Associate Product Manager – iCasino – REMOTE - Technical.ly

Associate Product Manager – iCasino – REMOTE

Penn Interactive |  Philadelphia | Product

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Penn Interactive (PI) is a real-money interactive gaming company headquartered in Philadelphia with offices in Cherry Hill, NJ and Las Vegas, NV. 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 have recently partnered with Barstool Sports to create a unique and exciting sports betting experience through our retail books and the Barstool Sportsbook mobile app.

 

We are looking for an Associate Product Manager to join our expanding Product team and help build our Barstool Sportsbook & Casino product. In this role, you will help manage and execute the delivery of new game content for our Casino product. You will report to the Casino Product Lead and help drive game strategy forward by working cross-functionally with engineering, design, marketing, operations, and third-party vendors. You will become an expert on the ever-growing online casino space and will ensure timely delivery of game content for our players.

Responsibilities

  • Define detailed product requirements and create Product Feature Specifications to test and deploy casino game content
  • Drive casino game content through the entire lifecycle – from roadmap to launch and optimization – by working closely with internal stakeholders and third-party vendors to execute on product and business goals
  • Prioritize the implementation of game content releases and set specific timelines
  • Track and communicate status, issues, risks, and decisions to upper management and stakeholders
  • Become a subject matter expert on casino game content
  • Build trust and effective relationships with peers/cross-functional teams and third-party vendors
  • Analyze, monitor, and report on third-party vendor’s initiatives to suggest enhancements to improve user experiences
  • Conduct market-based and strategic research to inform game content strategies to drive brand reach and further grow casino market share
  • Perform quality assessments on the casino product
  • Be data-driven and consistently leverage data to make decisions
  • Monitor and report on users’ reactions after launching
  • Analyze competition and future of the market

 

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of professional work experience, preferably in a product role
  • Experience with content management a plus
  • Four-year college degree preferred, but not required
  • Experience managing the entire product lifecycle
  • Familiarity with an Agile development process
  • Knowledge of Agile tools, like Jira or Trello
  • Good communication skills along with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross functional teams
  • Strong ability to translate product needs to technology/engineering and the business
  • Ability to concisely summarize complex issues and make clear, compelling recommendations
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and thrive in fast-paced environments
  • Strong problem-solving abilities; you can cut through the noise and laser focus on what really matters

Something to leave you with

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.

 

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Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Gym Reimbursement/Discounts
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vision Insurance
Other
  • Charitible Donation Matching Programs
  • Community Service Programs
  • Public Transportation Assistance
Parental Benefits
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Nursing Room
  • Parental Leave
Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Lunch Provided
  • Offsite Company Events
  • Snacks Provided
  • Special Discounts
Professional Development
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401K
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • PTO

What do you look for in engineering candidates?

Most importantly, we look for people who are curious. We’re not looking for code monkeys, we’re looking for people who can solve problems.

The government doesn’t stop, so regulations are constantly changing. That means that a great feature we implement today may need to change to fit new requirements tomorrow. You have to be adaptable to those sorts of changes.

It’s important to know, we’re not looking for perfection. We’re looking for people who are willing to acknowledge they don’t know something, are ready to be challenged and to learn.

 

What are your 2021 plans for growth?

We’re currently headquartered in Philadelphia with offices in Cherry Hill, NJ and Las Vegas, NV. We’re looking to double in size, responsibly, over the course of the year.

Specifically, we’re looking to fill roles across engineering, mobile, front-end, data, cloud, QA, product, design, marketing, and CRM analytics.

 

As a company that has grown so big, so fast, talk to us about how the internal work culture has shifted.

The engineering team used to feel like a startup, but today it feels more like a real company, not because we have a big corporate feel, but we’ve implemented more official processes.

With 50-60 employees, the engineering team is still small enough to get to know most people and work collaboratively. We also work with other teams, but our processes allow each team to have autonomy over their part of the product so that they can put their own touch on things.

Part of our culture is that we’re open to the fact that new ideas come from anywhere. Any employee can draw up a proof of concept and build a demo. If we see value in it, we can implement it the very next day. With our pace of change, you’re able to improve the process and the end product very quickly. It’s exciting. We love to learn about new technology and frameworks.

 

What does the future of interactive betting look like?

There’s so much more to betting than just sports. There are all sorts of things you can wager on, and markets are becoming more and more open to other categories. So stay tuned, there’s lots to come.

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