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Senior Product Owner Cloud Infrastructure - 0639


Senior Product Owner Cloud Infrastructure

  • Primary Location:
    Cluj - Napoca
  • Contract Type:
  • Employment Basis:

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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Who we are:

Betfair Romania Development is the development powerhouse behind the Paddy Power Betfair Group. We are in Cluj-Napoca since 2009, now employing over 900 highly skilled professionals who cover a wide range of tech and non-tech areas such as development, data, information security, infrastructure, product and project management, digital marketing or sports operations.

We work on delivering unrivalled products across the industry, therefore being a Center of Excellence not only amongst PPB's European offices but also for supporting our colleagues at Sportsbet (AUS) and FanDuel (US) in creating a safe and exciting experience to our customers around the world.

At Betfair Romania Development, we know that an inclusive workplace makes for more engaged employees. As an industry leader, we continuously strive to maintain and grow a diverse and inclusive environment whilst also ensuring that we set the standards in ethical conduct and corporate responsibility.


Why Betfair?

Think Betfair. Experience Different.
It is no question that we, as a business, thrive on leveraging the power of people. We have a passion for innovation and a pace of change that creates a whirlwind of opportunities. At Betfair Romania Development, we believe in experiencing different. If you're tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you'll love it here. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it. Welcome to software development with a difference.


This our challenge:

• Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
• Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
• Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
• Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
• The products you'll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
• Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing


What you are going to do:

The product owner for Cloud Infrastructure is responsible for delivering private and public cloud infrastructure roadmap to support business and product engineering requirements. They will support the adoption and delivery of the overall public cloud strategy by managing a backlog of features to enable low friction consumption of cloud for multiple use cases. The role ensures that Cloud offerings have well-developed independently comparable value and cost models to help inform solution selection.
This role fulfils the need for an impartial and independent perspective to guarantee those core requirements for the cloud platforms are surfaced, understood and delivered in line with overall cloud adoption strategy for PPB. The Product Owner must work closely with product engineering tribes and business functions to ensure that all stakeholders understand the capabilities of private and public cloud services available to them.

• Represents the customer by interfacing with and engaging the customer and ensuring business outcomes are at the core of everything we do.
• Development of a product vision that meets the needs of our stakeholders.
• Communication of the product vision and roadmap to all stakeholders and ensuring alignment to the overall organizational priorities.
• Working with project managers, delivery managers, and scrum teams to determine the business value of proposed products and features.
• Working with other product owners in the group to identify project dependencies early in order to inform the sequence of work.
• Creates and maintains the Product Backlog.
• Prioritizes and sequences the Backlog according to business value or ROI
• Assists with the elaboration of Epics, Themes, and Features into user stories that are granular enough to be achieved in a single sprint.
• Contributes to the success of each sprint.
• Communicates the vision and goals at the beginning of every release and Sprint
• Participates in the daily Scrums, Sprint Planning Meetings, and Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives.
• Inspects the product progress at the end of every Sprint and has complete authority to accept or reject work done.
• Communicates status externally.
• Participate in the preparation and presentation of product demos as necessary.
• Prepare product launches/releases and ensure the operational health of products as part of release planning.


Key Skills:

• Act as a product expert through making use of market research, user studies, etc to inform the product backlog.
• Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.
• Agile methods
• Public and Private Cloud Domain expertise required { AWS, Azure, OpenStack, VMWare, DBaaS, SaaS}
• Requirements elicitation
• Excellent collaboration and influencing skills
• Customer is obsessed!


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

This is who we are

Betfair Romania Development is the development powerhouse behind the FTSE 100 company Flutter Entertainment, located in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, since 2009.

We’re the employer of choice for over 900 highly skilled people in a wide range of Programming Languages, Information Security & Governance, Product & Program Management and Sports Operations.

We support an agile environment where bold ideas meet online innovation as the teams deliver excellence worldwide through 7 main project streams: Gaming, Customer Management, Infrastructure, Security, Data Warehouse, Marketing, and Risk & Trading.


We’re an international family of the talented and the brave. If you’re tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you’ll love it here. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it. Think Betfair. Experience Different.

This is your Challenge

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.