As a Software Technical Manager at Cox Automotive, you will oversee the software development process, manage teams of software engineers, and ensure the successful delivery of high-quality software products. Your primary duties and responsibilities will include:
Team Leadership: Lead, mentor, and manage 2-3 onshore and offshore teams of software engineers, providing guidance, support, and career development opportunities. Foster a positive and collaborative team culture.
Technical Strategy : Define and implement the technical strategy for the software development team, ensuring alignment with the company's goals and objectives.
Project Management : Partner with Scrum Masters and Product Owners to manage the entire software development lifecycle, including planning, execution, monitoring, and delivery. Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
Technical Expertise : Stay current with industry trends and best practices, providing technical leadership and guidance to the team. Ensure the team follows coding standards and best practices. Review code when needed and provide guidance and support to team members.
Quality Assurance : Oversee the quality assurance and testing processes to ensure software products are reliable and free of defects. Implement quality control measures.
Risk Management : Identify and mitigate technical risks throughout the development process. Proactively address issues that may impact project timelines or quality.
Collaboration : Collaborate with other stakeholders, such as Product/UX, other Engineering Managers, Operations, etc, to ensure the successful delivery of integrated software solutions.
Performance Management : Establish and monitor key performance indicators and metrics to measure team and individual performance. Provide regular feedback and conduct performance reviews.
Resource Management: Manage resource allocation, budgeting, and capacity planning for the software development team.
Documentation : Ensure proper documentation of code and technical processes for future reference and maintenance.
To be successful in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field plus 6+ years of experience with at least 1 year experience in a management or lead role.
Proven experience as a Software Technical Manager or similar role.
Strong leadership and team management skills.
In-depth knowledge of software development methodologies, best practices, and technologies.
Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience with project management tools and methodologies.
Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Knowledge of quality assurance and testing processes.
Familiarity with agile and/or DevOps practices is a plus.
Working with offshore and nearshore model.
Extensive experience in the following:
Objective-oriented analysis, design and programming
High-volume, high availability, high-perfoming web applications
Cloud-native applications and their lifecycle management in the cloud
Microservices architecture & various monitoring and operational components
Automated testing technologies and build automation
User interface design patterns, visual design elements, web technologies, and development methodologies
UI based development/presentation/test frameworks (React, Node, Bootstrap, Redux)
Source control management, including advanced branching and merging patterns (GHE)
Knowledge of the following tools:
MySQL, Postgres, SNS / SQS, ECS, Elastic / Open Search, Redis, Twilio Sendgrid, BFF
Github Enterprise, Nuget, .net 7 microservices, Hangfire, Single-SPA, Splunk, New Relic, and others.
To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.
About Cox Automotive
At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today!
Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.
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