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Delivery Owner

Sofia, Bulgaria

Description

We are DraftKings. We’re inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence. ill too.

 

In April 2020, we combined with SBTech, award-winning sports betting product provider, to create the only vertically integrated pure-play sports betting and online gaming company based in the United States. 

We’re growing rapidly and are looking for a Delivery Owner to work with our Casino team You will be given the opportunity to apply a truly agile mindset to the challenges of the squads and teams you’ll be working with, in order to streamline and facilitate a predictable and efficient SDLC combined with reliable and planned delivery. Sounds good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Delivery Owner:

It is important to emphasize we’re not talking about the old-fashioned ‘command and control’ style of leading the team here. Our Leaders need to fit with the Agile philosophy: delegating as much detail as possible into the team. This leaves the Scrum Master with 3 main areas of responsibility: as a support to the team, as a buffer to the outside environment and as a coordinator.

Aside from that, we’re looking for a big-headed, highly organized, goal-oriented team-player with a can-do attitude and the hunger to own responsibilities and to advance both in the agile craft and our organization.

So, if you like continuous improvement, working close to business in small teams with a dedicated mission, the concept of taking agile principles and methods to its limit by making use of new techniques and programs – then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

 

Your role: 

  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint, and release planning
  • Lead development teams to practice agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
  • Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs
  • Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice
  • Support the development managers and project leads as necessary
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
  • To create and define a detailed work breakdown structure to estimate effort and resources and provide a clear schedule to relevant parties
  • Keeping track of the tasks’ backlog, to assist the management to plan work in advance for the technical teams

Requirements

What experiences are we looking for :

  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of relevant education and experience
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master or Agile Project coordinator / Manager / Owner for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Agile  principles, practices, and theory
  • Advanced project management skills; Strong mediation and negotiation skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Knowledge of  Agile approaches: Scrum, XP, Lean, Kanban
  • Skills and knowledge in leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
  • Working experience in the ‘online gaming’ or ‘online’ industry – is an important advantage

 

 

Why join our Dream Team?

Who are we a good fit for?

We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech’s most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us

The Company offers excellent benefits

  • Being a part of an international team focused on excellence in product development
  • Competitive compensation package’
  • Comprehensive health insurance + Multisport card
  • Monthly parking coverage OR Public transport card
  • Team building and fun activities
  • State of the Art modern offices
  • Dynamic and friendly work environment
  • Open and transparent communication
  • Long term career growth opportunities
  • Professional growth and cross-location knowledge sharing
  • People Assistance, Development and Wellness Programs
  • English classes

Apply now

As a technology company at our core, DraftKings believes that the best innovation comes from diverse perspectives, thoughts, beliefs, ideas, and experiences. We consistently push boundaries and challenge the conventional to ensure our culture and products reflect the expectations of our employees, and the customers we serve.

We’re proud to believe that your gender, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability should have nothing to do with our hiring practices. We’ll never discriminate against anyone’s background or creed. If you’re good at what you do, we want you to do it at DraftKings.

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