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Project Manager - FanDuel

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Description

Overview

FanDuel Group is a collection of brands operating at the intersection of sports, gaming, tech, and entertainment. Our mission is to give sports fans the chance to win everyday and create experiences they can’t wait to share with their friends.

We’re not just a company, we’re a collective. And we’re not just coworkers, we’re a community. We’re an all-hands-on-deck crew of dreamers, doers, thinkers, makers, builders, breakers, and rebuilders. We value teamwork above all else, and we believe that diversity and inclusiveness are at the core of any good team. Like any good sports team, we’ve got passion. Passion for building a product our customers will love, passion for being the best in our field, and passion for our own people. With a company that’s as committed to its people as it is to its customers, FanDuel is a great place to develop yourself and your career.

The Position

FanDuel is looking for a Technical Project Manager to join our Technology organisation. You will own the delivery of Casino specific technical programmes that improve our product, our stack, our delivery model and the lives of our engineers. We are not simply facilitators. We bring our technical depth to bear, helping to define complex solutions across multiple verticals, leading the technical trade-off discussions, owning the timeline, dependencies milestones, and risks, and being the single accountable owner for its successful delivery.


Your focus will be working with the assistance of senior TPMs and Engineering Managers to assist successfully delivering improvements to an existing technology platform or working to achieve a defined program’s goals. This could mean working across multiple teams within an Engineering vertical. To be successful, you’ll need to understand not only the consequences of technology decisions, but the larger business context, and have a hunger to learn and develop quickly. You will grow into a subject matter expert for programs, partnering with product, commercial, and engineering to ensure we balance customer experience (quality, depth of features, etc.) with speed of delivery. You’ll work diligently to meet timelines, mitigate risks, and use data to drive your decisions. You’ll make sure you get the right input from Engineers to make the right decisions.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the delivery of technical programs within Casino (with support)

  • Collaborate with TPMS, senior TPMs and engineering leads to identify and address risks and issues within your programmes

  • Assist in identifying and tracking dependencies between teams and projects.

  • Contribute to program planning by providing accurate and up-to-date information.

  • Assist in providing status updates to stakeholders and team members, with guidance from senior TPMs.

  • Collaborate with senior engineers to understand architectural concepts and contribute to identifying potential weaknesses.

  • Be a resource for program information within your domain and work on expanding your knowledge.

  • Support resource allocation and priorities discussions under the guidance of senior TPMs.

  • Assist in influencing teams and stakeholders to align with program goals.

  • Escalate issues when necessary, under the guidance of senior TPMs.

  • Contribute to trade-off decisions, especially as they pertain to immediate program needs.

Requirements

  • 1+ years of relevant experience in a technical program management role, or equivalent experience working closely with engineering teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of tasks and support program delivery.

  • Basic understanding of engineering and technical program management concepts.

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills, with the willingness to learn and improve.

  • Familiarity with engineering processes and the ability to engage in discussions with engineers.

  • An interest in architectural concepts and a willingness to learn more.

  • Exposure to working with multiple teams or projects in a collaborative environment is a plus.

  • Eagerness to grow and develop in the role with mentorship from senior TPMs and engineers.

What you can expect:
• 25 days of annual leave;
• Sharesave scheme;
• ”Flexible Benefits” of your choice;
• Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);
• Free parking;
• Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy';

Ways of working:

Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them;
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.
By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record.If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective role within the company.

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