PointsBet
Denver , CO

Solutions Architect at PointsBet

| Greater Denver Area
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PointsBet (ASX: PBH) is a digital sports betting and technology company, partnered with NBC Universal as the Official Sports Betting Partner of NBC Sports. We are dedicated to bringing the fastest betting experience in the world to sports lovers across the United States.
We are currently looking for a Solutions Architect to join our Denver, CO based team.As Solutions Architect you will play an integral role in supporting PointsBet's continued growth and success.
ABOUT POINTSBET
We provide an opportunity for our people - our most powerful and irreplaceable resources - to work in an environment that is rewarding, fun, challenging, and an instrument for both personal and professional growth as PointsBet continues to become a major force in the newly legalized US Sports Betting market.
PointsBet is a sports betting operator that sits in the very rare position of owning and controlling its technology end to end. Our proprietary platform and our commitment to an in-house approach powers unrivalled innovation and personalized experiences that our customers cannot get anywhere else.
Our partnerships with leading sports organizations, teams and franchises provides both our customers and team members with unique sporting experience:
  • Official and Exclusive Sports Betting Partner of the Denver Nuggets (NBA), Colorado Avalanche (NHL) and their home venue, Ball Arena
  • Official Gaming Partner of the Detroit Tigers (MLB)
  • Official Gaming Partner of the Detroit Red Wings (NHL) and Little Caesars Arena
  • Proud Sports Betting Partner of the Detroit Pistons (NBA)
  • Official Sponsor of the Indiana Pacers (NBA)
  • Authorized Betting Operator of the National Basketball Association (NBA)
  • Authorized Gaming Operator of Major League Baseball (MLB)
  • Official Betting Operator of the PGA TOUR
  • Official Sports Betting Partner of the National Hockey League (NHL)
  • Official Betting Partner of LaLiga North America
  • Exclusive, Official Partner of University of Colorado Buffaloes

As we continue to take the sports betting world by storm, we will continue to bring our proprietary and best-in-market technology, modernized and premium brand mentality, expert trading practices and proven growth marketing strategies to emerging sports betting markets.
Bet on us - there is no greater time than now to join the PointsBet family!
WHAT YOU WILL OWN
  • Your work will serve as an enabler for the wider teams and will need to be backed by promoting appropriate practices and standards to be agreed upon in an architecture forum.
  • Promote the key roles of enterprise architecture and its function in helping the business to adapt quickly to change.
  • Plan transitional architecture to support the delivery of our technical roadmap.
  • Adopt practices to secure our customer's data and protect their information privacy.
  • Support the development of common business data models for enterprise level events.
  • Build proof of concept solutions that demonstrate functionality or a new feature for the business and our development teams.
  • Support and improve our Cloud and DevOps practices.
  • Understand the needs of our business, our customers, and all other stakeholders, and develop solutions that enable our systems to scale and meet long term performance goals.
  • Promote the role of common technology platforms to amplify the delivery of new features within the development teams.
  • You are driven to support our business, our customers, and all other stakeholders; and can prioritize their requirements.

SKILLS WE SEEK
Business skills:
  • Demonstrates leadership. Communicates effectively, both formally and informally.
  • Facilitates collaboration between stakeholders who have diverse objectives.
  • Analyses, designs, plans, executes and evaluates work to time, cost and quality targets. Analyses requirements and advises on scope and options for continuous operational improvement. Takes all requirements into account when making proposals. Demonstrates creativity, innovation and ethical thinking in applying solutions for the benefit of the customer/stakeholder
  • Advises on the available standards, methods, tools and applications relevant to own specialism and can make appropriate choices from alternatives.
  • Maintains an awareness of developments in the industry. Takes initiative to keep skills up to date. Mentors colleagues.
  • Assesses and evaluates risk.
  • Proactively ensures security is appropriately addressed within their area by self and others. Engages or works with security specialists as necessary. Contributes to the security culture of the organization.

Solution Architecture:
Contributes to the development of solution architectures in specific business, infrastructure or functional areas. Identifies and evaluates alternative architectures and the trade-offs in cost, performance and scalability. Produces specifications of cloud-based or on-premises components, tiers and interfaces, for translation into detailed designs using selected services and products. Supports a change program or project through the preparation of technical plans and application of design principles that comply with enterprise and solution architecture standards (including security).
Software Design:
Designs software components and modules using appropriate modelling techniques following agreed software design standards, patterns and methodology. Creates and communicates multiple design views to identify and balance the concerns of all stakeholders of the software design and to allow for both functional and non-functional requirements. Identifies and evaluates alternative design options and trade-offs. Recommends designs which take into account target environment, performance security requirements and existing systems. Reviews, verifies and improves own designs against specifications. Leads reviews of others' designs. Models, simulates or prototypes the behavior of proposed software to enable approval by stakeholders, and effective construction of the software. Verifies software design by constructing and applying appropriate methods.
Database Design:
Develops and maintains specialist knowledge of database and data warehouse concepts, design principles, architectures, software and facilities. Assesses proposed changes to object/data structures, in order to evaluate alternative options. Implements physical database designs to support transactional data requirements for performance and availability. Implements data warehouse designs that support demands for business intelligence and data analytics.
Data Modelling and Design:
Applies data analysis, design, modelling, and quality assurance techniques, based upon a detailed understanding of business processes, to establish, modify or maintain data structures and associated components (entity descriptions, relationship descriptions, attribute definitions). Advises database designers and other application development team members on the details of data structures and associated components.
Experience:
  • This is a senior role and you should have demonstratable experience in a similar position.
  • This role involves working on high throughput, high volume transactions, where maintaining minimal latency is a crucial to our operational systems. You will need proven experience with systems of this nature.
  • An excellent knowledge of event streaming platforms is essential, ideally with EventHub or Kafka. You should be able to converse about their strengths/weaknesses and how they solve traditional technical problems with stakeholders throughout the business.
  • Knowledge of Microservices, CQRS, Event Sourcing, and Event Driven Design is benefitial.
  • Experience running workshops with various departments in order to build a comprehensive picture of their business processes. Experience with Event Storming and its strengths/weaknesses would be an advantage.
  • Strong hands-on development experience across multiple platforms and languages.
  • You should have an excellent knowledge of DevOps practices.
  • Cloud experience: preferably Azure, but AWS and Google considered.
  • Experience costing and demonstrating the technical benefits of an architectural plan. A healthy understanding of the Wardley Mapping Process would be handy.
  • Ideally, experience leading a product focused team, working as a technical lead and/or managing the development practices for a technology department.
  • Experience with current data classification best practices and technology would be an advantage.
  • Familiarity with the sportsbook and gaming industry, especially at a technical level will also be beneficial.

WHAT WE OFFER
  • Company paid medical plan for employees and dependents.
  • Dental and Vision.
  • 401(k) with a generous match.
  • Bonus program.
  • Medical and Commuter Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).
  • Paid Time Off and 10 paid holidays.
  • Conveniently located in Downtown Denver just 3 blocks from Union Station

PointsBet is dedicated to a culture of high performance and ensuring our employees are setup to deliver their best. We offer a fast-paced, dynamic work environment where emphasis is placed on our most important asset: our people. If you are driven and in search of a new opportunity that values people, creativity, opportunity, results, and a commitment to excellence then this is where you want to be!
PointsBet is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Where we are

The 17,000 square foot PointsBet office located in the LoDo area of downtown Denver balances Scandinavian design with inspiration from the many sports that help power the PointsBet product. Our offices are conveniently located within a short walking distance from Union Station.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • SqlLanguages
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    • jQueryLibraries
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What are PointsBet Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
PointsBet employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Access to tickets to events (Sports, Concerts, etc...)

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