Lifesum was founded in 2013 and is a Stockholm-based tech startup with a vision to make it simple for people everywhere to form habits that build towards healthier, happier lives. Including more than 20 nationalities, they enjoy a vibrant mix of cultures, world views, and working styles, and it’s these different perspectives that make sure they’re solving the right problems. With over 45 million users worldwide, they need to grow their amazing teams with more brilliant people to keep up with the demand!
At Lifesum, action speaks louder than words, and it is their passion that brings them all together to a force to be reckoned with! They support each other and trust that everyone is a master of their field and that you will suggest, champion, and lead when you join Lifesum. They are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at their company.
Lifesum gives people personalized navigation for health and lifestyle improvement. By tapping into mobile sensor technology and combining it with a passion for design and applied psychology, they try to create delightful user experiences that improve people’s lives.test
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.
”act as an ambassador for Lifesum’s values and strategies going forward”
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.