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Delivery Manager

  • Primary Location:
    Hammersmith Office
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
  • Employment Basis:
    Full-Time
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Flexible Working

(when applicable)

Shares Plan

Careers Progression

Global Mobility

Ongoing Learning

Pension Scheme

Health Insurance

Pizza and Drinks Fridays

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Software Engineering Manager - London based with a hybrid approach to work from home and office based working

 

What is the job? Well it's Multi-faceted and fast paced in an agile environment:

You'll be managing the delivery of projects on the Betfair Exchange Platform's roadmap, driving the evolution of your team's software delivery capability, and providing an exciting and rewarding career development for your team.

You grasp and embrace the philosophy of Continuous Delivery, you resolve recurring issues and drive process change to fix problems, you will manage an agile team that builds, tests, releases and operates its own applications, and you have exceptional communication skills, as interaction and engagement with senior management will be a regular aspect of the role.

What are the key responsibilities?

    • Guiding a team of 4-6 developers on project & BAU delivery for the Exchange Platform
    • Work closely with other Exchange teams to ensure alignment of roadmaps
    • Work closely with Product Owners to define requirements for Exchange projects
    • Take responsibility for the technology solution, and remove obstacles for the team
    • Liaise with business and technology stakeholders to ensure a smooth delivery

Do you have the Ideal experience?

  • Hands-on experience in delivering complex software solutions
  • Minimum 3 years software development, delivery or management experience
  • Working with distributed, resilient, and transactional systems in the full CD lifecycle
  • Strong people and project management experience with a proven ability to guide, motivate and inspire a highly productive, dynamic, and technically proficient team
  • Making the right technical decisions driven by a strong commercial understanding
  • You must be comfortable in a hybrid office / working from home environment

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • IT management experience within the areas of software development, quality assurance or lean methodologies or proven experience going above and beyond in projects as a developer
  • Tertiary level Information Technology qualification or equivalent

Want to join A FTSE 100 company setting the tone for the future of the industry? 

  • 5 global brands across 3 continents = endless opportunities
  • Safer Gambling at the heart of what we do

At Flutter UKI, we have the most advanced betting platform in the world. Our teams work on large technical challenges day-in day-out. And are responsible for managing more than 5 billion requests per day, and billions of pounds of customers' money via our software.

The Hiring Team

The Exchange Platform Tribe is the most mature in the Sports and Platforms department within Engineering. Our mission is to preserve, maintain and enhance the flagship product in the Betfair brand – The Exchange.

We work in a highly adaptive environment with recent projects including a new Sportsbook product for Poker Stars, enhancing our Cash Out product to improve its availability and offering, removing downtime from our products for true 24/7 availability, migrating components to Amazon Web Services, as well as streamlining and hardening our products to support the increasing expanse of products our group is offering.

Looking to Join our tribe?  you will have plenty of opportunities to drive the direction of our technology and tools. We encourage novel solutions and enhancements to the challenges we face and promote Hackdays, self-learning and innovation and provide developers space to fulfil that potential. With a solid grasp of engineer yourself, you will have a strong desire to lead and manage a development team in an Agile, Continuous Delivery-based (CD) environment.

What You'll Get in Return... 

Our passion has helped us take the betting industry by storm. So we think it's only fair that you enjoy excellent rewards. 

The Fun Stuff 

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme 
  • Sharesave Scheme 
  • Flexible working hours and working from home options 
  • Uncapped Holiday Allowance (yes, you heard right) 
  • Health and well being with free classes (yoga, bootcamp, swimming etc.) 
  • Ministry of Fun who organise cool events throughout the year, like Bingo Loco 
  • Pizza & Drinks Fridays 
  • Career Progression 
  • Global Mobility across all locations 

The Necessary Stuff 

  • Pension Scheme 
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Snacks and Drinks
  • Life Insurance 
  • Health Insurance 
  • Access to thousands of online courses  

There is more, but we won't go on....

Want to know more about us? 

Paddy Power Betfair plc is part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider with over thirteen million customers worldwide.  As a group, we operate some of the world's most innovative, diverse and distinctive sports betting and gaming brands. This includes brands Paddy Power, Betfair, PokerStars, Sky Betting & Gaming, FanDuel, Fox Bet, Sportsbet, Odds Checker and Full Tilt.

Our spirit, talent, and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 13,000 people across more than 20 offices and over 600 retail sites. Our colleagues demonstrate curiosity and integrity in everything they do. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

We believe that diversity of experience and background can help us achieve our company goals and provide a better work environment for our employees as well as a better product for our customers. If you have the desire to shape our culture and influence the technical direction of our business, we recommend that you apply.

We strive to be a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.

 


 

Better Flexibility For You

All our live jobs champion hybrid working, offering a flexible blend of home and office working with full autonomy to decide how many times you travel into the office each quarter.

Looking for a remote role? Let’s chat – we’re open to discussing remote working for all our live jobs.


Inclusive Employer

We are an inclusive employer and we encourage people from all backgrounds. Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them.

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Location
Hammersmith Office
Winslow Road, Wandsworth, London, Greater London, United Kingdom, SW11 1TN
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This is who we are

Paddy Power Betfair is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

On a larger scale

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.

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing
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