Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Technical Project Manager

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
2021-80743
Casino Property
Penn Interactive Ventures - Philadelphia
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Information Technology & Engineering

Overview

Penn Interactive (PI) is an interactive gaming company headquartered in Philadelphia with offices in Las Vegas, NV and Cherry Hill, NJ. As the digital arm to Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ: PENN), the largest regional casino operator in the U.S., we are poised for fast-paced growth in the sports betting and online casino space. We are also partnered with Barstool Sports to drive growth in our business and are looking for a Technical Project Manager to join our expanding sportsbook team.

 

Penn Interactive is committed to cultivating a diverse and stimulating work environment to achieve extraordinary results. We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make impacting change! We have a strong culture of teamwork, collaboration, mutual respect, and transparency, and are growing our our cross-functional engineering teams, specialized in building digital solutions for the gaming industry. 

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Own technical initiatives from conception to launch and push the engineering teams toward success.
  • Work with Engineering, Product, and Business stakeholders to identify and gather technical requirements and influence roadmaps while advocating for data-driven decisions and engineering initiatives.
  • Offer strategic guidance for roadmap initiatives, while executing and reporting on priorities.
  • Act as a liaison between non-technical stakeholders and engineers in order to translate high-level requirements into technical specifications.
  • Ensure alignment between overarching business goals and the product and engineering teams.
  • Work together with our Agile Coaches and wider org to implement team-wide improvements and ensure ceremonies are run efficiently from a technical perspective.
  • Identify and define clear roles, responsibilities, dependencies, and deliverables for engineers required for specific projects and initiatives.
  • Work with the Engineering team to identify areas of improvement and take lead on implementing them

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

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with high-performance teams to build efficient applications.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, strategies, and methods.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and experience establishing guidelines in these areas for others.
  • Incredibly strong communication skills with a demonstrated ability to speak at a high-level to both engineering and business stakeholders.
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative environment and promoting a team-first mentality.
  • Communicate clearly, interact thoughtfully and professionally.
  • Ability to predict challenges and seek to proactively head-off obstacles.

BONUS

  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science or another STEM field
  • A passion for sports and/or sports betting.

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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