Principal Agile Delivery Lead

An experienced Agile Delivery Lead, keen to use their software delivery skills in the world of Big Data and AI products.

About us

Future Anthem humanises data with AI to personalise the player experience for everyone. Our market-leading data products and solutions enable our customers to intimately understand their players’ entire journey in real-time to help them onboard and retain players responsibly.

Future Anthem’s Amplifier AI product is powered by Microsoft Azure and Anthemetrics – the world’s first data science platform built for the gambling industry, which has processed more than 170 billion player transactions. Today, Anthemetrics is the largest independent behavioural dataset of players globally.

We are trusted by the world’s leading gambling operators and studios – including Bally’s, Betfred, Big Time Gaming, Blueprint Gaming and Paddy Power Betfair – Anthem was named Data & AI Partner of the Year at the 2022 EGR B2B Awards and Software Rising Star in 2021.

Future Anthem is a team of intelligent, inquisitive, and talented people passionate about data and results. We offer a positive, flexible working culture and the opportunity to work with the latest technologies in an exciting, constantly evolving industry.

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About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to lead our delivery function in a business which is disrupting the industry. In this role you will act as a day-to-day delivery lead, working hands-on with data and product teams, as well as being responsible for process design and agile leadership.

What you'll do

  • Work with the Product Managers to lead and manage the Agile software delivery process, ensuring successful project delivery and continuous improvement of Agile processes and practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment on product goals and objectives.
  • Monitor product timelines, resources, and budgets, and provide regular status updates to stakeholders.
  • Identify and address delivery risks and issues, and ensure timely resolution.
  • Coach and mentor team members, providing guidance and support for their professional development.
  • Work with product manager to ensure the product roadmaps are up to date, and help to surface prioritisation and resourcing decisions across roadmaps.
  • Work within a DataOps framework.

About You 

  • Strong experience in a software/project/programme delivery role, with a focus on Agile software delivery methodologies (candidates with transferable skills from other areas will also be considered)
  • Proven experience in Agile delivery methodologies, including KANBAN and Scrum, and experience using Microsoft Azure DevOps or other similar tools for Agile project management
  • Strong understanding of the entire SDLC, including testing and quality assurance
  • Knowledge of data science concepts and applications is a plus
  • You are comfortable working with a degree of ambiguity and can demonstrate the ability to change and adapt as our business scales
  • You have excellent verbal & written communication and presentation skills, with well-structured and analytical approach
  • You are highly commercially aware, particularly in prioritising time

Location: Hybrid/London, 2 days per week in office (lower frequency from other locations can be supported)

Type: Permanent/ FTE