Senior Product Manager
- Full Time
Automotive is adding an experience Senior Product
Manager with SAAS/PAAS software
products to join our Platform API
team in the CRS group in Austin, TX.
Common Retail Services API product team provides an enterprise-wide framework
for commercialization and consistency of Cox Automotive capabilities in the
form of APIs thereby driving faster and efficient automotive commerce.
Initiatives/products that drive our vision are as follows:
Automotive API Storefront: A central, online, and public-facing store that is
used to facilitate the purchase and consumption of Cox built APIs
Practices: Our design center helps Cox developer teams build APIs with
consistency and quality driving towards an ‘API first’ and ‘API as a product’
Developer Tools: We build tools that help the builders of APIs. Each of these
tools are standalone products
should you work for Cox?
Work with an
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all about our culture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOrgaLV2Meg
the Auto Industry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktiMKTWd0HY
great place to work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dczN3E7coak
is interesting about this role and the team?
Retail Services is a team that serves as a framework for all of Cox’s Retail business
units and brands giving an enterprise-wide exposure to its team members
this role you will have the unique opportunity to interface with leaders from
various business units across Cox Automotive as opposed to being siloed into
the one application or brand.
Retail API team is the center driving the ‘API as product’ and ‘API first’
initiatives for Cox and as a product leader in that space you will be directly
responsible for changing the way the company builds and sells its capabilities.
a Senior Product Manager, you will…
the product strategy and ensure delivery of business value to our customers and
market trends and competitive offerings; interface with customers and others to
drive product direction and ensure capabilities meet market needs and customer
relationships with customers to better understand their needs and evangelize
and prioritize features and user stories that deliver incremental value to the
end customer in the shortest amount of time possible.
- Work with Agile cross-functional teams responsible for
both new product development and
enhancements to existing products through the entire product lifecycle, from
inception and research, through development and testing, to launch and
closely with Architects and Software Engineering to oversee and approve product
designs, enhancements, and quality.
product team iteration planning, release planning, and coordination of
prune, prioritize and maintain the product backlog so that each successive
iteration can be planned clearly and efficiently.
with other Product Managers to align backlogs and roadmaps across teams,
departments and business units.
- Collaborate and communicate with customers and stakeholders
at all levels and across teams to drive initiatives to successful completion.
go-to-market activities with Sales, Marketing, Legal, Operations, Support, and
other departments as needed.
with Operations to ensure appropriate monitoring, alerting, incident
management, and problem resolution for products and services.
as subject matter expert on products, services, and capabilities.
degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or related field
years of Product Manager/Product Owner/Business analyst experience in a
software development organization OR 5+ years of Software/product development
experience with a business degree
- Strong communication, planning, critical
thinking, and organizing skills required.
Must be able to analyze data, solve problems, make decisions, and continuously
knowledge of application programming interfaces (APIs) OR system integration
with Agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban) required.
partnering with design teams and guiding UX
might get you brownie points…
with Product planning, Agile productivity and management tools (e.g., Aha,
Product Board, Rally, VersionOne, Jira, Trello, etc.) a plus.
or digital retailing experience is a plus
certification OR Pragmatic training is a plus
About Cox Automotive
Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion. www.coxautoinc.com
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