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Lead Software Engineer


San Francisco, CA, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 77693 
Sponsorship Available: Yes 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

Goodyear. More Driven.




About the Position

The Software Engineer Lead will be a recognized leader in the development of scalable software applications to meet New Ventures objectives. This position will manage a cross-functional team to set and deliver against project 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.


AndGo by Goodyear operates in over 15 cities in the United States (U.S.), with plans to further expand in the US and globally. AndGo is a platform enabled service that offers vehicle servicing to new mobility companies (e.g. car sharing, ride hailing, electric vehicles and autonomous mobility). In this role, you will be part of a team responsible for designing, engineering and operating a new business for Goodyear.


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 activities (i.e. making hiring decisions; executing performance management/associate development processes, recognition/performance improvement plans and disciplinary actions; communicating/enforcing policies/procedures; performing out-source/customer/associate relations). Apply all Human Resource (HR) policies/procedures fairly and equitably. 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 or JavaScript)
  • 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: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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