Mobile Development Manager and Scrum Master – Poker

Job Type:
Dublin, Ireland

The role: Scrum Master

We are looking for a Mobile Development Manager and Scrum Master to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Dublin service office.

Can you be the champion of a transformation program and help the transition to agile? Do you have boundless energy to unblock any obstacles in the delivery path of a better player experience?

You will be playing a key part in expanding Stars Group’s poker business and lead our development team in the creation of best-in-the-industry line of native mobile applications.

You will be responsible for overseeing our product development team and working under the agile methodology. We are seeking a candidate who has proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, and a track record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met.

Why we need you: -

You`ll act as a leader to our software development team.You`ll oversee design, implementation, QA, and validation of the mobile product. You`ll create project outlines and timelines and distribute responsibilities to team members. You`ll take responsibility for successful product delivery. You`ll facilitate SCRUM ceremonies to monitor project progress and resolve any issues the team may be experiencing. You`ll shape team behavior through excellent management. Manage, monitor and mentor the team members, emphasizing the value of commitments to delivery by the team. You`ll remove project obstacles, develop solutions collaboratively with the team. You`ll ensure milestones are reached and deadlines are met throughout the project lifecycle. You`ll build strong relationships with stakeholders, product and program owners. You`ll document progress and communicate to upper management and stakeholders on a regular basis.

Who are we looking for: -

You have at least 5 up to 7 years of relevant experience managing agile product development teams, with preference to a start-up environment. You have a wide range of experience with native mobile application development and delivery. You are familiar with the mobile landscape, architecture, trends, Apple/Google ecosystems and technologies. You have practical experience with backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, task grooming and definition. You have strong leadership skills and proven managerial experience; excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

As an ideal candidate, you have experience with Apple App Store and Google Play processes for app submission and maintenance; mobile CD tooling (build, test and release automation); background in gaming/gambling industries and familiarity with poker game are beneficial. You have a good understanding of computer graphics, game engines, and rendering.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus.
We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to join our company pension scheme.
Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.
We have a canteen which offers hot and cold options for breakfast and lunch. In addition, there is free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks.
Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.  This role is in the Group’s Ireland service office in the Web applications department.