theScore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PENN Entertainment , empowers millions of sports fans through its digital media and sports betting products. Its media app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular in North America, delivering fans highly personalized live scores, news, stats, and betting information from their favorite teams, leagues, and players. theScore’s sports betting app ‘theScore Bet Sportsbook & Casino’ delivers an immersive and holistic mobile sports betting and iCasino experience. theScore Bet is currently live in the Company's home province of Ontario. theScore also creates and distributes innovative digital content through its web, social and esports platforms.

About the Role & Team

As a member of the Release Management team, you will be responsible for overseeing the end to end release delivery of the theScore Media, theScore Bet and Barstool Sportsbook platforms. This opportunity will provide you exposure to both regulated and non-regulated part of the sports media, sports betting and igaming industry. You will be challenged with the fast-paced nature of theScore’s release delivery, multiple product portfolios, regulatory compliance, change management protocols and audits. You will be a part of a diverse group of talented Release Managers, Release Coordinators, Change Managers, Change Management Analysts and Release Engineers that continuously contribute to evolving our processes as we expand our operating jurisdictions.

About the Work

  • Forward plan the release windows and cycles across the company.
  • Manage risks and resolve issues and roadblocks that affect release scope, schedule, quality and delivery.
  • Coordinate weekly mobile app and backend service releases across different feature teams.
  • Communicate all key project plans, statuses, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes.
  • Work with QA, Development, DevOps, TPM, PMO, Legal, Compliance and Product to ensure that development projects adhere to the release process and change management protocols.
  • Prepare and maintain release artifacts and ensure accuracy.
  • Maintain communication with regulatory bodies.
  • End to end oversight of release delivery and lead required release management activities.
  • Facilitate the Release Go/No Go meetings, CAB meetings and provide regular status updates to all stakeholders.
  • Oversee production deployments and maintenance activities and communicate progress until completion.
  • Other duties as required.

About You

  • Degree in computer science/engineering, or equivalent knowledge and/or experience.
  • Previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management and release management principles preferred).
  • Effective communication and previous experience interfacing with regulatory authorities.
  • Experience with Apple App Store and Google Play Store release procedures.
  • Experience with native mobile application build management tools (buddybuild, App Center, TestFlight, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of the software development lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership, time management and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with mobile release cycles and a modern technology stack.
  • Familiarity with mobile and web automation tools (Appium, Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, UI Automator).
  • Nice To Have: Any programming language (Ruby, Python, JavaScript, etc.), automating tests at the unit, experience working at startups, Chatbot programming, passion for sports and/or esports.

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Education and conference reimbursements
  • Parental leave top up
  • Opportunities for career progression and mentoring others



theScore is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.


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