Senior Product Manager - WynnBET ( location - NY/NJ) in New York, NY at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 3/1/2021

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Senior Product Manager

Wynn Sports Interactive (“WSI“) is changing how people experience and engage with sports betting. WSI offers punters a unique mobile sports betting experience, redefining the boundaries of the sports betting industry through the introduction of gamification and community enhancements that provide for an exceptional user experience. As sports betting further regulates in the United States, WSI provides the applicant with a unique opportunity to join a gaming industry leader in a fast-growing, entrepreneurial setting. In our pursuit to set new bar for product quality and ideation, WSI will never waiver in its commitment to offer its customers a “Five Star“ sports betting experience that is befitting of Wynn Resorts‘ reputation for excellence. WSI is looking for a talented Senior Product Manager to help lead its growing team of digital gaming professionals to establish a leadership position in the exciting, fast-developing mobile sports betting market. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the business value and the quality of live products/features/functions and ensuring that they work and are handed over properly.
  • Responsible for admin/management flows in order to maximize operational efficiency.
  • Having full eyes on the live product and quick responses to improvements, fixes, content etc.
  • Turn general initiatives from executive leadership into actionable product plans.
  • Advocate for customer needs at every step of the development cycle.
  • Collaborate with UX and visual designers to transform bold concepts into refined, well-scoped features.
  • Draft project briefs and liaise with technical leadership to gauge feasibility and level of effort.
  • Generate and take responsibility for product roadmaps and secure consensus from stakeholders on scope and deliverable timelines.
  • Command a high-level mastery of features and systems in your portfolio and explain their capabilities and limitations to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ensure technical and user documentation is properly maintained and organized.

Time Distribution50% Discovery focus

  • Market and competitor research with presentable outputs.
  • Leading the collection of requirements from business and stakeholders
  • Ensuring the product scope meets all legal, compliance and regulatory requirements and covers all admin, platform and reporting/BI needs
  • Gathering and explaining the data to ensure we are making the correct decisions
  • Producing and maintaining quality product specifications
  • 25% Delivery Team Support
  • Leading the grooming sessions to explain the business value and vision to delivery teams
  • Refining the scope and handshaking with business stakeholders for decisions on value vs effort and obsessing about the quality of the output.
  • Pushing the delivery teams to deliver the maximum business value with their output
  • Accountable for verifying the end product meets the desired goals and meets the highest quality expectations
  • Presenting the finished product to stakeholders and answering any questions of decisions made to balance value vs effort
  • Accountable for UAT sessions and continuous feedback to QA testing in order to receive the best product before the UAT starts.
  • Raising the flags and taking charge to manage the situation whenever scope/timeline/value/quality changes.
  • 25% Go live Support
  • Leading the execution of the go live strategy across all states/jurisdictions
  • Handing over the finished product to operations teams after proving that the product works.
  • Monitoring and optimising the performance and success of the product in live against the goals
  • Communicating with ‘one click’ visibility the performance to the business with dashboards, reports and presentations where relevant.

Job Requirements

 

  • 1-2 years of technology product management experience.
  • Confidence cultivating technical projects through inception, design and implementation.
  • Preference towards working iteratively and responding to changing requirements and evolving stakeholder visions.
  • Knack for influencing stakeholders across a variety of groups – including publishing, design, technical leadership, and external development partners – without explicit authority.
  • 5+ years experience in the sportsbetting industry and/or an extreme passion for everything sports and betting related
  • Passionate product evangelist who knows their product deeper, broader and in more details than anyone else.
  • Always acts and thinks with the voice of the customer in their mind but balanced with business needs and commercial goals.
  • High energy and high impact - able to balance ‘just getting things done’ quickly with longer term strategic thinking.
  • Peerless communicator in both written and oral, comfortable when positioned in rooms with all levels of the business.
  • A rational thinker, able to remain calm under extreme pressure and trading off value and effort in scoping.
  • Highly commercial mindset, capable of setting and measuring performance against business and commercial KPIs and creating and executing plans to beat these goals.
  • A growth and experimental mindset, who is relentless to ensure the long term success of their products.
  • Takes firm responsibility and accountability to drive results through actions.
  • A strong and adaptable leader, who influences and drives the delivery teams to exceed their expectations.
  • A natural storyteller, who inspires the room with their tone, vision, knowledge and experience
  • A deep thinker able to find solutions with technical leaders to complex problems
  • Highly detail orientated with an eye for aesthetics

 

Wynn Resorts is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Wynn Resorts does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws

 

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