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Lead Cloud Solutions Architect

Cox Communications | Atlanta GA 30301 USA | Full Time | Posted: 07/07/2020

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Cox Communications is the largest private telecom company in America, and we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. At Cox, we are committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection, not only with our products and services, but also with our career opportunities. Come connect with us, and lets build a better future together.


• Develop and propose technology solutions based on client needs and current modern architecture best practices & Roadmap/Desired Target State of Cloud solutions at Cox.

• Provide input to the strategic direction of technology investments to assist in the development of the enterprise architecture and maximize the return on technology investment.

• Assist in Develop, test, and implement technology solutions and report on delivery commitments to ensure solutions are implemented as expected and to agreed timeframes.

•Experienced in cloud architecture, design, and hands on knowledge with AWS core services such as EC2, IAM, S3, RDS, CloudWatch, and net new AWS environment deployments.

Architected and designed serverless platforms leveraging AWS specific services such as Lambda, Athena, EMR, Lake formation, Kinesis.

Design and Architect an integrated and strategic Cloud Solution/ data framework for operational and analytical data needs that align to Enterprise standards.

 • Create solution prototypes including hands-on coding and configuration.

• Lead technology selection processes.

• Define features, phases, and solution requirements in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

• Effectively communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

• Liaise with client stakeholders and solution development teams on an ongoing basis.

• Set and continually manage expectations with team members and other stakeholders.



• Must have a strong technical background with direct work-related IT architecture specially within Cloud technologies (AWS) and Hadoop experience creating high level design and solution architectures.

• Proven experience with enterprise application integration and cloud solutions.

• Must be experienced in software development.

• Must be able to demonstrate both breadth and depth of understanding of architectures such as SOA, microservice, client-server.

• Strong understanding of modern CI/CD practices, including containerization and other forms of virtualization.

• Excellent communication skills are a vital part of this role.

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are necessary as a solution architect.

• Demonstrated ability to lead large scale software projects to successful completion on time and on budget.

• Able to work and communicate effectively with other talented IT professionals, execute independently, and handle multiple concurrent projects.


• Bachelor’s Degree required in either Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering or related field.

• Excellent client management skills: ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, especially at a level that Director and C-Level executives can understand.

• Needs to adapt to various client environments. Strong database design skills – both relational and non-relational.

• Technical certifications and advanced degrees are a plus.

• Passion for helping growing companies achieve success.

• Technical certifications and advanced degrees are a plus.


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. We're 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. We’ve 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.  We’re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation.  We’re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you’ll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at   

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 Atlanta, GA, 30301, United States
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