Lead Subject Matter Expert - Sports/Betting

  • Location: Europe
  • Salary: Excellent DOE
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 24075

Do you have a passion for sports? Background in software development and commercial experience? If you feel you could class yourself as an Expert then I would like to talk to you. I am looking for a talented Lead Subject Matter Expert to join the world's fastest growing software provider for the sports industry!

The Role

As Lead Subject Matter Expert you will lead a team of subject matter experts specialising in diverse domains around Sports, Betting, Ad-Tech, among others. You will provide strong leadership and mentoring to your team. As this is a hands-on role you will be exposed to multiple business divisions and will be parachuted in to different projects where you will utilise your own extensive domain and industry knowledge to provide key advice and recommendations that will steer product decision making. 

A key part of the role is partnering with the product teams to assist Product Owners and Head of Delivery in delivering the correct product. Your excellent communication and collaboration skills will ensure that you can provide support, advice and feature validation to ensure the team have fully understood all domain complexities and are delivering functionally correct features. You will take on a coaching capacity ensuring that the product teams are mentored through the various complex domain rules and regulations that they need to understand to perform their role effectively. 

As this role operates across multiple divisions and locations, a willingness to travel is essential. 

Required Skills: 

  • Deep knowledge in the required domain and knowledge of the surrounding industry
  • Ability to apply knowledge to a multitude of domain related products
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Very strong analytical, communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Collaborative and inquisitive nature
  • Willingness to coach and pass on specialist domain knowledge to others
  • Strong leadership skills, at least 4 years experience of leading teams 

Desirable Skills: 

  • Previous experience in working with software teams
  • Knowledge and appreciation for commercial strategy
  • Passion for sports 

Next Steps

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to showcase their all round talent within the industry. Contact me for more information. 

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