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
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
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
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
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.