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Engineering Manager

Hungerford, England, GB, .


Accelerate Your Career

Drive global technology


We’re a global market leader in providing software and digital marketing solutions to the automotive industry. We’re innovating the way that automotive dealerships drive their customers’ car-buying experience from the moment they run a search online all the way through to bringing their car back in for a service. Join us and be a part of the evolution.


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organisation where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


Purpose of Role: 
To plan and coordinate the development activity, ensuring the delivery of the software in compliance with CDK quality standards and committed deadlines.


Key Responsibilities:
•    Engages with Product Management to take in charge new developments and plan according to resources availability.
•    Ensure compliance to all CDK policies in respect of software development and security.
•    Ensures backlog grooming and decomposition / estimation of stories.
•    Ensure development is performed according to estimates.
•    Coordinate the team activity running or supervising the agile ceremonies.
•    Execute the delivery plan ensuring committed delivery dates are met.
•    Ensures the right effort is allocated for bug-fixing to meet SLA and maintenance targets.
•    Executes agreed actions aimed to improve quality also through the adoption of standard processes and tools.
•    Collaborate with other department heads to provide technical expertise in support of operational objectives.
•    Execute ongoing goal setting, performance and development reviews according to the myR&R process.
•    Define and execute detailed technical training plans according to the workforce planning strategy.
•    Facilitate top-down communication to the team.
•    Play the role of hiring manager in the recruitment process.



Qualification / Requirements
•    Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
•    Previous management experience is essential

•    Experience as a Quality Assurance engineer, Product Manager or Product Owner
•    Experience utilizing Agile and Scrum software development methodologies
•    Self-motivated, change management attitude
•    Solid in: drive for results, collaboration, people focus, customer focus, accountability
•    Demonstrable understanding of software engineering processes, including awareness of delivery requirements such as time and cost & an ability to recognise and manage performance with a focus on continuous improvement.




Why a career with CDK Global?


We demand diversity. Our people may be spread across countries, continents and cultures, but we’re united by a passion and enthusiasm to drive our business forward. This means no matter where you work you’ll feel like part of our global team. Diverse backgrounds, ideas and experiences are the only way to deliver world-class service to our customers. Our differences are our strengths


Your benefits. To help us attract and retain the best, we pay people according to performance, not length of service. We will also help you grow your career, not only through focused investment in learning and development but also by enabling you to explore the exciting opportunities our global market has to offer.


The perfect opportunity awaits. Start your career with CDK Global.

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