Technology

Head of Software Engineering

Malta

Are you ready to embark on an exhilarating journey towards innovation and excellence?

As the Head of Software Engineering for platform development, you hold the reins of transformation in your hands. Your mission? To orchestrate a symphony of brilliance among our engineering teams, igniting their passion and creativity.

Picture this: you, at the helm, guiding our squads through the vast expanse of technological possibilities. Together, we’ll sculpt the future, crafting products that not only meet but exceed expectations. From Wallet to Bonus, Integrations, and beyond, we’re weaving a tapestry of innovation that sets new standards in effectiveness and sustainability.

But that’s not all. You’re not just a leader; you’re a visionary, aligning our platforms with the singular strategy that propels us forward. Your strategic prowess will not only retain our current business but also pave the way for expansion, while we strategically transition towards our platform of choice.

And what of culture? Here, we believe in more than just code; we believe in community. As our Head of Software Engineering, you’ll foster a culture of collaboration that nurtures every voice, every idea. Good governance will be our guiding light, ensuring that our technological endeavors are not just groundbreaking but also ethically sound. So, are you ready to elevate, innovate, and lead? The journey awaits, and the possibilities are boundless. Together, let’s build a future where excellence knows no bounds.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the strategy for bringing teams closer together to operate in a successful domain oriented team setup, capatilising on key experiences gathered from the team/s
  • Manage the development and work with other key stakeholders such as Shared Technology Services for the utilisation of infrastructure
  • Develop and manage relationships with commercial leaders of the business to help cost adequately for our services
  • Maintain a healthy relationship with clients, and be client facing where needed
  • Collaborate with the legal team when necessary due to platform incidents. Guide and nurture a proactive mindset for such matters
  • Responsible for professional development and training required by the teams to grow and continue to excel contributing to our organisational goals
  • Innovate and come up with different ways to optimise the platform/s
  • Drive budgeting for the department
  • Ensure that internal projects and initiatives related to project delivery are aligned with overall business strategy and priorities
  • Work with the People Team to identify potential needs, challenges and opportunities to maintain great retention and development of Talent
  • Provide support to the account management where necessary

Technical and financial responsibilities

  • Work proactively with other Head/Director/s and CTO to draft detailed plans catering for the business needs
  • Increase awareness in existing leadership team/s for the importance of security, sustainability and scalability
  • Ensure teams follow best practices for coding standards and processes
  • Monitor and provide guidance to service management to have robust processes when incidents occur out of office hours
  • Work on products with a direct +ve cash flow towards Platform

Leadership responsibilities

  • Maintain strong working relationship across the organisation
  • Ensure effective internal communications both within the Tech department and across the organisation.
  • Promote cross collaboration to ensure smooth execution of projects
  • Work towards the company vision and cascade the vision to the existing leadership team
  • Mentor skills and attitude
  • Encourage and promote best practices and ensure Agile processes are followed across.
  • Able to leads with integrity, listens and persuades, inspires other to succeed, collaborates compassionately, plans and executes and sees the big picture and thinks strategically
  • Lives the GiG Values: We are together, Together we innovate, Together we adapt and learn, Together we make an impact and Together we stand with our partners

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as mathematics, statistics, or computer science
  • 10+ years of experience in engineering and architecture roles, with at least 5 years in a leadership position
  • Strong understanding of engineering
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Familiarity with data privacy and regulatory compliance requirements in the gambling and casinos industry

Benefits

  • Hybrid Working Model
  • International Health Insurance
  • GiG Wellbeing Benefit (EUR 350)
  • Career and Development Opportunities
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Birthday Leave
  • Free Lunches
  • Free Parking

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