Job Description

Company Description

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?

Job Description

The Product Owner is a subject matter expert who cares passionately about sports and betting. They will have a strong knowledge of Sports Betting, Online Casino or any gaming related features as well as a good understanding of the wider digital industry. They will be responsible for sharing the sprint vision with Agile teams and ensuring that sprint goals are met.

You should be aware of Sports betting and Online Casino industry trends, what competitors are doing, know the needs of key stakeholders as to convey the vision and product features in work that can be undertaken by the Engineering team.

As part of the Product Management team, you will be responsible for introducing or/ and transforming epics/ themes to stories that can fit in team sprints and deliver value to the final product.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Keep abreast of the sports betting industry, proactively monitoring the product to ensure the OpenSports suite provides a competitive offering
  • Can stand out in Customer related events and present the product features or assist customer on fleshing out needs and adaptations needed
  • Define user stories and prioritize the team backlog on sprint level ensuring that this is properly planned and all stories are fully elaborated with the help of Business Analysts
  • Maintain a healthy backlog for current and future sprints
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Collaborates with design team on mock ups
  • Produce Product Specifications documents
  • Assist on Features Release Planning and be the "Go to" person for questions around the product & issues
  • Handover to Product Education teams supporting material of the finished features
  • Triages and prioritizes defects related to the Mobile Apps, managing the team’s backlog as a result of defects that are been raised
  • Guides the Business Analysts to assist with the backlog refinement and write up
  • Maintains knowledge wiki pages for the features delivered and ensures proper handover to Education teams
  • Communicating effectively with both technical and business stakeholders
  • Helping the Scrum teams to plan and improve their ways of working through retrospectives
  • Own release notes and documentation of features
  • Work closely with Product Manager to identify and address gaps

Key Accountabilities:

  • Collaborating with developers and understanding the scope of technical enabling works
  • Participating in the team demo and retrospectives and share findings with rest of stakeholders
  • Establish relationships with relevant teams and individuals involved in the Apple approval process
  • Continuously inspect and improve products after customers’ feedback
  • Own relationship with external B2B vendors
  • Acting as a tactical member of the product development team.
    • Attending daily Scrum meetings and ensuring the developers are working efficiently and on the right items
    • Organizing Product Backlog Refinement sessions
    • Hosting Sprint Reviews and demonstrate what was Done
    • Own Release Burn-up Chart
  • Responsible for representing the interests of the customer for the development team 

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of sports betting development experience
  • Solid knowledge of the Sports betting market (retail and digital), regulatory dynamics and Sports Betting product ecosystem
  • Understanding of Sports and Online Casino player experiences and operators’ business drivers
  • Understanding of the importance of Product metrics and data-driven decision making

Additional Information

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 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.

#LI-CH1

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online