Release Analyst

Poland, MAINE | 28 days

Job Summary

William Hill

Job Description

We bet we can be a great match

Do you want cool projects focused on online sports betting and gaming? Would you like to work on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions, but… with fun included? Would you like to work with some of the best Developers, QAs, DevOps Engineers and Project Managers in Krakow?

About us

Working with us you’ll be at heart of the technological revolution of one the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. We deal with projects ranging from widgets, desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites… just to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that’s the same as orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year.

We deal with more than 20 million users and 160 terabytes of data daily. Impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you.

Your role in the team

The Release Analyst will be responsible for managing the delivery of releases across test and production environments throughout the Delivery Lifecycle

Works as a part of product teams to deliver high quality services.

Ensure business requirements and where necessary prioritization is fully understood.

Proactively pre-empts and manages risks and issues, providing solutions and escalating as required.

Ensure product teams are aware of the wider release calendar that may impact their work in both test and production environments.

Runs retrospectives on failed releases and owns all actions to completion.

Ensures the Release Management processes are well communicated.

Drives continuous improvement in release management, keeping up with industry best practice and approaches.

Builds direct relationships with peers across Technology and business teams.

Building stronger relationships with the sub-channel Tech Leads & agreeing CI/CD strategy.

Forges close working relationships with programme and project managers to ensure delivery of high quality software releases.

Models the William Hill Values and ensure they are adopted in the team.


Strong customer focus establishing effective relationships with key stakeholders 

Credible communicator and influencer, adapting style as appropriate

Good understanding of Agile and DevOps software delivery practices, the Delivery and Development Life Cycle and testing methodologies.

Previous experience using Atlassian Tools (Jira and Confluence)

This role will suit you if:

You enjoy a fast paced work environment

You like to make a difference

You have an interest in service management, agile and DevOps

What we offer

Development opportunities, including IT, conferences, internal training, lunch & learn sessions and an individual development budget.

Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from.

New modern, bright and comfortable office space, with a great working atmosphere, in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward-thinking managers.

Competitive base salary and benefits, with fully paid private healthcare (Enel-Med), fully paid Multisport pass, employee referral program, and an extra day off for your birthday.

Garden roof terrace, with incredible views of the city, fresh fruit in the office every day.

Well stocked kitchens with fruit tea, honey, and lemon, foamy coffee machine, a vending machine with healthy foods and salads.

• Chill out room and gaming room with VR, PS4, FIFA, foosball table, billiards, table      tennis, football league, board games, competitions with cool prizes.

Meetups, quality questions events, hackathons, we love any chance to share knowledge and have fun. We don’t like our colleagues to go hungry or thirsty, so events are always well catered.

Family fun days, charity events (ask us about our scooter racing), company parties and social activities.

Flexible working hours.

Free parking for cars, motorcycles, and bikes.

Relocation costs support for rent and travel, and VISA support. Colleagues from all around the world including Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Brazil, Romania, Ireland, Israel, India, Portugal, United Kingdom, and Libya.

William Hill in Krakow

Our office sits on Kotlarska and our brilliant building has a range of different workspaces, hangouts and breakout areas to suit your every need. Situated in the centre of Krakow next to Vistula river – we're in the heart of one of the world’s most iconic cities .There are parks everywhere, you can enjoy a walk along Planty, or go to Kościuszko Mound to admire the city from above. With plenty of culture on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice. In fact, why not have a sneak peek around our office with Street View and see if you can picture yourself here.

Join us behind the bet

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