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Site-Reliability Engineer II

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 6325 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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What you’ll be doing:

  • Work directly with stakeholders to understand real-world problems in our domain and contribute to and maintain the integrity of solutions by collaborating with cross-functional teams, including software development, operations, and product management, to design, build, and maintain highly reliable and scalable systems.

  • Design and deliver technical solutions to business and product problems in order to develop and deploy automation tools and frameworks using infrastructure as code principles to streamline system provisioning, configuration management, and deployment processes.

  • Implement and optimize CI/CD pipelines using tools like Jenkins, Github Actions, Jenkinsfile, and Git to enable rapid and reliable software delivery.

  • Monitor system performance using tools like CloudWatch and Prometheus, analyze metrics, and identify areas for improvement to ensure optimal system behavior and resource utilization. Respond to incidents, troubleshoot issues, and implement effective solutions in an on-call rotation to minimize downtime and mitigate risks.

  • Utilize containerization technologies such as Docker and collaborate with Software Engineers to ensure new features and changes are introduced with a focus on resilience, reliability, scalability, and operational efficiency.

  • Apply infrastructure as code practices using tools like RDS, Terraform to define and manage cloud resources on platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS).  Implement and maintain configuration management tools like Ansible and Puppet to manage system configurations consistently. Automate routine tasks and build automation frameworks using Python, Go, or shell scripts to reduce manual toil and improve operational efficiency.

  • Adhere to agile principles, participate in Kanban or other agile methodologies, and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives. Contribute to the development and implementation of standards, practices, and architecture guidelines for reliable and scalable systems.

  • Evolve problem statements into actionable items that enable the team to deliver measurable value by staying updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering domains in order to shape actionable items for the data services engineering team to solve those real-world problems.

  • Demonstrate ownership of initiatives and drive them through to completion.

What we require from you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field plus 2+ years of relevant work experience; or a Master's degree plus up to 2 years of relevant work experience

  • In lieu of a degree, qualified candidates would require 7+ years of relevant professional experience

  • Strong background as a Software Developer, with experience in designing, developing, and maintaining software applications.

  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages, such as Python, Go, Ruby, or shell scripts.

  • Experience with cloud platforms, particularly Amazon Web Services (AWS), and relevant certifications like AWS Certified DevOps Engineer or AWS Certified Solutions Architect.

  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure as code principles and experience with tools like Terraform and CloudFormation.

  • Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker.

  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef. Solid understanding of CI/CD principles and experience with tools like Jenkins, Git, and GitHub. Knowledge of monitoring and logging tools such as CloudWatch, Prometheus, or ELK stack.

  • Familiarity with agile methodologies, including Kanban, and experience working in collaborative, cross-functional teams. Experience tagging resources, building and maintaining new CI/CD Pipelines and migrating online resources to AWS.

  • Must be able to research and troubleshoot challenging work and connect with teams to better understand requirements.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex issues and propose effective solutions. Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer 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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