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Delivery Manager (Frontend)

  • Primary Location:
    Porto
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
  • Employment Basis:
    Full-Time
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3 extra days of vacation

FlexAppeal

Internal International Opportunities

Health insurance

Mobile allowance

Choose your Operating System

Learning and Development

Fully provisioned kitchen

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The Role...

Blip is a Tech and Innovation Hub with strong knowledge in software development, mobile apps, web platforms, and retail applications for betting and gaming. We are part of Flutter Entertainment – one of the World ́s Largest Groups in the bookmaking industry, with annual revenue of around 2 billion euros. The Code we develop, powering brands such as PaddyPower, Betfair, and FanDuel, is used by over 5 million people in more than 100 countries and we are in the API Billionaire Club alongside players such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter.

The Delivery Manager (Frontend) is accountable for a Frontend Software Development delivery team and its software delivery. You will lead a team of 9 software engineers to deliver amazing value to our customers. Using lean and agile methodologies, you will be responsible for the pace, scale and performance of your team delivery. Having a technical background, with experience in all aspects of software delivery processes, from inception to release, will set you up for success.

Reporting to the Senior Software Delivery Manager at Trading Technology, you will also be accountable performance appraisal and reward of your team, focusing in helping your people define their career path and goals for short and long term.

Your exceptional communication skills will be key, not only to lead your team through a challenging, continuously changing environment, but also on your constant interactions with a diverse group of stakeholders. 

 

What You'll be Doing... 

  • Manage the Frontend development team for Trading Technology in PaddyPowerBetfair;
  • Lead, inspire, motivate and line manage a multi-disciplinary software development team;
  • Coach, hold 1 to 1s, set and review objectives, appraise performance, and assist with career development, ensuring effective performance management;
  • Plan upcoming Frontend development work and manage workload within the team;
  • Continuous alignment with other Delivery Managers to understand the development approaches being taken and associated implications;
  • Provide regular updates to Senior Manager on all projects in flight;
  • Work with Trading Tribe Architect to agree a consistent approach to implementing new technologies within Trading;
  • Act as a decision maker on technical questions between teams;
  • Help the team to work well in a shared-services manner;
  • Drive the team to continuously improve processes in an always-changing environment.

 

What We're Looking For... 

  • Previous management experience, on complex software projects;
  • 5+ years of industry experience;
  • Managing the development of a team by ensuring that project tasks are in line with each team member's defined career path;
  • Using agile methods for software delivery;
  • Strong Frontend architectural skills;
  • Good analytical and diagnostic skills, particularly with regard to technical risks, issues and constraints;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English and Portuguese);
  • Strong leader and energetic motivator;
  • BSc or Masters in Computer Science.

 

What You'll Get in Return... 

Our passion has helped us take the betting industry by storm. So we think it's only fair that you enjoy excellent rewards.  

The Fun Stuff 

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Games room
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Sharesave scheme 
  • Career progression
  • Global mobility 
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • In office shower and locker rooms
  • Health and well being classes (Yoga, bootcamp, etc.)
  • Free breakfast 
  • In office masseuse, nutritionist and ergonomist 

The Boring Stuff 

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Lunch credit
  • Health assessments
  • Travel allowance
  • Own your own laptop scheme
  • Thousands of online learning courses
  • Mobile allowance
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

There is more, but we won't go on... 


 
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Porto
Avenida de Camilo 96, Porto, Portugal, 4300-492
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This is who we are

Blip is a Tech and Innovation Hub with a strong knowledge in software development, mobile apps, web platforms and retail applications for betting and gaming.

We are part of Flutter Entertainment – one of the World´s Largest Groups in the bookmaking industry, with an annual revenue of around 2 billion euros. The Code we develop, powering brands such as PaddyPower, Betfair and Fanduel, is used by over 5 million people in more than 100 countries and we are in the API Billionaire Club alongside players such as Google, Facebook and Twitter.

The Missing Piece

At Blip people always come first, that’s why we believe we can complement each other. You are our missing piece to be a better company, to build a better business for everybody, including ourselves.On the other hand, we are your missing piece, giving you the flexibility, work life balance and the tech challenge you´re lacking.
It all starts here!

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing