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*Primary Location: *5700 Broadmoor St, Mission, KS, USA*Division: *Cox Automotive*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager*Travel: *No*Schedule: *Full-time*Shift: *Day Job*Requisition Number: *202105038*Cox Automotives* delivery stream group, *Dealer Marketing,* is looking for an experienced* Software Engineering Manager or Leader* to manage and lead Engineering teams working on our new Automotive Marketing Platform in *Kansas City*. *Automotive Marketing Platform (AMP) * The AMP teams within Dealer Marketing are responsible for designing and delivering the various features of the AMP product. AMP is a ground-breaking one-to-one marketing product that exploits rich Cox Automotive data with consumer insights to deliver cost-effective and impactful marketing campaigns from auto dealerships to customers. As a Software Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading, growing, and developing teams of innovative Software Engineers in designing, implementing, and delivering high-quality software products using the latest AWS technologies. To be successful in this role, you must be able to lead effectively in a fluid, fast-paced agile environment. This position requires strong leadership, design, communication, and collaboration skills. We have exciting goals over the next couple of years and we are looking for candidates with a passion for building high-performing teams through both Engineering best practices as well as through striking a healthy work-life balance. *Responsibilities** Manages career progression for team members, including hiring, performance reviews, salary decisions, mentoring, coaching, and all duties normally associated with a hiring manager * 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* Plans and executes projects based on the product development pipeline * Establishes a fun, creative, and enjoyable environment balanced with strong collaboration and productivity* Presents 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* Collaborates across multiple business units and functional departments to develop and deploy solutions that address key business initiatives* Continuously improves software development productivity, quality, predictability, and team morale* Responds quickly and effectively to production issues and taking responsibility for seeing those issues through resolution* Adheres to departmental process and procedure Qualifications: * Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)* Bachelors degree is recommended and Masters degree in related field is desired* 6 + years leadership experience in a software development organization, ideally in an Agile environment* Proven ability to lead and advance software teams* Experience with business drivers and how those relate to software delivery* Experience with an Agile or SCRUM based methodology* Effective communicator both verbal and written* Ability to create clear goals and foster accountability/ownership* Skilled in balancing risk with time-to-market objective* Expeience working with offshore contractorsWho 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, 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 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]( 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. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship. 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. 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