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Senior Application Administrator

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

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Communications


  • 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Cox Communications is the largest private telecom company in America, proudly serving six million homes and businesses. That may sound like a lot, but we also proudly serve our employees and communities. Our commitment to mindful, meaningful moments of connection isn’t limited to just our people, but also covers our products, services, and career opportunities. Come build a better future with us at Cox!

The Cox Common Middleware Infrastructure Group is looking for a Senior Applications Administrator.  This team provides support, as well as, deployment and integration of new services for anything related to the receiving, processing and delivering of middleware service for the common middleware, API Gateway and Google Cloud GCP.  This role will focus on API management, deployment, automation, infrastructure build and support to include capacity management, planning, lifecycle management of software and hardware assets, and procurement.


  • Provide back office Infrastructure support for all Middleware Services at multiple datacenter locations.

  • Deploy, integrate, enable and monitor infrastructure and applications for multiple Middleware platforms & services.

  • Develop budgets for lifecycle management of all environments to include purchase, implementation and retirement of physical resources.

  • Coordinate, evolve and manage process of Infrastructure implementation with a cross functional team of stakeholders, ensuring hardware and software Enterprise standards and requirements are met.

  • Manage and maintain Middleware support documentation including architecture diagrams, in-service reports, installation and retirement procedures, and other reference materials.

  • Provide input and recommendations to the future network design and architecture of the Middleware application back offices and networks. 

  • Create and maintain monitoring and management of capacity of all environments, ensuring the Middleware team has the resources needed to deliver projects on time and on budget.

  • Automate build, patching, deployment, etc. tasks using Jenkins, Ansible, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 4 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and 2 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and up to 1 year of experience; or 16 years’ experience in a related field.

  • Experience with RedHat Linux system administration or system architecture experience

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

  • Excellent UNIX systems administration skills in Linux environments

  • Strong experience working with an ISP web / java server environment (Apache, JBOSS, Tomcat, interacting with Oracle databases, multi-tiered load balanced environments).

  • Understanding of TCP/IP Networking including OSI Model and basic UNIX system level network troubleshooting skills.

  • Must be self-motivated and results oriented.

  • Must be comfortable working in a team environment.         

  • Must be able to work through technical resolution of problems in a cross-functional environment.


  • Script development with bash or other scripting languages.

  • Familiarity with DNS, WiFi, VMWare/VCloud, IPv6, networking/security, and/or load balancing.

  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Docker, Rancher, Google Cloud Portal and Anthos. 

  • Experience with New Relic and Atlassian Tools.


About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is the largest private telecom company in America, serving six million homes and businesses. That’s a lot, but we also proudly serve our employees. Our benefits and our award-winning culture are just two of the things that make Cox a coveted place to work. If you’re interested in bringing people closer through broadband, smart home tech and more, join Cox Communications 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.

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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