1+ months

Manager, Software Engineering

Cox Automotive
Irvine, CA 92606
*Primary Location: *195 Technology Dr, Irvine, CA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202101376
*Kelley Blue Book*, a *Cox Automotive brand*, is currently looking for a *Manager, Software Engineering *to join our Instant Cash Offer team in Irvine, CA.

*Our Teams*:

At Cox Automotive, we offer the chance to take an important role in the digital revolution of the automotive industry. Our software engineers are part of an energetic team that build world-class solutions to benefit the auto buying public, dealers and manufacturers. At Cox Automotive, youll be immersed in an environment that values your teamwork and creative problem-solving techniques while encouraging you to continue to learn new skills and technologies.

Risk-taking is encouraged here and we reward great results. Collaboration and support are woven into the fabric of everything we do; from 24-hour Hackathons and brain-storming sessions to sprint reviews, youll be immersed in an environment that encourages bringing fresh ideas to the table with an innovative mindset.

Giving back to the community is important at Cox Automotive. You will be given time during working hours to volunteer at local charities.

*The Job*:

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 continue to improve over time.

The Manager will be responsible for project oversight, process improvement identification and implementation, risk mitigation, cost management (AWS), and hiring. The successful candidate will also focus on coaching, mentoring, and promoting expected behaviors for direct reports.


* Manages 2+ scrum teams primarily focusing on the ICO Application.

* 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


* Bachelors degree is recommended

* Proven ability to lead and advance software teams

* Experience operating in SAFe environment

* Experience in engineering development

* Experience with Agile delivery practices

* Ability to diagnose and resolve problems independently with creative approaches

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Ability to manage multiple projects to meet or exceed goals and objectives

* Experience managing external consultants and vendors as project resources

* Ability to identify and manage delivery risks, including the development of contingency and mitigation plans

* Experience in leading cross-functional teams, including developers, QA, product owners, analytics, and production engineering resources.

* Travel varies, but will be approximately 10%

Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres 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. Weve 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. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll 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 individuals 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.


Posted: 2021-04-09 Expires: 2021-06-13

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