Manager Software Engineering

Cox Enterprises Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

Cox Automotive' s, Inventory Software Solutions (ISS) organization is adding an experienced Software Manager to lead our Data software engineering teams in Austin, TX.

Your Role

As a Software Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading, growing, and developing a team of innovative Software Engineers in designing, implementing, and delivering high-quality software products. To be successful in this role, you must be able to lead effectively in a fluid, fast-paced agile environment. This position requires strong technical, design, communication, and collaboration skills. We have aggressive goals over the next couple of years and are looking for candidates with a passion for solving large scale problems and a can-do attitude!


  • Leads a team to provide high-quality, maintainable software that meets business and technology needs.

  • Must be able to influence other software and IT managers to design and build solutions that meet our needs.

  • Manage career progression for team members, including hiring, performance reviews, salary decisions, mentoring, coaching, and all duties normally associated with a hiring manager.

  • Represent your team in strategy and planning meetings.

  • Work with your team to plan, design, implement and operationalize innovations and improvements to existing programs.

  • Work with your team to continually improve their processes and develop best practices for agile development that delivers value to our stakeholders.

  • Respond quickly and effectively to production issues and taking responsibility for seeing those issues through resolution.

  • Stay current with changes in the technical area of expertise.

  • Share knowledge by effectively documenting plans, decisions, and task ownership.

Learn more about us

  • Location and 360 walkthrough -

  • We Are Cox Automotive -

  • The Connected Cox Automotive Story -

  • Transforming the Auto Industry -

  • Cox Conserves -

  • Explore Tech Careers @ Cox Automotive -

  • From the SVP of Product & Engineering -


  • 7+ years of software development experience.

  • 2+ years of experience architecting large software solutions.

  • 3+ years in managing direct reports.

  • Solid understanding of REST APIs, API Management tools and cloud deployment patterns.

  • Demonstrate experience executing Agile methods for software product development.

  • Experience with a wide range of software architectures, platforms, and tools including: REST APIs, AWS, CI/CD, Design patterns, Data Pipelines, Warehousing, etc.

  • Very strong business analysis, system analysis, or product analysis skills.

  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.

  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills with the ability to multitask and adapt to change.

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related degree, or equivalent work experience

What We Look For

  • High energy, confident, ambitious, and self-motivated individual with a can-do attitude.

  • Ability to lead a team to turn high-level requirements into a working system through iterative development.

  • Servant leadership - we want you to empower your team members and remove roadblocks for them.

  • Desire to mentor and help our team members grow.

  • Strong focus on delivering high quality, scalable products.

  • Change Agent - someone who possesses a healthy dissatisfaction with the status quo and drives change to continuously improve operational efficiency.

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.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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Manager Software Engineering

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