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Senior Software Engineering Manager (Casino - FanDuel)

  • 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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Senior Software Engineering Manager

As part of the Betfair Romania Development team, you will have the chance to work for one of the newest project allocated to our Center of Excellence. FanDuel Group is a collection of brands operating at the intersection of sports, gaming, tech, and entertainment. FanDuel Group is based in New York, with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, Scotland and Romania.

Your mission will be to give sports fans experiences they can't wait to share with their friends


The Role:

We're looking for experienced managers who enjoy helping and coaching those around them.  You have a passion for delivery and working with other managers to help solve problems. You're comfortable talking technology with Engineers along with working with external Stakeholders to build and prioritise roadmaps. You know where to simplify, optimise, or extend solutions for the best outcomes. You're excited to help develop and grow engineers within your team, providing an outstanding employee experience tailored to their individual needs. If you're looking to exercise and develop their existing core leadership skills both from a technical and people management point of view, then this is the position for you!


You should have a passion for imparting knowledge and a proven ability to grow a team and lead it to success. You will show a pragmatic approach to problem-solving, your experience should be built on a solid foundation of engineering development and operational support and you should be able to show a proven background in coaching and people management.  You'll be working with your technology teams in order to create a Vision for your area of responsibility. You'll work with your Engineering Managers to create a fantastic employee experience. You'll enable your teams to deliver high quality, scalable software and emphasise a focus on Operational Excellence.


Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Manage multiple software development teams where the overall business opportunity or strategy may not yet be defined.
  • Your teams owns existing software in a segment of a business, functional area, or technology and you will own the day-to-day management of software development where you are accountable to the customer experience, project prioritisation, software quality, and system maintenance.
  • Responsible for delivering architecturally sound solutions in the absence of a highly experienced individual contributor.
  • You help Software Engineers grow by encouraging them to contribute to cross-team technical discussions, supporting their ideas, and empowering them to make decisions.
  • You will help make trade-offs; balancing the larger picture (e.g, resourcing, business goals, user experience, dependency impacts, efficiency, availability, etc.) against the needs of building, maintaining, refactoring, scaling, and extending features to properly support the life of the technology.
  • You can handle most problems, decisions and escalations providing realistic solutions to mitigate long-term risks.
  • You will write tenets and clear documents around establishing best-practice processes.
  • You will exhibit best behaviour and exemplify our company behaviours. 
  • Responsible for taking part in the recruitment process identifying the best candidates and providing a great candidate experience.


Basic Qualifications 

  • A strong technology background.
  • People management, communication, presentation and facilitation skills. 
  • Experience leading teams delivering technology. 
  • Experience designing and delivering technology solutions for consumer facing products required to work at scale. 
  • Ability to lead a cross-functional teams to problem solve and design best practice solutions for our application stack. 
  • Ability to pressure-test solutions, spot edge-cases and work with other Engineers to solve these.
  • Experience defining and implementing software delivery best practices, agile delivery methodologies and proven track-record of continuously improving delivery pace while maintaining quality. 
  • Experience supporting software systems in production including on-call support with a relentless focus on improving the stability, availability and performance of those systems.
  • Delivery of technology solutions working closely with multiple stakeholders and users.


What you can expect:

  • An open and collaborative team who value and respect each other
  • An autonomous environment where you are empowered to make decisions
  • 25 days of annual leave;
  • Share save scheme and „Flexible Benefits” of your choice;
  • Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);
  • Excellent development opportunities including online and in-house training, access to thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy';


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 roles within our company.


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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.