Principal Software Engineer, Financial Platform

Boston, MA

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.

Be part of a groundbreaking company.
DraftKings is growing quickly and we’re looking for a Principal Software Engineer with significant technical experience with high-scale distributed systems to join our Financial Platform Engineering team. This position requires strong technical skills and a bias toward collaboration. You will be working across many teams, informing business decisions, setting standards for platform development, listening to and mentoring software engineers on development best practices, and helping to expand our best-in-class FinTech offerings.

What you’ll do as a Principal Software Engineer:

  • Take ownership of the design, development, maintenance, testing strategy, and standards of the Financial Platform.
  • Collaborate with business leads across DraftKings to define milestones and deliverables for new functionality to be added to the application.
  • Contribute to the architecture and design of projects and strategic initiatives, with a specific focus on solutions that are compliant, secure, stable, and scalable.
  • Mentor and lead design sessions, ensuring that Financial Platform engineers deliver high-quality work that aligns with the mission of DraftKings Engineering.

What skills you will use:

  • Expertise in C# development (7+ years).
  • Experience in planning, delivering, and managing complex microservice-oriented features, workflows, and products.
  • Expertise in large scale distributed systems development, Agile development, and SDLC, and modern release processes.
  • Ability to write automated comprehensive test suites at all levels of the application.
  • Familiarity with AWS based services and infrastructure.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD and automation.
  • Combine strong technical and interpersonal leadership skills to collaborate with our strong engineering teams in support of our business and technical goa
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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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