Lead DevOps Engineer

Location: Carmel, IN (06340)
Company: Cox Automotive
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 3 days ago

Primary Location: 115 Poheganut Dr, Carmel, IN, US

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 202202585_24208549

At Cox, we're forward-thinking innovators who put people first. Our award-winning workplace culture is centered on inclusion and kindness, and we're looking for people to join our mission to be a force for good in the world. Come build a better future with us across automotive, communications, the environment and more.

We want to do everything we can to keep our employees safe and healthy. Therefore, where permitted by applicable law, you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S.-based job. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will of course be considered.

Keep reading to learn more about this opportunity to join the Cox family of businesses.

Dealertrack, a Cox Automotive brand, is currently looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer to join our team in Groton, CT.

At Cox, were passionate about building software that solves problems. Our Lead DevOps Engineers are a key to this success by helping accelerate deliveries and increasing application resilience. Founded on the premise to standardize tooling across a set of teams and to evangelize new technologies and processes, the systems engineers regularly investigate engineering pain-points and then thoughtfully provide scalable solutions.

A perfect candidate is one that likes automating tedious tasks, creates safety guards from mistakes being made, prefers simplifying problems instead of overcomplicating things, being proactive instead of reactive, mindfully accepting tech-debt, and, most importantly, working as a team. If this describes you, or you want to hear more, click the Apply button and we look forward to connecting.


  • Balance feature development speed and reliability with well-defined service level objectives
  • Create sustainable systems and services through automation
  • Drive an end-to-end pipeline process for frequent application, infrastructure, and configuration releases
  • Identify technical or process improvement opportunities, and partner with delivery teams to implement them.
  • Live by Agile (particularly Scrum) principles and collaborate with team members using Agile techniques including sandbox testing, code reviews, and retrospectives

Who You Are:

  • Proven ability to work with team members to deliver projects on deadlines.
  • Experience with fast and agile release cycles.
  • Above average ability to multi-task and keep multiple threads in progress simultaneously.
  • Above average ability to exercise flexibility to quickly change priorities when needed.
  • Sufficient level of technical aptitude to effectively communicate with Engineers and draw attention to technical risks or challenges.
  • Understand how code is built and constructed into a CI/CD pipeline
  • Effectively communicates within Engineering as well as with non-technical teams.
  • Able to adjust communication style to communicate with individual Engineers as well as C-level leaders.
  • Keeps calm under pressure, maintaining a disciplined approach to communication even in urgent situations.
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field and 7+ years experience OR 11+ years experience equivalent combination of industry-related professional experience and education
  • Experience in analysis, design, and programming
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) practices and provisioning tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, etc.
  • Experience with Build Tools such as Ant, Maven, Gradle
  • Experience with CD/CI tools such as Jenkins, Github Actions, Circle CI, etc.
  • Experience with Monitoring/Instrumentation or Observability tools such as New Relic, Nagios, Splunk, Elk, etc.
  • Experience with AWS (Amazon Web Services)
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment


  • Experience with Container services such as Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher
  • Experience with Config management such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc.
  • Experience with Source Management such as GitHub, Bit Bucket, GitLab, etc.
  • Experience with Deploy Artifacts such as Artifactory, Nexus, etc.
  • Experience with AWS Cloud Security, Policy, Configuration, and Security Management tools
  • Experience with APIs and Plug-ins to integrate security tools into established CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with security automation

Who We Are

About Cox Automotive

Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

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 individuals 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.

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.

Web Reference : AJF/359626911-202
Posted Date : Sat, 02 Jul 2022

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