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Senior Engineering Manager

Blip is a top-of-the-edge Portuguese IT company, focused on software engineering solutions for sports betting and gaming.  

As part of the Flutter Entertainment group, we are an essential piece of the business, delivering safe and entertaining websites, mobile apps, and retail systems for over 7.6 million monthly customers around the globe.   

Creating safe and fun software for sports betting and gaming it’s what we do. But the way we do it is what makes us one of the top options when it comes to choosing the best place to boost your career. Our Agile-oriented mindset, together with the most exciting technology and a team of 500 bold and inspiring people, will drive your star-quality skills to another level.  

We bet on people first. That’s why employer branding and flexible practices are cornerstones of our working culture. And our working culture is more than job benefits, it empowers you to come as you are and find the perfect balance between your life and your working challenges. We focus on autonomy, diversity, lifelong learning, and work-life balance.  

So… It’s not a job. It’s a way of being and it all starts here.  Are you in  ?   

The Role...

The Senior Delivery Manager provides tactical and strategic leadership, oversight and direction to multi-discipline teammembers that span multiple concurrent projects. You should have a solid technical and managerial background, proven problem-solving skills, be a strong technical and organizational leader with positive results-driven attitude and be able to demonstrate your ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

What You'll be Doing...  

  • Work closely with the key business customers, stakeholders, external partners and all groups within the Technologyorganisation to implement, evolve, support and own the software and system components to appropriate quality standards, within Blip's overal infrastructure;
  • Clearly communicate and promote strategies, roadmaps, dependencies and plans for products and/or components;
  • Own the product lifecycle and be responsible for managing all delivery risks;
  • Manage all technical resources and capacity plans within budget and project schedule;
  • Responsible for fostering an open-source mindset and for maintaining strong and collaborative relationships withother Senior Managers among PPB or other divisions;
  • Lead, inspire, motivate and line manage an area compose by several multi-discipline software development teams and Managers;
  • Coach, hold 1 to 1s, set and review objectives, appraise performance, and assist with career development, ensuring effective performance management;
  • Help build a ‘delivery with high quality' culture that is accountability and results orientated;
  • Responsible for achieving and sustaining employee engagement;
  • Serve as liaison between the delivery team and key stakeholder(s);
  • Execute, plan and manage changes as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements;
  • Continuous improvement of processes through automation of common procedures, and implementation of standards, processes and checklists;
  • Prioritize all tasks throughout all phases of the project lifecycle;
  • Foster an appropriate sense of urgency to deliver results at pace;
  • Actively measure and review the Productivity, Velocity, Quality and Duration of delivery, taking prompt corrective action where necessary.

What We're Looking For...  

  • Proven track record of leading and managing teams on complex software projects;
  • Using agile methods for software delivery;
  • Working with distributed, redundant and transactional systems and the testing of these;
  • Managing the development of a team by ensuring that project tasks are in line with each team member's career interests where possible
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent demonstrable knowledge;
  • Manage effectively a team consisting of multiple disciplines;
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills, particularly with regard to technical risks, issues and constraints;
  • Able to lead and motivate others;
  • Work well under time and environmental pressures;
  • Demonstrate senior principles, leading by example in terms of work ethic and professional attitude;
  • Able to project manage work and prioritise effectively;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English and Portuguese);
  • Team player, who strives to maximise team and departmental performance.

Senior Engineering Manager

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