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Engineering Manager

London, England
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  • Engineering
  • Hybrid
  • Full-time
About Legend

We’re Legend. The team quietly building #1 products that make noise in the most competitive comparison markets in the world. iGaming. Sports Betting. Personal Finance.  
We exist to build better experiences. From amplified career paths to supercharged online journeys — for our people and our users, we deliver magic rooted in method. With over 500 Legends and counting, we’re helping companies turbocharge their brand growth in over 18 countries worldwide. 
If you’re looking for a company with momentum and the opportunity to progress at pace, Legend has it. 
Unlock the Legend in you. 

The Role
We are looking for an Engineering Manager, reporting directly to our Head of Engineering. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our flagship brand. As a pivotal member of a squad within our Product Hub, you'll play a crucial role in driving the optimisation and scaling of our global product while contributing to a culture of knowledge sharing and growth across the business.

In this role, we value diverse perspectives and encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every qualification listed.

Your Impact:

  • Lead Engineering Excellence: Lead and mentor a squad of 6 engineers across the UK and Poland, fostering a collaborative culture and driving continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Technical Problem-Solving: Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills to address technical challenges and ensure successful project completion.
  • Mentorship and Guidance: Provide technical guidance and mentorship to squad members, ensuring adherence to industry best practices.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and effective communication, contributing to customer-facing, best-in-class commercial feature development.
  • Culture of Learning: Foster a culture of learning and development, supporting squad members' professional growth through coaching, training, mentorship, and skill-building opportunities.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Execution at Scale: Previous experience executing at scale as an engineer, with a hands-on approach to modern frontend technology (React.js, Next.js, TypeScript).
  • Leadership and Management Experience: Prior experience directly managing multiple engineers and practical experience communicating and collaborating with stakeholders in an Agile environment.
  • Best Practices: Experience working in a team environment with best practices in testing, pairing, documentation, and code reviews.
  • Hands on delivery: Experience with hands-on delivery and facilitator experience (Agile, Scrum, Kanban)

The Interview Process:

  • 1st: Initial Chat with Talent Partner (30 mins via telephone)
  • 2nd: Behavioural interview with 2 members of the Engineering Team (1 hour)
  • 3rd: Engineering Manager scenarios take home task - you will be provided with a take-home task to complete (do not spend longer than 2 hours)
  • 4th: Present scenarios back to the team (1 hour video via Zoom)

Why Legend?

  • Super smart colleagues to work alongside and learn from.
  • Engaging development opportunities at all levels.
  • Tailored flexibility for your work-life balance.
  • Annual discretionary bonus to reward your efforts.
  • Paid annual leave PLUS a well-deserved break to recharge your batteries during the festive season! Our offices are closed between Christmas and New Year's, allowing you to enjoy downtime without dipping into your annual allowance.
  • Long term incentive plan so we can all share in the growth and success of Legend.
  • Exciting global Legend events, where we unite in person to ignite our shared passion and unveil the exciting strategies for the year ahead!
  • Unlock your full potential by joining the Legend team. To support you on this journey, we provide an extensive array of benefits and perks, as outlined in our global offerings above. For country specific benefits please reach out to your talent partner.

Legend is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and diverse team- which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences. If you require any reasonable adjustments throughout your application process, please speak to your Talent Partner or contact the team on, and we'll do all we can to support you.