FanDuel

Software Engineering Manager

3+ months agoEdinburgh, United Kingdom

FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands and products that deliver sports betting, gaming and entertainment to millions of US sports fans, every day. That’s no easy task, and wouldn't be possible without a fantastic team who have helped us pioneer new products and innovative features that make us a leader in the industry. Whether you’re looking for better career progression, improved financial security or just a better sense of belonging we believe we’ve created a culture in which everyone can succeed, no matter how you got here.

Software Engineering Manager at FanDuel is a role where you can begin to develop your skills and experience as a manager. You will directly manage a team of Engineers and be accountable for the customer experience, project prioritisation, software quality, and system maintenance. Most of all, you are accountable for the experience, management and development of the Engineers that report to you. You set the example for our values and help engineers grow by encouraging them to contribute to cross-team technical discussions, supporting their ideas, and empowering them to make decisions. If you’re looking to exercise and develop your existing core leadership skills both from a technical and people management point of view, then this is the position for you!

The Role

  • Manage, identify and provide opportunities for Software Engineers
  • Work with Senior Engineers to deliver a technical vision with an eye for customer satisfaction and security
  • Proactively identify technology gaps and opportunities while mitigating risks created through complexity (technical and regulatory)
  • Be responsible for delivery of your assigned backlog items by communicating blockers and progress through-out the project lifecycle
  • Measure, own and drive predictability through Operational Excellence and transparency through data and KPIs
  • Own your software by helping to guide your team to deliver it while providing appropriate support for end-users
  • Help to scope and define new solutions to problems while influencing the Roadmap and ensuring we delivery truly viable features and Products
  • When you are not helping to drive forward the assigned features and line-management you’ll be contributing your coding skills towards the delivery of features
  • The ability to delivery architecturally sound solutions in the absence of a highly experienced individual contributor

What you can expect

  • Interesting work - working in a fast-paced and ever-changing industry, new problems and exciting solutions are never too far away. There are always opportunities to learn new skills and broaden your horizons
  • A sense of achievement - Our teams own their own software and when that awesome new feature ships to users and the positive feedback starts rolling in, you can feel really proud of what you and your team created
  • Personal development - clear and defined career pathways for every role at every level, a supportive manager, loads of learning opportunities and even 10% of your time to dedicate to your learning.
  • Belonging - everyone at FanDuel works for each other, we win together, make mistakes together and have lots of fun doing it.
  • Trust - A trusting work environment where productivity is valued above all else, giving you autonomy and ownership of your time and work
  • Great financial package - this includes salary, pension, private healthcare, share save scheme, flexible working & holiday policy and a number of other benefits.

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect and value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgement or harassment. Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.

The requirements listed in our job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules. You don’t have to satisfy every requirement or meet every qualification listed. If your skills are transferable and you are in the ballpark experience-wise, we'd love to speak to you!

Client-provided location(s): Edinburgh, UK
Job ID: 3110951

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • FSA
    • Wellness Program
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits and Childcare
    • Paid Family Leave
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Unlimited Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Performance Bonus
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Female founded/led