Director of Platforms
Aristocrat Technologies - Las Vegas, NV

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Software engineering owner for the platforms.
  • Key stakeholder in product strategy. In collaboration with product management helps define a platform roadmap and responsible for delivery to the defined roadmap.
  • Establishes and refines software engineering principles and delivers high quality product according to the roadmap. Creates and ensures adherence to the development policy and procedures.
  • Collaborates and proactively supports the partner teams, namely, architecture, hardware engineering, networked gaming and game studios
  • Works with compliance personnel and gaming regulators in understanding regulatory requirements, negotiating requirements and developing to those requirements
  • Participates in the budget process for their area of the business. Ensures adherence to the budget by monitoring expenditures and forecasting monthly.
  • Hires, trains and retains top-class platform development team members
  • Prepares weekly goals; reports progress to manager on a weekly basis; advises manager of problems that may affect overall schedule and goals as they occur.
  • Analyzes and reviews development processes to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new processes. Analyzes and reviews development tools to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new processes.
  • Participates with the team to review software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Acts as liaison with manufacturers and vendors of software and hardware products, especially with regard to problem diagnosis and resolution.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Managers / Supervisors /Team Leaders must:

  • Ensure the health, safety and welfare of all employees, visitors and contractors within your area of control.
  • Ensure all relevant sections of the Health and Safety Management plan are implemented and understood.
  • Assess, review the effectiveness and consult with their team on any proposed changes of the OSHA Management System and ensure appropriate corrective actions are implemented.
  • Ensure accident / incident investigations are conducted to determine their causes and take appropriate corrective action as required.
  • Ensure injured workers are rehabilitated and an early return to the workplace is achieved.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant health and safety legislative requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Requires a MS CS/EE degree or equivalent relevant experience in software development.
Experience: Ten to fifteen years of software engineering experience, with at least five years in software engineering management.
Skills, knowledge, and qualifications:

  • Strong experience in software development, including architecture, implementation and quality.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills. Innovative thinking in problem solving.
  • Ability to identify ways to optimize processes and develop assets. Experience with resource allocation and utilization. Exceptional communication and customer service skills.
  • Solid development experience in all aspects of software programming, using generally accepted tools and techniques.
  • Must have strong management skills in the areas of performance management, employee engagement and talent development.
  • Expert level knowledge of C/C++, Object Oriented Design and software designs
  • Strong technical ability to evaluate designs and provide guidance to the development teams.
  • Prior experience working with a globally distributed software teams
  • Must have strong communication skills, able to work independently and be team oriented.

This position may require registration with the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) and/or other gaming jurisdictions in which we operate.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Assigned duties are accomplished primarily in an office/production setting. Must be able to maneuver around an office/production setting, work at a desk/work station and respond to written and oral cues.
  • Must have the manual dexterity to operate a computer and other necessary office/production equipment.
  • May be required to bend, reach and lift up to 25 lbs.

Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. reserves the right to make changes to this job description whenever necessary.


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With over 60 years’ experience and over 2,200 staff globally, Aristocrat has built a reputation as a premium supplier of...