The Sportsbook Development Manager (Budapest) manages the development teams in Budapest to ensure accurate delivery of high quality software against an agreed development roadmap. The Development Manager is ultimately responsible for the development process, code quality, performance, and operational stability of her/his products. The ideal candidate will be a coach, mentor, and leader that inspires and motivates the teams to deliver high quality solutions according to business requirements.
Ensure the development teams are properly structured and staffed with capable resources to meet the requirements to deliver against the Development Roadmap.
Resource planning and developing high performing teams
Recruiting and on-boarding of new employees
Provide feedback regarding individual performance, capability and development needs
Sets objectives, development talks and conducts annual reviews
Mentor team leads and developers, in career planning to helping them reach their professional goals
Assist and guide team leads on people management skills, keeping a close watch on resource issues and conflict within the teams
Skill assessment and training to ensure resources are up to date on the latest technologies
Regular one on ones
Motivate & inspire the teams, and ensure the teams celebrate success
Reinforce cultural values
Ensuring development best practices are set and adhered to by the various development teams:
align development standards and practices across the various teams
maintaining standards, non-functional requirements, and KPIs
design & code reviews
design best practices such as scalability, resilience, avoiding single points of failure
ensuring quality of deliverables
Minimize specialization that causes single points of failure with resources. Ensure cross training and rotation of resources into different areas
Ensure adequate on call support
Ensure teams are tightly coordinated with NOC, and are performing Root Cause Analysis for production incidents, properly driving corrective and preventive actions.
Ensure the development roadmap is being collaboratively and accurately maintained between the team leads and Product Owner.
Monitor that teams are providing accurate and timely execution against the development roadmap, through KPIs and NFRs.
Work with the director of Sportsbook Tech to ensure that an adequate resource footprint is in place and aligned to roadmap deliverables.
Agile development process
Make sure the proper roles are in place and you should be able to jump into any missing role as needed
Ensure accurate use of tools such as Jira and Kanban/Scrum boards
Be a leader and mentor on Agile best practices
All Budapest based Sportsbook Tech Team Leads report directly to the Sportsbook Development Manager (Budapest).
The Sportsbook Development Manager (Budapest) reports to the Director of Sportsbook Technology.
If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org