About Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader, **********, Dealertrack, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, Gear Capital, vAuto, VinSolutions, Xtime, incadea and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit ******************.

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.

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6325 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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