Senior Engineering Manager

  • Location
    • - Danmark, Billund, Syddanmark
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  • Category
    • - Digital Technology
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If you love tech and want to go to work each morning knowing that the fruit of your work will remain an outstanding audience and encourage the builders of tomorrow – join our exciting team.

Core Responsibilities

• Be part of the Consumer Platform Technology leadership team and in crafting the culture of a newly formed department
• Be the competency leader for a group of software engineers primarily working on microservices supporting our consumer engagement area
• Organize and run your HR team by enacting leadership activities to foster a motivated, brave, and curious engineering capability group with a focus on craftsmanship and strong performance.
• Recruit engineering talent and support their continued development through mentoring and coaching
• Set the technical direction within your capability area and ensure its adoption in your engineering team and among relevant collaborators.
• Support a “product culture” attitude by matching people and their skills to product teams
• Create a structure for and secure execution of knowledge sharing and interest groups
• Foster a collaborative environment for our product teams enabling them to release their potential

Play your part in our team succeeding

As Senior Engineering Manager in Consumer Platform Technology, you will lead a group of engineers working in full-featured product teams.

The Consumer Platform Technology department is responsible for delivering a broad set of platforms and services that powers LEGO® consumer facing digital experiences. In this role you will be working with and support our product teams in our engagement platform area. Here we build microservices that are used by our different apps, websites and games such as the LEGO® Life app and The functionality includes services to support friending connections, likes, comments, and other similar user centric interactions. You will collaborate with multiple business partners and product managers to support value creation, quality and flow on those teams.

As a part of the Consumer Platform leadership team, you will be co-leading the broader department including setting direction on technology, architecture and engineering practices as well as supporting our product teams.

Do you have what it takes?

• A degree in software engineering, computer science, or an IT focused commercial degree. Alternatively, proven experience from similar positions
• 4+ years of documented experience from a digital engineering position
• Understanding of agile methodologies and experience working with or on agile development teams
• Great communication, leadership, and coaching skills
• Solid partner management competencies

In addition, it would be great if you also have:
• Experience working as a people or team leader in the digital space is a plus. Alternatively, with prior experience working with software product development as a product owner, tech lead, or similar, this could be the first step into a formal people leadership role
• Value efficient and agile product implementation over process heavy project execution
• Experience with at least one modern, object-oriented programming language, like C#
• Experience working with cloud platforms
• You are not foreign to concepts like continuous delivery, DevOps, serverless architecture, and domain driven design

Join the global LEGO® team

What’s in it for you? Here are some of what to expect:
• Family Care Leave – We offer enhanced paid leave options for those important times.
• Insurances – All colleagues are covered by our life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.
• Wellness – We want you to be your best self, so you’ll have access to the Headspace App and lots of wellbeing initiatives and programmes run by local teams where you are based
• Colleague Discount – We know you'll love to build so from day 1 you will qualify for our generous colleague discount.
• Bonus – We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached, you’ll be rewarded through our global bonus scheme.
• Your workplace – Our offices will be your primary workplace with flexibility to work from home during your working week. Your People Leader will discuss the principles of our hybrid work model, role eligibility and frequency with you.

Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.

The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and equal pay regardless of e.g. race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity.

The LEGO Group is fully committed to Children’s Rights and Child Wellbeing across the globe. Candidates offered positions with high engagement with children are required to take part in Child Safeguarding Background Screening, as a condition of the offer.

Thank you for sharing our global commitment to Children’s Rights.

Build your career brick by brick at the LEGO Group.

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