Platform Engineer Wanted at COX Automotive California

Cox Automotive is looking for an extraordinary system engineer for our growing team at Kelly Blue Book. Do you have the building, migrating and running of great experiences of large-scale web environments in private and public cloud platforms? Are you a scripting / automation guru that tilt the environment without servers and servers as you wish? Do you believe in and develop in the infrastructure-in-code? Do you feel proud to work with the team to solve complex business and technical challenges in a new and creative way? Finally, do you want to be part of the largest group of automotive web properties on the Internet? If so, read on

Specific duties and responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Participate in the design, planning and implementation of new or changing systems.
  • Define and evaluate integration strategies and architecture enhancements to meet mission objectives Help develop detailed technical plans to guide growth and integration activities
  • Share knowledge and knowledge through effective documenting
  • Developing and maintaining a thorough knowledge of the assigned support sectors including technologies and internal processes
  • Ensure that COX / KBB engineering standards are being followed
  • Conduct requirement analysis and capacity planning
  • Manually manage and service requests while using ITIL concepts around change, event and problem management
  • Take quick and effective answers on production issues and take responsibility for seeing those issues through solution
  • Owns excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Keep leadership skills and effectively collaborate and communicate with immediate team members and Cox / KBB business contacts at all levels.
  • The ability to work with minimal or no supervision on many concurrent complex projects and coordinate the work of others in this environment.
  • Tools, logic and other appropriate resources are used to make decisions
  • Develop technical plans and road maps for the migration of the system and the development / analysis of recommendations for upgradation and promotion of existing IT infrastructure.
  • Find new training initiatives and alternative ways to stay current on new techniques and methods
  • Participating in on-call rotation of 24×7 support and flexible in availability as needed
  • Ability to travel ~ 10%



  • Developmental experience with PowerShell (and has Python Plus)
  • Experience with lift and pipe migration and new implementation (AWS required) with IaaS and PaaS solutions on public cloud platforms
  • Experience with Private Cloud Virtualization Technologies (VMware)
  • Excellent infrastructure technical platforms on platforms (heavy Windows experience required, Linux Plus), storage and networking
  • Support for large scale and multi-level web sites / services in geographically scattered locations that emphasize Microsoft Technologies (IIS, .NET, MSSQL) and distributed caches
  • Experience-development and retention of code and configuration management (Teraform, AWS CloudFood, Enabled and Microsoft DSC Plus)
  • Plus work knowledge: Apache, database platform (Dynamo, MySQL), Octopus, Jenkins, DevOops and CI / CD type concepts
  • Function Knowledge of Infrastructure and Application Monitoring and Lodging (Splal, EpidemiMix, New Rick, CloudWatch A Plus)
  • Current AWS, Microsoft or related certification is plus
  • Bachelor degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent industry experience

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Position: US-CA-Irwin-101 Technology Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Personal Contributor

Shift: Day job

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Schedule: Full time

Date Sent: On

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