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Senior Director, Software Engineering

Cox Automotive

Atlanta, GA
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Company Cox Automotive
Title: Senior Director, Software Engineering
JobID: 1710039
Category: Engineering, Development
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time


Senior Director, Software Product Engineering, Media Analytics

Atlanta, GA, Burlington, VT or Irvine, CA

Who we are:
At Cox Automotive, we believe in constant innovation and customer obsessive design. We’ve built the largest automotive discovery platform which drives the experience of over 65 percent of all car buyers in the United States. W​e unite over 25 brands in this space, providing an end‐to‐end solution to transform the way people buy and sell cars every day.  Kelley Blue Book, Autotrader and being a few of the most recognized brands.
What we believe and what we’re building:
We’re building a unique development culture that emphasizes communication, simplicity, feedback, courage and respect to ensure rapid development and user centered design, we’ve embraced Agile software development practices, Cloud adoption and a services first strategy which helps keep our promise of constant innovation. Our Senior Director of Product Engineering for Media Analytics will not only drive the decision and technical direction of new technologies with internal partners but will also forge and evangelize our engineering culture and innovations.
What we’re looking for:
A leader to run Product Engineering for Media Analytics (90+ team members, in 3-4 locations) delivering analytics products for Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and
A leader who has experience setting the technology agenda to enable the business strategy for a multi-year transformation (current state, future state, gap planning across capabilities, technical systems, organization, economics, and operating models).
A great people manager ‐ you'll inspire through expertise and example.
You can attract fantastic talent.
You can partner across the organization to deliver strong products and business decisions.
A technical degree and the maturity and wisdom that ten years or more of experience working in data services, analytics and technology provides. This should include a strong engineering background where you’ve had significant experience leading multiple development teams across multiple geographic locations.
Deep understanding and practice of Scaled Agile Development practices ‐ focusing on best practices and empowering our engineers to push the boundaries.
A passion for technology and product development that drives a culture of curiosity.
You'll have experience and a track record of building scalable solutions and teams you'll be proud to shout about.
You’re obsessed with analytics, data, relentless product delivery and transparency and you can travel 30-40% of the time.
Experience with enterprise-scale data and analytics technology platforms as well as understanding of cloud native technologies and practices.


To summarize:

Essentially this leader will successfully build and drive high–performing software development teams and work in close partnership with product, architecture and business leadership to achieve an optimum degree of integration and operational synergy across all Media Analytics products.  We need a combination of strong software delivery and execution skills, proven leadership and organization/team building experience, and excellent communications skills necessary to advise, influence and move three important spheres: the product teams, the business, and its customers.




Core Competencies:





Focus on Customers:



Promoting and living customer service as a value.  Ensuring that the (internal or external) customer's needs are a driving force behind priorities, decisions, processes and activities.



Drive Results:



Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and sense of urgency for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.



Develop Self and Others:



Planning and supporting the development of knowledge, skills, and abilities to fulfill current or future job responsibilities more effectively.



Champion Change:



Actively engaging and supporting change and innovation by communicating the future-state, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.



Value Others:



Gaining other people's trust by "doing the right thing", demonstrating openness and honesty, behaving consistently, supporting an inclusive work environment and acting in accordance with legal, moral, ethical, professional, and organizational guidelines in support of our Values.



Build Relationships:



Building, leveraging and maintaining relationships within and across work groups.




Organization: Cox Automotive

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

Other Locations: 1 Howard Street,US,VT,Burlington,05401

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Executive

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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