Head of Web Development

Reports To: Director of Digital
Department: Information Technology
Location: Gibraltar
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Our Web Development teams (client & server side, web and UI) work closely with other software engineering teams, UX and product managers to build industry leading online betting and gaming websites, as well as operational tools such as content management systems. We use the latest web standards in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Ruby, and modern technologies and frameworks like Ruby on Rails, React, GraphQL, and Cypress to develop large customer facing websites and applications that scale globally and perform well on all devices.

As Head of Web Development you will lead teams of Web Developers that work on products and feature initiatives across all our customer touchpoints. You will lead planning, resourcing, and executing technology projects, while providing mentorship and creating growth opportunities for your teams. You’ll also collaborate across our leadership teams to help push the disciplines of Web Development forward across the company.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Manage the team and help them prioritize, build, and ship the most impactful features to our websites in accordance to the company wide roadmap
  • Partner with other software development teams, help identify opportunities, gather requirements and maintain a technology backlog for the team
  • Participate in delivery of the company roadmap that reflects the priorities in the different areas and continuously rebalance the teams to react to changes
  • Work on problems with your team, roll up your sleeves, form an opinion and advocate for technology-specific, user centric roadmap items
  • Work with product, UX and other disciplines to discover the best solutions for our customers
  • Build and inspire your team, both through internal development and external hiring
  • Partner with engineering teams, help identify the opportunities, gather requirements and create a technology roadmap for the team
  • Manage team's upstream and downstream dependencies
  • Improve yourself as a leader by learning with and from other leaders across BetVictor, and through your own self-directed learning

Person Specification, Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Proven team leadership skills - your management skills and technical knowledge allow you to develop and mentor others and build credibility with your team, while executing broader engineering strategies
  • Proven background in web development. You still are comfortable diving into the code and partnering with developers at all levels of seniority
  • Familiarity with distributed and highly available systems at scale
  • Experience designing and developing APIs
  • A passion for efficiency and collaboration with a history of establishing great relationships across UX, Engineering, Product Management, Marketing and SEO teams
  • Comfortable working with senior stakeholders (Director level and up), both technical and non-technical
  • A commitment and drive for quality, technical excellence and results

Relocation Package:

BetVictor will take care of all your relocation requirements including booking flights, organising airport transfers, paying for movement of additional belongings and providing rental assistance for the first three months.

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    BetVictor is an equal opportunity employer.