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Solution Architect

Cox Automotive

North Hills, NY
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Company Cox Automotive
Title: Solution Architect
JobID: 1713065
Category: Information Technology
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time


The Solution Architect is responsible for architecting and designing comprehensive solutions that meet functional requirements in support of a given initiative. The Solution Architect plays a role in establishing architectural vision and direction, architects solutions, provides advice and guidance, monitors emerging technologies, and assists in software and service procurements.

Your Role:
  • Contribute to the technology strategy by identifying, assessing and recommending external trends in technology, technology solutions and methodologies.
  • Exercise solution design leadership on initiatives, driving alignment to target architecture and design standards.
  • Facilitate architecture reviews, ensuring adherence to architectural standards, and consistency across organizational and design boundaries.
  • Create solution options and solution architecture, adhering to architectural standards and the technology roadmap, and minimizing technical debt. 
  • Design solutions that involve complex, multi-system integration, possibly across BUs or domains.
  • Drive alignment between Enterprise Architecture, Technical Architecture and business needs.
  • Participate in application rationalization and the development of application architecture roadmaps.
  • Identify applications and platforms impacted by the solution, the need for new platforms, and drives platform selection.
  • Contribute to backlog of development team. 
  • Facilitate large groups of diverse stakeholders to obtain consensus on target solution.
  • Provide guidance and oversight, ensures the viability of proposed solutions and provides direction on the appropriate approach to the solution throughout the project. 
  • Communicate solution architecture to stakeholders and other technologists.
  • Perform due diligence during potential mergers and acquisitions.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and the evolution of current technologies to define a future vision roadmap for optimal application of technology to meet business needs.
  • Conduct Proof of Concept for feasibility studies.
  • Involved in vendor selection processes and management throughout the project lifecycle


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science degree or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • 8 –10 years of working experience designing, developing, and delivering technology solutions
  • Experience architecting complex, multi-system solutions and delivering solutions
  • Working experience developing architecture principles and standards
  • Experience with the use, deployment and ongoing maintenance of an Enterprise Architecture model using commercial modeling products
  • Experience with enterprise portal frameworks, enterprise search, enterprise content management and collaboration technologies

About Cox Automotive


Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®,®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-NY-North Hills-3400 New Hyde Park Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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