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Delivery Manager - Flutter UK&I

  • Primary Location:
    Cluj - Napoca
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
  • Employment Basis:
    Full-Time
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Flexible benefits of your choice

Learning and development opportunities

25 days annual leave

Customized wellbeing programs

Extended health and travel insurances

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Job Purpose

We are looking for an experienced Delivery/ Engineering Manager who will be responsible for the planning, technical delivery, and people in our team based in Cluj.

Your team will be a mix of software engineers (both developers and testers) of various experience levels, and you will enable and facilitate the delivery of an exciting roadmap of products and features across a large portfolio of games. The role reports into a Head of Engineering (based in the UK) alongside other Engineering Managers and Test Managers.

As the senior member of the team Delivery/Engineering Managers are responsible for both people leadership of their team, and the way we deliver against our business goals from a software engineering perspective. You should be a confident technical leader, with exceptional communication skills and experience in line management within an evolving and dynamic environment under an agile ethos where operational performance is a significant part of engineering best practice.

 

Key Responsibilities

The role is split into three key areas

People

  • Run a strong team of top-notch highly motivated software engineers at all levels, manage skills gaps and reduce key person dependencies.
  • Develop & motivate those in your team by providing clear direction, opportunities for learning & direct coaching. Pro-actively manage any individual performance challenges.
  • Define and maintain the best team structures (aligned to a culture of “small autonomous agile teams”) to match the current focus of our Tribe. Work with the Lead Software Engineers to ensure that we have the right mix of skills in each squad.
  • Evangelise & prioritise engineering best practice in your squads so we have a clear direction for continuous improvement.
  • A committed team player who demonstrates exceptional communication, interpersonal skills, and consistent high energy levels, who recognises the importance of people in technology solutions.


Essential:

  • Minimum of 3 years line management experience in a software environment
  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring, coaching, and developing people
  • An experienced leader with a reputation for thought leadership and strategic thinking
  • Minimum of 5 years in technical, hands-on roles
  • Experience of performance management to enable high performing teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An analytic problem solver with a strong sense of autonomy, but with an open collaborative approach to getting the job done.

 

 Desirable:

  • Previous experience of building brand new teams
  • Experience of working in a gambling related company

 

Engineering & Strategy

  • Take responsibility for managing the levels of technical debt, evolving coding practices and aging code risks. Input into framework & language choice, development build and deployment tooling.
  • Be responsible for alignment to the Bet Tribe's technology principles and Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) in the context of our wider compliance requirements. Make sure we do this in a way that maintains our low-bureaucracy high-trust working environment.
  • Work with Leads, Principals, Test Managers, and other stakeholders to ensure we deliver high quality engineering solutions with the right balance between delivery speed vs operational risk
  • Manage and oversee relevant support processes for the team's services.
  • Provide technical expertise in incident management, root cause analysis, post incident decisions and oversee that any remedial work is carried out.
  • Constantly make our engineering better: the skills and expertise of the team, improving delivery predictability and speed, operational awareness, and responsibility.
  • Highlight engineering risks and improvement benefits widely around the business to gain traction on making those improvements happen.
  • Work with the wider tribe leadership to plan and manage deliveries and report against progress toward our vision and objectives.
  • Experience of working in an evolving and dynamic environment, ideally in a high-scale industry where software is always-on, and customer experience is always more than a consideration.

 

Delivery & Product

  • Be a role model, demonstrating a strong delivery ethic using agile values and principles through your thinking, processes, and actions.
  • Nurture and inspire the team to take responsibility for their delivery process and the outcomes they deliver.
  • Empower and encourage the team to focus on delivering value.
  • Being an active participant and facilitator of important team activities (e.g., retrospectives).
  • Help the team to “fail fast” using data to build learning and support continuous improvement.
  • Maintain high levels of communication with other teams and key partners.
  • Bring people together to solve problems and share success.
  • Evolve agile and lean techniques through the practice of continuous improvement
  • Ensure work is broken down in a meaningful way to minimize dependencies and facilitate the continuous delivery of value
  • Remove impediments and waste to ensure a smooth and sustainable flow of work.

 

Essential:

  • Familiarity of delivery methodologies and frameworks (Agile, Scrum, Kanban)
  • Demonstrable experience of managing complex relationships and effectively communicating with senior stakeholders
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering concurrent projects to time and quality
  • Experience in gathering and translating technical requirements
  • Accurate and regular reporting
  • First class communicator

 

What can you expect:
  • 25 days of annual leave.
  • Sharesave scheme.
  • „Flexible Benefits” of your choice.
  • Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments).
  • Free parking.
  • Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy'.
  • Working from home options.

Ways of working:
Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them;
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview. By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record. If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair role.

 
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Location
Cluj - Napoca
Blvd. 21 Decembrie 1989, no. 77, The Office building, Betfair Romania Development, Entrance A, 4th Floor, Cluj, Romania, 400124
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