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The role: Senior Product Owner

We are looking for a Senior Product Owner to join our Web Technologies team. 

Are you our next star player?

The Web technologies Product team is responsible for building compelling solutions that enable our Web platform.

Millions of Players expect our experiences to be responsive, secure, reliable and rewarding at scale, and we are working towards our ambition to exceed their expectations. 

If cracking open a creaking monolith and reshaping it with APIs of the standardised open protocol variety is your thing...this is the job for you.

To enable the customer experience we are working on a major overhaul of our tech stack, the Web Technologies team plays a crucial role as the framework that hosts the Poker, Casino and Sports products enabling through the middle tier APIs the services and business logic that support them.

The Senior Product Owner will be responsible for driving the delivery of business-critical projects by defining scalable and flexible web service and API technical solutions. They will be responsible for designing solutions, defining requirements, writing user / technical stories, and driving the delivery in Agile fashion working closely with the squad. So, if you find satisfaction in solving complex problems through an analytical approach and giving shape to technical solutions, then this the role for you!

Why we need you  

We are growing, and we are looking for a passionate individual who loves solving complex problems, taking a deeper dive into scalable technical solutions, and bringing them to life – all while focussing on better customer experiences! 

Reporting to the Head of Web Technologies, Product, you will provide crucial support in delivery of high priority business and technology initiatives. You will:

• Work with product managers from the Poker table to promotional activities to payments to capture and define the capabilities needed to ensure the optimal player experience
• Dive deep into the solution design from a technical perspective working closely with engineering and architects – with an objective of modernising the front end and middle tier framework 
• Strive to build product solutions to technical challenges that are scalable, flexible, and configurable in a multi territory, highly regulated and fast moving industry
• Create, prioritize, and manage a healthy prioritised backlog by breaking the solution epics into user / technical stories with clear acceptance criteria
• Ensure that both Security and Performance are planned in functional scope and baked into the product development process. Liaise with Application security teams to identify and resolve vulnerabilities and ensure that product performance is within agreed service levels
• Work closely with the squad, delivery management, and other key stakeholders to deliver on the product backlog in agile sprints and bring the solutions to life
• Champion agile and scrum ceremonies, such as stand ups, refinement and grooming sessions, sprint demos and retrospectives
• Manage domain knowledge by creating key product and domain knowledge artefacts such as high-level solution design, project / product documentation etc.
•Continuously communicate with Product Managers and other key stakeholders to report or discuss vision, progress, priorities, risks, and issues

Who we’re looking for

A passionate and self-driven individual who has/is:

• Passion towards using technology to solve problems, focussing on scalability and flexibility of technical solutions
• 5+ years of relevant experience as Product Owner / Manager having delivered scalable technology infrastructure-oriented solutions 
• Analytical approach to problem solving and ability to break down complex technical solutions into smaller pieces
• Strong understanding of and experience with working on technical  solutions – including services, APIs, server-hosted business logic, etc. 
• Experience with Agile methodologies – including stand-ups, sprint demo, retrospectives, and grooming sessions
• A team player who can collaborate with multi functional teams to support project delivery
• Attention to detail to produce quality tickets and documents
• Ability to work under pressure to deliver on tight deadlines
• Degree in engineering or business with relevant work experience
• And last but not least! A Customer centric mindset

As an ideal candidate, you will have:

• Working knowledge of collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence, or others
• Prior experience in gaming domain is a plus but not at all essential

What’s in it for you?  

Our experience-based salaries are competitive.

Your package will include:

  • Discretionary annual performance bonus
  • 30 days paid leave
  • Health and Dental Insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • Personal life insurance and disability coverage
  • A personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby
  • External learning support of up to £2,000 or equivalent in local currency, dedicated 4 learning “Power Hours” every month during office time, full access to the Udemy and Mindtools platforms, in-house leadership program and many other training opportunities for developing your skills and progressing your career
  • Looking to extend your family? You will receive a cash gift of 1,000 BGN for your new addition whilst working for us
  • 26 weeks Maternity leave at 100% pay & 4 weeks secondary leave pay (paternity) at 100% pay
  • A sports’ card membership valid across the country
  • In-house yoga and gymnastic classes, as well as dances
  • Discounts as a compliment form us among different services
  • Monthly lunch and travel allowance
  • Free snacks, fruits and drinks in the office

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a Zoom/ face-to-face interview.

About the Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange. Flutter brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

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Want a seat at the table? Apply now!

We will aim to respond to you as soon as possible. If you’re the right fit for our Senior Product Owner role, you will be invited to a phone/zoom interview.

Find your  passion  with PokerStars.

Senior Product Owner

  • Bulgaria Office - Goldline
  • Technology Group
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