A leading leisure and entertainment company have a great career opportunity for a Technology Manager to join their sportsbook division in Johannesburg.
You will be the integrator between the online gaming business, IT and other technical stakeholders, and will be responsible for managing the use and application of data and technology to optimise the online operating systems and platforms.
Does this job seem like the perfect challenge for you? Keep reading! Your key job responsibilities as the Technology Manager in Johannesburg will include : Establish IT technical support strategy and framework to plan, develop and execute on systems and platforms Understand the IT, technology and business strategies and develop the 12 month technology support roadmap and objectives including platform, application, configuration and capacity management plans to support the operations Oversee the development, planning, delivery and modifications of solution components and evaluate and support changes and improvements to all technology systems and platforms Integrate business continuity and security programmes into network and application architecture solutions throughout IT systems and platforms to mitigate any identified risks and meet business objectives and regulatory requirements Manage the technological infrastructure (networks and computer systems) for online sports betting, including the daily monitoring of the functionality and performance of relevant web channels and servers are operating correctly Be available as a subject matter expert in IT technical support and management, and oversee the resolution of any system challenges and issues experienced;
as well as optimisation of system and platform performance Conduct root cause analyses to identify opportunities and gaps in system Facilitate the building and configuration of web infrastructure in conjunction with central IT teams Maintain regular communication with Gaming Boards, ensuring any technology queries are resolved timeously Requirements for this Technology Manager job in Johannesburg : Minimum 8 years’ experience in the sports betting industry, including 3 year’ experience in various web technologies as well as working with content management systems (CMS);
and creating online data models 3+ years BI experience including technical exposure (SQL and Data Warehouse design / Architecture) and Data Analysis Sound knowledge and understanding of sports betting systems, business operations and processes Industry knowledge and interest in sports betting and online gaming Proficiency in web and mobile usability (UX design) Proficiency in the use of Google Analytics and other Analytic tools Proficiency in PPC, Google AdWords and campaign reporting Technical writing and coding Testing methodologies and practices Business intelligence trends , data-warehousing, and big data reporting BI Application tools Cognos, power BI, Qlikview, VBA Web development lifecycle