Director, Software Development - Cox IoT Startup

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Cox Communications is now hiring for a Director of Software Development for their Cox2M business line. Cox2M is a new Internet of Things (IoT) business line venture within Cox Communications established in 2018. The Cox2M Team's mission is to unleash the true potential of a connected world by enabling complete asset tracking and monitoring solutions, giving businesses and communities the data and tools they need to improve processes, realize operational efficiencies, and deliver better experiences to customers and residents. You'll be part of the Cox2M's Product and Technology leadership team, working with a dynamic team of professional intrapreneurs who are passionate about solving customer needs using disruptive technologies. Visit to learn more.

About the Role

Join the Product & Technology leadership team of a dynamic, fast paced, venture where you will direct all software and platform development at Cox2M. Cox2M delivers end to end groundbreaking solutions to a diverse set of customers in target verticals such as automotive, smart communities and agriculture. The Product and Technology team is responsible for delivering solutions from conceptualization to launch and post-launch performance, spanning varying hardware, networks, platform and UIs. Your role will own all software, platform and UI development activities, on and offshore. The Director of Software Development is a central Cox2M leader driving the very heart of the Cox2M product and technology development ensuring the Cox2M team can continue to move fast, wow customers and deliver great solutions at scale. This position reports to the Cox2M Head of Product, Technology, and Innovation.

This role requires previous startup experience!

Key Ownership
  • Oversee the architecture, design, and implementation of the Cox2M Platform.
  • Manage the implementation of the platform against the overall Cox2M roadmap by leading external, internal, on and offshore teams of developers.
  • Partner with the Director of Hardware to manage device roadmap interdependencies and critical path items for integration to the platform
  • Partner with the Director of Product & Integration to develop a cohesive, cross-vertical roadmap.
  • Partner with the Director of IoT Networks to develop a tightly integrated platform and network strategy to optimize solution delivery
  • Partner with the Head of Product & Technology to identify and progress innovation concepts, introducing them to the business
  • Implement, coach & manage appropriate Agile methodologies and processes
  • Instill a DevOps mentality and help with the implementation of best practices, tools & procedures
  • Establish a robust engineer growth and development strategy, building a progression of junior to senior engineers
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)
  • Prior start-up experience required
  • 12 or more years of experience as an engineer
  • 5 or more years of experience in an engineering management position
  • 3 years of experience with enterprise web applications - any technical role working on enterprise applications with REST-like or GraphQL API and HTML or native mobile front-end
  • 1 year of experience in each of the following:
    • Pub/Sub Architecture - any technical role working on an enterprise application
    • Enterprise Web APIs - Architect or Technical Lead during design, coding, launch, and support of at least one enterprise consumer
    • Large, high-volume-write warehouses - Architect, Technical Lead, Scalability Engineer, or API Developer for service ingesting 100+ GB of structured data daily
    • Big data processing - Architect, Technical Lead, or Developer for service with batch processing across billions of rows and limited real-time processing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstratable knowledge of software development best practices, cloud architectures, microservices, containerization, and design patterns
  • Hands-on experience with:
    • Cloud platforms (AWS or GCP)
    • Javascript (node.js, react.js, etc.)
    • Containerized software (Docker, Kubernetes)
    • Databases (NoSQL, SQL, and other Cloud DBs)
    • Elasticsearch, Redis
    • DevOps (CI/CD, container automation - Helm)
    • Modern testing approaches
  • BS/BA degree in related discipline desired (Engineering, etc.)
  • Experience in telecommunications, automotive, supply chain or high-tech environment
  • Full stack development for IoT Cloud Platforms (GCP or AWS)
Who We Are

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

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

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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More Information on Cox Enterprises
Cox Enterprises operates in the Digital Media industry. The company is located in Sandy Springs, GA and Atlanta, GA. Cox Enterprises was founded in 1898. It has 35100 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 333 open jobs at Cox Enterprises, click here.
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