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Senior Data Engineer

  • Remote
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • Atlanta GA
  • Remote - Georgia
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We are currently seeking a  Senior Data Engineer  to join our team in Atlanta, GA.

Ideal candidate would have strong hands-on experience in ETL tools, data analysis, data profiling and building data models.   Extremely proficient in designing high performing complex queries to gather large amount of data across multiple data sources in order to meet the reporting requirements.  We especially need your experience with streaming technologies like DMS, Kinesis; NoSQL environments like DynamoDB; data processing using ETL tools like Informatica and Alteryx.  

The Senior Data Engineer will work with their associated delivery teams to solution projects on the cloud (AWS) or on-premise and builds Data pipelines, Data models, queries, etc.  to implement capabilities and features, improve performance and maintainability, while reducing technical debt in alignment with product and technology roadmaps. As a fully functioning scrum team member, the Senior Data Engineer would be involved in full SDLC and is expected to contribute towards the design, development, and CI/CD operations with respect to Data. 

Technologies We Use: 
AWS; Kinesis; NoSQL environments like DynamoDB, Relational Databases Oracle, RDS Postgres; Snowflake; ETL via DMS, Kinesis, Glue, Informatica, Alteryx, Observability via Splunk, Datadog and New Relic, JasperSoft & Tableau Reporting application


o   Works with Product Management to understand the challenges that customers and end users face in their day-to-day work and partner with them to design viable solutions.

o   Recommends viable solutions to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team and reduce technical debt.

o   Foresees capacity requirements for component usage and identifies limitations.

o   Provides input into story sizing, backlog grooming, and release planning.

o   Contributes to product and solution designs to address critical issues and complex problems.

o   Builds software applications across multiple platforms in response to the needs of stakeholders.

o   Understands technical architecture and writes software and automated tests that are aligned with agreed upon standards. 

o   Performs trouble-shooting efforts and investigations when necessary.

o   Provides ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of deployed products.

o   Actively works with less experienced software engineers providing technical guidance and oversight.

o   Actively participates in the engineering community, staying up to date on new software and data technologies  and best practices and shares insights with others in the organization.


o   Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 4+ years experience OR MS w/ 2+ years experience OR 8 years experience of equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education.

o   4+ years of working experience in High volume, Data centric applications

o   4+ years of experience in performing data analysis, data profiling and building data models using Snowflake Data Warehouse or equivalent.  A solid experience and understanding of large-scale data and analytics solutions on Data Warehouse is a must 

o   Proficient with Data Analysis and Data modeling tools

o   Professional knowledge of AWS Databases and Data Warehouse solutions

o   Passion for analysis and focus on business results. Entrepreneurial mindset. 

o   Experience in Snowflakes SnowSQL and writing SQL queries against Snowflake

o   Understanding of data science and product management

o   Effective written, listening and oral communications. 

o   Collaborative nature and the ability to balance vision and execution.

o   Proficient with Data Analysis, data profiling and building data models using modern data modeling tools

o   Worked with large scale data and analytics solutions on Data Warehouse

o   Proficiency in Oracle, PL/SQL, Data Modelling and Data Analysis.

o   Professional knowledge of AWS Databases and Data Warehouse solutions

To be employed in this role, you’ll need to clear a pre-employment background check and drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently consider a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

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 provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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