Employer: Cox Automotive

**This position is remote/work from home. You need to reside within the Eastern or Central Time Zones.

The Senior Data Engineer is responsible for processing structured and unstructured data, validating data quality, and developing and supporting data products and building business intelligence reports and Dashboards. The Senior Data Engineer also plays a role in planning, providing advice and guidance, and monitoring emerging technologies.

Process Structured and Unstructured Data

  • Gathers and processes raw, structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data using batch and real-time data processing frameworks.
  • Understands and enforces appropriate data master management techniques.

Data Validation and Quality

  • Ensures data quality and implements tools and frameworks for automating the identification of data quality issues.
  • Work with internal and external data providers on data validation providing feedback and making customized changes to data feeds and data mappings.

Data Visualization and Business Intelligence

  • Develop dynamic near-real time business intelligence reports, data visualizations and analysis tools (i.e., dashboards & reports) leveraging Tableau, MicroStrategy, and/or Microsoft Power BI to support client deliverables and enable data self-service
  • Serve as a SME for data visualization designs and integrations
  • Lead designer for graphics leveraged in data visualization
  • Understand the business processes, the underlying data, and cross-cutting data sets forEnterprise Media Solutions
  • Support dissemination and distribution of data and reports. Perform data validation and quality assurance, as needed.
  • Present directly to internal stakeholders articulating coherent stories and analytical concepts
  • Document business & technical requirements and user-stories to support data visualization needs and underlying data architecture needs to deliver these visualizations (dashboards & reports)

Agile Planning

  • Understands the challenges that the analytics organization faces in their day-to-day work and partner with them to design viable data solutions.
  • Recommends improvements to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team and reduce technical debt.

Application Support

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

Advice and Guidance

  • Actively works with less experienced data engineers providing technical guidance and oversight.

Emerging Technology Monitoring

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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 5 years of experience working in design, development, and implementation of highly scalable, high-volume software systems and components, client-facing web applications, and major Internet-oriented applications and systems OR an equivalent combination of education and work- related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Batch and real-time data processing frameworks
  • Data modelling, data access, and data storage techniques
  • Relational and NoSQL databases
  • Business intelligence tools and platforms
  • Data quality tools
  • Application lifecycle methodologies (e.g., waterfall, agile, iterative)
  • Scrum Developer Certification

About Cox Automotive

There’s 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. We’ve 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. We’re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We’re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you’ll 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.

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