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Head of Engineering - Automotive Mobility Solutions

Cox Automotive
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *3003 Summit Blvd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Director/Senior Director
*Travel: *Yes, 25 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *210980
The Head of Engineering Mobility will be the engineering lead that is responsible for the definition and execution of products and technology across all solution verticals within the Cox Automotive Mobility Solutions Group. This will include the evolution of our consumer mobility, fleet management, fleet services and emerging tech initiatives.


This role will be a key member of the Mobility Product and Engineering leadership team and will work across Cox Automotive with leaders including Product, Marketing, Sales, Strategy and Operations to define and deliver on a product roadmap that enables strong market growth and achieve revenue targets.


The individual in this role will be assist business operations in determining how to most effectively achieve business results utilizing engineering resources. This will be accomplished by having a deep understanding of business direction, development of roadmaps and plans, providing both strategic and tactical insights and leveraging internal and external resources.


The ideal candidate for this role possesses a strong background in the creation of enterprise software platforms, in particular, for the Automotive industry. In addition, were seeking a highly collaborative leader that is capable of building collaborative teams that work cross functionally with other departments and solutions. Extremely strong communication, organizational management, and presentation skills are a must for this leader.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES




* In concert with the Mobility Product team, establish product roadmaps and engineering roadmaps that foster the continued innovation, growth and evolution of Mobility business solution verticals.

* Collaborate deeply with the Mobility team and the associated Business Strategy and Operations teams to drive and execute the vision and strategy for taking our products to the next level.

* Provide thought leadership, domain experience, and deep collaboration to Cox Automotives product and engineering teams both to continuing building toward our integrated, API-led Mobility platform.

* Monitor key KPIs around product and engineering performance (operational, technical, usage/experience) and leverage that data to shape engineering activities.

* Performs all duties inherent in a managerial role. Provides input for departmental budget, ensures training/cross training, career discussions, team member relation issues, and provides management approval for hiring, promotions, terminations, salary actions.

* Balance architectural investment with client requirements in an objective, data-driven manner.

* Lead and motivate product and engineering team members in creating and executing the business and product strategy through a well-planned engineering roadmap.

* Leads the development and management of technology budgets in support of business objectives.

* Be a trusted advisor to business partners regarding technology concerns, concepts, and opportunities.

* Articulates the vision and strategic direction of the organization to the engineering teams; helps others translate strategic goals into tactical objectives.

* Lead a team of 20+ engineering team members across multiple locations.


Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science. MS strongly preferred

* 12+ years of relevant experience required

* At least 7 years of prior experience leading large scale engineering organizations in senior management level capacity

* Business minded with the proven ability to translate product strategy and roadmaps into engineering execution plans

* Demonstrated experience in a complex organization, with a proven track record of positive results and innovation

* Prior experience integrating teams and building consensus with stakeholders

* Strong business operations and financial acumen including the creation and management of budgets

* Comfortable leading through ambiguity while managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

* Strong interpersonal skills including flexible, collaborative, positive attitude, highly motivated

* Excellent presentation skills with the ability to convert analysis and plans into compelling, persuasive presentations

* Demonstrated strong relationship-building and communication skills both across an organization and with external partners

* Demonstrated experience and success leading and developing a team of professionals, as well as working across indirect reports and cross-functional partners. Naturally able to interact with all levels of the organization.

* Strong knowledge of large scale lean/agile software delivery approaches



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.
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Posted: 2021-02-04 Expires: 2021-04-01
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