Our Engineering division is detail-oriented and extraordinarily passionate. We thrive on designing simple and scalable solutions to complex problems and creating leading edge software solutions for our business. We are looking for humble, smart and hungry individuals who are comfortable working with an agile approach to software engineering.
The Manager, Software Engineering is responsible for providing guidance and direction to software engineering teams leading developing software that improves the Financial Solution business unit of Cox Automotive. He or she works closely with product managers to ensure the creation of software that provides value within the organization. The Manager will have responsibility for software engineering oversight, process improvement identification and implementation, risk mitigation, budget management, and hiring for their teams.
Leader: We need someone who can inspire and coach software engineers.
Technical: We need someone who has a strong foundational knowledge of software engineering and familiarity with various technologies such as Java and preferably Salesforce CRM.
Communication: We need someone who can give feedback (both positive and constructively critical). Communicate clearly and concisely to implement leading/best practices and processes to ensure alignment across the Engineering teams.
Social: We need someone who knows how to work in and out of organizational boundaries and is not difficult to work with. You will need to positively work through situations of healthy conflict when they occur.
Ownership: We need someone who will own ensure our teams continually create software that solves business problems. You will need to ensure our teams develop software in right way. You will need to make sure our organization continues to improve at the craft.
Innovation: Promote a culture of innovation that shares technology effectively and responsibly; you will refine and embody a cross-functional Engineering culture that works for all departments, encouraging knowledge transfer and professional growth
Leadership and management of software development teams. Provide professional development and mentorship to team members.
Participate in creating and implementing software engineering standards and guidelines for software engineering organization
Conceives team structure and constantly seeks opportunities to adjust team structure to maximize agility and efficiency
Champion communications on technology and strategic initiatives
Establish a fun, creative and enjoyable environment balanced with strong collaboration and productivity
Present issues and risks, and their business impact to management in a timely manner with proposed mitigation. Actively seeks and removes impediments to team success regardless of where they originate
Human resource contributions associated with the team, including recruiting, hiring, performance evaluation, and coaching
Inspire the division to strive for innovation, efficiency, continual learning and a desire to search for new ideas and technologies
Continuously improves software development productivity, quality, predictability, and team morale
Establish people management and processes to attract and retain the best talent in the software and technology space
Bachelor's degree is recommended and a Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related discipline
Substantial engineering background with 5+ years leadership experience in a software development organization with practical experience working in Agile environments with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery pipeline. Salesforce experience is a plus.
Good leadership, coaching, and management skills
Experience with business drivers and how those relate to software development
Effective communication and facilitation skills
Ability to diagnose and resolve problems independently with creative approaches
Ability to create clear goals and foster accountability/ownership
Highly self-motivated and customer-focused
Ability to think big and challenge conventional ways of working
About Cox Automotive
Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company's 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader, Clutch Technologies, Dealer.com, Dealertrack, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, NextGear Capital, VinSolutions, vAuto and Xtime, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion. www.coxautoinc.com
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