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Sportsbook Product Manager

Posted: 25/09/2017 | Location: Manchester | Reporting to: Managing Director

Overview
Degree 53 are an award-winning design and software development agency based in Manchester that specialises in the gambling sector.

We are on a journey to build the next generation of Sports Betting and Gaming platform. We aim to build a market leading product and one that will be the future of the industry. We are looking for a Sportsbook Product Manager to join us on this journey. They will need to share our vision and take responsibility to translate this into the product.

If this sounds like you, keep reading...

Your responsibilities

  • Ownership of the Sportsbook backend services for traders and the customer facing website
  • Work closely together with the trading team to ensure maximum value generation out of backend capabilities
  • Use data and market research to make decisions which drive the product forward
  • Generate new product ideas and recommend enhancements to existing products, driving and influencing the product's roadmap
  • Conduct regular competitor analysis and maintain market place awareness
  • Can translate business/product needs into requirements in conjunction with the project delivery team
  • Help develop the wider company’s knowledge of all aspects of Sports Betting
  • Act as the source of truth for the delivery team on requirements
  • Help develop the wider company’s knowledge of all aspects of Sports Betting

Your position

You will sit within the newly formed Product Team and report directly into the Managing Director.

Who we're looking for...

  • Extensive knowledge of Sports Betting Trading and Risk Management practices
  • Understanding of trading models and bet types
  • A passion for sport
  • Experience of working closely with developers and software delivery teams
  • 5+ year’s experience in the gambling industry
  • Comfortable with the mathematical challenges with running a sportsbook
  • Able to help understand customer profiling/risk assessment
  • Willing to look at new techniques such as Big Data/Machine Learning etc to gain a competitive edge in the long term future
  • Someone who can manage the gap between what trade and marketing/promotion teams need to run a successful sportsbook
  • Someone who is adaptable and willing to take on new responsibilities and potentially other parts of the overall platform
  • Experience of agile/lean development practices would be a bonus
  • Excellent communicator and someone who is happy working across all levels of our business and our client’s businesses

The good stuff...

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee of the month
  • Referral bonus
  • 25 days holiday a year in addition to bank holidays
  • Flexi-time
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Brand new state of the art office space with a cosy breakout area and Wii U and PS4 consoles
  • Regular social events
  • Monthly team lunches

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