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Software Engineering Senior Manager - Mobile



Software Engineering
Edinburgh, UK
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023

FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands and products that deliver sports betting, gaming and entertainment to millions of US sports fans every day. That’s no easy task, and wouldn't be possible without a fantastic team who have helped us pioneer new products and innovative features that make us a leader in the industry. Whether you’re looking for better career progression, improved financial security or just a better sense of belonging, we believe we’ve created a culture in which everyone can succeed, no matter how you got here.

The Position

FanDuel is looking for a Software Engineering Senior Manager to join our Account Library Team who is building a code library to be used by all FanDuel products and platforms. You will play a pivotal role in driving the completion of the MVP and then adoption across FanDuel’s technology organisation whilst managing a team of mainly front-end developers and native iOS and Android software engineers.

You will help grow and coach your team from both a technical and people perspective, providing an outstanding employee experience tailored to their individual needs.

  • Manage a team of software engineers working on a greenfield initiative in FanDuel Technology leading to the build and development of new engineering teams
  • Enable the delivery of technical vision and strategy
  • Work closely with stakeholders from across FanDuel to help them understand the delivery process and collaborate with Product on the product vision roadmap

What We’re Looking For

You’ll bring a passion for imparting knowledge and a proven ability to grow a team whilst leading it to success. You’ll also demonstrate experience built on a solid foundation of engineering development and operational support.

  • You’ll have experience of managing software engineering team, or come from a technical background, in frontend software development using Web (ReactJS) or Hybrid Apps (React Native) or Native Apps (iOS / Android)
  • People management experience and leadership skills in a technology delivery environment
  • Experience in defining and implementing software delivery best practices, agile delivery methodologies and continuous improvement

What You Can Expect

  • Interesting work - working in a fast-paced and ever-changing industry, new problems and exciting solutions are never too far away. There are always opportunities to learn new skills and broaden your horizons
  • A sense of achievement - Our teams own their software and when that awesome new feature ships to users and the positive feedback starts rolling in, you can feel proud of what you and your team created
  • Personal development - clear and defined career pathways for every role at every level, a supportive manager, loads of learning opportunities and even 10% of your time to dedicate to your learning.
  • Belonging - everyone at FanDuel works for each other, we win together, make mistakes together and have lots of fun doing it.
  • Trust - A trusting work environment where productivity is valued above all else, giving you autonomy and ownership of your time and work
  • Great financial package - Including salary, bonus, pension, private healthcare, share save scheme, flexible working & holiday policy along with a number of other benefits.

The Interview Process

  1. Initial Screening call with Talent Acquisition
  2. Discussion-based interview on Software Delivery
  3. Discussion-based interview on People Management; Customer Obsessed ; Dealing with Ambiguity and System Design Exercise

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel mean that we respect and value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgement or harassment. Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.

The requirements listed in our job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules. You don’t have to satisfy every requirement or meet every qualification listed. If your skills are transferable and you are in the ballpark experience-wise, we'd love to speak to you!

Location: Our Scottish tech hub is based in central Edinburgh and is fitted with fabulous amenities including a Gym, showers, bike parking, gaming pods, multiple breakout areas, meeting rooms, a roof terrace and much more. We operate a hybrid model for the majority of our roles, where team members come together at the hub as required.

Applicants should be willing to travel to our Edinburgh Tech Hub from time to time.