Head of Developer Experience Programme

EveryMatrix’s international in-house software development teams use state-of-the-art technologies to deliver Platform-as-a-Service betting and gaming systems to hundreds of operators and hundreds-of-thousands of players worldwide. To deliver constant innovation in a range of of business areas from Affiliate Management to Sports Betting, and Casino to Payments, involves multiple agile development teams each expert in their own specialization.

Our challenge is to maintain the agility and culture of market-leading startups with the demands of a rapidly growing business and Tier-1 client base; that means encouraging collaboration but not conformity and maintaining oversight without being overbearing – in other words to do everything possible to ensure that both our developers and our business can perform their best. To achieve these goals, we need more than just great ideas on improving our development process – we also need people with the commitment to turn those ideas into reality, through investment in tools, people, and processes. That’s why we are looking for a passionate as well as pragmatic individual who will help us make our developer onboarding the best in the business, our Git workflows rock solid, our estimates as reliable as our products, and to Continuously Deliver innovation as well as code.

Duties

  • Work with the Developer Experience Product Owner to help define the challenges we face, the solutions needed, and to plan and action the delivery of those solutions.
  • Work with experienced engineers working on innovative technical solutions to developer experience problems, to build a Developer Experience team.
  • Facilitate the collection and collation of development metrics, roadmaps and KPIs.
  • Analyze existing processes and metrics, highlight problem areas.
  • Brainstorm solutions with a group of engineers, managers & architects.
  • Organise agile rituals and events such as group-wide demo days.

Requirements

  • Experience managing software development teams.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills – experience managing expectations and ensuring delivery with multiple stakeholders and conflicting priorities.
  • Experience with DevOps practices and their introduction into development teams and processes.
  • Understands business and software development KPIs.
  • Is strongly motivated to fight inefficiencies and streamline processes.
  • Is able to hold him/herself and his/her team accountable.
  • 5+ years professional IT industry experience.
  • 2+ years in managing projects and or products.
  • Strong experience and understanding of the processes and practices required to deliver software in a modern, Agile, business.
  • Goals / problem solving oriented.
  • English upper-intermediate.
  • Experience in working with international distributed team.

Beneficial

  • Degree-level qualification in an IT related subject
  • Working in online gambling domain.
  • Any certification in project / product management (Professional Scrum certifications, PMP, Prince 2, etc.)
  • Practical experience in a similar position.
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Benefits

  • Shiny new and modern office.

  • Health insurance or gym membership, or a mix of both.

  • Dental Services.

  • Daily catered lunch.

  • Fruit day.

  • Massage at work.

  • Private healthcare and dental care discounts.

  • We hold team-building activities and office parties throughout the year.

  • We have an ever-growing library (online & offline).

  • Flexible schedule.

  • A fun entertainment corner.

  • Internal & external training.

  • Health and well-being in house programs.