Software Engineering Manager

ABOUT DEALERSOCKET

DealerSocket is a leading provider of software for the automotive industry. Our mission is to drive the future of automotive, by simplifying the experience for its customers and partners with a suite of seamlessly integrated products. DealerSocket’s suite of products includes advanced Customer Relationship Management (CRM), innovative Digital Marketing and Websites, robust Vehicle Inventory Management, insightful Analytics Reporting, and solutions to streamline dealer operations such as Desking, Credit Reporting, Compliance, and a Dealer Management System (DMS) for dealers of all sizes. To put it simply: we help dealers sell and service vehicles more profitably, while improving their customers’ experience. The DealerSocket Team is more than 1,000 employees strong, serving nearly 8,000 dealerships. Visit careers.dealersocket.com to learn more about joining our winning team.

PERKS & BENEFITS

Position Summary:

Engineering Managers are responsible for providing Agile coaching and technical mentorship to guide the tactical execution of their team(s) development projects. They are responsible for the administrative duties and management of software and quality assurance engineers. Engineering Managers are expected to work closely with product owners and scrum masters to ensure product backlogs are clearly defined, prioritized and well understood by the teams. In addition, the Manager is responsible for adopting, maintaining and implementing best practices with the scrum masters, software engineers, test engineers and QA through example, guidance and training.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead, mentor and support a highly effective team of passionate engineers fostering a healthy agile culture.

Enable a culture of creativity, collaboration, speed, innovation and excellence while continuously elevating the quality and caliber of our engineering organization

Participate in strategic planning meetings with product management, architecture and design

Contribute to technical engineering designs, resource management and implementations

Manage the delivery of software using Agile best practices

Build cross department relationships centered on executing company strategy

Exemplify DealerSocket cultural values Solve complex software engineering tasks, while maintaining coding standards and practices

Communicate effectively with team members, internal and external customers

Measure KPI’s such as velocity, estimation accuracy and defect percentages

Assist in training new engineers by leading technical courses 

 

Qualifications:

10+ Years in Software Development

Experience providing architectural design recommendation and guidance

Agile/Scrum knowledge

Software development experience building enterprise SaaS cloud based solutions

Demonstrated experience leading the design, development, delivery and maintenance of large scale and high performance platforms

Knowledge of release management and deployment workflow processes, from development release through production deployment

Exceptional interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build productive cross-¬departmental relationships and motivate team members.

Positive, can-do attitude

Experience with object oriented code, C#, HTML, CSS, SQL Server, Front End, Web Services

Technical expertise that enables meaningful conversations with product architects & engineers

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