Lead Software Engineer - LEGO Model Intelligence

  • Location
    Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Job ID
  • Category
    IT, Telecom & Internet

Job Description

Would you like to focus on modern technologies to reduce manual work and increase the quality of LEGO designs?  

 We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our growing team based in Copenhagen to help support our teams building the Model Innovation Technology.  

Core Responsibilities 

  • Develop data intelligence capabilities to address complex mathematical optimization problems, including combinatorial optimization, as well as challenges in machine learning and, more broadly, artificial intelligence. 

  • Expose capabilities using APIs and UIs to make them a natural element in the wider eco-system of LEGO Design tooling. 

  • Author tech documentation and software design guidelines to guide and standardize development. 

  • Work agile in an agile multi-functional product team, collaborating across a full value-chain of software products 

  • Part of ramping up product team and provide technical leadership to secure the timely delivery of optimized and reliable technical solutions 

  • Ensure that target architecture and implementation direction align with Architecture principles in all organisation 

Play your part in our team succeeding 

As part of our Model Innovation Technology organization, you will work as a lead engineer on one the teams developing the Computer Aided Design software where ‘LEGO creators grow ideas into exciting experiences. Our software is the birthplace of the LEGO models and building instructions we all know and love. You will be the first internal engineer on a product team focused on improving the “intelligence services” to augment and optimize the LEGO Designers work – initially with focus on Large Models used in stores, parks and similar.  

Do you have what it takes? 

  • Demonstrable experience in software engineering, with expertise in cloud-native solutions (AWS preferred), software architecture paradigms (conceptual and practical), and software development methodologies (such as TDD and BDD) 

  • Previous experience in leadership role, either as a technical lead or team lead, with a dedicated focus on mentoring and team development  

  • Practical knowledge and experience in data science and machine learning, complemented by substantial professional experience in implementing, combining, and integrating solutions for complex mathematical optimization challenges. 

  • Passionate about producing high-quality documentation and visual representations to communicate product development processes. 

  • Superb communication , capable of engaging and leading complex technical discussions and decision-making processes within and across teams. 

  • Demonstrated ability to connect and collaborate effectively across technical and non-technical roles, ensuring the tactical and strategic alignment of solutions. 

Nice to have experience with:  

  • Combinatorial optimization problems, ML and Gen AI  

  • CAD and physics engines, and a comprehensive understanding of rigid-body dynamics and kinematics  

  • Full-stack knowledge and skills - Familiar with event-driven architecture  

  • Qt, GraphQL, Graph Databases, React, Typescript  


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 and if eligible, you'll be rewarded through our bonus scheme.

  • Your workplaceWhen you join the team you'll be assigned a primary workplace location i.e. one of our Offices, stores or factories. Our hybrid work policy means an average of 3 days per week in the office. The hiring team will discuss the policy and role eligibility with you during the recruitment process.

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.

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