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Software Engineer Lead


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 80299 
Sponsorship Available: Yes 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

Goodyear. More Driven.




About the Position

Goodyear is seeking a Software Engineer lead to join our Digital Product Innovation team to support building enterprise-grade digital solutions. As part of Goodyear's Beyond Tires strategy, we have the vision to create sustainable, open, and scalable data products to reshape the future of mobility.


The Software Engineer Lead will be a recognized leader in the development of scalable software applications to meet Innovation Technology teams objectives. This position will work with a cross-functional team to set and deliver against product objectives. The incumbent will identify potential problems before they occur and propose appropriate mitigation solutions, while also prioritizing objectives/strategies that best deliver to the business’s needs. Additionally, he/she will create an environment/culture that encourages collaboration - Not only between teams, functions and divisions but globally as well. This associate will be recognized as a knowledge resource - Making/Driving quality decisions based on quick disciplined experimentation, prototyping and user/market feedback.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop/Test enhancements, bug fixes and new features for software applications.
  • Analyze/Design new features/enhancements - Working closely with our Product/Design partners and Senior Engineers.
  • Provide support for our application and users by triaging, resolving or escalating issues reported by users or by system monitors/alerts.
  • Perform local managerial support activities i.e. help making hiring decisions; Coach, mentor and empower team members to grow into future roles.
  • Research/Implement improvements to our application development process/tools (including continuous integration [CI]/continuous development [CD] improvements and application monitoring/logging.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related field required
  • Masters degree in Computer Science or a related field desired
  • 7 or more years of experience designing/delivering software applications - Working on an Agile software development team(s)
  • Experience translating complex feature requirements and design specifications into technical use cases - Managing ambiguity


Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive experience with more than 1 modern programming language (including Python, C#, or Java)
  • Experience leading the design of software applications
  • Experience designing/implementing continuous integration (CI)/continuous development (CD) processes
  • Experience managing/prioritizing user requests, developing detailed feature requirements and leading creation of technical designs/working software            





About The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 54 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio, and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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