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Lead Product Manager - Innovation

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Division: Cox Automotive

Location:

  • 10415 Morado Cir, Austin, Texas
  • Irvine CA
  • Exton PA
  • Atlanta GA
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Description

Join a dynamic and high-impact team dedicated to driving innovation in automotive dealer software solutions.  As a part of Cox Automotive, you'll have the opportunity to leverage the power of our renowned brands, including Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and vAuto.  You will have the ability to expand upon our amazing set of solutions and capabilities by bringing innovative new solutions to market.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

You will be working on highly visible projects where you can showcase your skills and make a real impact.  You will have the ability to collaborate daily with thought leaders, expert colleagues from across the organization, and a team of exceptional engineers.

The initial focus of the Lead Product Manager will be to help refine and deliver a creative new solution for a defined dealer segment.  However, the team you are joining has a long history - and solid track record - of product innovation and thought leadership.  So, the potential for your scope and impact will not be limited by a single product.

The Lead Product Manager role is responsible for developing, managing, and optimizing one or more products.  The role includes but is not limited to contributing to and managing the product roadmap, overseeing the implementation and working in an agile environment with a cross-functional team to develop products that meet the needs of our consumers and clients. Requires in-depth and/or breadth of expertise in Product Management along with other job disciplines within the organization in order to successfully manage the product. Manages one or more products of strategic importance to the organization due to high growth value, involving large cross-functional teams.

WHO YOU ARE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field; Masters degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 6 years of related work experience as a Product Manager

  • Experience in the automotive/dealer industry preferred

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge of business, product maturity and performance, and industry principles, practices, and procedures.

  • Working knowledge of SAFe Agile Methodology.

  • Familiar with recognized industry bodies of knowledge both generic and specific, and has a wide breadth of knowledge across the industry or business

  • Experience in design, development and implementation of product plans.

  • Experience in full product lifecycle methodologies.

  • Experience in creating, prioritizing and recommending epics and features.

  • Experience in in conducting competitive research and analysis.

  • Experience in identifying KPI's and other analytics to measure product value.

  • Experience with executive presentations.

  • Experience in  a collaborative, cross-functional, and complex team environment.


Drug Testing:

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.

Compensation:

Compensation includes a base salary of $117,400.00 - $195,700.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.

Benefits:

The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

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! 

About Cox

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! 

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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.

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. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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