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Engineering Manager - Consumer Experience

Company: Ford Motor Company
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Ford Credit IT is looking for an experienced Senior Engineering Manager who is skilled in software engineering practices. The Senior Engineering Manager will lead a team of software engineers across multiple geographies and will be responsible to manage and deliver products. The Senior Engineering Manager will collaborate directly and continuously with Software Engineers, Product Managers, Designers and Product Owners to build, validate and release software products early and often in a dynamic and collaborative environment.
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business or similar discipline.

  • At least 8+ years of experience in a Software Engineering role.

  • Strong knowledge of Java, Microservices, JavaScript, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, SpringBoot, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of SQL and cloud native applications

  • Strong knowledge of any Cloud platforms like AWS, GCP or Azure

  • Strong knowledge of Software Craftsmanship practices including TDD, Clean Code, Refactoring, etc.

  • Experience with DevOps/Security tools like Jenkins, 42Crunch, Sonarqube, CheckMarx, FOSSA etc.

  • Knowledge of working with Agile software methodologies i.e. Scrum, eXtreme Programming, etc.

  • Background with JavaScript, client-side MVC frameworks (e.g., Angular, React, Vue, etc.)

  • Proficiency with continuous integration/continuous delivery tools and pipelines (e.g., Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, Tekton, Kubernetes etc.)---

  • Alerting and Monitoring experience with ELK/Dynatrace/Splunk etc

  • Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to coach and teach others.

  • Drive a vision and develop product roadmaps, while delivering high quality and impactful launches through platform governance.

  • Develop and grow the team through effective mentoring, coaching, employee development, and retention

  • Provide strategic thought leadership to Engineering and Business teams

  • Work with lead Product Owner matched pair to coordinate quarterly prioritization process while delivering the quarterly OKRs


    • Provides hands-on leadership and supervision for a full-stack development team.

    • Develops engineering, professional, and career-related skills for software engineers using coaching, mentorship, feedback, and pair programming, in order to grow their skills and abilities.

    • Analyze existing architectures and provide architecture consulting and support to modernize environments.

    • Facilitates technical architecture discussions around application functionality and integration.

    • Works in an XP programming environment which follows pair programming and test-driven development using proven Lean/Agile methods.

    • Able to work across a full stack of technologies

    • Reviews on-going production software operations and helps troubleshoot production issues. Incorporates post-incident reviews like postmortems to identify opportunities for improvement.

    • Actively participates in all team Agile ceremonies and Employs and/or champions Agile software processes, culture, best practices, and techniques.

      More preferred qualifications in addition to the above:

      • Actively manages the long-term delivery roadmap of the software product.

      • Understands business and user priorities, and technical feasibility in order to prioritize the product backlog and manage risks.

      • Defines analytics to be collected regarding the product and prioritizes their collection.

      • Verifies that the delivered software product meets desired business outcomes.

      • Gathers user and stakeholder feedback to drive improvements and inform the product roadmap.

      • Actively manages features and dependencies in and across product releases.

      • Communicates openly and frequently with the team by being responsive to in-person or in messaging tool prompts.

      • Actively works to remove impediments and blockers to team delivery.

      • Identifies risks, and implements mitigation and contingency plans, focused on early mitigation or elimination of risks.

      • Assesses the overall health of the product and prompts key decisions to move it forward.

        The people of Ford Motor Credit Company have a 60-year commitment to helping put people behind the wheels of great Ford and Lincoln vehicles. By partnering with dealerships, we provide financing, personalized service and professional expertise to five thousand dealers and more than four million customers in over 100 countries around the world. If you're customer-focused, driven and seeking the opportunity to experience exciting challenges and growth, look no further.
        Requisition ID : 11578

Keywords: Ford Motor Company, Des Moines , Engineering Manager - Consumer Experience, Engineering , Des Moines, Iowa

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