Trading Lead

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 alive 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.

Lead the newest game-changer.
We’re growing rapidly and are searching for a Senior Trader to lead our Trading team in Las Vegas. You will lead the team in odds compilation, risk management, product optimization, in-play trading, and success measurement, all with the ultimate goal of operating a best-in-class offering for DraftKings and its relevant Operators. You will also contribute to the Profit and Loss delivery for the relevant sports you are assigned. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Senior Trader:

  • Execute and optimize the trading and risk management strategy for the sports assigned.  
  • Support the department head in management of an in-house risk and trading team.
  • Ensure traders are effectively utilized and support the day-to-day needs of the team. 
  • Make recommendations to improve the product offering by developing new betting opportunities internally or working with external suppliers.
  • Make recommendations to improve the internal trading tools working closely with internal stakeholders.  
  • Meet the team’s KPI's and ensure performance is aligned with overall company targets.
  • Measure performance-based on ad-hoc or planned analysis requests.
  • Assume full accountability for content management across all channels and ensure its alignment with commercial parameters.
  • Lead 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:

  • Mathematical or business degree will be considered an asset.
  • Excellent betting and sporting calendar knowledge.
  • 1-year previous experience in a similar role.
  • You have experience in leading a team of traders.
  • Proven risk management, compilation, and in-play trading skills developed in a high-paced, heavy-volume sports trading environment.
  • Excellent communication and organizational 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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