NETWORK & AWS SPECIALIST | Cox Automotive Canada

  • Cox Automotive Canada
  • 8277 Lawson Road, Milton, ON, Canada
  • Jun 02, 2020
Full time Information Technology (IT)

Job Description

Primary Location: 8277 Lawson RdMiltonON, CA

Other Locations: Mississauga, ON;

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 204582





The Cox Automotive Network & AWS Production Engineering team is an innovative team devoted to providing automated services for Cox Automotive to measure, evaluate and plan for visible, reliable application delivery.


As a member of the IT Operations team, you will engage with development teams to help create automated pipelines and solutions required for continuous delivery. We are looking for engineers who are passionate about DevOps, AWS and Networks!


The successful candidate will drive the planning, implementation and testing of all new and existing AWS and networking technologies throughout the firm. This person likely started a career on the network side and migrated to AWS. This position will work across multiple teams and engineers across the firm to drive synergy, consistency and stabilization for corporate and Production infrastructures.


If you love to figure out how all the pieces are put together in a build environment, or if automation and building tools to monitor and manage applications sounds interesting to you, we want to talk to you.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Sharing a 24×7 on-call support with other team members
  • Engage with Software Engineering in the design, implementation and maintenance of the build/release infrastructure
  • Improve the predictability and reliability of software releases with the implementation of automated build, test and deployment tools and processes.
  • Partner with Software Engineering and Application Specialists to improve stability with the design, development and implementation of application monitors and alerts.
  • Participate with Software Engineering and Architect Teams to ensure Release Engineering best practices are implemented
  • Work with Software and Production Engineering in the coordination of software releases
  • Produce update and/or endorse Site Reliability Engineering standards, guidelines and procedures
  • Provide disciplined and inspired leadership with experience in building and running high performance Network, Telecom and AWS infrastructure,
  • Review / recommend Networking purchases and throughout the firm to drive standardization
  • Technical leader who can execute on the Network strategy that will ensure the stability, security and integrity of the firms AWS, data and voice infrastructure
  • Understand and recommend emerging new solutions and technologies especially as it pertains to virtualizing the network and the software defined data center
  • Support Continuous Availability, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Planning as they relate to Network, Telecommunications, AWS infrastructure and capabilities
  • Maintain operational guidelines, diagrams and documentation for all network and security devices and infrastructures. Attention to detail on all documents is important.
  • Monitor expiration dates of SSL Certificates. Install new SSL certificates.
  • Capacity planning and monitoring of all network infrastructures, devices and data circuits to keep ahead of future growth. Report capacity needs and concerns to the network and security manager. Work to ensure maximum network uptime.
  • Troubleshoot all network and AWS outages or problems. Escalate necessary issues to the appropriate 3rd party vendor support team. Follow through to bring all network outages and problems to conclusion in a quick and efficient manner. Update the network and security manager on the status of all outages and issues.



  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline, or in place of degree, 5-7 years’ experience as a DevOps, SRE, Network Support
  • Corporate AWS DEVops support experience
  • Large network support experience (Cabling, Switching, Routing, WAN, LAN, WiFi, FW, Security)
  • Familiarity with one or more general purpose programing languages but not limited to: PowerShell, Bash, Python, Perl.
  • Windows and Linux system (80/20) engineering expertise
  • Experience with Application Server platforms (.Net, JBoss, EAP, EWS, Wildfly)

What we offer:

  • Full time employment with one of the global leaders in automotive remarketing realm
  • 5 weeks paid vacation per year
  • Generous Insurance plan paid by Cox Automotive Canada (medical, dental, life, disability).
  • RRSP contribution plan
  • Venngo Discount programs
  • Fast paced, multicultural work environment
  • Career pathing – opportunity for development and advancement within Cox Automotive family of companies
  • Opportunity for involvement with local communities though company sponsored volunteering program
  • Cox Automotive Canada was named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers
  • This person could be sitting either at the Milton or Mississauga office. This is to be determined.


Who We Are

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, 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

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.




Job ID: 204582