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Senior Director, Gaming Platform Core Architecture

Aristocrat
Austin Texas 78757 United States of America
8 days ago
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Job Posting Title

Senior Director, Gaming Platform Core Architecture

Summary

The long-term purpose of this role is to lead a team of product experts that maintains the ownership of the core architecture of our latest .Net/C# based software platform. This includes completing new functionality, reducing our technical debt, and delivering best of class software.

You are our ideal candidate this position if you say “Yes!” to the following:
Are you a .Net Guru and love programming in C#?
Do you have strong product Architecture skills and are great with Object Oriented design?
Do you find yourself frequently going to the white board and correcting or improving other people's designs?
Can you clearly articulate design intention and justification for your design decisions?
Do you enjoy staying current with technology and enjoy reading programming books when bored?
Do you enjoy leading teams because you make great decisions and love leading teams to Glory?
Do you have the interviewing skills to truly recognize top software development talent when you encounter it?

What you'll do

In this role you will evaluate, establish, and optimize software and test teams, software processes, choose technologies, and establish policies which will govern the department. You will be the shot caller for the team. You would be providing the support and latest technology releases for the product development teams that are dependent on this platform core.

Your main responsibility is to make fantastic architecture decisions regarding this software platforms technical direction. You must not be afraid to make the difficult calls regarding code refactoring, design decisions and when/how to tackle technical debt. Your other responsibilities will include developing a strong product culture, fostering cross-group collaboration, utilizing agile development methods, and keeping focus on consistent development progress across the product line.

To be successful you will need to fully support the existing product delivery focused teams, make recommendations on product improvement, manage necessary change, direct any necessary refactoring of existing software, and own the future product’s upgrade path.

This position will take all of your leadership skills to successfully lead software and test teams through every phase of product development. You will also need to interface with, and provide timely suggestions to, the Sr Vice President, D&D and other assigned divisional VPs, the Chief Technology Officer, and Senior Executive Management with respect to product recommendations and status.

What we're looking for

Why Aristocrat?

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