Senior Manager, Play Software

  • Location
    • - Danmark, Billund, Syddanmark
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  • Category
    • - Digital Technology
  • Language

Are you passionate about building great engineering teams working on products that touch the hearts of users across the world, and do you want to build cutting edge technologies to create new and amazing digital and physical play experiences?

Then come and join us!

Play your part in our team succeeding

Play Software is part of the Play Engineering organization – the team is responsible for delivering seamlessly integrated hardware and software play experiences.
We are building software platforms and applications enabling amazing play experiences and our work ranges from interfacing with embedded devices over application frameworks and game experiences to large scale Cloud systems for e.g., machine learning and data analytics.
In this role you are a key member of the Play Software leadership team. You will help build a stronger, distributed organization, partake in daily leadership and coaching of a team of strong software engineers as well as help prioritize tasks and engage with external partners.
We work with an agile mentality and, through curiosity, experiments and play, seek to develop true LEGO experiences bridging physical and digital experiences to create joy and ever-lasting memories for kids and adults alike.

Core Responsibilities

• Provide day-to-day leadership for your team of engineers and motivate them to be the best they can be
• Help define and communicate clear goals and deliverables to your staff as well as to peer teams and collaborating organizations
• Champion your team, their work and the mission of Play Engineering within The LEGO Group
• Challenges priorities and technology decisions to ensure that we build world class experiences

Do you have what it takes

• You are a natural source of inspiration for your team, and you lead by example while mentoring and growing your people
• Validated experience in software development and in leading engineering initiatives
• Experience developing and deploying high quality applications for iOS/Android
• Experience working with game engine technologies
• A track record of leading projects, mentoring, and collaborating with technical and business partners
• Ability to coordinate between different teams and partners, making the right trade-offs in dealing with complexity and conflicting priorities
• BS/MS in CS/CE or equivalent
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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.
“You will be a valued member of our Leadership Team, a people leader and sparring partner, driving delivery of innovative technology solutions. Your mission is to connect the physical world with the digital one, and ultimately bring impactful play experiences to children through digital products. As such, you serve as an ambassador for the LEGO Values of creativity and play, and you set the direction for your team, ensuring that you succeed together”.

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