Cox Automotive, Inc.
AVP, Architecture, Media Portfolio','180281','','Cox Automotive','!*!Each of the Cox Automotive Product Group’s product Portfolios has an assigned team of technical and solution architects responsible for nurturing an architecture that improves the quality, simplicity, and time-to-market of its software products. This AVP, Architecture role will lead the Media architecture team, working collaboratively to create the architectural vision for the Portfolio and supporting team members and leaders responsible for executing it. The AVP, Architecture is a leader who can effectively foster an environment of trust, collaboration, and high-performance at the highest levels of the organization. This person must knock down technical, cultural, or organizational impediments, mentor leaders and technical staff, and collaborate with other architecture and engineering leaders to develop a healthy organization.As a member of the Portfolio team, the AVP, Architecture works with executive counterparts in Engineering, Product, and Business Management to define, plan, and execute the product engineering work for their Portfolio, with a focus on guiding the architecture of the software and solutions towards the architectural vision. The AVP, Architecture collaborates with stakeholders across the company to ensure that the solutions delivered meet both business and technical objectives and are aligned with the long-term technology roadmap.Reporting to the VP of Architecture for Cox Automotive, the AVP, Architecture is a part of the CAI architecture leadership team, and collaborates with this team as a key thought leader in developing prescriptive patterns, standards, and target-state architectures for the enterprise. The AVP, Architecture and the members of his / her organization will play a strategic leadership role in guiding engineering teams toward next-generation architecture and engineering capabilities, including but not limited to:Building Cloud Native applications leveraging AWS servicesLeveraging continuous delivery toolsApplying a Services First approach to building applicationsUsing event- or messaging-based architecturesDelivering multi-tenant applicationsLeveraging blue-green deployment patternsResponsibilities: Serve as the Architecture leader for the Portfolio, in partnership with Product, Engineering, and Business leadershipSet the Portfolio architectural direction, long-term vision, and guiding principles; ensure that this vision is aligned with the CAI enterprise technology strategy Frame technical or architectural alternatives in business terms, clearly articulating both business and technical implications of various options Champion sound architectural solutions and effectively advocate for them at an executive levelChampion technology- and architecture-related investments, advocate for the priority of this work with Product, Business, and Engineering counterparts Manage technical debt and advocate with Product and Engineering to create and execute appropriate risk mitigation and debt-reduction strategies Drive creation, adoption and reuse of enterprise technology assetsLead a geographically distributed architecture organization consisting of technical architects, solution architects and other architecture leaders who provide architectural stewardship for the Portfolio’s software products','','','!*!15 years experience in full development life cycle and significant experience in delivering applications and architecture services in a production environment 7 years experience in the implementation of structured design and architecture processes in a corporate environment7 years of leadership experience, with a track record of increasing responsibilitiesDeep understanding of the architecture discipline, processes, concepts and best practicesExperience with cloud-native architectures or compatible architecture patternsDemonstrated proficiency in at least three of the following areas: business architecture, application architecture, data architecture, technical/infrastructure architecture, security disciplines, or operational disciplines. Exemplary consulting skills and a track record of applying these skills as a practicing architect. Outstanding verbal, written, presentation, facilitation, and interaction skills, including ability to effectively communicate architectural issues and concepts to multiple organization levels. Exemplary relationship skills and with a track record of being a trusted advisor. Great time management and a passion for delivering on commitments. Understanding and past experience in development and project management processes and methodologies including common roles, responsibilities, and key deliverables. Proven leadership, influence, and mentoring skills. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of the Automotive industry and platforms specifically around Dealership operations','!*!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®, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear 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 www.coxautoinc.com. 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.','Cox Automotive','US-GA-Atlanta-3003 Summit Blvd','US-VT-Burlington-1 Howard Street','Regular','Executive','Day Job','','Yes, 5 % of the Time','Full-time','Ongoing','AVP, Architecture, Media Portfolio
Cox Automotive, Inc.
Website : http://www.coxautoinc.com
Cox Automotive is a leading provider of products and services that span the automotive ecosystem worldwide. We’ve built the strongest portfolio in the industry with more than 20 brands that together provide end-to-end digital marketing, wholesale and commerce solutions for customers large and small. Our goal is to simplify the trusted exchange of vehicles and maximize value for dealers, manufacturers and car shoppers.