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The LEGO Group Senior Manager, Connectivity in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Manager, Connectivity

  • Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

  • Job ID 0000013127

  • Category Engineering & Science

Job Description

Are you ready to build the next generation of Play?

The Senior Manager, Connectivity serves as both an individual contributor and people manager within our Hardware Engineering group. This group operates on a global scale within the Play Engineering organization in Product Innovation and Design at the LEGO Group. The role is based in Boston, where LEGO Play Engineering is expanding our global footprint to help advance groundbreaking innovations that will redefine the future of play for the builders of tomorrow.

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead an engineering team accountable for all dimensions of connectivity technology (physical through application layers) and solutions used within our products to deliver incredible play experiences.

  • Champion and demonstrate industry standards for engineering, collaboration, innovation, and delivery as we together develop new play experiences at the boundary between the physical and digital worlds.

  • Collaborate with internal technical staff and external partners to ensure robust connectivity solutions are delivered at excellent quality and high volume to the market.

  • Demonstrate exceptional agility and systems thinking while navigating the use of some of the newest technical approaches to connecting assorted network elements.

  • Lead and review technical design and development activities while collaborating with related team leaders.

  • Serve as an exceptional people leader to the engineers on the Connectivity team, providing coaching and mentorship opportunities for professional growth and supportive feedback to help the globally distributed team members continue stretching to reach their fullest potential.

Do you have what it takes?

  • A builder with passion for creatively using technology as a vehicle to deliver one-of-a-kind play experiences to children around the world.

  • An excitement to help build and lead this new team within Hardware Engineering as we accelerate our expansion into the Boston tech community.

  • 8+ years of experience in roles that involved both engineering management and individual contributions in robotics/mechatronics, microelectronics, sophisticated connected systems, or other similar domains.

  • Proven success in leading connectivity solutions development as well as individual contributions of technical leadership of connected systems from idea stage to mass production in high volume markets (e.g. consumer electronics).

  • Experience with key electronic component providers and manufacturing partners.

  • Ability to travel roughly 20-30 days per year, as part of our globally distributed team.

New Location Update

This position will initially be based at our LEGO Education office at Boylston St, Back Bay, Boston before moving to a new central Boston office location by the end of 2025. Our hiring teams will discuss this with you during the interview stages.

Hybrid working model

Our workplace enables our LEGO® colleagues to be and do their best at work. Introducing a flexible way of working is a great example of how we live up to our ambition. This 3 day in the office hybrid model will exemplify our People Promise by embracing the different life situations of our colleagues.

What’s in it for you? Here are some of what to expect:

Family Care Leave – We offer enhanced paid leave options for those important times.

Insurances – All colleagues are covered by our life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.

Wellness – We want you to be your best self, so you’ll have access to the Headspace App and lots of wellbeing initiatives and programs run by local teams where you are based

Colleague Discount – We know you'll love to build so from day 1 you will qualify for our generous colleague discount.

Bonus – We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached, you’ll be rewarded through our global bonus scheme.

Your workplace – Our offices will be your primary workplace with flexibility to work from home during your working week. Your People Leader will discuss the principles of our hybrid work model, role eligibility and frequency with you.

Build your career brick by brick at the LEGO Group.

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Join the global LEGO® team

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, color, 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.

We conduct drug screening as a part of our drug free workplace policy and in support of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees.

Online Application Accessibility Statement; which is intended for those with disabilities - LEGO systems endeavors to make www.LEGO.com/jobs accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our web site or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Service Desk at 1.860-763-7777, option #3. Please note, these communication channels should be used for those having difficulty accessing our on-line channels, not to inquire about job opportunities.

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