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Sr Systems Engineer

Cox Automotive | Wilmington OH 45177 USA | Part Time | Posted: 06/11/2019

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Dealertrack, a Cox Automotive brand, is seeking a Sr Systems Engineer for a full-time position in Wilmington, OH.


The System Engineer designs, installs, configures, implements and supports all aspects of infrastructure environments, providing technical guidance and oversight and acting as a point of escalation and technical support.


Vision and Direction

  • Develops, documents, communicates, and enforces systems standards, policies, and procedures for standardizing systems assets.

Design and Builds

  • Participates in infrastructure architecture reviews.
  • Participates in infrastructure technology/service evaluations.

  • Performs detailed designs of new or changing infrastructure environments.

  • Installs, configures, maintains, and replaces new equipment (e.g. servers, storage, middleware, load balancing).

  • Conducts multiple levels of testing prior to release of new and upgrades systems, products or services.

  • Evaluates and designs new solutions utilizing existing standards and new technologies.

  • Develops roadmaps to guide infrastructure strategy 


Availability & Operating Level Management

  • Performs root cause analysis, resolves problems and recommends solutions.
  • Establishes guidelines and standards for capacity management review and establishes standards for network and telecom systems operations.
  • Monitors and plans capacity of all hosting environments to plan for future growth.
  • Analyzes system performance and provides preventative maintenance while providing maximum availability of physical and virtual servers (e.g. new software releases, upgrades, evaluation and installation of patches).
  • Works towards providing a fully redundant high availability infrastructure at all times.


  • Develops best practices used to maintain and administer hosting environments.

  • Performs warranty tracking and maintenance.

  • Ensures that backup and recovery plans are tested regularly and backup and recovery procedures are implemented.

  • Performs business continuity and disaster recovery testing.

  • Develops automation scripts and programs to streamline manual operations and reduce manpower requirement in maintenance and monitoring activities.

  • Performs troubleshooting and issue resolution and escalate issues to appropriate 3rd party vendor if needed.

  • Provides technical support and consultation to colleagues and customers as needed.



  • Working experience progressively in systems engineering
  • Working experience in systems applications and hardware, server architecture, operating platforms, NAS/SAN technologies, and internet and web applications
  • Working experience writing and maintaining scripts in multiple languages
  • Working experience in system engineering with large server environment
  • Working experience with security and network/distributed computing concepts
  • Working experience in leading projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • 5-8 years of working experience in advanced scripting language

  • 5-8 years of working experience in cloud computing concepts particularly related to IaaS and PaaS approaches

About Cox Automotive

Cox 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,®, 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.

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.

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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Location Wilmington, OH, 45177, United States
Categories Information Technology

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