Team Lead, Trading

Las Vegas, NV

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) is a digital sports entertainment and gaming company. It’s simple, at DraftKings, we believe life’s more fun with skin in the game. For that reason, we’re committed to responsibly creating the world’s favorite games and betting experiences. Headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices around the globe, we believe we can continue to define what it means to be a technology company in sports entertainment. We love what we do, and think you will too.

Join the newest game-changer.
We're growing rapidly and are searching for a Team Lead to help us provide best-in-class services through compilation, risk management, in-play trading, in-play risk management, settlement, and reporting. When you join our team, you will also work with the in-line manager to support third party suppliers and partners to deliver a targeted, relevant sportsbook product for our customers. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Team Lead:

  • Execute and optimise the trading and risk management strategy for the sports he/she is assigned
  • Support the head of the department in management of an in-house risk and trading team 
  • Ensure traders are effectively utilised and rotated and support the day to day needs of the team  
  • Making recommendations to improve the product offering by developing new betting opportunities internally or working with external suppliers
  • Making recommendations to improve the internal trading tools working closely with internal stakeholders 
  • Meet teams KPI's and ensuring performance is in line with overall company targets
  • Interpret and use outputs of relevant customer and P/L reports & analyze performance based on ad-hoc or planned analysis requests
  • Assume full accountability for the content management across all channels, in line with commercial parameters
  • Leading the compilation, price management and in play trading of the relevant US Sports, within a compliant framework
  • Support the improvement of the customer journeys across the relevant sports

What skills you will use:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role is required
  • A Bachelors Degree, preferably with a Mathematical focus, will be considered an asset
  • Excellent excel skills are considered a prerequisite. Other programming skills are considered an asset
  • Excellent betting and sporting calendar knowledge
  • Experience in leading a team of traders will be required
  • Proven risk management, compilation and in play trading skills developed in a high paced, heavy volume sports trading environment
  • Excellent communication & organizations skills with the ability to articulate key business information quickly and effectively
Who are we a good fit for?
We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech’s most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us.

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As a technology company at our core, DraftKings believes that the best innovation comes from diverse perspectives, thoughts, beliefs, ideas, and experiences. We consistently push boundaries and challenge the conventional to ensure our culture and products reflect the expectations of our employees, and the customers we serve.

We’re proud to believe that your gender, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability should have nothing to do with our hiring practices. We’ll never discriminate against anyone’s background or creed. If you’re good at what you do, we want you to do it at DraftKings.

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