OpenBet is sport. The world's top sports betting brands choose OpenBet as their partner for world class content, leading tech and tailored services. We have their back. So they’re ready with exciting, memorable and safe sports betting experiences, to entertain millions of players worldwide.
OpenBet’s mission is to power growth and player engagement for operators through a global betting ecosystem that delivers at scale, at speed, at every great sports event. Our 1000 talented colleagues are the market's top team. We achieve billions of bets in a season; 60,000+ per second (more transactions than Amazon on Prime Day); 100% uptime (zero Superbowl crashes!) and we're built on 25 years of imaginative technology that is iterated daily.
OpenBet has established a premium client base of more than 75 operators worldwide and has 34 licences across the fastest growing regulated sports betting markets in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. The team is growing at scale driven by accelerated demand for our products and significant investment. We offer the speed, dynamism and growth opportunities of a start-up, underpinned by the stability and strength of a global employer.
Working at OpenBet every day is an opportunity for you to create exciting betting entertainment for millions of sports fans across the globe.
Want to be part of our evolving future growth?
OpenBet are looking for an experienced Development Lead from any technical oriented development background to join our team of skilled engineers. In this role you will be given responsibilities on a team working with an external operator / customer.
The Development Lead position at OpenBet consists of a balance of four main areas of responsibility:
Technical leadership: Understand the platform and technologies used and guide future direction
Team leadership: Coaching, support and development of the team
Customer liaison: A trusted point of contact between SG Digital professional service teams, our customers and partners.
Incidents: Management of, and escalation path for live production incidents.
Create a safe and productive environment for the team and maximize developer happiness
Assist individuals and the team to grow and excel
Remove impediments blocking team progress and facilitate continuous improvement
Help the team deliver value to the business through valuable working software
Build and maintain functionality for our platform
Work within the team to align technology with strategic objectives and help define projects plans
Accountable for designing, delivering, and running the services under the team’s responsibilities and within the desired levels of service
Manage a small squad of developers
Manage and contribute to technical end-to-end delivery of projects
Become a primary point of contact for and maintain strong relationships with both external and internal customers
Lead the engineering and execution of software projects, coordinate with other teams and key stakeholders
Design solutions that are compatible with the strategic direction of the company
Lead design and code reviews, set coding standards and ensure engineering best practice principles are applied at all times
Support the recruitment process of technical resources
2+ years of experience in leading agile teams (preferably distributed)
5+ years of experience in software engineering
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
Experience interacting with customers, external partners and business stakeholders
Deep understanding of core software engineering principles and practices such as Object-Oriented Design, Domain Driven Design, Test Driven Development, Behavior Driven Development, CI/CD
Test Driven Development approach and mindset
Good knowledge of large-scale website or application architectures and technology stacks
Knowledge of enterprise integration patterns
Experience with various development methodologies; Agile, Kanban, XP etc
Database design skills (any vendor)
Experience reviewing others work for performance, security, efficiency and portability
A value-oriented attitude, ability to build congruency and work with others towards a common goal
Pragmatist, being able to adapt to change, hold on to commitments, work with limited supervision, and deliver on time
Self-motivated, passionate about learning with a drive for excellence
Performance tuning skills, including refactoring, code profiling and monitoring
Some scripting skills: Bash,Python, etc...
Application containerization using Docker
Certified in Scrum or any other Agile field (for example, CSM, PMI-ACP, etc.)
Release management and configuration management experience
Bilingual Fluency (French and English)
Working in a highly co-operative team in an international environment, there will be significant training and clear career development opportunities for the right individual.