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Principal Architect IoT

Company: Cox Communications Inc
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

*Primary Location: *6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
* Division: *Cox Communications
* Job Level: *Individual Contributor
* Travel: *No
* Schedule: *Full-time
* Shift: *Day Job
* Requisition Number: *202102095
Cox Communications is looking for a IoT Principal Architect for its Cox2M Product & Technology team. Cox2M, established in 2018, is a new Internet of Things (IoT) business within Cox Communications and operates as a start-up within a large organization. Our mission is to unleash the true potential of a connected world by enabling complete asset tracking and monitoring solutions, giving businesses and communities the data and tools they need to improve processes, realize operational efficiencies, and deliver better experiences to customers and residents. Visit to learn more.
* About the job:*
Join the Product and Technology team of a dynamic, fast-paced, venture where you will be in charge of the software architecture. Cox2M delivers end-to-end groundbreaking solutions to a diverse set of customers in target verticals such as automotive, smart communities, and agriculture. As a software architect in Cox2M, your role will be to design, follow and stay on top of Cox2Ms software platform. As we grow rapidly and build new products using many technologies, we seek a software architect who can see the forest for the trees and ensure that our boat cruises to the right port. This job constitutes a few unique perks that might appeal to software geeks: We deliver new products frequently - There is always a chance to build green-field projects and experiment with new technologies. Our software stack constitutes state-of-the-art patterns and cloud-native tools: Microservice, K8S, Prometheus, React, Node.js/Kotlin, and much more shiny tech. Last but not least, the job involves both hands-on engagements with developers, at the same time evaluating and pushing the most strategic business key results. This position reports to our Head of Product, Technology, & Innovation.
* Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:*
* Gain a strong understanding of how Cox2M product brings value to its customers
* Envision an architecture that adequately satisfies Cox2M product vision and requirements
* Bridge between product and software by building a set of goals, metrics, and initiatives (OKRs)
* Choose a tech-stack, framework, libraries and infrastructure, that serve well the crafted architecture
* Stay on top of the software quality by sharing guidelines and rolling automated quality bots
* Build a testing strategy that suits distributed architecture
* Connect Dev with Ops to reach a production environment that is resilient and observable
* Lead the most impactful software decisions like choosing the right database for the mission, make a choice between vendors, and bring your experience to any crossroad
* Perform code reviews to ensure that your great plans indeed meet the complicated reality
* Inspire developers: When a tough challenge arises help them to hop over the hump, be available to spare advice, and serve as a great mentor.
Qualifications: *Minimum:*
Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)

* 10+ years of experience fielding software systems as a software developer and at least 3+ years of experience designing software systems as a software architect
* Must have atleast 3 years experience working at a startup as an architect.
* Proven software architecture experience in development of application and/or web-based software products preferably in an agile environment
* Deep understanding of software testing techniques and strategies. Familiarity with modern testing approaches and Microservice testing. Ability to design an automated pipeline (CI/CD)
* Hands-on experience with at least one modern programming language like Python, Node.js, Kotlin, Go or similar (at least one from the list)
* Proven experience with designing multiple cloud-based distributed architecture
* Proven experience with Docker-based systems like Kubernetes (k8S or alike) or Serverless
* Ability to write and communicate clearly and concisely including an ability to document software architecture
* Able and drive to deliver on time, while working with globally distributed development team
* Good influencer and a mentor for the software development team as well as a consensus builder
* Insatiable curiosity to understand and improve the state of art
* Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly.
* Ability to analyze and solve problems
* Excellent communication and team working skills
* Preferred:*
* Full stack design and development for IoT Cloud Platforms (GCP or AWS)
* Experienced in, and committed to, quality DevOps practices utilizing infrastructure as code and one touch deployments.
* Articulate the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing
* Work with development team to produce Proof of Concepts in high-risk areas to de-risk architecture
* Define architectural strategies and components that support data modeling standards, data quality policies and enforcement, as well as data security
* Experience in scaling solutions in the GCP/AWS ecosystem while optimizing cost.

Who We Are
* About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

* 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
Benefits 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, [visit our benefits page](
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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