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Lead Cloud Enterprise Architect

Cox Enterprises | Atlanta GA 39901 USA | Full Time | Posted: 04/06/2021

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Primary Location: 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA

Division: Cox Enterprises

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 202100733

Cox Enterprises is looking for a Lead Enterprise Architect who will lead the CEI Cloud Center of Excellence (CCOE). He/she will be the key contributor to the strategy and implementation of the CEI CCOE. He/she will work closely with IT and Business leadership to establish the cloud as a formal service in the organization. This includes enabling IT and business units with the capability to consume the cloud in a self-service manner.


  • Champion and lead the development, support, and continually improvement of the CCOE practice
  • Develop and drive the strategic roadmap for the CCOE
  • Partner with members of IT and business leadership teams to ensure that the CCOE strategy supports the business strategy and operations
  • Facilitate the integration of Cloud and Cloud governance into business strategic thinking, understanding business requirements and long-term strategy
  • Implement a strategic IT planning process for the Cloud that is integrated with the business strategy development process
  • Sustain and enhance the company's strategic objectives and align IT operations with business operations
  • Implement a risk management process to control risks related to the Cloud by using an appropriate framework for managing risk
  • Measure, manage and communicate performance of Cloud components to the business
  • Understand key IT trends, leading discussions regarding applicability of new technology as well as incorporating it into the overall development and delivery of the Cloud strategy
  • Enable Cloud Services and IT to add value to the business, mitigating risks and incorporating IT into the business processes in a secure, sustainable manner
  • Implement an information security strategy, including an information security management system in accordance with an appropriate information security framework as applicable to the Cloud technologies
  • Oversee, manage, and report the financial investment and accounting of Cloud technologies and services
  • Review cloud services to ensure compliance to policy, proper ownership, and standards
  • Ensure continuous learning programs are established


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or related field
  • 10+ years of work experience with technology solutions development, deployment, and enterprise architecture
  • 5+ years of work experience with Cloud based technologies and operations including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
  • 3+ years of work experience leading and/or being an active member of a CCOE
  • Experience partnering with Cloud Service Providers
  • Experience partnering with wide variety of business and IT levels
  • Ability to build and maintain trusted relationships with customers/clients
  • Must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality
  • Ability to use models and architectural frameworks to identify relationships between business objectives, processes, and technology capabilities
  • Experience in Business and Technology Consulting
  • Strong communication skills for creating and sharing presentations to multiple levels of stakeholders
  • Ability to influence key stakeholders at all levels of leadership
  • Excellent organization and planning skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and with a team

Who We Are

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, 39901, United States
Categories Information Technology

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