Software Development Team Leader , Malta.


Something about us

Gaming Innovation Group is a rapidly growing technology business. The Group offers cutting-edge Cloud based services and B2B Performance Marketing, and owns B2C gambling operators offering games from the best-of-breed suppliers across the online sports betting and casino industry.
Our vision is to make the iGaming industry an open and connected eco-system, for the benefit of all. 

Our brand

iGaming Cloud (iGC): our client management platform seeking to interconnect the entire iGaming industry. iGC offers the full spectrum of services for iGaming operators. 
Rizk, Thrills, Guts, SuperLenny, Kaboo and Betspin: our multiple award winning online casino and sports betting brands.
Innovation Labs: offering online marketing and true lead generation to iGaming businesses on an international level.

The role

The person responsible will lead all technology development and operations for .The role will operationally manage the technology team which will comprise approximately 10-12 staff across management, development, and operational functions.
S/he will be responsible for managing the technology roadmap for both product and infrastructure -working with the Head of Marketing, other technical leads within Digital Media and will report ultimately to the MD.

What you'll be doing

You will be leading technology developments and prioritise all current and future projects for Also leading further development and enhancement of the existing casino vertical to optimise conversion and retention efforts by the marketing department and therefore needs to understand commercial requirements and realities.
Manage internal and third party vendor relationships that support development and operations, deciding when and where to buy versus build and when and where to employ new technologies within our business.
• Provide day-to-day leadership and management that mirrors the mission, vision and the values of the company.
• Develop new functionality on our existing products.
• Review and approve proposed development releases
• Participate in a small, experienced, energetic team on a rapid, agile development schedule.
• Recruitment and strengthening of the Rizk Technical team.

Who are you is a 24/7/365 business and uptime and uninterrupted operations are our number 1 priority.
You possess comprehensive knowledge of software projects, web applications, delivery processes and systems (SQL, Redis, distributed applications, micro services, message brokers, Linux, Javascript, DevOps, Git, continuous integration) and, where necessary a hands on approach, from planning through go-live and future support. Experience with PHP, Go, RabbitMQ, Redis and Galera cluster will be considered as an asset.
  • Team management experience - including the ability to develop individuals and progress their careers 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Passion for gaming and understanding of player motivation is considered a significant advantage. Must be fluent in English both written and orally.

What we offer

We are team workers and cross functional collaborators - we don't have boundaries when it comes to getting work done.   There will be lots of opportunities for you to be stretched and challenged in your role, and outside of it.
We invest in our people, not just with a great pay and benefits package and the usual free fruit and coffee (and Friday beers), but in focusing on your growth and development - we encourage innovation and 'getting involved' - we celebrate success. We are an inclusive, multi-cultural and diverse company with over 15 different nationalities represented.

• Start date: As soon as possible really. Let’s talk about it.
• Last application date: We’ll hire as soon as we find a match, apply now.
• Location: Malta

As a diverse and inclusive employer, GiG encourages applications from all sections of the community.

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