Principal Solution Architect
Company: Cox Automotive
Posted on: August 16, 2019
The Release Train Architect provides technical leadership
and guidance to a value-oriented release train comprised of
teams. As a part of the Release Train Leadership Team, the Release
Architect works with engineering, product, and business leaders to
promote the release train s current architectural direction and
Key responsibilities include insuring technical alignment,
architectural health and vision across the release train s agile
The Architecture Team accomplishes our goals by:Defining and
socializing future state vision
Understanding technical and business
Understanding and communicating broader
Promoting leading practices to drive architectural
health and high quality
Defining, assessing, and communicating technical
debt and risk
Guiding architectural decisions
Analyzing design and technology alternatives
with respect to business benefits
Applying emerging technology to business
Promoting a culture of mentoring, collaboration
Successful Release Train Architects will be able to
communicate effectively on both technical and business fronts.
technology assumptions and quantifying value, effort, risk and
feasibility in terms of time and money is a critical skill for this
Release Train Architects must understand the technology landscape
domain and be able to collaborate with their peers to promote
patterns and reusability to enable the development of best in class
Architecture has an important role in our business. We strive to
sustainable, continuous, accelerating flow of exceptional solutions
Skills and Experience:
Demonstrating a strong ability to collaborate with others. Working
in concert with engineering, product and business leaders. Resolve
design pattern conflicts between teams when necessary to ensure
Forming educated opinions about the evolution of our architecture
practice. Illustrate and evangelize the technical and product
vision through creating architectural artifacts such as roadmaps,
diagrams, leading practices documents, maturity models and
technical analysis presentations.
Work with architecture and engineering team members to author
guiding principles to better inform teams' design decisions.
Understand technical risks and technical debt. Working
transparently to bring visibility to these items is critical, as is
developing appropriate mitigation strategies.
Continuous learning: staying current with technology that is
relevant to our problem/solution space.
Evaluating current and future worksteams for opportunities to
leverage preferred technology patterns and solutions (such as
Amazon Web Services) in reusable patterns. Release Train Architects
should always be thinking about new ways to employ AWS to create
scalable,, cost effective and inventive solutions.
Share what our teams are learning and doing! Cox Automotive wins
when we leverage our collective learnings and we're intentional
about sharing great work.
Qualifications:10+ years of experience in full development life
cycle and significant experience in delivering applications and
architecture services in a productions environment..
Prior experience in the implementation of design and architecture
processes in an Enterprise Agile Environment.
Prior experience in IT architecture or team development lead roles
in large-scale, complex IT environments.
2+ years leadership experience.
Extensive experience working in automation first environments
promotions Continuous Integrating/Continuous Delivery and
infrastructure as code is a definite plus.
A solid understanding of the solutions architecture of
consumer-scale web solutions, distributed systems integration and
cloud computing platforms is strongly desired.
Experience with AWS ecosystem and architectural patterns is
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management of Information
Systems, or related field OR equivalent work experience.
About Cox AutomotiveCox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and
owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility
services. The global company's 34,000-plus team members and family
of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies, Dealer.com®,
Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®,
VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping
millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients
across five continents and many others throughout the automotive
industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a
subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned,
Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion.
www.coxautoinc.comCox 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.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.
Keywords: Cox Automotive, Carmel , Principal Solution Architect, Other , Carmel, Indiana
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!