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Senior Director, Cloud Engineering- RapidScale

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Director/Senior Director

Division: Cox Communications


  • 301 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, North Carolina
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At Cox, we think of tech innovation as a force for good, and we recruit leaders with the vision and know-how to use it responsibly. That’s where you come in.

We’re hiring a Senior Director of Cloud Engineering to oversee our Cloud Engineering group at RapidScale, part of the Cox family of businesses. In this role, you’ll spearhead public and private cloud deployments and ensure the development, implementation and maintenance of cloud-based systems, software, and applications.

If you’re passionate about shaping the future of cloud technology, let’s talk!

What’s In It for You?  

Here’s a sneak peek at the benefits you could experience as a Cox employee:

  • A competitive salary and top-notch bonus/incentive plans. 
  • Professional development and continuing education opportunities. 
  • The chance to work with fascinating, cutting-edge platforms. 
  • Exceptional work-life balance, flexible time-off policies and accommodating work schedules. 
  • Comprehensive healthcare, with multiple options for individuals and families. 
  • Generous 401(k) retirement plans with up to 8% company match. 
  • Inclusive parental leave policies, plus comprehensive fertility coverage and adoption assistance. 

Check out all our benefits.  

What You’ll Do  

You’ll help us unlock unprecedented scalability, security, and agility in our cloud infrastructure. Here’s more on what you’ll be doing:

  • Contribute to and implement our long-term strategy for cloud engineering and related functions.
  • Collaborate with leaders to turn business processes into impactful implementation designs.
  • Drive seamless integration, continuous deployment tooling and technical practices across the organization.
  • Research areas where new technology can solve upcoming business problems.
  • Keep a pulse on business and product trends to anticipate future tech needs.
  • Lead a team of approximately six senior manager or director-level leaders.
  • Own an annual reporting roadmap and communicate cloud engineering initiatives across the business.
  • Serve as tactical relationship manager between Cloud Engineering and other technical teams and business stakeholders.

Who You Are  

You’re a strategic thinker who knows how to build partnerships across an enterprise. You’re also an empathetic leader who will build confidence and expertise within your own teams. Here’s what else you bring to the table:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (I.e. cloud technologies) and 12 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master's degree and 10 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and 7 years’ experience in a related field; or 16 years’ experience in a related field
  • 7+ years’ experience in a management or leadership role
  • Experience successfully leading teams through significant change, whether it’s navigating through an organizational restructuring or merger and acquisition activity.
  • Experience with modern (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform) and traditional (IaaS, DaaS, Networking and Microsoft Services) IT technologies.
  • The ability to set challenging short- and long-term goals and motivate your team to overcome obstacles and achieve exceptional results.
  • The ability to carefully analyze organizational issues, determine the root cause and propose alternative solutions.
  • Experience developing and supporting teams and leaders, and building a sense of ownership in generating ideas, making decisions, obtaining resources, and overcoming barriers.


  • An MBA and/or other industry certifications in cloud technologies.
  • Experience working in a growth-stage startup or Agile environment.
  • A “people-first” leadership style.

Let’s redefine what’s possible in cloud engineering. Join us today!

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.

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