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Manager, Software Engineering

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

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 13693 S 200 W, Draper, Utah
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Are you a passionate leader who thrives in a collaborative environment? We are looking for a Software Engineering Manager to join our growing team! In this role, you will lead two teams of engineers customizing Nuxeo for document management and Nextworld ERP for the automotive retail space. You will partner with a Sr. Manager, Lead Engineers, Product Managers, Product Owners, Scrum masters to ensure the successful delivery of high-quality software. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their leadership skills and make a real impact in a dynamic industry.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline and 6 years' experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as Master's degree and 4 years' experience; P.h.D. and 1 year experience in a related field; or 18 years' experience in a related field.
  • Minimum 1 year experience leading or managing software engineering teams.
  • Experience working with offshore teams.
  • Experience working within a third-party hosted platform.
  • Cloud based platform experience 
  • Experience developing, deploying, maintaining low-code platforms 

Technical Skills:

  • Solid understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC): This includes experience in project planning, estimation, execution, and delivery.
  • Familiarity with cloud-based platforms: This position will be working closely with third party cloud based vendors regarding the platforms we work on.

Leadership and Management Skills:

  • Experience leading and motivating small to medium-sized engineering teams: Extensive experience not necessary, candidates should have a proven track record of getting results through others.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills: This position will need to effectively communicate with engineers, product managers, and other stakeholders with varying technical backgrounds.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage competing demands: Juggling project needs with stakeholder requests and team goals requires strong prioritization skills.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills: This position will be asked to analyze problems, identify solutions, and make clear decisions that benefit the team and project.


  • Exposure to automotive retail industry
  • Experience with Nuxeo Document Management and Nextworld ERP: These specific platforms are used by the team previous experience or understanding.
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies (Scrum)
    • Experience with Rally or similar Agile tools: While not mandatory, familiarity with Rally would be helpful in utilizing the existing system for data analysis and reporting.
    • Ability to interpret data from Agile systems and translate it for a broader audience: This position will be asked to effectively communicate team progress and performance metrics to stakeholders who may not have a technical background.
  • Experience with performance management: They should be able to provide constructive feedback, set goals, and help engineers grow in their careers.

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 includes a base salary of $117,300.00 - $195,500.00. 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.


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! 


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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