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Delivery Manager

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office
  • Contract Type:
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Employment Basis:
    Full-Time
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Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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15 month Fixed Term Contract

The Role


The Delivery Manager reports to the Senior Delivery Manager for Risk Management in Paddy Power Betfair and will manage the delivery of projects on the Trading Tribe roadmap. You will drive the evolution of team's software delivery capability and provide an exciting and rewarding career development for your team. You understand and embrace the philosophy of Continuous Delivery, and have experience of leading teams operating within a CD culture. You don't complain about recurring issues – you drive process change to fix the problems. You work with internal and external teams to create an agile, DevOps-centric team that builds, tests, releases and operates its own applications.
This role requires exceptional communication skills, as interaction and engagement with senior management will be a regular aspect of the role. A deep understanding of the Trading Tribe platform in Paddy Power Betfair is essential.

What You'll be Doing...
Key Responsibilities:

• Accountable for the delivery of technology solutions in the Trading Tribe
• Work closely with the other Trading Tribe teams to ensure alignment of roadmaps
• Work closely with Product Owners to define requirements for Trading Tribe projects
• Take responsibility for the technology solution, and remove obstacle for the team
• Liaise with the business and technology stakeholders to ensure a smooth delivery
• Play a senior role in the roll-out of lean and agile practices across the department
• Constantly up-skill the team, focusing on building knowledge and expertise around the use of modern development techniques and methodologies to expedite feature delivery

What We're Looking For...
Experience:

• Strong Knowledge of Sports betting
• Hands-on experience in delivering software solutions along with experience working with third parties
• Ability to manage vendors and be the main point of contact with them for PPB
• Hands-on experience of translating agile principles into Software Development practices
• Ability to engage with senior stakeholders, both technical and non-technical to discuss and gather requirements
• Complete understanding of Continuous Delivery with a track record of team improvement through emergent and leading practices
• Strong people and project management experience with a proven ability to mentor and grow a highly productive, dynamic and technically proficient team

Education, Qualifications & Experience

• IT management experience within the areas of software development, quality assurance or lean methodologies
• 3rd level Information Technology qualification


 
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Clonskeagh Office
Unit 1-4, Paddy Power, Power Tower, Belfield Office Park, Beech Hill Road, Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland, DUBLIN 4
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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