Senior Software Engineer, Web

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.

Building the possibilities.
We’re growing quickly and are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to develop web applications that are used by a passionate group of users every day. This isn’t just a developer role, though. Working across teams, you will be a creative contributor to the entire Agile development lifecycle, from design and implementation to testing and monitoring. Sounds good to you? Join us.

What you'll do as a Senior Software Engineer:

  • Write clean, well-organized, testable, and reusable JavaScript/Typescript code.
  • Build performant, well-tested User Interface components in React and Redux.
  • Improve performance by identifying and fixing bottlenecks using industry standard patterns and practices.
  • Participate in product spec reviews, technical design reviews, and code reviews.
  • Build operational dashboards, actively monitor performance and participate in root cause analysis of production incidents.
  • Mentor entry level engineers and enable them to get things done.

What skills you will use:

  • Understanding of full frontend lifecycle and JavaScript development best practices (ES6 preferred).
  • 2+ years’ experience working in modern frontend frameworks (React, SASS, etc.)
  • Experience with common frontend tools like Webpack, NPM, Jest (Cypress is a plus).
  • Experience building reusable components with a keen eye towards responsive design and accessibility.
  • Experience translating product requirements into technical specifications.
  • Experience using tools like Postman to occasionally dive into backend APIs to better understand/troubleshoot the application.
  • Experience working remote/working with remote teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical major preferred.
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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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