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Manager of Software Development
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Job Description

Auto req ID: 5684BR
Title: Manager of Software Development
Job Function: Information Services/Technology
State and City: Ohio, Valley View
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Shift: Shift 1

Job Summary
Since 1903, our bold and unique purpose has been fulfilling dreams of personal freedom for our customers - and we live our purpose every day. It's more than just a business to us. Our passion for our products and loyalty to our millions of riders and fans worldwide inspire us to deliver premium motorcycles, parts and accessories, apparel, and unmistakable and unmatched experiences.

From Milwaukee to Milano, and many places in between, our employees are essential to our success. We need people who wake up every day with a passion for customers and who come to work with the creativity and drive to make amazing things happen.

Our Harley-Davidson Dealer Systems group has an opening for a Manager of Software Development. Harley-Davidson Dealer Systems (HDDS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harley-Davidson Motor Company located in Valley View, Ohio, in the greater Cleveland area. As a dealership solution provider, Harley-Davidson Dealer Systems provides software, hardware, training and customer support to meet the needs of domestic Harley-Davidson dealers. This position leads the team that develops software technology solutions to support the H-D retail network.

This is what you'll do:

• Lead the design and development processes including architecture design, object modeling, data modeling, system analysis and design and coding.

• Developing coding standards, design, and development methodologies, performing design reviews, mentoring developers, resource planning and assisting with work plan development and work estimates.

• Responsible for driving performance and efficiency within the software development processes and ensuring that standards are in place to ensure the delivery of quality products.

• Key member of the HDDS leadership team and provides input and direction for all software technology related decisions within the company.

Education Required
Bachelor's Degree Required

Experience Required
We are looking for someone with..

• Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience.

• Minimum 3 years' experience leading a Software Development team

• Prior design and development experience in object oriented software solutions.

• Prior experience in developing with Microsoft SQL Server, Crystal Reports or comparable reporting tools

• Demonstrated communication skills to effectively provide and receive information relative to assigned projects.

• Demonstrated organizational skills to handle changing priorities and tight schedules

• Demonstrated attention to detail and software quality.

• Demonstrated experience with project methodology.

• Experience working in retail, motorcycle, or automotive industries is a plus.

Supplemental Information
We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. We believe that employees do their best work when they are free to be themselves. This means our dress code is relaxed, and all types of work styles are welcomed.

Direct Reports: Yes
Travel Required: 0-10%

About Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson, Inc.operates in two segments: the Motorcycles & Related Products segment and the Financial Services segment. The Motorcycles & Related Products (Motorcycles) segment includes the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Motor Company) and the group of companies doing business as Buell Motorcycle Company (Buell). The Motorcycles segment designs, manufactures and sells at wholesale primarily heavyweight (engine displacement of 651+cc) touring, custom and performance motorcycles, as well as a line of motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise and related services. The Financial Services (Financial Services) segment includes the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Financial Services (HDFS). HDFS provides wholesale and retail financing and insurance and insurance-related programs to Harley-Davidson and Buell dealers. In August 2008, the Company announced the completion of its purchase of MV Agusta Group.

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