Software Development Technical Lead, Sports Back Office
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Full Time
Closes 03.06.20
Full Time
Closes 03.06.20
Who we are looking for
A Software Development Technical Lead, to combine your interest of technical ownership with sport to work on our trading applications.

Within the Sports Back Office team you will work closely with Product Managers and other Technical Leads across the businesss to define the back office technical solutions for our trading applications. The Traders use these tools to create and configure fixtures and markets allowing customers to place bets prior to and during games.

The technology stack is predominantly Microsoft focused, specifically the .NET framework (primarily WinForms) and SQL Server.

The day to day work is interesting, challenging and fast paced amidst a hardworking and delivery focused company ethos. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technology’s greatest challenges.
Preferred skills and experience
In depth Commercial C# ,VB and .NET experience.
Commercial MS, SQL Server experience (2012 or later).
Self motivated and delivery orientated in a fast paced environment.
Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written.
Solid understanding of Windows and Office applications.
Previous experience of solution definition and ownership of delivery.
Mentoring and supporting developers and maintaining Quality Assurance.
Degree educated in Computer Science or relevant discipline, or relevant professional experience.
Jira issue management, Git version control.
Keen interest in sport and a strong team player.
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Main Responsibilities
Supporting product owners by creating effective technical solutions for their requirements.
Working with Solution Architects to ensure solutions follow business principles and best practice, adopting new technology as appropriate.
Applying active governance around overall solution design, code performance and quality standards with the team.
Having an in depth knoweledge of the technical structure and underlying architecture that the tools and services are built and deployed on.
Having an in depth knowledge of the table and data structures and how these are used across the business to provide fixture and odds information to the traders and the site.
Reviewing the teams output and performance and feeding this back to the Team Lead.
Providing functional and technical support and guidance to the development team.
Enhancing and supporting existing trading functions, some of which are used 24/7.
Taking ownership and responsibility for work estimation, creation of solution documents and ROMs, and ultimately quality deliverables to the business.
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The benefits of working with us
Bonus Schemes
Recognition for your performance and hard work.
Company Pension
Preparing you for later life with a top pension.
Eye Care
In a digital world, we help take care of your vision.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Life Assurance
Peace of mind for your family in any eventuality.
Life Event Gifts
Your big occasions deserve to be celebrated.
We were founded here in 2000 out of a portacabin, and now have bespoke global corporate headquarters in the city.
Our location
  • Historically, the area found its fortune creating world renowned pottery.
  • We benefit from great transport links due to our central location.
  • The bet365 Stadium is home to Stoke City football club.
  • Alton Towers, World of Wedgwood and the Trentham Monkey Forest are just some of nearby attractions.
What we get up to
As well as being our corporate headquarters, our Stoke office is home to our industry leading technology provider, Hillside (Technology) Ltd, and also support services roles to our gambling operations. The opportunities are endless, with roles in Technology, Media and Customer Support departments all under one roof.

Many of our teams operate 24 hours a day, so it is a hub of activity at all times.
Some location benefits
On-Site Restaurant
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
Company Leisure Facility
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