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Manager Software Engineering

Cox Automotive

Atlanta, GA
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Cox Automotive
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Company Cox Automotive
Title: Manager Software Engineering
JobID: 1717459
Category: Information Technology
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time


As a Manager of an engineering group, you will apply your leadership skills of building and managing an agile engineering organization, leveraging automated software development methodologies, best practices and agile methodology to deliver a quality software product on budget, and with in planned schedule with high quality. You will be on a program team with business partners and collaborate on feature and story clarification for scrum teams to deliver.


• Manage career progression for team members to include hiring, performance reviews, salary decisions, mentoring, coaching and all duties normally associated with a hiring manager.
• Must be able to influence other Technology managers and other partners across the enterprise to develop, design and build solutions that meet business and technology needs
• Collaborate with project teams to understand business requirements, project goals and identify appropriate architecture plans
• Build consensus among technical staff by evaluating potential solutions
• Elicit, articulate and critique functional and system requirements
• Address system quality attributes relating to application/platform architecture, such as efficiency or availability, and recommend solutions
• Develop high-level estimates in support of business case development
• Define and document application development principles, standards, and best practices. Ensure their adoption and usage
• Participate in the rationalization and development of multi-year application architecture roadmaps
• Collaborate and assist in the evaluation of emerging technologies and the evolution of current technologies to define a future vision roadmap for optimal application of technology to meet business needs.
• Work with Product and Technology leaders on work intake, prioritization, communication and delivery.
• Facilitate integration of new technologies into existing systems as well as into the overall operations and support framework.
• Provide technical thought leadership
• Drive change, embracing and evangelizing appropriate evolution in Engineering.
• Communicate clearly, strongly and effectively to small and large groups
• Share engineering knowledge with engineering teams, while exposing project-related architectural issues to the architecture team.
• Mentor Engineering resources in teams.
• Define and evangelize best practice design and modeling methodologies
• Help facilitate code reviews as a part of the Development Governance process when necessary
• Establish yourself as a trusted technical advisor with key internal and external stakeholders
• Prepare and administer mid-year and annual performance evaluations
• Provide career coaching and growth by identifying the development needs of team members
• Coach, mentor and identify training opportunities to improve knowledge or skill sets of the team
• Proactively serve as a troubleshooting resource and subject matter expert across the team
• Other responsibilities as required to support the company’s growth


• Minimum 7 years of Technology delivery experience, especially in web environments
• Minimum 7 years experience in relevant technologies.
• Minimum 5 years experience with direct leadership of engineering teams.
• Extensive experience in the following:
  • Knowledge in Object-oriented analysis, design and programming
  • Knowledge of and experience with user interface design patterns, visual design elements, web technologies, and development methodologies.
  • Java and JEE related technologies
  • Cloud - AWS
  • Web architecture frameworks (JSF, Struts, REST)
  • UI based development/presentation/test frameworks (React, Node, Bootstrap, Redux, Mocha)
  • Experience using automated testing technologies (JUnit, HttpUnit, Selenium, TestNG, Mockito)
  • Experience of search engine or other big data technologies is preferred (Apache Solr).
  • Source control management, including advanced branching and merging patterns (SVN, GHE
  • Understanding of relational database technologies
Preferred experience:
  • High-volume and high-performing web applications
  • Experience of working with cloud native application and its lifecyle management in cloud
  • Microserevices architecture & various monitoring and operational components
  • Build automation
  • Experience operating in a Scaled Agile enviroment. Experience with Rally a plus.
  • Experience presenting advanced concepts in front of audiences at a variety of levels throughout the organization including senior leadership
BS in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent work experience

About Cox Automotive


Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®,®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-3003 Summit Blvd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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