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Working with fellow delivery managers and product owners within the Sports Exchange Platform facilitating the delivery of an ambitious backlog of features, enhancements and products.

Successful candidates will have solid technical skills and a strong desire to lead and manage a development team in an agile environment. You will be able to demonstrate a good coaching style and possess the qualities to inspire and motivate others in a fast paced environment.

You will have a strong attention to detail with a focus on quality in everything that you do. Guiding the team in their use of effective monitoring and support to ensure high availability of our systems is a key responsibility.

A large part of the role will involve shaping our culture and the technical direction of our products. We are looking for someone who has a great understanding of our business and is able to articulate this to our technical teams, providing insight and direction to our developers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with stakeholders to prioritise requirements
  • Coaching and managing a sports technology development team
  • Identify and communicate delivery risks to stakeholders
  • Act as a scrum master and advocate best practises
  • Working with architects to agree on technical direction

Your Skills

  • Proven track record of delivering or contributing to the delivery of complex software projects
  • Effectively lead, motivate and inspire a team, consisting of multiple disciplines and seniority, emphasising a strong work ethic and professional attitude
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills, particularly with regard to technical risks, issues and constraints
  • Work well under time and environmental pressures
  • Experience using agile methods for software delivery e.g Scrum, Kanban
  • Working with distributed, resilient and transactional systems and the testing/deployment of these
  • Ability to make the right technical decisions driven by a strong commercial understanding