Remote CTO - Casino and Sports

Job Type Permanent
Salary Attractive package on offer
Reference 32013

My client is currently recruiting for a remote CTO. They are a very large Asian based operator that is looking to build and develop their own gaming & sports betting platform.

The ideal candidate will have had experience in undertaking this type of project previously and understand how and what is required to undertake such a project.

This would be a remote based role, with some travel when required, and would also entail planning, hiring, and managing the required team members to achieve the result.

A very attractive package would be offered to the candidate selected for this role.

Scope of the Role:

You would be responsible for leading the platform technology function, comprising software development, technical operation, and infrastructure. The role will deliver product and stable infrastructure in a fast paced, technology focused gambling environment. As a member of the senior leadership team, you would be involved in all areas of business strategy and responsible for the ongoing alignment of technical delivery and operations.

  • Lead technical strategic development to achieve current and future goals
  • Lead and develop the members of the technology team
  • Develop a succession plan within the technology team, including the development of a talent pipeline
  • Represent technology at senior leadership level including setting and implementing business strategy
  • Implement technologies and processes that aid technical efficiency (e.g., performance, stability, resilience, redundancy, and scalability and service quality)
  • Ensure new products are fit for purpose, delivered as per requirements, on time and to budget
  • Ensure system and development performance is monitored and enhanced

Required knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • A background of software development and track record of complex software delivery.
  • A strong enough technical background to command the respect of the technology team, but with a clear customer focus and commercial awareness.
  • Experience building and managing international software development teams responsible for commercial-quality software product delivery
  • Experience managing teams working in wide ranging technologies including C# and Java.
  • Expert knowledge of current technology involving Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft SQL Server, Linux, Unix environments (including Java and JavaScript, JBoss etc.), C# and C++
  • Experience working in an Agile software development structure with teams spread globally
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency architecting and developing functional, scalable, and secure large-scale software systems across multiple platforms
  • Extensive experience integrating multiple 3rd-party software platforms and managing technical relationships
  • Expert knowledge of thick- and thin-client/server and web-based development issues
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP-based networking protocols
  • Previous iGaming and/or sports betting domain experience
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