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Operations Transition Team Lead

Apply now Job no: 501501
Work type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Team Leaders

Our Company

Tabcorp is a world-class diversified gambling entertainment group and an ASX50 company. 

In December 2017 we combined with Tatts Group and now operate the iconic brands Tatts, TAB, NSW Lotteries, Golden Casket, SA Lotteries, Keno, Sky Racing and Sky Sports Radio. We also deliver leading gaming services and products through Tabcorp Gaming Solutions, MAX and Ebet.

Our 5,000-plus strong team is as diverse as Australia itself. Our people drive familiar brands which ignite passion and excitement in millions of Australians and have fun doing it.

Our Tech Team

Technology underpins everything we do at Tabcorp.  Our tech team are passionate technologists who inspire and are inspired by our customers.  Our team adopt contemporary ways of working to deliver solutions and create value for our businesses.  We are currently going through an exciting integration and transformation and we are seeking exceptional talent to deliver our new strategy. 

Role Summary

As the Operations Transition Tem Lead, you will lead a team that is responsible for Core Technology technical debt with a focus on removing waste and cost from the infrastructure estate.  You will support the Senior Manager Technology – Operations Transition and work with your team to help realise the projected ~40M synergy target to be achieved incrementally within 2 years.

How You Will Contribute

  • Drive the recognition of all opportunities to reduce technical debt across geographically dispersed infrastructure and continuously communicate these detections
  • Coordinate infrastructure engineers to deliver the execution of technical debt reduction activities
  • Manage the technical debt plan with aggressive targets established with a 12 month horizon and register, monitor and report on technical debt reduction activities
  • Provide technical oversight for rationalisation of physical hardware, software, tools, telecommunications products, support agreements whilst maintaining a focus on preventing impacts to operations
  • Oversee and assist with document creation and review activities
  • Identify source of the issue to reduce technical debt
  • Identify and assess technical, schedule, and cost impacts to the system and develop courses of action to mitigate the risks
  • Perform technical reviews and assessments; coordinating analysis efforts, methods, techniques and performing technical engagement with, and briefings to stakeholders
  • Proactively support the Core Technology strategy and direction while embracing agility, Continuous Deployment, and DevOps

Our Ideal Person (adapt details depending on the role or campaign)

  • Accredited tertiary qualifications in a relevant field
  • 8+ years’ operational experience in Information Technology
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team of IT professionals, developing and motivating high performance teams
  • Secure experience in administering and managing complex, highly regulated environments and implementations, while overcoming associated challenges
  • Exposure to DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Agility practices
  • Demonstrated experience in initiating, managing, and driving infrastructure, process and people transformation to engender positive change
  • Strong understanding of general IT industry trends, best operations practice, and efficient operations functions across multiple business units
  • Proven experience in developing and maintaining strong relationships across business and technology teams

We are looking for people who want to part of our transformation journey and have a deep passion for technology, and innovation. People who are always looking for ways to do things better and are committed to going above and beyond for our customers. 

In return, we offer a great place to work where people come first and being part of our TabTech team means you also enjoy:

  • access to amazing inner city office locations in Sydney and Melbourne with an exciting office move on the horizon in Brisbane
  • excellent career growth opportunities – work on exciting new technologies and access industry leading training and events
  • flexible work environment, part-time and job sharing opportunities, market leading parental leave

We believe each of our TabTech team members have a part to play in our broader success.  We have a genuinely inclusive culture where all our people feel valued for their unique qualities and have a sense of belonging. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application process, please contact

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