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Director, Software Engineering

Cox Automotive | Draper UT 84020 USA | Part Time | Posted: 11/24/2020

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Primary Location: 13693 S 200 W, Draper, UT, USA

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Director/Senior Director

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 207297

The Director of Engineering is a part of a strategic organization tasked with building products and components aligned to the growth plans of Cox Automotive. The Director will work closely with Engineering Leadership and key stakeholders across the company to execute the strategic priorities of the company.

The Director is a leader who can effectively guide and build teams to be successful by fostering an environment of trust, collaboration, and high-performance. This person must knock down technical, cultural, or organizational impediments, mentor lead technical staff, and collaborate with other product, architecture and engineering leaders to develop a healthy organization. The Director should have a passion for delivering results and learning how new technologies and processes can deliver better software to our customers

PRIMARY DUTIES/KEY RESPONSIBILITES
  • Manages a set of engineering teams.
  • Overall responsibility for the engineering and architecture alignment of all solutions delivered within release train(s).
  • Ensures that team organization, individual development, and communication are in line with the business solution set and broader Cox Automotive vision.
  • Builds Scrum and leadership teams that perform at a high level. Fosters inter-team collaboration and productivity.
  • Implements, measures and reports on the execution strategy defined for the team. Execution includes delivery of planned work, with deliverables that meet company standards with respect to quality, scalability, and reliability. Effectively communicates with key stakeholders when either scope or timeline of projects require modification.
  • Oversees engineering processes and ability to generate new processes to meet needs. Works closely with senior leadership on continual process improvement and organizational change to support Agile values.
  • Responsible for appropriately allocating teams to the highest value investments per business backlog and release planning. Formulate and communicate mitigation strategies for long running projects, or projects where risk is high.
  • Tracks and measures project work and programs to assess overall success.
  • Responsible for ensuring the program scrum teams’ overall morale and productivity continue to improve.
  • Manages career progression for team members to include hiring, performance reviews, salary decisions, mentoring, and coaching.

Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in computer science or related discipline, or equivalent experience, with advanced degree preferred
  • 10 + years of relevant experience with at least 5 years’ experience in a leadership role
  • Background and experience in Automotive industry a plus
  • Experience leading teams through cloud adoption a plus
  • 7+ years of experience coding and delivering software as a team member
  • Strong software engineering and software architecture skills
  • Team player with excellent work habits and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Other duties as needed or required

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 Dealer.com, 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 coxenterprises.com.

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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Location Draper, UT, 84020, United States
Categories Information Technology

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