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The LEGO Group Senior Staff Engineer, Systems Engineering in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Staff Engineer, Systems Engineering

  • Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

  • Job ID 0000014267

  • Category Engineering & Science

Job Description

Are you ready to build the next generation of Play?

Join the Creative Play Lab and invent radical new play opportunities and never-seen-before creative experiences for LEGO® fans of today and tomorrow! As a leader and senior individual contributor role in our Hardware Engineering group, you'll be operating on a global scale in a newly developed team within the Play Engineering organization in Product Innovation and Design at the LEGO Group in Boston!

Core Responsibilities

  • Serve as accountable technical leader of global (North America, Europe, Asia) multi-functional engineering teams as we develop and integrate complex products/platforms involving numerous sub-systems (e.g. microelectronic, mechanical, firmware, other software) to deliver on outstanding end-to-end play experiences.

  • Influence by demonstrating excellence in multi-functional team leadership, engineering, collaboration, innovation, risk management/mitigation, and delivery.

  • Lead successful design and strategic development reviews that involve highly sophisticated system-level decisions/trade-offs.

  • Work with both internal technical staff spanning multiple Play Engineering functions and strategic external partners to deliver integrated, manufacturable, world class solutions to the market.

  • Ensure solutions delivered meet end-user needs, safety/regulatory/quality requirements, and all other agreed-to business requirements.

Play your part in our team succeeding

The Senior Staff Engineer, Systems Engineering plays a crucial role on our Systems Engineering team. 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.

Do you have what it takes?

  • A builder with passion for creatively using technology as a vehicle to deliver truly incredible play experiences to children around the world.

  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in Systems/Project Engineering roles that involve matrixed engineering leadership from idea stage to mass production on very high complexity projects involving robotics/mechatronics, microelectronics, sophisticated systems, or other similar domains.

  • Strong experience in modern high-volume combined hardware/software system development in relevant markets (e.g. consumer electronics, robotics, medical device, automotive, or similar).

  • Expertise in navigating system-level interdependencies and risks, and making thoughtful decisions spanning diverse engineering and other relevant product development domains.

  • Evidence of exceptional capabilities in creative technical problem solving in modern hardware/software systems, coupled with well-balanced team leadership skills.

  • Track record of strong written and verbal communications skills on global engineering efforts involving both internal and 3rd party partner companies.

  • Ability to travel as necessary, roughly 20-30 days per year, as part of our 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 2026. 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.


The salary for this position has a range of $121,000 - $181,000 USD based on anticipated responsibilities, market benchmarks, and organizational constraints. The LEGO Group carefully considers a wide range of compensation factors, including but not limited to prior experience, skills, expertise, location, internal equity, and other considerations permitted by law. The comprehensive remuneration details, inclusive of benefits, will be communicated upon finalization of the employment offer.

Join the global LEGO® team

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.



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 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.