Manager, Site Reliability Engineering

Cox Automotive
Santa Ana, California
Apr 10, 2024
Apr 27, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
This position is hybrid and can work from any of the following office locations: Atlanta, GA; Burlington, VT; Irvine, CA; Mission, KS.

We are seeking a seasoned Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Manager to lead our team of talented engineers. The SRE Manager will be responsible for ensuring the reliability, scalability, and performance of our company's infrastructure and applications. This role requires a combination of software engineering skills and operational excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership : Lead a team of Site Reliability Engineers, fostering an environment of technical growth and continuous improvement.

System Design and Implementation : Collaborate with product development teams to design and implement cloud solutions that are reliable, scalable, and efficient.

Policy Development : Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure consistent reliability and performance levels across all services.

Incident Management : Drive the incident management process, ensuring efficient resolution of production issues. Support a blameless post-mortem culture to learn from incidents.

Automation : Implement automation tools and technologies to replace manual operations and processes, improving system efficiency and effectiveness.

On-call Support : Participate in on-call rotations and provide after-hours support as needed to ensure system uptime and reliability.

Continuous Learning : Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies and apply this knowledge to improve our systems and processes.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline and 6 year's experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as Masters degree and 4 year's experience, PhD and 1 year experience in a related field; or 18 years' experience in a related field.
  • 1+ years' experience in a lead or management role
  • Background as a Site Reliability Engineer, or similar role building solutions in a software engineering environment.
  • Experience planning and implementing cloud migrations (AWS preferred)
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, Bash, or Ruby.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

USD 117 500.00 per year


Compensation includes a base salary of $117,300.00 - $195,500.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate's knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company's needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What's more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today!

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses - which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications - is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!

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. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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