Software Development Team Leader, Sports

Position Ref: SDTLS0119BW

Staffordshire

Salary

Competitive

Closing date

March 8, 2019

Description

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 35 million customers in 19 languages.

The Sports team is seeking a smart, ambitious and committed Software Development Team Leader to join this exciting and vital part of the bet365 family.

The Sports team is responsible for enhancing and supporting the current Sports website, mobile and tablet products. As a Team Leader you will support the Systems Development Manager in the delivery of software to agreed timescales by coordinating and driving the activity and efforts of the development team. You will be required to retain a good technical understanding of our systems and remain close to the solution being developed.

Requirements

Main Responsibilities:

• Assisting in driving the provision of capable, reactive, motivated and delivery focused team.
• Enforcing the government around quality, rules, standards and processes within the team.
• Ensuring the solution meet the needs of the business.
• Ensuring the development process is conducted in a timely fashion.
• Actively planning and tracking works as prioritised by the product, project and development management.
• Gaining a good understanding of the technical structure, the domain and architecture of the systems the team are responsible for.
• Identifying and mitigating risk.
• Removing blockers to delivery.
• Working through dependencies.
• Mentoring members of the team and ensuring distribution of knowledge.
• Inputting in developers’ appraisals and other performance feedback.

Required Skills, Experience and Attributes:

• Commercial experience with leading development teams in the delivery of high quality software applications.
• Commercial experience in client or service side application development.
• Passionate about working with Technology and Software Development processes and practices.
• An adaptable individual who can lead from the front to ensure the best outcome for the business.
• Degree educated in Computer Science (or relevant discipline) or relevant professional experience.

Desirable Skills, Experience and Attributes:

• Mobile technologies.
• Performance testing.
• Service Orientated Architecture.
• Exposure to multiple software development methodologies.
• Experience in working with Linux based development environments.
• Typescript and/or C#.

The closing date for applications is Friday 8th March

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