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Engineering Manager

Tres Cantos, Madrid, ES, .


Location:  Spain 


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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.


Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of developers, senior developers and architects in an international environment.
  • Engage with Product Management to take in charge of new developments and plan according to resources availability.
  • Ensure compliance with all CDK policies with respect to software development and security.
  • Ensure 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.
  • Ensure the right effort is allocated for bug-fixing to meet SLA and maintenance targets.
  • Execute with 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 for the team members.
  • Define and execute detailed technical training plans according to the workforce planning strategy.
  • Facilitate top-down communication to the team.
  • Play the role of the hiring manager in the recruitment process.


Who do we look for?

We're looking for someone with working experience in Software Engineering, Quality Assurance Engineering, Product Manager or Product owner role. We also look for people with the right cultural fit. That means being passionate and enthusiastic and having what it takes to drive our business forward. We also look for people who are keen to develop new knowledge and skills, because our growth is ultimately dependent on yours.

We look for people who are not afraid of new ideas or technologies and people who can bring an alternative viewpoint to the table. You will stay up to date with new trends and advancements in technology and be able to consider and propose using them appropriately.

You'll be able to demonstrate that you're delivery focused and can work well with internal stakeholders.  We work with associates from all across our business so you will have a good level of interpersonal skills.

You'll have an idea of how to solve a problem and be confident presenting your point of view to team members and stakeholders alike and be able to reach a consensus.


Here are some of the skills we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • At least 5 years of professional experience as a software engineer, Quality Assurance Engineer, Product Manager or Product Owner
  • Previous project management experience
  • Experience utilizing Agile and Scrum software development methodologies
  • Self-motivated, change management attitude
  • Solid in: drive for results, collaboration, people focus, customer focus, accountability


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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