Software Development Technical Lead, Sports Content

Posted 6 February by bet365

bet365, one of the world’s leading online gambling companies, is a driving force in the development of enterprise and Internet technology. We have rapidly grown into a global operation, delivering an unrivalled online experience to more than 21 million customers in 18 languages.

The Sports Content team is looking for a Technical Lead to join this exciting and vital part of the bet365 family, to work at our offices based in Central Manchester,

The Sports Content team is responsible for the highly important Affiliates system and various content management systems across the business.

As a Technical Lead you will be passionate about technology, delivering quality and mentoring/coaching software developers to further enhance their skillset.

You will be assisting and supporting the Development Manager alongside the Team Leader in the successful delivery of software by providing technical solutions and technical governance for the development team. You will need to demonstrate an in depth technical understanding of existing systems and take ownership of new solutions being development by taking responsibility for the overall solution and code quality produced.

This is a superb opportunity for someone looking to further their career in a technical and innovative company in a leadership role.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in driving the provision of scalable, maintainable, and performant systems.

  • Applying active governance around overall solution design, code quality and coding standards with the team.

  • Ensuring the solution meets the needs of the business.

  • Taking responsibility alongside the Team Leader for work estimation within the team, producing solution documents and ROMs.

  • Ensuring that you have an excellent understanding of the technical structure, domain and architecture of the systems the team is responsible for and how those systems are configured in the development and production estate.

  • Owning technical solutions from development to live at micro level.

  • Mentoring members of the team and ensuring distribution of knowledge.

Required Skills, Attributes and Experience:

  • Extensive commercial experience in Microsoft .Net (C#, ASP.NET, MVC).

  • Extensive commercial RDBMS experience (preferred SQL Server).

  • Commercial experience within web development, preferably HTML5 and CSS 3.

  • Commercial experience within JavaScript.

  • Experience as Senior Developer/Technical Lead of software development projects in a hands on capacity.

  • Ability to adapt to a very diverse and reactive working environment.

  • Work with minimal requirements and manage multiple tasks.

  • Excellent communicator on a technical level.

  • Experience of agile practices.

  • Git version control.

The closing date for applications is Friday 2nd March 2018.

To apply, send your CV and Covering Letter, quoting the Job Reference Code SDTL0218RD to Human Resources Department, Hillside (Shared Services) Limited, bet365 House, Media Way, Stoke-on-Trent, England, ST1 5SZ or click on the link to apply.

Reference: 34409660

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