Head of IT

Job Type:
IT & Technical
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
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BettingJobs are working with an online casino operator who are currently looking for a Head of IT. The successful candidate will help to lead the Infra/DevOps team, scale the company’s operations, bring in the best practices of the industry, and improve the standards and SLAs to overcome the challenges ahead.

• Show a profound and deep-rooted interest in the customers and colleagues to identify and understand the issues which affect them, and drive satisfaction and costs. Be a customer-focused ambassador, ensuring your team understand their part to play in achieving the strategic objectives.
• Be the DevOp/Infra champion for your team: enable their work, growth, and strategy (technical vision, leadership, and mentorship) bringing in new standards, technologies and constantly pushing the stack forward.
• Lead a team to manage the overall IT operations: form a team of data engineers, analytics engineers, and data scientists. Be responsible for technical leads, provide mentorship, advice, and guidance. Develop and grow a diverse team through effective recruiting, mentoring, coaching, and retention strategies for key talents, ensuring a strong team where all feel heard and engaged.
• Develop and implement appropriate performance and data management systems across the organization.
• Work closely with other product owners, leads and story owners to design features, prioritize tasks, define the Definition of Done, and monitor daily progress with clear metrics and reporting such as burn down charts.
• Be responsible for all technical decisions.
• Set the strategy to build the company an amazing reputation and create a strong community within the company.
• Provide guidance and be a point of contact for daily business tasks. Help departments use technology profitably.
• Drive the inter-disciplinary software engineering inside the organization.
• Define and optimize all technical processes.
• Ensure that reported issues are being resolved promptly, that corporate policies and procedures are being followed, implemented, and maintained.
• Be a focal point for Regulation requirements and dependencies on the cloud infrastructure and platform as a service.
• Supervise the system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency.
• Develop standards and procedures to ensure that quality standards are met and consistent
• Manage all aspects of cybersecurity, coding, and testing in the organization.
• Lead on the compilation, scrutiny, and assurance of all regulatory returns to ensure consistency of approach and accuracy of information.
• Technical problem solver of the systems.
• Build and maintain partnerships with local companies and 3rd party vendors of global tech partners. Research, negotiate and onboard vendors to support infra operations.
• Assume responsibility for all digital, cyber and IT policies, processes, and procedures and where appropriate, training.
• Passionate about technology and knows what new tech is on the horizon as well as a deep understanding of what is available now.
• Discovering and implementing new technologies that yield competitive advantage.
• Identify, compare, select, and implement technology solutions to meet current and future needs.
• You can strongly influence a positive, high-performance engineering culture.
• Research new technologies which may potentially increase the productivity of the organization
• Lead on innovation by implementing future proof technologies and processes which ensure continued sustainable growth.
• Participate and lead discussions and brainstorms to contribute ideas and offer feedback

• Good command of Agile frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban, LESS, SAFE or others is mandatory for what we are set out to do.
• Knowledge of standards such as ISO27001 and process frameworks such as ITIL, COBIT and others will help you navigate your environment.
• Implement and support tools like JIRA, Confluence, XS WORK TEAMS, Microsoft Azure.
• Excellent communicator and mature leader: someone that knows how to achieve success and buy in through influence.
• Experience in chairing meetings and facilitating teams sourced from multiple departments/disciplines. The ability to interpret technical jargon and communicate an understanding to business stakeholders.
• Knows API’s and has experience building digital products that utilize them.
• Strong mobile architecture experience.
• Drive demos, training, and documentation to support the projects
• Knowledge of building backend services and designing and maintaining databases
• 5+ year-experience in one or more of the main technologies we use: React.js, Node, HTML/CSS, Postgres, Web API, Git or understanding of other major programming languages or frontend technologies such as Java, C#.
• Proven experience of vision execution and long-term roadmap implementation.
• Experience in delivering and embedding strong and resilient digital strategies which benefit customers.
• Strong financial acumen with the ability to manage a budget and comprehend financial statements and accounts.

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: BettingJobs

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