Engineering Manager Platform

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Why Lifesum? 

Here at Lifesum, action speaks louder than words, and it's our passion that brings us all together to a force to be reckoned with! We support each other and trust that everyone is a master of their field and that you will suggest, champion, and lead when you join us. 

We constantly strive to be an employer that provides equal opportunities and be a workplace where each individual can contribute and realize their professional potential. By working actively with embracing our diversity, we can enrich every discussion and decision at Lifesum and bring our purpose to life. It's a great journey we have started together, and work actively with.  Our goal is to make sure we are an inclusive workplace for all, and that everyone who works at Lifesum feels good about working here. 

What we do at Lifesum

We are improving lives through better eating, and we are doing this through software that is highly personalized for our user's needs. By tapping into mobile sensor technology and combining it with a passion for design and applied psychology, we create a delightful user experience to help people reach their goals! 

Including more than 20 nationalities, we enjoy a vibrant mix of cultures, world views, and working styles, and it's these different perspectives that make sure we're solving the right problems. With over 50 million registered users worldwide, we need to grow our amazing teams with more brilliant people to keep up with the demand! 

About the role

As the Engineering Manager for Platform at Lifesum, you will be a part of Lifesum’s journey to becoming the world’s leading nutrition app. With your technical leadership, you will have a great impact on how the platform team works with development, meaning; guiding, mentoring, and supporting their amazing platform team in questions and issues related to all parts of the development. For example building scalable microservices, architectural decisions, database design, Test-Driven Development, and Event-Driven Development. 

In close collaboration with the VP of Engineering, you make sure that strategies and priorities are clear for the team and you will act as an ambassador for Lifesum’s values and strategies going forward. You will be an important part of facilitating the work internally and bringing an understanding of how the platform teams work is connected to Lifesum’s larger vision. You are responsible for the development of the platform, meaning; you will push the boundaries of what is possible!

To this, you’ll lead and manage the team and you will drive team activities, grow their culture, support the personal growth of team members, R&D initiatives, team OKRs, be part of the recruitment, and so on. You will also work closely with, and mentor, tech leads of the team to make sure the goals are tangible and achievable. At the moment their team has a mixture of both more senior and junior developers and also consultants.

About you

  • Firstly, you want to be part of developing and evolving the best nutrition app in the world
  • As a person, we see that you always strive to do better and learn new things
  • You have extensive hands-on experience and knowledge of development, both from an architectural perspective and hands-on development
  • You have experience from leading positions within software development 
  • You have past experience building scalable microservices, AWS, Kubernetes, Test-driven Development, Event-Driven Development, Kafka, Python, Golang, Docker, database design, and software architecture
  • You possess excellent communication- and leadership skills as well as an analytical mindset

If you think this sounds exciting, we'd love to hear from you and get to know you. Send us your resume right away, tell us why you are interested in this particular position and why Lifesum feels like the right place for you. Everyone is welcome, please apply.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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Do you want to join our mission?

Our Lifesum family comes from all parts of the globe and we’ve come together in Stockholm and Los Angeles. We’re more than 25 nationalities that are working together with a joint mission to make an impact in people’s lives by making it easier to live a healthier life!

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