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Director, Agile, Project & Experience

Director of Agile, Project & Experience
About OEConnection
OEConnection is an award-winning technology leader and innovator of original equipment (OE) replacement parts solutions.  As the automotive industry's largest OE parts marketplace, OEConnection connects more than 60,000 North American buyers and sellers to seamlessly market, manage, and move an average of over 7.6 million original equipment parts transactions monthly.  For more information, visit
Position Summary
At OEConnection, we are looking for Technologists who always keep the customer first in mind, who insist on continuing to learn and add value every day, who thrive in a highly collaborative fast-paced work environment and who, when presented with a challenge, don't quit until they find a solution.
As the leader in our evolving Agile, Project and Experience department at OEC, you will lead a team of passionate and talented specialists that strive to put our customers at the forefront of our product design.  You look to partner with other Technology leaders to continuously improve our SDLC to be more efficient in delivering value.  You own project and portfolio management.
If you obsess over customers and are a results-oriented leader who gets excited about running hard and solving tough technical, operational and business challenges, join us. 
Job Duties
  • Demonstrated experience leading highly-complex, technically-challenging, cross-functional Technology organizations in a senior leadership capacity.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with business leaders, C-level executives, external clients, vendors and peers.
  • Real passion for leading teams, setting strategy, and developing highly functioning organizations in the areas of agile transformation, user experience and architecture.
  • A people first leadership mentality and adept at balancing team development and execution of technical charters.
  • Leads the design, creation, implementation, and ongoing support of highly usable, innovative, company products..Researches, implements and drives best practices.
  • Serves as escalation point for and communicates with cross functional teams to receive feedback and consider alternative solutions.Drives and implements change.
  • Recruits staff and manages ongoing performance for continued company and associate success.Assures ongoing training and development to achieve the company’s and associate’s objectives.Provides performance feedback through both informal and formal review sessions.
  • Drives consistency of adoption of agile and project management practices, coordinating with Technology peers across the organization.
An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a focus in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline.  Or in the absence of a degree, directly-related job experience leading a team of application managers and developers, and working closely with executives and clients, where a number of years and proven knowledge may offset the degree requirement.
In addition to the education outlined above, at least 10 years of a successful track record with software development substantially focusing on highly scalable web/mobile e-commerce applications.  At least five (5) of those years delivering medium to large software development projects and working in a management capacity.  Demonstrated ability of understanding the customer along with expert-level technical knowledge of software development methodologies (Lean / Kanban / Agile), design and implementation to provide alternative technical solutions.  Refined problem solving skills when working with executives, staff and cross-functional teams on projects and applications; superior project planning skills with ability to execute multiple concurrent fast paced initiatives on time and within budget.  Requires a thorough background understanding the entire developmental process for successful implementation which includes specification, documentation, quality assurance and deployment.  Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and strong analytical thinking skills are critical.
Travel is required to Columbus frequently (~4-6 times per year); occasionally overseas (~1-2 times per year) to support employment relationships and as required to support customers / OEMs.
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Field Performance Coach - Phoenix area

You are a caring, intelligent, problem-solver with a history of shocking everyone in the room by your sheer awesomeness. When you’re not helping our automotive customers find ways to sell more of their superior parts, you’re working with the rest of our team on continuous disruption of an industry that is stuck a few decades in the past. A typical day in your life may consist of an early rise followed by a hard run to prep your brain for another day of “what on earth do I do now?” Is this you? Then read on!
At the base responsibility level, the Field Performance Coach visits OEM Dealers to…
  1. Drive awareness of OEC Technologies and Automaker Competitive Pricing Programs
  2. Increase overall parts sales through Performance Coaching of…
    1. Dealer parts staff to increase their ability to sell more parts using OEC Technologies as the vehicle
    2. Dealer parts staff on creating targeted selling approach to increase sales volume to current customer base
    3. Dealer Outside Sales staff on their overall customer approach
  3. Work closely with OEM and Dealer partners to build cohesive team environments focused on selling more parts
  4. Partner with Automaker Field Staff to increase overall awareness of how OEC Technologies help dealers sell more parts
You communicate clearly. You write well. You speak eloquently. You can explain technical stuff to the non-technical. You’re comfortable communicating in person, in writing, on the phone, and in a web conference. You understand the importance of capturing interactions and using data to help drive performance.
To be a good fit, you like working with a close-knit team who genuinely enjoy working together. You love helping people find their “a-ha moments.” Working to “change the unchangeable” does not frustrate you. And you must love implementing change every day (after all, you’ll be on the road 80% of the time!)
You hold an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a focus in Marketing, Sales, Business Administration, or related discipline.  Don’t have a degree? We also like considering people who attended the “School of Hard Knocks” and graduated top of the class!
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Senior User Experience Designer

Sr. UX Designer

Position Summary

Leads efforts cross-functionally to design and deliver industry leading, innovative, user-centric products to the market. Understands business requirements (through working with internal business departments) and leads designs to create wireframes, product workflows, user profiles, mental models, mockups and/or prototypes of proposed functionality for dealer facing applications, OEM tools and internal OEC tools. Leads usability initiatives and adheres to usability and design best practices and OEC corporate product design standards; updates internal design documentation. Conducts user acceptance testing to ensure completed projects meet approved design and product goals. Participates in field observation and works with Customer Support to understand usability issues that arise; makes recommendations to improve user experiences for products in production. Evangelizes user-centric design through training, role-modeling, and influencing project teams. Mentors junior level staff.

Job Duties

1. Creates industry leading, user-centered designs through consideration of business require-ments, observational research, customer feedback, best practices, and usability studies.

2. Manages and designs user experience and workflows of new web-based and mobile applications; articulates design goals to all project stakeholders.

3. Identifies gaps, potential challenges, or deviations from existing standards in business requirements, and recommends remedies to business units. Leads the continuous improvement of the OEC Usability workflow.

4. Leads usability testing sessions and validates proposed functionality, as necessary. Understands and identifies possible design challenges relating to international markets.

5. Designs, develops and documents user profiles, mental models, wireframes, and prototypes. Develops and maintains library of reusable User Interface components for rapid design and prototyping.

6. Serves as primary contact for product specialists, business analysts, development management and QA engineers in an Agile environment to ensure timely and successful delivery of approved User Interfaces to OEC standards; participates in User Acceptance testing and signs-off on completed work.

7. Creates new and maintains existing internal standards and documentation to ensure consistent, high-quality user experiences consistent with OEC’s branding/corporate image initiatives. Provides consultation as needed to business partners on projects that utilize third party style/design documentation.

8. Coordinates with internal business units, including Customer Care, to identify issues and optimize existing workflows in production. Remains current on user experience research, theories, methodologies, techniques and best practice.

9. Utilizes SEO knowledge to review and analyze client sites and recommends improvements.

10. Mentors junior level staff.


An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a focus in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related discipline. In the absence of a degree, directly-related job experience creating industry leading, user-centered designs through consideration of business requirements, observational research, customer feedback, and best practices, where a number of years and proven knowledge may offset the degree requirement.

Experience & Skills

In addition to the education outlined above, at least 7 years of progressively responsible experience working with user-centered design methodologies, human factors research, and ethnographic procedures. Ability to work on and lead multiple usability projects simultaneously, requiring attention to detail while working within constrained timelines. Solid understanding of design principles (color theory, eye movement, typography, usability), and developing/maintaining design mockups, wireframes, prototypes, style guides, documentation, navigational maps and optimized graphical assets. Expert-level skills with standard design tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Axure RP, Wordpress, Balsamig, PowerPoint, and Visio; working knowledge of HTML, XHTML, CSS, DHTML, JavaScript and AJAX. Demonstrated ability working directly with customers and documenting customer requirements. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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