8901 - Corp Office West Crk - 12800 Tuckahoe Creek Parkway, Richmond, Virginia, 23238
CarMax, the way your career should be! CarMax, the way your career should be!
Situated in the rural western suburbs of Richmond is the CarMax Home Office. Behind these walls lies the bustling nerve center of CarMax where innovation takes flight and where associates collaborate to "Drive What's Possible." Over 25 years ago CarMax disrupted the automotive industry and we continue to do so today by harnessing modern development practices, leveraging leading technologies, and engaging with our associates to tackle complex business problems with an innovative approach. Through integrity and transparency, we continue to improve upon our customers experience while also enabling the success of the organization through robust systems and applications that deliver value to our associates.
If you are interested in leading a high performing Technology team that is transforming critical CarMax systems, your career search ends now!
Who we are looking for:
The Senior Technology Manager, Server Engineering is responsible for partnering with their business areas and provide technology solutions and services that help deliver CarMax's strategic mission and plans. This position will manage all aspects of complex design, configuration, implementation and troubleshooting of our private Cloud infrastructures. This includes development of long and short-term technology solutions that address business goals and deliver improved profitability, efficiency and an unrivaled associate experience.
Position Requirements- Here is some of the Day to Day:
Strategic planning and results focus
Identify the appropriate goals for the teams
Prioritizing objectives and provide a holistic approach to solution recommendations that includes ROI, time to market, scalability as well as alternative recommendations
Partner with business stakeholders, peer groups, the technology management team and key associates.
Present the vision to executive management.
Communicate the vision to executive management while also providing guidance for the team to support the strategic direction.
Team Leadership and Development
Attract, recruit, retain and coach a strong team of skilled and engaged associates aligned to the overall mission.
Create clear role expectations and develop associates to reach their full potential - understand their goals and needs, partner in their development, provide advice, feedback, training and advocacy
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Persuasive communicator - able to explain complex or intangible concepts to stakeholders at all levels
Good listener - weighs input from multiple perspectives when forming opinions and recommendations
Collaborative and team oriented work approach
Experience gaining consensus among a large, diverse group of stakeholders
Experience managing, training and mentoring others.
Able to easily motivate and inspire team members, peers, stakeholders and executives
Innovative; thinks beyond boundaries
Analytical; solves problems at root cause and prioritizes effectively
Continuous learner and improvement mentality; never satisfied
Comfortable speaking to large audiences and executives\
Flexible and open-minded; proactively seeks input from others
Entrepreneurial drive and spirit; enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
Handles constructive criticism with ease; adapts easily and efficiently to change
Experience managing a team of Windows, Linux and Data Center engineers required