Head of Software Engineering

Maersk Group - A.P. Møller Mærsk


We work together, we workout together (in our onsite gym). We meet in our newly renovated office, we meet for walks along the water. We discuss world affairs over breakfast and lunch in our canteen, or in our collaboration lounges. We wear what makes us feel comfortable and we wear ourselves out finding solutions to problems that affect millions of people every day. We are Maersk Digital. Maersk is going through times of unprecedented change. As we aspire to secure sustainable growth of our businesses, we need to re-think the way we engage with our customers and partners. We are transforming Maersk and this industry; this requires a high level of resilience and perseverance. Digital is taking a central stage in driving this engagement. If you are passionate about working in an entrepreneurial environment supporting an ambitious team on a great transformation journey – Then this role is the perfect next step in your career!

We offer
Maersk, the world's largest shipping company, is transforming into an industrial digital giant that enables global trade with its land, sea and port assets. We are the digital and software development organisation that builds products in the areas of predictive science, optimization and IoT. This position offers the opportunity to gain insights into our business and organization and learn and spar with a team of professional, experienced and engaged stakeholders. Maersk Headquarters at Esplanaden is a highly international and inspiring environment with an attractive value proposition for our employees. As part of ensuring a successful work-life balance we promote flexible work-hours and the possibility to work from home when convenient. You are also invited to participate in our abundant breakfast and lunch scheme, take advantage of our fully equipped in-house fitness centre, as well as a brand new collaboration and innovation space. In the Digital organization, we are a growing team of more than 30 nationalities. Find out more about Maersk Digital at www.maerskdigital.io

We are looking for
Preferred Qualifications

  • Total 10+ years experience in software engineering building highly scalable systems.
  • 5+ years of management experience including engineering teams.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
  • Proven experience as an inspiring and hands-on leader. You are a self-motivated individual capable of driving change.
  • Proven track record of developing team members to help them meet and exceed their career goals.
  • You believe in agile development.
  • Proven track record in building effective and high-performing teams.
  • Experience in scaling products as well as a solid track record for delivery of high quality products.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with key stakeholders in a complex organization.
  • Large systems software design and development experience, including experience in building microservices, SaaS applications
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills along with outstanding written and verbal interpersonal skills
  • Experience with short release cycles, full software lifecycle, and experience working on a product that’s been released for internal and external customers Desired Skills:
  • Azure (preferred) or AWS, GCP; expert level.
  • Experience deploying Container based architecture using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Expert level experience with Linux, CoreOS

Key responsibilities
This role will be a key influencer and leader for changing how we build our Digital products. Reports to Head of Digital Delivery.

  • Recruit, lead and mentor world class software engineering teams to build, design, implement and maintain Digital products and related services across Maersk Digital.
  • Work with business leaders and product owners to understand product vision, shape these products, and to develop and deliver the associated software services, infrastructure and tools to enable rapid growth of our business.
  • Work closely with software engineers and solution architects to develop the best technical architecture and designs for new product development
  • Delivery of long term, securely tested digital products, including roadmap and implementation
  • Influence and establish engineering standards and guidelines through processes and tools.
  • Evangelize best engineering practices for high performance SaaS solutions across the company
  • Drive the execution and delivery of product features by collaborating cross functionally with solution architects, product owners and Ops
  • Adapt to time critical deadlines and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain a high level of operational excellence within your team and across the software development organization.
  • Ensure teams have clear priorities and adequate resources by empowering the delivery team to self-organize
  • Be a multiplier and have a passion for team and team members’ success by providing technical guidance, career development, and mentoring to team members
  • Maintaining high morale and motivating the team to go above and beyond while exhibiting open-mindedness and empathy
  • Participate in cross-functional coordination, planning, and reviews with leads from other engineering teams

Løbende ansøgningsfrist

Maskin & Design
Teknik & Teknologi
IT - Hardware
IT - Netværk & Telekomm.
IT - Software
Ledelse & Planlægning

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A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated transport and logistics company with multiple brands and is a global leader in container shipping and ports. Including a stand-alone Energy division, the company employs roughly 88,000 employees across operations in 130 countries.

Esplanaden 50
1098 København K
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