Software Development Team Leader, Forensics

Position Ref: SDTLF0919BW




Closing date

October 2, 2019


bet365, one of the world’s leading online gambling companies, is a driving force in the development of enterprise and Internet technology. We have rapidly grown into a global operation, delivering an unrivalled online experience to more than 45 million customers in 20 languages.

The Forensics team is looking for a Software Development Team Leader to join this exciting and vital part of the bet365 family at our offices based in Staffordshire.

The Forensics team is responsible for providing systematic and ad hoc forensic data analysis. You will be responsible for a team developing and supporting systems which provide deep insight into site usage using innovative data analytic tools and approaches.


Main Responsibilities:

• Leading day to day development activity within an agile team.
• Enforcing governance around quality, standards, and processes within the team.
• Gaining a good understanding of the technical structure, the domain and architecture of the systems the team is responsible for.
• Identifying and mitigating risk.
• Removing blockers to weekly sprint delivery.
• Improving team efficiency.
• Helping with weekly sprint planning and backlog prioritising.
• Mentoring members of the team and ensuring distribution of knowledge.
• Providing input to Developers appraisals and other performance feedback.

Required Skills, Experience and Attributes:

• Previously lead multi disciplinary teams and complex software projects.
• Scrum methodology and managing projects in Jira.
• Working on large scale Java or Go development projects.
• Knowledge of database development and asynchronous messaging systems.
• Good LINUX and GNU utilities.
• Strong analytical skills.

Desirable Experience and Qualifications:

• Functional programming.
• Kafka.
• PostgreSQL.
• Esper EPL.
• Basic Neural Networks and Machine Learning.

The closing date for applications is 21 August 2019.

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