Job Description

Company Description

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. 

Job Description

As a PM lead on any feature (high priority) project that SportCast engages in you will be responsible for the overseeing the planning and implementation of an entire project through budgeting, hiring team members, sourcing suppliers and planning project releases. 

This is a key role in our organization that will drive our company's growth and make a significant impact on the success of our projects. The ideal candidate will have prior experience of and strong technical knowledge. A candidate must have strong communication skills, and fluidly work with clients, management and technical staff.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Managing project activities for multiple projects across all project phases, including initiation, planning, user experience, design, development, QA, launch, and ongoing maintenance
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Maintain an attitude of commitment and exhibit responsibility for the needs of team members and external customers
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendor
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Qualifications

Education: College degree in a technical discipline or relevant equivalent work experience

Required Experience:

  • 2+ years experience from a betting environment and/or a software product environment
  • Extensive experience (4+ years total) from roles as commercial and/or technical project management
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies

Additional Experience (for best candidates)

  • Evidence of leading PM teams on high value projects 
  • Industry experience espcially with live in-play products 
  • Working with 3rd party data feeds suppliers and API's 

 Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of the SDLC and agile and waterfall project management techniques and tools
  • Ability to think strategically and drive the business strategy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong problem management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to interact well with people at all levels within and outside the organization
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 

Additional Information

Why would you enjoy working with us at SG Digital and SportCast?

  • 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.

Application Instructions

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