Technical Architect - Data Management

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/11/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



Do you have a passion for developing standards and plans for latest cutting edge Big Data technology as well as developing a vision for the future with up and coming Big Data and analytic technologies Do you have a knack for partnering across the enterprise to help them understand complex architectures and integration approaches as well as develop frameworks and execution plans for Big Data management? Are you one of those rare technologists with the communications, consultative, and leadership skills to help guide Cox Automotive to success with Big Data technologies? If so, we may want to hire you!

The ideal candidate will possess an in-depth understanding of big data technologies and Big Data management. This role requires significant collaboration with business teams and must have strong executive presence and presentation skills.


* Evolve and introduce new standards, data management and best practices for enterprise-wide Big Data architecture

* Lead development and use of enterprise-wide information architecture standards for data definitions, data management, warehouse design and development, and ensure the organization's compliance to these standards

* Lead the initiative to define the necessary assets needed to capture the right types of metadata -- such as business names, definitions and valid domain values; ownership (CFO, HR); security settings (public, company confidential, HR only, senior management only).

* Develop the strategy to manage unstructured data, including social media, emails, pictures, videos and other data. Take inventory of all that unstructured data -- the big data challenge -- determining its format, security, ownership and quality. Also determine which unstructured data should -- and shouldn't -- be captured.

* Champion Big Data analytics capabilities for the organization.


* Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or equivalent work experience

* At least 10 years' experience in Enterprise Architecture -- with focus on Data Architecture, Integration, Reporting and Analytics

* Subject Mater Expertise in Data Quality, Data Management, and Metadata Management

* Experience and deep understanding of Big Data technologies such Hadoop distributions, Splunk, Mongo, HBase, SOLR, Spark, SQOOP, Hive, Cloudera Metadata Manager, Netezza, Platfora, Datameer, Microstrategy, etc.

* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Strong executive presence and ability to interact with top executives

* Successful teamwork experience and demonstrated leadership abilities

* Ability to thrive in rapidly advancing, changing, and delivery-focused environments

* Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to direct multiple agile teams and/or projects simultaneously

* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to collect and organize data and summarize findings and develop conclusions and recommendations

* Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization, including executive management and end users, and along with excellent presentation skills

* Ability to articulate \\"Big Data\\" architecture and design to both business executives and technologists

* Business acumen to deliver results in a rapidly evolving environment

* Successful teamwork experience and demonstrated leadership abilities

* Travel: Minimal

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience in an agile environment

Organization:Cox Automotive
Primary Location:US-GA-Atlanta-2002 Summit Blvd

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Shift:Day Job-
Travel:Yes, 5 % of the Time

Unposting Date:Ongoing


Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit

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6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30328

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