Release Manager


Location: Remote OR Cape Town/Malta/Gibraltar

Type of Contract: Consulting (long term B2B) or Employee

About White Hat Gaming

Founded in 2012, White Hat Gaming (WHG) is an online casino technology and services company with offices in Malta, London, Gibraltar, Chicago, and Cape Town. With a global team of over 450 specialists, we provide market-leading content, including Kambi Sportsbook and over 100 leading games providers.

We promote and foster a highly collaborative environment, offering complete flexibility and autonomy to our staff. As we grow rapidly, we continue to maintain a start-up atmosphere where we help each other and take a holistic approach to our day-to-day responsibilities.

In Summary:

We need a Release Manager to champion every stage of our software build. If you are skilled in structuring the unstructured and in problem solving, we're interested in talking to you. You’ll be remote/home-based so you’ll need to be a self-starter with a can-do attitude.

  • Working remotely/from home
  • Maintaining infrastructure of existing gaming websites, both for desktop and mobile
  • Working with the technical team to deliver end to end solutions

Role Details:

  • Overall management of the release process
    • Using Jira as well as WHG internal tools
    • Communicating with WHG internal stakeholders
  • Owning the release plan and responsible for the release management lifecycle
  • Execution of releases
  • Use appropriate artefacts and drive relevant processes to mature our Release Management capability
  • Maintaining traceability between functionality of applications and releases
  • Ensure rollback plans are in place ahead of releases
  • Ensure the release process has been followed, including
    • Verification of activities to ensure prerequisites are met
    • Ensure regulatory compliance adhered to
    • Ensure testing has been done
    • Ensuring security requirements are met

What you already have:

  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience
  • Be comfortable in engaging with technical leads
  • Perseverance and the ability to create order and structure from chaos
  • Good interpersonal skills and a great team attitude
  • Ability to quickly learn new things and adapt
  • Highly beneficial
    • Prior experience in the Gaming industry
    • Experience in coordinating releases across a portfolio of websites
    • Prior experience using Jira
    • Familiarity with Build and Deployment Tooling e.g. Jenkins
    • Understanding of Source Control Systems (e.g. Github), including branching and merging of code
    • Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle in an automated environment (e.g. CI / CD)
    • Experience managing different software configurations in multiple environments

How we approach things:

  • Medium sized company with a start-up culture and a can-do ethos.
  • Tracking progress through project management tools
  • Comfortable with moving scope
  • Sharing expertise and learning from others to keep improving as a team
  • We focus on getting stuff done, not on process or management hierarchy.
  • Working remotely but communicating regularly.
  • Open-door policy across all levels and departments.
  • Inclusive environment with staff from all around the world.

What we offer:

  • A fully remote and flexible working schedule.
  • Training on the job.
  • Opportunity to progress within the company, not limited to one department or team.
  • Hardware allowance to make sure you have all the right tools to get the job done.
  • 25 days holidays + bank holidays in your respective country.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

Want to join our Winning Team?

Apply with your CV: recruitment@whitehatgaming.com


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