WORK AT BEDE GAMING

We have on open culture. We’re passionate about what we do and love sharing ideas.

We offer a superb package and benefits as well as loads of other more important stuff like free food, free mobile phone, free lunches, 10% time, break out days, regular nights out and awesome parties.

WE LIKE

Awesome people, agile engineering, Slack chat, elegant code, autonomous, teams, rapid release cycles, Github, continuous delivery, automation testing, feature switching, brown bag lunches, Hackathons, good coffee.

WE DON'T LIKE

Corporate BS, politics, fear of failure, bad code, slow delivery, dress down Fridays, bad coffee.

We’re growing fast and want talented people to join us

 

These are some of the roles that we have open at the moment, but if you don’t fit into any of the boxes and feel you can offer us something then you should still get in touch.

Maybe you’re a smart creative type who knows you can do great things but haven’t quite found your niche? We like anyone who pushes boundaries and can think outside the box.

To apply contact us now: careers@bedegaming.com

1.Management Accountant

​Job Title: Management Accountant

Reports​ ​to:​ ​Financial Controller

 

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing tens of millions of transactions per month.

Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.

We are looking to recruit a Management Accountant to join our Finance team.

This successful candidate will support the Financial Controller in delivering a first class service to the business and will manage the day-to-day operations of the Finance function. This is an excellent opportunity to help shape a modern Finance function in an exciting, entrepreneurial environment.

 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly management accounts and take ownership of the month-end process
  • Accruals, prepayments, journals, fixed assets and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Analysis of data and production of reports to be able to produce accurate sales invoices and be able to forecast our revenues
  • Hands-on approach to ensure bank reconciliations, accounts payable and accounts receivable are up-to-date. This includes raising payment runs and an element of credit control
  • Posting of purchase invoices to Xero and managing Corporate card spend
  • Management of the purchase order system ensuring the business follows the appropriate processes
  • Cost centre analysis and assist in preparation of the annual budget, VAT returns, National Statistics and other Regulatory returns
  • Work closely with the FC to determine and implement best practice in terms of processes and reporting
  • Be proactive and adaptable to provide tailored solutions to the challenges faced by a young, rapidly growing business

 

Education, skills, experience

  • Preferably a part/fully qualified CIMA/ACCA accountant (study support will be provided)
  • Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets proficient
  • Has good all-round Finance knowledge and experience with the willingness to learn and passionate about change
  • Knowledge of payroll is an advantage
  • An approachable, enthusiastic person who can build relationships and work alongside a dynamic workforce
  • Experience of working flexibly to meet deadlines with the ability to manage own time and agenda
  • Understands and fits into the culture at Bede
2.Platform Delivery Manager

Job Title:Platform Delivery Manager

Reports to: Platform Programme Manager

 

The Platform Delivery Manager is part of a cross functional feature team responsible for the delivery of new platform initiatives.

They are responsible for working with project stakeholders (both internal and external) to curate a feature team backlog.

They are well versed in Agile and Scrum principles and are expected to gain and maintain an understanding of Bede Platform products/business logic.

Project Management and risk management skills are essential to this role.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Stakeholder communications
  • Coordination and facilitation of the delivery of new features as part of a feature team
  • Creating user stories to execute the project scope in line with stakeholder expectations
  • Coordination of project and sprint artifacts (Including project reports, test plans, API documentation, User guides etc)
  • Attending team meetings in line with Agile methodology (Sprint planning, Backlog grooming, Retrospectives etc)
  • Project budget tracking and burndown
  • Forecasting team burndown and allocation
  • Maintaining platform product knowledge

 

Outputs:

  • Creation of user stories
  • Creation of project plans
  • Creation of start of sprint notes
  • Creation of sprint reports
  • Updating and maintaining user guides
  • Managing and escalating Risks, Actions, Issues and Decisions (RAID)
  • Attending team meeting such as scrum, backlog grooming and sprint retrospectives
  • Coordinating JIRA tickets through their project lifecycle
  • Creating project release notes
  • Updating team forecasting documentation
3.Product Manager

Job Title: Product Manager

Reports to: Product Director

 

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing tens of millions of transactions per month.

Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.

We are looking to recruit a passionate and enthusiastic Product Manager to join our Product team to drive product vision and success across Bede’s product suite. Supporting Product Director to develop innovative ideas and product roadmap in line with business strategy. Sitting at the intersection between product, delivery and development, this is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about making an impact in a growing function for Bede.

 

Responsibilities

  • Make Bede’s customers the centre of their universe
    Develop the value propositions for current functionality of Bede’s product portfolio
  • Liaise with existing clients in Bede Feedback Forums for input into product roadmap
  • Understanding the customers wants and needs and how products are utilised in the market
  • Responsible for product lifecycle, performance monitoring and onboarding
  • Assess Bede’s market position and benchmark Bede’s portfolio against competitors’ offerings
  • Recommend product scope to the product management and delivery teams
  • Perform GAP analysis on the technical, operational, and environment considerations for new product development (NPD) and differentiating/expanding products
  • Product evangelist – exciting Bede employees and our customers with vision, passion and innovate ideas
  • Work closely with Product Director on product strategy, including opportunities for market expansion, new territories, and evolving products and services
  • Help the sales team maximise opportunities and close more deals
  • Drive demand and overall success of the products on the Bede platform

 

Essential skills and experience

  • 3 years+ experience of working in a product focussed role
  • A deep understanding of the how Bede’s product fits in the marketplace and how to maximise the value of Bede’s products
  • Proven experience in delivering a product vision and strategy
  • Experience of working across a whole organisation (product, marketing, sales) to deliver the best experiences for customers
  • Experience of gathering customer feedback
  • Demonstrable experience of working with a sales team to support pitching
  • A passion for helping customers
  •  Strong communication skills

 

Desirable skills and experience

  • Knowledge of gaming industry
  • Exposure to or an understanding of agile methodologies in a software development environment
  • Experience of working in fast-paced industry
4.Project Manager

Job Title: Project​ ​Manager

 

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing tens of millions of transactions per month.
Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.
We are looking to recruit a passionate and enthusiastic Project Manager to join our Programmes team.
The role of Project Manager is to successfully deliver projects, manage and coordinate all communications between key stakeholders working with the PMO Analyst to own and track the status of programme deliverables and milestones; work with Service Delivery to track the status of projects transitioning into normal service; be responsible for the regular project and programme level reporting cycles, project Governance, Post Project Reviews and Project level workshops.

 

Responsibilities

  • Primary point of contact and communication with internal and external clients for coordination of all tasks related to the successful delivery of the project
  • Responsibility for managing and reporting on budgets of costed work
  • Attending scrum and backlog grooming sessions where applicable to communicate client priorities
  • Work with Head of Programmes to define and implement governance standards across the portfolio,
  • Liaising with Product Managers to align client requirements with internal product roadmaps
  • Define small/medium project Business Cases (scope, goals, deliverables, costs, timescales, plans, dependencies, resource requirements and milestones)
  • Ensuring pre-scope project plan is communicated to all project stakeholders together with their individual responsibilities.
  • Ensure that all business benefits are planned, monitored and benefits realisation is tracked
  • Implement the change control process across all projects and portfolios.
  • Work with the PMO Analyst to create project plans, deliverables tracked against time and cost, and resource utilisation is monitored
  • Monitoring and reporting on progress of the project to the Project Board and all stakeholders
  • Accountable for delivering projects against time, budget and quality standards.
  • Post-Project: coordinate resolution of technical issues, effecting the transition into support, and formally closing off the project
  • Coordinate and Conduct post implementation reviews and identifying any lessons learned feeding carry-forward items back into the programme plan.
5.PMO

​Job Title: PMO​ ​Analyst

Reports​ ​to:​ ​Head of Programmes

 

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing tens of millions of transactions per month.

Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.

We are looking to recruit a passionate and enthusiastic PMO to join our Programmes team.

The role of Programme Management Office Analyst is to support the Programme Delivery function including: facilitation of tracking the status of programme deliverables and milestones; supporting the adoption of the project lifecycle and deliverables; programme level risk and issue coordination; monitoring the status of projects transitioning into normal service; coordination of the regular project and programme level reporting cycles; co-ordination of project Governance arrangements, Post Project Reviews / Retrospectives, Programme level workshops. Additional responsibilities include defining and updating the project management processes, standards and governance, assisting Project Managers on large projects, contributing to Quality Reviews, and coordinating activities in support of quality objectives.

 

Responsibilities:

Governance​ ​&​ ​Control:

  • Implement governance standards across the portfolio, including tracking, monitoring and updating the status of programme deliverables
  • Creating and maintaining appropriate training material for Project Managers
  • Manage programme level Lessons Learned repository; attend Project Retrospectives to identify key areas of improvement to be captured into the Lessons Learnt repository
  • Manage the programme level risks and issues register

 

Planning,​ ​Reporting​ ​&​ ​Control:

  • Work with the Head of Programmes to develop the IT Project Standards guide, seeking contributions from: Project Managers, QA Team, Development Team and Service Delivery Lead to ensure that the Standards meet best practice
  • Organise workshops to identify areas of improvement for projects, documenting recommendations and presenting them to the Head of Programmes (and COO)
  • Create and maintain a repository of project templates both technical and management to support the Project Managers – use examples from current and past projects to identify best practice
  • Continue to evolve the processes and templates throughout the project lifecycle
  • Implement project standards across all projects in the portfolio
  • Update and administer the programme plan as required using reports from Project Managers and the outcomes of project and board level meetings and workshops
  • Prepare consolidated material from project reports for monthly review
  • Complete and distribute monthly portfolio level reports.
  • Providing effective management support to project teams on small to medium sized projects, or assisting Project Managers on streams of other large projects
  • Managing project risks, issues and change control, communicating the impact to the project
  • Facilitating the creation of time, budget and quality standards.
  • Conducting or contributing to post implementation reviews and identifying any lessons learned Feeding carry-forward items back into the programme plan.

 

Essential​ ​skills:

  • Formal Project management qualification
  • Experience of working in an established PMO
6.Release Quality Engineer

​Job Title: Release Quality Engineer

Reports​ ​to:​ ​Release Quality Manager, Agile QA Manager

 

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing tens of millions of transactions per month.

Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.

We are looking to recruit a passionate and enthusiastic Release Quality Engineer to join our Test & Release Engineering team.

This successful candidate will ensure that products are delivered to clients with the highest possible standards. This will be achieved both by performing testing activities directly, and supporting internal and external testing and defect resolution. The candidate will have responsibility over deploying Bede Software to Client Environments.

 

Key Responsibilities :

  • Validating the quality of releases of all Bede products
  • Deploying Bede Platform to client environments
  • Assisting 3rd parties with all client test environment and deployment activities

 

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Clear communicator (written and verbal) – Able to communicate well with developers and external parties.
  • Investigative and diagnostic skills – Able to see symptoms of a defect, and diagnose likely root cause and provide complete replication steps.
  • Self management skills – Ability to prioritise tasks from different sources with differing priorities.
  • Technically minded – Interested in software development and computing in general. Desirable Skills / Experience
  • Experience of software development and Agile processes
  • Experience in quality management software (eg. JIRA)
  • Background in programming or other logic based discipline
7.Software Engineer

​Job Title: Software Engineer

 

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier of software to the online gambling and social gaming industries. We power some of the biggest brands globally, working in regulated markets and processing tens of millions of transactions per month.

Our headquarters are in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the heart of the north-east of England. We also have offices in London and Sofia, Bulgaria.

We are looking to recruit a Full Stack Software Engineer to join our Platform team.

The successful candidate will display a well rounded and broad approach to their use of technologies on both the front and back end. We want people who are passionate about producing good quality code and keen to contribute positively to the working environment we’ve established at Bede.

 

Skills required:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience using .Net and C# based applications
  • Experience in developing web applications in Asp.Net, MVC or ASP.Net Web API
  • Design and optimisation of SQL Server Databases
  • Dependency Injection (Ideally autofac)
  • Unit Testing (Ideally Nunit)
  • Version Control (Ideally Git)
  • Creation and use of a RESTful interface (Web API)
  • Experience of modern Javascript standards and some exposure to front end frameworks, especially backbone, angular & react
  • Server side experience using node.js
  • Experience with Azure web services
  • Experience of working in a Continuous Deployment Setting
  • Familiarity with TeamCity and/or Octopus Deploy
  • Experience of working in an Agile process using SCRUM techniques.

 

Personal characteristics:

  • Passion for delivering quality software solutions
  • Must work well individually or as part of a team, irrespective of team size
  • Self-starter willing and able to take ownership and assume responsibility
  • Ability to manage own time, prioritise effectively and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills at both a technical and non-technical level

BEDE CASE STUDIES

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CONTACT BEDE

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BEDE OFFICES

Newcastle (Headquarters)

Bevan House,
1 Esh Plaza,
Sir Bobby Robson Way,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE13 9BA

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London

Bede Gaming
The Handbag Factory
3 Loughborough St
London
SE11 5RB

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Sofia (Bulgaria)

Floor 7
23 A Dragan Cankov
Sofia 1113
Bulgaria

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