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Engineering Manager - Team Discovery

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Are you an inclusive, collaborative and techy leader? Are you passionate about making individuals and teams grow? We know that our success starts with the people and, since our technology is evolving a great deal, we need to continuously adapt and evolve how we work in order to have the happiest and most productive teams. This is why we need an Engineering Manager who can take on this challenge!

We are Blocket, Sweden’s largest and most popular marketplace with around 12,3M monthly active users generating 100 million sessions. We are proud of our work to enable second-hand trade in Sweden and our contribution to a positive environmental impact.

What you'll be up to

Our mission is to make it easy-peasy for people to buy second-hand products by providing a smooth and optimised search experience that helps users to find and evaluate all the treasures they are looking for.

  • You will, together with a Product Manager and a UX specialist, drive a cross-functional team with developers

  • You will together make sure our products are getting love and attention from all three perspectives when they are built, and the strategy and direction set

  • Your responsibility in this Troika is the tech part and having the manager role for the awesome engineering stars in the team

Skills & Requirements

Who you are

  • You love connecting with different kinds of people, building online products and all things tech

  • As our Engineering Manager, you’ll focus on constantly growing our engineers while solving complex technical problems that deliver impact on our products and business on a daily basis

  • The business mindset, the ability to translate tech business strategy and needs, into language anyone can understand is also a key to success

  • A background in software development would be great, but as long as you understand your team and get their buy-in, any background in tech could be useful

  • You follow your promises, are transparent with your failures, and communicate to build trust

  • In addition, you are used to driving one-to-one and one-to-many communications with the ability to make a strategy come alive

Background/skills

  • Experience in developing people and teams through management, coaching and mentoring

  • Dedicated and motivated problem solver with ability to form strong and cross-team partnerships

  • Have experience and good results from data-driven product development

  • Experience and knowledge about cloud infrastructure and cloud computing is considered a merit

Interested in joining the Blocket world?

We look forward to hearing from you! Send your CV or apply with your LinkedIn-profile and let us know what makes you tick. We would love to get to know you a bit better! Questions - feel free to reach out to Lina Lindfors ([email protected])

Buzz: Development Manager, Tribe Lead, Software Engineer, Developer, Fullstack, Research, Backend, Frontend, Agile, Kanban, Mob Programming, Scrum, Systems Developer, Motor, Marketplaces

Great Place to Work

  • 30 days holiday

  • Fun events including awesome Kick Offs

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities

  • Generous annual wellbeing allowance and much more

  • Parental leave premium

  • A great, modern office in central Stockholm

  • Breakfast every Monday and fika on Fridays

About the company

The Blocket journey began in Skåne 1996 - since then the concept of Blocket has been exported to over 40 other countries. Today, Blocket, which is owned by the media group Schibsted, is Sweden’s largest online marketplace. There are approximately 600 000 items, vehicles, jobs and housing being advertised and discovered by its 5 million visitors every week. The value for all advertisements in 2018 amounted to SEK 714 billion - equal to 15 percent of Sweden’s GDP. Thanks to second-hand trading at Blocket, 0.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases can be avoided every year. The output being equivalent to if Stockholm’s city roads stood empty for about a year. Blocket has approximately 240 colleagues and the office is located in central Stockholm. Together, we are passionate about second-hand trading, the environment and the continued growth of Blocket - one of Sweden’s largest sites. We are proud environmental heroes and enjoy working together. Read more on our career page.


Lina Lindfors | Contact Person

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