Mgr Software Engineering

Cox Automotive   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Automotive.


5 - 7 years

Posted 237 days ago

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Description offers the chance to do your best work and lead the digital revolution of the auto industry. Our Engineering professionals are energetic influencers who have built a world-class software platform, for auto dealers, from the ground up. Collaboration is woven into the fabric of everything we do; from 24-hour Hackathons to sprint reviews and scrum teams, you'll be immersed in an environment that nurtures individualism, creative problem-solving, and intellect.Partner Solutions Engineering delivers premium-quality solutions against aggressive timelines based on the strategic priorities for’s OEM, Enterprise, and Reseller partners. The scrum teams are routinely challenged to balance the need to customization against feature enhancement and core product work.Job Overview:The Manager, Software Engineering is responsible for supporting multiple scrum teams in the successful creation and delivery of software products to the marketplace.  The Manager is an Engineering leader who effectively guides and builds teams to be successful. They are responsible for ensuring the morale, productivity, and overall health of the scrum teams continues to improve over time.  Additionally, they will be responsible for project oversight, process improvement identification and implementation, risk mitigation, budget management, and hiring.Responsibilities:

  • Works directly with individual contributors to mentor them in advancing their role-specific skills and careers.  Optimizes overall team performance, by coaching individual team members
  • Conceives team structure and constantly seeks opportunities to adjust team structure to maximize agility and efficiency
  • Plan and execute projects based on the product development pipeline
  • Contribute creatively to the product development pipeline
  • 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
  • Collaboration across multiple business units and functional departments to develop and deploy solutions that address key business initiatives
  • Adherence to departmental process and procedure
  • Continuously improves software development productivity, quality, predictability, and team morale
  • Ensure delivery of the highest quality service


  • Bachelor's degree is recommended and a Masters degree in related field is desired
  • 6 + years leadership experience in a software development organization, ideally in an Agile environment
  • Proven ability to lead and advance software teams
  • Experience with business drivers and how those relate to software delivery
  • Experience with an Agile or SCRUM based methodology
  • Effective communicator both verbal and written
  • Background in program management in a high growth company
  • Exceptional and proven leadership skills
  • Experience managing project portfolios
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve problems independently with creative approaches
  • Ability to create clear goals and foster accountability/ownership
  • Skilled in balancing risk with time-to-market objectives