Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Director of Product, iCasino

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
2020-75543
Casino Property
Penn Interactive Ventures - Philadelphia

Overview

Penn Interactive (PI) is a real-money interactive gaming company headquartered in Philadelphia. As the digital arm of Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ: PENN), alongside Barstool Sports as our media and entertainment partner, we are poised for fast-paced growth in the sports betting and online casino space. We are looking for a Director of Product, iCasino to join our rapidly expanding Product Team. As the Director of Product for iCasino, you will own the strategy and roadmap for both the casino within the Barstool Sportsbook and Penn’s standalone casino app. You will lead and inspire a team of product managers to conceptualize and execute features that are data-driven and informed by user research. 

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Drive strategy and lead the development and launch of innovative casino gaming products, while working closely with leadership on decision-making and strategy-setting, including the GM of iCasino and Head of Product
  • Drive product features through their entire creative cycle in an Agile framework: ideation, specification, development, release, analysis, and iteration
  • Develop and retain subject matter expertise, in order to understand and anticipate customer needs to drive product definition and positioning
  • Ability to operate in a hypergrowth environment, and capable of making informed and data-driven decisions with incomplete information
  • Oversee Product Managers who own the product backlog and work closely with Engineering to deliver great products while managing prioritization of deliverables
  • Work closely with UI/UX designers to ensure an excellent user experience in our product, and product consistency across PI’s suite of products
  • Contribute to PI’s long-term product vision, roadmap, and goals, and balancing the priorities of short-term iCasino deliverables with the long-term vision across PI
  • Engage directly and regularly with customers to gain in-depth understanding of their business processes and product needs
  • Perform competitive analysis and market research to guide product planning
  • Work closely with Operations, Marketing, and other internal teams to ensure delivery of product features

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • 5+ years of product management experience
  • Experience leading teams
  • Ability as a Product leader to craft a compelling vision and gain buy-in from stakeholders across the organization
  • Willingness to push the perceived limits and think big in terms of product scope and roadmap
  • Demonstrated ability to drive execution in complex, fast-growing, and fast-paced environments
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency and effectiveness working closely with engineers in an Agile framework
  • Experience writing Product Feature Specifications and user stories
  • Ability to utilize user insights, data, and statistical analyses to inform decisions
  • An instinct for creating simple and intuitive user experiences
  • Demonstrated ability to be resourceful and innovative
  • Self-starter with high levels of initiative, commitment and energy who can galvanize the team to follow
  • Passion for technology, sports, gaming/casinos, or all of the above 
  • A commitment to a no-ego attitude to your work and to your team leadership 

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience in the sports betting or gaming industries
  • 4-year degree is preferred, but not required 

Something to leave you with

Penn Interactive is committed to helping our team members live their best, healthy life. We offer unique and competitive benefits that help our employees, through a private exchange which allows our team members the ability to choose from several coverage levels and insurance carriers (both local and national carriers). Along with medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage, there are also voluntary plans available to employees. PI also offers our employees office perks such as free catered lunches, snacks, and beverages in the office.

 

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