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Team Overview:

This role would join the growing global based Release Management team where the successful candidate will enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced and exciting environment using the latest technologies. You will be comfortable "Rolling up your sleeves" working and leading GAN towards an agile and creative development environment on a wide variety of exciting products and features, reacting to constantly evolving and rapidly expanding market.

Job Purpose:

GAN is growing. We operate more websites on more hardware, run a games studio on the verge of factory-line output, produce ever more products for our players, serve hundreds of games from 3rd party integrations, and deliver ad-hoc development requests for our partners.

GAN is looking for someone to join the team to control code releases through our development environments using defined processes. You will be responsible for coordinating activities, working closely with a variety of stakeholders to plan, track and manage releases. We need someone with a keen mind to synchronize the release of the code of GAN’s many project teams’ into sensible packages through our environments, and then report on it. 

Description of Job Responsibilities:

You will …

  • Organize and manage code releases.
  • Schedule sprint, mid-sprint, and emergency releases.
  • Control the change process.
  • Create Jira dashboards to show and report on the status of each project, and each environment.
  • Plan, track, manage risk, evaluate and communicate status on software releases.
  • Work closely with geographically distributed teams.
  • Manage risks that might affect release schedules.
  • Monitor execution and provide updates to internal stakeholders on release milestones.
  • Drive on-going process improvements based on lessons learned.
  • Identify and innovate in areas where manual work can be automated
  • Collate the status reports.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic about their job. They must also have the following qualities:

  • Strong aptitude for managing their own work to completion
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-starter and positive mind-set
  • Forward-thinking to move GAN towards a highly automated system
  • Team player / Leader
  • Must be well organized and self-motivated, with the ability to work on tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills

The following skills will be necessary to excel in this role

  • Strong organization and reporting
  • Excellent English, spoken and written
  • Maintaining documentation (reports, manuals, release notes)
  • Experience resolving risk around code release
  • Ability to review release readiness reviews and identify ways to improve production
  • Managing, Coordinating and Scheduling all emergency release
  • Ability to communicate with Stakeholders and Clients
  • Experience with Jira, release management or project tracking software
  • Previous experience in an IT development environment
  • Proficient with Smart Sheets 

The following skills will be beneficial

  • 2-3 years experience with resolving risk around coding
  • Experience working with Confluence 
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office, including using the same brand stylesheets across all documentation types

Travel Requirements:

This role may require occasional travel to other GAN offices.

 


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Why work with GAN?

An opportunity to work and build a career in an established multinational company with a start-up feel and community.

  • GANtastic Culture

    We are a group of hard-working, smart individuals from all around the world. We value a healthy work/life balance, providing flexible work hours while offering a fun, lively, and supportive work environment - including activities like zoom happy hours and employee-friendly competitions (just wait until you submit your pet photos, talent videos, and written stories for prizes). We believe in helping the company flourish by championing each other's personal and professional growth.

    At GAN, you're more than just an employee - you're family.

  • Compensation and Benefits

    Competitive total compensation package - including generous Holiday (EU) / PTO (US) programs and company paid Bank Holidays (EU) / Holidays (US).

    Benefit packages are dependent on the country, as some countries have healthcare through the government. In addition, GAN offers pension plans (EU) / 401(k) matching (US), paid maternity and paternity leave, and health and wellness coverage in the US (including medical, dental and vision, HSA, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and life insurance).

  • GAN Perks

    Fitness, gym, and sports reimbursement programs or vouchers, payday drinks, social events and competitions, and employee referral bonuses.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    GAN is committed to attracting and retaining the best-qualified people available, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or status as a veteran of the military and armed forces, or any other basis protected by country, federal, state, or local law. We are fully committed to employing a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive work environment that embraces everyone’s unique contributions, experiences, and values.

GAN Workplace & Culture

GAN offers an empowered work environment that encourages creativity, initiative, and professional growth. We provide a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

 

 

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