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Engineering Manager

Star Stable is growing rapidly, and with increasing complexity in our development infrastructure, we’re now in need of an Engineering Manager that will lead two agile teams focusing on development of web, payment solutions, internal tools, the game launcher and core backend service. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to have a direct impact on the success of Star Stable. You will establish, maintain, and communicate best practices and ways of working within the teams to achieve optimal results.

As the Engineering manager, you will make sure that the team has the right tools, competence, and environment to deliver. You will be responsible for ensuring that both teams meet defined goals. The two teams consist of a total of ten people and you will report to the CTO.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Manage and lead two teams while actively mentoring and coaching team members to meet defined goals
  • Ensuring teams are organised and working in the most efficient way
  • Identify needs and improvements for the teams in regards to competence development, team building, tools, and workflows
  • Communicate, and together with the team, establish best practices and modern ways of working
  • Work closely with the team members and participate in their day-to-day work to maintain an engaging team culture and understanding of their work
  • Participate in a technical management team that is responsible for the overall vision for the tech organization
  • Facilitate meetings and workshops
  • Participate in hiring processes and recruitments of new team members
We are looking for someone who:
  • Establishes and advocates agile values and principles, fostering a culture of openness, team self-organization, continuous improvement, and flexibility
  • Has strong empathy for our target audience and belief in our mission and values
  • Has solid experience with technology and development, and therefore a good technical understanding allowing you to suggest technical alternatives and mentoring team members
  • Is a committed person with the ability to motivate and inspire others
  • Has exceptional communication skills and is fluent in English (written and spoken)
About Star Stable

Star Stable Entertainment AB offers an international and fun workplace driven by passion and innovation. Our game Star Stable Online (SSO) is a vast online multiplayer adventure game designed to encourage girls to work together to solve problems and complete challenges as well as explore a large scale, complex magical world from horseback. With more than 10 million registered users, Star Stable Online is one of the most popular MMO’s in the world, and one of the few online games targeted specifically towards girls.

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Where work meets play

Here are just a few of the many benefits you'll enjoy at Star Stable:

Flexible working: 
Everyone has their life outside of the office. Whether you have kids, a cat, or maybe a horse?  Whatever it is that you tend to outside of the office, we offer flexible working options so you can make it all work! 

Positive work environment:
We love to laugh, high five our successes, and help each other out.  We promise you a fun and positive working environment where you can be yourself and fit right in.

Off-site events:
As much as we accomplish in the office, we know the importance of getting outside, too! That's why we frequently plan team outings to get out and explore the best that Stockholm has to offer us.

Health allowance:
Run for the hills! Heck, we'll even give you 5,000 SEK a year to get there.

Snacks on snacks on snacks. When hunger strikes, we've got you covered.

Fun, interactive workplace:
We have an entire section of the office dedicated to every gaming console imaginable, and it's all for you to enjoy!

Breakfast and fika:
It's a little easier to hop out of bed on Monday mornings when you know there's a nice breakfast waiting for you. To top that; we make Fridays so much sweeter just by adding some cake. These are regular occurrences here and ones that you're surely to love as much as we do!

Life comes at you quick, luckily we have a generous insurance package and pension so you can sleep at night knowing we've got your back.

Sweden is home to the second-highest concentration of video game studios per capita in the world, and we're at the center of it all!

Relocation assistance:
Relocation support-for our international hires, we team up with a great group of relocation specialists who can help bring you and your family to Sweden stress-free. 




Why join us?


Our mission is to empower and inspire, and we believe the best place to start is with a talented, diverse team. Star Stable currently employs 120+ people from all over the world and we're always looking for the best and brightest to join our team as we continue to grow.


We believe in a fun and balanced workplace, and that's why we offer special perks like flexible working hours, fun team events, and an office gaming area. 


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