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Associate Delivery Manager

DraftKings

DraftKings

Sofia City Province, Bulgaria
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

We’re defining what it means to build and deliver the most extraordinary sports and entertainment experiences. Our global team is trailblazing new markets, developing cutting-edge products, and shaping the future of responsible gaming.

Here, “impossible” isn’t part of our vocabulary. You’ll face some of the toughest but most rewarding challenges of your career. They’re worth it. Channeling your inner grit will accelerate your growth, help us win as a team, and create unforgettable moments for our customers.

The Crown Is Yours

As an Associate Delivery Manager, you'll drive project and roadmap activities, evaluate progress, and ensure the successful delivery of initiatives. Working closely with key business stakeholders, you'll lead small, dedicated teams focused on continuous improvement. You will fully embrace agile principles, utilizing innovative techniques and programs to facilitate project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, and sprints. You'll ensure collaboration, accountability, and transparency while removing impediments and enhancing communication. Your role includes defining requirements, explaining feasibility, and implementing best practices to drive continuous improvement in a dynamic environment.

What you'll do as an Associate Delivery Manager

  • Lead development teams in agile principles, ensuring collaboration, prioritization, accountability, and visibility.

  • Update agile tracking systems for Product & Sprint backlog transparency.

  • Enhance internal and external communication for better transparency.

  • Help teams make commitments through story selection and task definition.

  • Establish reporting processes to analyze project progress, risks, and issues.

  • Communicate project status and risks, ensuring stakeholder accountability and timely escalation of issues.

  • Collaborate with team leads and business stakeholders to define requirements and explain feasibility.

What you’ll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of relevant education and experience

  • Previous experience playing the Scrum Master or Agile Project Manager for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.

  • Exceptional organizational skills with strong mediation and negotiation skills.

  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Lean, Kanban.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and unify with diverse personality types and communication styles.

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Join Our Team

We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston. As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment. Don’t worry, we’ll guide you through the process if this is relevant to your role.