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The Hertz Corporation Software Engineering Director in Bannockburn, Illinois

General Responsibilities

Director, Mobile Engineering


At Hertz, our software teams focus on innovation by empowering small teams to deliver software quickly. We believe the phrase “I don’t know” always provides an enviable opportunity to learn something new. We actively seek the next generation of problem solvers who hunger for learning and are committed to delivering high-quality, innovative applications.

You are an experienced leader in mobile software development and delivery. You enjoy mentoring engineers and diving into technical details. You’re agile, retrospective, and believe that failure is often as interesting as success. You believe that empathy is the key to collaboration. You have a passion for delivering mobile and IoT applications and are unafraid to pair with an engineer. You are able to set the technical direction for mobile development teams and are a champion of agile practices.


This role is responsible for the technical roadmap of our Digital mobile projects

  • Ensuring that the principals and the goals of the software engineering lab are being maintained in the mobile product teams, including TDD, continuous UX feedback, time-to-market objectives, and paired development

  • Removing technical obstacles from the product teams

  • Mature the mobile DevOps practice for mobile

  • Deliver support for the mobile teams

  • Increase the customer satisfaction (star) rating of our in-store applications

  • Provide and enforce best-practices and coding standards for the mobile teams

Mandatory Requirements

Required Educational Background:

  • BS/BA in computer science or equivalent work experience

Mandatory Skills:

  • 10+ years of iOS and Android development using Swift, Objective-C, and Java

  • Experience leading small teams of developers

  • Strong familiarity with mobile architecture patterns and best practices

  • Experience with Xamarin, Cordova, and React-Native a plus

  • Experience working directly with clients, leading projects, and mentoring engineers

  • Highly developed communication and people skills

  • Exposure to Test Driven Development (TDD) and paired programming

EEO Statement

Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.

Hertz is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Hertz is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

Location US-IL-Bannockburn

Job ID 181952

# Positions 1

Category Information Technology

Division WHQ - Estero - Only

Position Type Regular Full Time