Development Manager (Senior/L6)
SG Digital leads the global gaming market, providing innovative software that powers the world’s most successful operators.
We pride ourselves on product innovation and technical excellence and are constantly adding new applications and new functionality to our product suite, used by billions of end users. And, while many other companies have been downsizing, we continue to see growth across our business.
Want to be part of our story?
An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Development Manager, with extensive leadership and management experience, to join our Sportsbook Product Engineering (Sportsbook Feeds Content). You will report into the Engineering Director and work alongside a Project/Programme Manager, QA Manager and Principal Engineers in order to shape and implement the people vision of the team, as well as drive the successful delivery of our product to new and existing customers.
If you like building a strong team, with a focus on delivery efficiency and quality then this is a fantastic opportunity for you to get involved in a key area of strategic importance within SG Digital.
Responsibilities of a Development Manager at SG Digital:
Line management of a medium to large development team composed of multiple streams including Software Engineers, QA and Development Leads
Key stakeholder liaison and alignment with senior people in customers organisation, from product development to operations and architecture
Lead shaping software engineering practices and processes on an account working in various flavours of Agile
Measuring and driving delivery and quality improvement through the capture and analysis of metrics.
Definition, implementation and evolution of development team technical process
Provision of technical input into the Project Management and Account Management
Work with Engineering management to drive through best practice, techniques and technology both on the team and around the company
Planning, implementation and evolution of technical processes and feedback to the wider company
Accountable for the quality of the implementation and deployment of development work
Accountable for the security, capacity and performance of the system
Motivating and driving the team with technical leadership and vision
Work in conjunction with Support and evolving Support engagement and operating model for your area of the business
If you are the right Development Manager for us you will be able to demonstrate:
- Strong and demonstrable experience managing teams of highly technical staff - ideally managing through other managers of leads
- Strong engineering pedigree acquired during a previous hands-on development role
- Good managerial and leadership skills, able to motivate and lead personal development plans for employees as well as driving change and handling difficult situations both internally and externally
- Ability to work as part of a senior management group leading the team
- Proven communication and presentation skills
- Dealing with change on a daily basis. You should be comfortable both with external factors driving this change as well as internals
- Being opinionated. Especially about quality, and driven to empirically demonstrate improvements introduced
- Must be willing to travel overseas at potentially short notice
Why would you enjoy working with us at SG Digital?
Competitive benefits, an open and supportive environment as well as a modern and exciting workplace
The opportunity to interact with global teams on a regular basis and the possibility to switch teams and projects as you and our business continues to develop and grow
Tangible and genuine development - at SG Digital, you can take your career where you want it to go!
Exposure to real work, business-critical projects and the chance to develop some of the world’s leading e-commerce sportsbooks whilst working on exciting client projects and interact with lots of code!
And if that’s not enough; you will get to enjoy a stunning work location and flexible working whilst we provide you with the guidance and development skills you need to progress quickly and enhance your career.