Software Development Team Leader, Sports
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Full Time
Closes 03.06.20
Full Time
Closes 03.06.20
Who we are looking for
A technically minded Software Development Team Leader, who will help to coordinate and drive activity and efforts of the team to deliver software solutions.

The Sports team are responsible for developing, enhancing and supporting our online transactional processes platform from the delivery of real time content across multiple devices, the sports website, mobile and tablet products, to the processing and settlement of transactions driven from that content.

The team operates as a full stack team. Core skills within the team are C# and Typescript, and we would like you to have solid experience in one or both of these technologies. The tech stack also covers SQL, .Net MVC and Web API, Nodejs, HTML5, CSS 3.

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
Assisting in driving the provision of a capable, reactive, motivated and delivery focused team.
Enforcing governance of quality, rules, standards and processes ensuring solutions meet business needs.
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.
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Main Responsibilities
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.
Adaptable with ability to lead from the front to ensure the best outcome for the business.
Degree educated in Computer Science (or relevant discipline) or relevant professional experience.
Typescript and/or C#.
Mobile technologies.
Performance testing.
Service orientated architecture.
Exposure to multiple software development methodologies.
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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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