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The LEGO Group Lead Front End Engineer in Billund, Denmark

Lead Front End Engineer

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  • Location

    • Denmark, Billund, South Denmark
  • Job ID DK11419

  • Category

    • Digital
  • Language EN

Are you a natural evangelist of best practices and have a passion for Open Source?

Bring your deep expertise in web development and help us build a shared web front-end platform for all the software engineering teams across the LEGO group.

Core Responsibilities

You will be the Lead Engineer for web technologies in our newly established Front-end Platform team, thus you will also wear the Product Owner hat, driving the architecture and technical direction of our Internal Design System implementation using modern open-source tooling.

You will take the driving seat on our engineering community around web front-end development and tools and use the community as a guiding star to improve the Front-End Platform products and features.

Play your part in our team succeeding

The Front-end Platform Product Team is one of the pillars of our newly established Digital Platforms department. The goal is to create and maintain tools and infrastructure that can be reused and share across all our product domains.

We apply platform engineering and product management practices to ensure we build what brings more value to our customers (the other software engineers) and ensure a close feedback loop.

You will provide expertise in web front-end technologies such as React, TypeScript, bundling tools, front-end runtime monitoring, and CDNs.

This role has the unique opportunity to shape the future of the Front-end Platform product team.

You will interact and learn from a diverse group of people from all over the world, all with the shared mission of inspiring and developing the builders of tomorrow.

Do you have what it takes?

A preferred candidate would have 5+ years of web front-end development expertise, specifically in the area of implementation of Design Systems.

· Deep expertise with React and TypeScript.

· Experience with automated visual regression tests.

· Semantic releases and release discipline

· Bias to action with proactive attitude coupled with a strong focus on quality, from planning to delivery.

· Comfortable with balancing the long and short-term delivery needs of the business.

· An inclusive mindset that ensures feedback from other software engineers is taken into account.

· An understanding of design in general and design systems in particular

experience in engaging and collaborating with both developers and designers.

Some of our nice to have are:

· Open-Source projects that you have created, are maintaining or are an active contributor to.

· Experience with Vue.js, Angular or other popular front-end frameworks.

· Experience with Chakra UI, Styled-System or Tailwind.

· Knowlege of CSS-in-JS libraries like Emotion.

· Eagerness to explore CSS Custom Properties.

· Experience with CDNs.

· Digital Product Management experience.

“This role offers a unique opportunity to influence how platform engineering and developer tooling will be done at the LEGO group. You will meet and interact with engineering teams across the globe, ensuring that your developer-focused products are well understood and provide value through code reuse best practices.”

Join the global LEGO® family

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 and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

We support our employees in being there for the moments that matter in life and celebrate families of all kinds, the loved ones that make us who we are. Being part of the LEGO Group also means taking part in our annual Play Day, playing a part in building a sustainable future and continuing our mission to “inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.”

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.

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