Sportcast is in a growth phase, focused on delivering the next generation of pricing software and customer experiences to the sports betting industry.
Everyone in the SportCast team is proud of building a business that has become an industry leader in redefining sports betting experiences.
In June 2021 we reached a stage in our evolution, where finding the right partner to help the business scale was the natural next step, and this was achieved when we joined the OpenBet (Scientific Games) family. Using OpenBet's supreme technologies, reputation and personal development channels we aim to deliver solutions to the biggest client's in the world. Any new employee is welcomed into a business that is uniquely positioned to take advantage of one of the most exciting growth spaces in the world.
SportCast x OpenBet is a team that you want to be part of! Come join us.
We are looking for an experienced Product Owner to join our team, in order to drive our account product strategy across our Product suite.
You will be a self-starter, who is comfortable working independently, and is confident working in a fast-paced environment, driving product solutions for industry-leading operators.
You will have experience in all aspects of b2b client managment in the betting and gaming industry, as well as the technical skills to allow you to translate those insights into a market leading product strategy, and then communicate that strategy to development teams as Agile user stories.
The role will be to be part of a team driving player account product strategy across all product verticals at SportCast, developing business cases for new functionality. You will be customer focused; working as the primary business contact for customers, in order to identify industry trends and provide market leading tools and demonstrate to our customers how these will add value to their business. You will cultivate and develop lasting relationships with key stakeholders in customer organisations. You will also be involved in business development.
You will play an active part in the Product team helping to mentor less experienced colleagues, proactively supporting operational management by identifying areas for improvement, and delegating tasks to others where required
What would make you the Product Owner we are looking for:
- Operational knowledge of betting and gaming promotional strategies and systems.
- Possess strong analytical skills and understanding of software development.
- Flexibility to work outside of the responsibilities of your role if needed.
- Confidence to drive the product strategy for promotion across the organization.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all levels of the organization.
- Excellent relationship building and communication skills.
- Ability to work independently but also to work closely with a team.
It would also be great to see these skills/experiences as well:
- Familiarity with agile development methodologies such as SAFe, SCRUM and Kanban;
- Demonstrable experience of BDD;
- Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence and Balsamiq;
- Some experience of line management;
- Business Analysis experience or similar.
Why would you enjoy working with us at OpenBet?
- 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 OpenBet, 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 flexible working whilst we provide you with the guidance and development skills you need to progress quickly and enhance your career.