Mgr Software Engineering, Website Platform

Cox Automotive   •  

Burlington, VT

Industry: Automotive.


5 - 7 years

Posted 270 days ago

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Team Overview:Our Software Engineering team is detail-oriented and extraordinarily passionate. We thrive on designing simple and scalable solutions to complex problems, and delivering leading edge software products for our customers. We are looking for exceptionally ambitious and communicative hands-on individuals who are comfortable working with the agile methodology as part of an interdisciplinary team, have experience working in fast-paced environments, and who have passion and skills to take our product offering to the next level.Job Summary:The Manager is responsible for assisting 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. The Manager works closely with Engineering Leadership and key stakeholders across the company to execute the strategic priorities of the company, and is responsible for ensuring the morale, productivity, and overall health of the scrum teams continues to improve over time.  The Manager will be responsible for project oversight, process improvement identification and implementation, risk mitigation, and hiring.Your Role:

  • 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     


What We Look For:  

  • Bachelor's degree is required in Computer Science or related field
  • 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             
  • Exceptional and proven leadership skills           
  • Experience managing software 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