Product Owner

JOB DESCRIPTION

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia

Job description, responsibilities and duties
Product Owner is an IT professional responsible for setting, prioritizing, and evaluating the work generated by a software team in order to ensure impeccable features and functionality of the product.

Product Owner job description
Are you an experienced Product Owner looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to further advance your skills and career in a great working environment? If you are a highly-motivated individual with a passion to deliver cutting-edge products, we have the perfect job for you!
We are seeking a strong software Product Owner to work with our Games Core team in order to deliver the best games and software solutions to our products. This team is responsible for setting the framework and standards for other Game development teams so that our products are of the highest quality and compliant with all requirements.

Product Owner duties and responsibilities
- Provide vision and direction to the development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements
- Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
- Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
- Participate in defining product vision, road-map and growth opportunities
- Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize features to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
- Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the features and requirements
- Ensure that the Games and Software products are according to our standards
- Keep our standards and products up to date and compliant with legal and regulatory requirements
- Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
- Lead the planning product release plans and set the expectation for delivery of new functionalities
- Lead the end-to-end success of projects from discovery to launch
- Collaborate with engineering, design, marketing and data teams.
- Provide support to the sales and marketing teams by communicating product features and functionality.
- Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
- Research and analyze market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
- Follow our competitors and the industry

Employee perks, benefits
- Flexible working hours
- up to 3 days HomeOffice a week
- 2 additional vacation days
- Fruit days
- Informal working atmosphere

Requirements for the employee
Candidates with education suit the position
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills
English - Intermediate (B1)

Driving licence
B

Number of years of experience
3

Personality requirements and skills
- Previous working experience as a Product Owner for 2 year(s)
- MA in Computer Science, Engineering or similar relevant field
- Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
- Creative thinker with a vision
- Attention to details
- Knowledge of Agile process and principles

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Frontend Developer

job description

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia

Job description, responsibilities and duties
We're looking for an enthusiastic, organized and skilled programmer to join our development team. As a Senior Frontend Developer, you will join our Games Core team who is responsible for setting the company standards in terms of technology and performance of our online video slot games that are being played by ten of thousands players on all kind of different devices and operating systems. Take part in building the next gen video slots game engine used by other game development teams in the company.

Job description, responsibilities and duties
- Being part of a front-end development team
- Developing the front-end part of our web-based games on HTML5 / CSS / JavaScript
- Participation in the software development cycle, which includes design, development, unit testing and bugfixing of the solution
- Collaboration with fellow developers and people from other teams - graphic designers, testers and product managers
- Providing project estimates, number of development hours for projects
- Communicating the project status to managers

Employee perks, benefits
- Flexible working hours
- up to 3 days HomeOffice a week
- 2 additional vacation days
- Fruit days
- Informal working atmosphere

Requirements for the employee
Candidates with education suit the position
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills
English - Intermediate (B1)

Driving licence
B

Number of years of experience
3

Personality requirements and skills
- At least 3 years of experience in IT developer position
- Experience in gaming or related industry is an advantage
- Knowledge of JavaScript and TypeScript 2 (and newer)
- Knowledge of PixiJs 4.7 (or any other js graphics framework/engine)
- Knowledge of NodeJS, HTML, CSS
- Knowledge of tools like WebStorm, Visual Studio, Photoshop, Spine is an advantage
- WebGL programming is of advantage
- Organized and driven
- Self-starting attitude
- Analytical thinking and skills, structured way of work
- Proactive approach
- Good team player
- Mindset for continuous learning
- Ability to prioritize tasks, and report any impediments
- English language (mainly written)

 

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Technical Content Writer

Job Description

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia

Job description, responsibilities and duties
We are looking for a skilled Technical Content Writer to join our team! As Technical Writer you will be responsible for creating technical documents and manuals, explain complex information in a clear and concise manner and working with product owners, developers and operations teams to ensure accuracy of product descriptions.

Your responsibilities will include:
- Develop, organize, write and edit documentation, in-game text, game plans, guides, manuals and operational procedures in English, Slovak and Czech
- Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation
- Analyze documents to maintain continuity of the content style
- Manage updates and revisions to technical literature
- Communication and cooperation with our development teams, support project/product managers while creating technical documentation
- Manage and validate translations with external Agencies
- Ensure all documentation meets company standards, compliance and regulation requirements
Employee perks, benefits

Employee perks, benefits
- Flexible working hours
- up to 3 days HomeOffice a week
- 2 additional vacation days
- Fruit days
- Informal working atmosphere

You will be part of an experienced team with passion for innovation in a highly creative, inspiring and young environment.
You will have a chance to work with the latest technologies on the market and acquire various certificates.
Working at SYNOT Games is an opportunity to work under a stable SYNOT brand with 30 years of history.
Besides, what else could be more fun than creating games?

Requirements for the employee
Candidates with education suit the position
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills
English - Proficiency (C2)

Personality requirements and skills
Proven experience working in a technical writing position
Experience in IT / technical background
Fluent English (written and spoken) is mandatory
Experience with markup languages
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences
Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking

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Account Manager

Job description

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia

Job description, responsibilities and duties
We are looking for an enthusiastic, organized and creative person to join our sales team. As Account Manager, you will be responsible for the existing customers of SYNOT Games portfolio and take part in company growth.

Main responsibilities:
- Daily communications with existing customers
- Preparing promo activities and tournaments on existing customers
- Preparing release plans of the games on existing customers
- Evaluation of customers and their growth
- Cooperation with product, marketing and operation team
- Processing requirements from the customers regarding product and operation set up
- Support of sales team
- Reporting to management

Employee perks, benefits
- flexible working hours
- 2 additional vacation days

Requirements for the employee
Candidates with education suit the position
Secondary without school-leaving examination
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization
management

Language skills
English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Number of years of experience
2

Personality requirements and skills
- At least 2-3 years experience in a related position
- Experience in gaming or related industry is an advantage
- Experience in sales
- Highly organized and driven
- Proactive approach
- English language (written and spoken)
- A creative mind with an eye for graphic design
- Outgoing and communicative personality
- Excellent time management skills

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Systems Administrator

Job Description

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia

Job position: Senior Systems Administrator

Job description, responsibilities and duties
Plan, implement, oversee and maintain server and network infrastructures and projects.

Key Responsibilities

- Design, install and configure internal and customer facing servers and services.
- Proactively manage and maintain server, partially network and firewall systems.
- Administer and support core Microsoft and VMware technologies.
- Develop and implement project plans, risk assessments and contingency plans
- Design and implement monitoring, configuration management and reporting functions that will make a hands-off environment.
- Define and document best practices and support procedures.
- Provide after-hours support for Infrastructure related emergencies as well occasional weekend maintenance.
- Maintain inventory and asset configuration documentation.
- Assist with IAAS vendor evaluation, recommendation and negotiations.
- Mentor / cross train team members on existing and new technologies.
- Carry out special tasks at Management's direction.
- Interact with customers and staff at the technical level, as required.

Employee perks, benefits
- Flexible working hours
- 2 additional vacation days
- Fruit days
- Informal working atmosphere

Requirements for the employee
Candidates with education suit the position
University education (Bachelor's degree)

Language skills
English - Intermediate (B1)

Driving licence
B

Personality requirements and skills
- Advanced knowledge of Windows Server (2012R2/2016/2019) /desktop Operating Systems (10)
- Managing in excess of 100 Windows Server infrastructure (virtual and physical)
- Managing deployments/rollouts.
- Managing server virtualization technologies like VMWare Server/ESX or Microsoft HyperV/Virtual Server.
- A solid understanding of LAN/WAN networking.
- Group Policy design and configuration.
- Microsoft IIS administration and configuration.
- Experience with Microsoft System Center product family is welcome.
- Active Directory/LDAP user and group administration.
- Ability to troubleshoot network issues.
- Strong communication and documentation skills.
- Must be organized and have the ability to manage projects of varying length.
- Positive, self-motivated individual who can complete tasks independently.
- Must be a team player.
- Written and spoken English.

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Power BI developer

JOB DESCRIPTION

Place of work
Bratislava (Slovakia), Brno and Velké Meziříčí (Czech Republic)

Contract type
full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties
SYNOT Games is looking for a skilled individual who is able to interpret and visualize data using Microsoft BI tools.

You will take ownership of all BI as well as DWH reports, improving and enhancing them as new features are being developed (internally as well as toolset-wise). You will participate on dataset definitions and preparations with data engineers in order to efficiently use resources. You are excellent in analytical thinking for translating data into informative visuals and reports.

You must be able to effectively communicate in English with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Core Responsibilities
- Build reports using Power BI desktop
- Build paginated reports
- Building Analysis Services reporting models
- Connect to various data sources, importing data or working with Live Data (DirectQuery)
- Responsible for design methodology and project documentation
- Developing, publishing and scheduling Power BI reports as per the business requirements

Employee perks, benefits
- Flexible working hours
- 2 additional vacation days
- Fruit days
- Informal working atmosphere

Requirements for the employee
Candidates with education suit the position
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills
English - Advanced (C1)

Driving licence
B

Personality requirements and skills
- Bachelor's degree or higher in a quantitative/technical field (e.g. Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering) or equivalent work experience
- At least 2 years of relevant experience in data visualization
- At least 1 year of experience in data analytics, database design/data modeling, or business intelligence
- Experience with Microsoft BI tools (SSRS, SSAS, SSIS, SQL Server)
- Strong experience building intuitive interactive visualizations using PowerBI
- Proficient in making DAX and Power Query M Formula
- Should have complete understanding of different visualization types and their usage
- Understanding of UI/UX design concepts is a plus
- Should be able to manipulate, integrate, analyze complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying, variety of sources
- Full understanding of the processes of data quality, data cleansing, and data transformation
- Able to develop tabular and multidimensional models that are compatible with warehouse standards
- Able to properly understand the business requirements and develop data models accordingly by taking care of the resources
- Ability to implement row level security on data and understand application security layer models in Power BI is a plus

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Why synot games?

At SYNOT Games, we provide you the opportunity to be part of a highly dedicated team of some of the biggest experts in the gaming industry.

Innovative & creative

A non-hierarchic structure where new ideas are always welcome.

Flexibility

Flexible environment with two rules only - quality and deadlines.

Fun

What else could be more fun than making games?

Unique

Tackle new challenges with out-of-the box approaches.

Stability

Work under a renowned SYNOT gambling brand with 29+ years of history.