Software Engineer Manager - WORK FOR LEGO!

Software Engineer Manager - WORK FOR LEGO!
  • £75,000 - £90,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • London, England, UK EC1A London London GBR ec1a 4hd
Job Ref: 50218354
Sector: Software Development
Date Added: 31 December 2021

Engineering Manager - Work for LEGO!!

The LEGO Group is looking for an Engineering Manager with a highly technical background to support the technical and personal development of Software Engineers working in our Marketing & Channels Technology team responsible for based in London.

Engineers work in interdisciplinary squads each arranged around clear product goals with responsibility for delivery of their own product roadmaps.

You will spend your time supporting and coaching these engineers and partnering with product owners in a squad to provide technical leadership - as well as working with other Engineering Managers to drive initiatives focused on improving our overall engineering practices.

(The squads are building new greenfield applications - Next.js + GraphQL front end with Node.js microservices backend).

This is a permanent role is based in Lego's London Hub near Chancery Lane station. Everyone is still working from home and when the Hub re-opens fully, there will be a hybrid model allowing a split of working from the Hub where appropriate but also working from home for a number of days per week.

Core Responsibilities

  • You will support and develop software engineers through regular coaching, mentoring sessions and providing continuous feedback.
  • You will support senior engineering management and the recruiting team to lead the hiring, onboarding and retention of diverse and talented software engineers
  • You will work with product owners and architects to provide technical leadership within product squads and support the timely delivery of technical solutions
  • You will work with other engineering managers to establish and advocate best quality engineering practices across the organization
  • You will be an active contributor to the engineering leadership team and a role model for the LEGO Group ways of working and principles

What we're looking for:

  • You have previous experience of managing the performance and development of high-performing software engineers at mid and senior level.
  • You are excited about helping others reach their goals and becoming the best engineers that they can be
  • You have a deep understanding and are a passionate advocate for modern software engineering best practices
  • You are a highly technical, hands-on software engineer
  • You have expert working knowledge of at least one of

o modern JavaScript-focused front-end frameworks and technologies including Node.js, React and GraphQL

o microservices - our event-based services layer utilises Node.js and the Serverless Framework and is built mainly on the AWS Serverless stack

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work for one of the best loved brands in the world.

Please send your CV for a detailed job description

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30/01/2022 14:06:51
GBP 75000 90000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Kraig Smith

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