Platform Services Software Engineering Manager
Do you want to be part of a team that delivers cutting edge, exciting products across the Flutter group, pushing the boundaries of performance and demanding maximum stability and 24/7 uptime?
Platform Services have evolved from the Betfair Exchange expertise in extreme volume, high availability, low latency systems taking technologies and services out to the whole of the Flutter Group covering areas such as Personalisation, Real Time analytics and Product catalogues.
Java, KX (a real time, in memory, analytic database) and Amazon Web Services are our primary technologies of choice. We are continually driving the aim of being a leader within Flutter in these technologies.
We promote Hackdays, Innovation Days, self-learning and provide developers space to fulfil their potential and the needs of the tribe.
Your primary role is to drive the success of 2 teams of 5-6 developers that build, test, release and support their own applications.
Are you passionate about both technology and people with exceptional communication skills? Are you comfortable in a Multi-faceted and fast paced, agile environment?
Can you manage the delivery of projects on Platform Service's roadmap and drive the evolution of your team's software delivery capability?
Other important components of the role are:
Providing an exciting and rewarding career development for your team
You grasp and embrace the philosophy of Continuous Delivery, take responsibility for the technology solution, and remove obstacles for the team
Interaction and engagement with Senior management, Product Owners, Architects and Commercial Managers will be a regular aspect of the role
As part of the Platform Services leadership team you will have significant responsibility for our growth and development.
What is the Ideal experience?
Do you have a strong desire to guide and manage development teams in an Agile, Continuous Delivery-based (CD) environment as well as having significant development exposure yourself?
Do you have the exceptional communication skills required for dealing with a diverse set of stakeholders? Will you take the right technical options guided by a strong commercial understanding?
You will also need:
Hands-on experience in delivering complex software solutions
Working with distributed, resilient, and transactional systems in the full CD lifecycle
Strong people and project management exposure and a proven ability to guide, motivate and inspire a highly productive, dynamic, and technically proficient team
You must be comfortable in a multinational hybrid office / working from home environment
Tertiary level Information Technology qualification or equivalent
What You'll Get in Return...
Our passion has helped us take the betting industry by storm. So we think it's only fair that you enjoy excellent rewards.
Comprehensive salary and flexible benefits package including bonus, pension, life and health insurance and Sharesave Scheme
Uncapped Holiday Allowance
Flexible working hours and working from home options
Health and well being with free classes (yoga, bootcamp etc.)
Cool events organised throughout the year.
Access to thousands of online courses
There is more, but we won't go on....
Want to join A FTSE 100 company setting the tone for the future of the industry?
Flutter UKI is part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider with over thirteen million customers worldwide. As a group, we operate some of the world's most innovative, diverse and distinctive sports betting and gaming brands. This includes brands Paddy Power, Betfair, PokerStars, Sky Betting & Gaming, FanDuel, Fox Bet, Sportsbet, Odds Checker and Full Tilt. This requires the most advanced betting platform in the world. Our teams work on large technical problems day-in day-out managing more than 5 billion requests per day, and billions of pounds of customers' money.
Our spirit, talent, and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 13,000 people across more than 20 offices and over 600 retail sites. Our colleagues demonstrate curiosity and integrity in everything they do. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.
We believe diversity of experience and background can help us achieve company goals and provide a better work environment for employees and a better product for customers. If you have the desire to shape our culture and influence the technical direction of our business, we recommend that you apply.
We strive to be a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within and safer gambling at the heart of what we do.