Head of Platform

Salary: 
€80,000 pa
Job Reference: 
23063
Published date: 
28 March 2018
Job Description: 

Our client is looking for an experienced Head of Platform to join our Product team. You will be leading the Platform Program department and working close with other company stakeholders for the delivery of a leading iGaming Platform offering in the global market. You will also oversee the progress of Platform projects. You will own the product and be responsible for delivering new products, features, and functionality in order to grow the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a mission critical team which delivers a digital iGaming platform across different product segments, technologies and distributions.
  • Establish, deliver and refine a road map to ensure that the platform remain current and delivers value to the business needs.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders.
  • You will be managing a team of 6 Product Owners.
  • Conduct market, industry and competitive analysis to drive product.
  • Decide on suitable strategies and objectives for the department.
  • Coordinate cross-project activities.
  • Lead and evaluate Product Owners.
  • Resolve projects’ higher scope issues.
  • Prepare reports and updated KPI’s for CPO.

Required:

  • 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 of working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams with a focus on delivery in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Experience of successfully engaging senior management and groups of stakeholders including 3rd party suppliers.
  • Able to demonstrate strong management skills including communication, negotiation and facilitation.
Contact: 
Luca Ittiresu
Telephone: 
+356 2277 9158
Email: 
luca.ittiresu@pentasia.com