Head of Product (Platform and Sportsbook) | iGamingGroup

Full time
Remote
Posted 3 weeks ago

WHO WE ARE

We are iGaming Group!
Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Malta with offices in Croatia and Remote employees all around the world, iGamingGroup offers the latest innovative technology within the iGaming industry. We are a dynamic team of over 200 employees, spread across all corners of the globe.

Position Summary

You will be managing the Platform Product department, working closely with a cross functional team to deliver a leading Platform offering in the global market. You will also oversee the progress of Platform development projects.

You will own the product development pipeline, and be responsible for delivering new products, features, and functionality to grow the business. The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader and will have experience in managing a multi-disciplinary team to produce timely results in line with our overall strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading a mission critical team which delivers a digital iGaming platform across different product segments, technologies, and distributions.
  • Recruiting team members and setup the appropriate team structures to ensure the swift execution of the product roadmap and initiatives.
  • Generating and qualifying ideas around how to improve the Platform product from an end-user perspective (Features, UX, Content etc.)
  • Preparing requirements/user stories with detailed acceptance criteria for the development teams – Ensuring all product documentation is well prepared and kept up to date.
  • Managing the backlog for platform-related work towards relevant development teams.
  • Ensuring development teams get the necessary product support to deliver on timelines.
  • Working with Platform’s Product Managers, Product owners and other relevant stakeholders to ensure priorities are correctly established and followed, in line with the longer-term strategy of the business.
  • Representing the end-user perspective in cross-functional teams tasked with delivering initiatives for our platform.
  • Roadmaping and release planning for deliverables on our platform (specifically end-user facing improvements), including dependency mapping and co-ordination with other teams.
  • Working with UX and UI experts to define the customer experience and product specifications for platform features and requirements.
  • Ensuring that proper analytics and tracking mechanisms are in place to analyse customer behaviours and identify opportunities for further improvement through relevant and reliable data.
  • Communicating with stakeholders and management on the progress of works, as well as preparing and disseminating release notes for each release.
  • Developing key metrics to measure the success of your team’s performance.

Requirements

  • Extensive technical knowledge of iGaming platforms, web-based distribution and server-based technology including defining product roadmaps and long-term plans.
  • Demonstrable in-depth knowledge and first-hand experience with modern complex development tool chains, bug tracking systems, continuous integration, and version control systems in both commercial and open source/agile settings.
  • Track record of specifying, developing, and delivering software applications in a range of standards and languages.
  • Strong and demonstrable software development and release engineering skills. The ability to do so in distributed environments and/or environments without direct line management or without intense face-to-face contact is valuable.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of existing and emerging technologies and their potential to enhance the performance and robustness of the platform.
  • Experience in working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams with a focus on delivery in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Experience in successfully engaging senior management and groups of stakeholders including 3rd party suppliers.
  • Able to demonstrate strong management skills including communication, negotiation, and facilitation.
  • Strong planning and organizing skills including the ability to manage several work streams simultaneously whilst balancing business priorities and quality.

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of Sportsbook product, including defining product roadmaps and long-term plans.

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