Who Are We?

At iSoftBet, our mission is to build quality gaming products that inspire, innovate and entertain – always placing the players, partners and people at the heart of everything we do.

We use our in-depth knowledge, industry expertise and our passion for gaming to deliver premium product s and iSoftBet is rapidly growing to become one of the most influential forces in gaming with a very bright future.

iSoftBet is looking for an experienced, yet hands-on Development Manager able to thrive in a fast-growing business where change is constant. You will have full responsibility for development squads, with the PO’s being your key stakeholders. Working with the Technology Leadership Team to manage the squads, ensure development standards are maintained by removing Technical Debt while balancing ‘as soon as possible’ delivery. Your primary measure of success is the delivery of working software. You will be an evangelist for Agile delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver working software
  • Provide short- and long-term goals for the squads
  • Ensuring blockers are managed with scrum masters or the PO’s
  • From the initial Epic scope to deploying the product, each step is your responsibility.
  • Delegate as much as you can but be ready to check that things are being done as you want and be ready to jump in if it is not.
  • Create Hypothesis Statements and Acceptance Criteria for every project/epic, as we’re agile these will be living things and maintained and updated as the work progresses.
  • For every Epic/ticket/story you undertake, it has at least an internal cost and at least one deliverable. You need to be able to negotiate with the stakeholders for everything you undertake.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Enable delivery of working software
  • Consistently improve squad throughput while reducing defect rates
  • Evangelise, contribute and challenge the plan for Next Generation Platform
  • Manage Tech Debt by maintaining a register and prioritise items. The work to reduce critical items.
  • Improving stability and platform resilience to human error or attacks
  • Create and maintain a roadmap enabling focus and transparency
  • Coach and mentor strong and competent Tech Leads for all squads, ensuring your time is available for planning and roadmaps.

Requirements

  • Be pragmatic in your approach, and ensure you maintain perspective.
  • A good listener, and clear communicator.
  • At home in an agile environment.
  • A good leader.
  • Able to operate in all parts of the business and identify key drivers
  • Worked in Agile methodologies and know how to apply them.
  • Worked in a web-based, high transaction businesses. Ideally with a gaming background.
  • Able to articulate complex concepts to technical staff
  • You accept ownership of business problems, ensuring outcomes/delivery across multiple teams.
  • Able to articulate deliverables as ‘value streams’ and business outcomes.

What is in it for you?

Our people are the ‘i’ in iSoftBet and always come first. They are the heart and soul of our business, crazy about gaming and passionate about creating the best user experience possible.

Our open-plan offices, are a hive of activity and creativity, and the close-knit nature of our team makes the office a special place.

Due to the current situation with Covid-19 we are working from home with the opportunity to work in the office if you wish too. We are holding regular virtual employee engagement initiatives to keep moral high and our culture alive!

iSoftBet are GDPR compliant. Your personal data is processed according to the applicable privacy law. Your personal data will be processed for recruiting  purposes solely and retained for a period of time proportional with the recruiting purpose, but no more than 12 months. If you have any data protection concerns, please send us an email at dpo@isoftbet.com