Senior Project Manager

Boston, MA

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.

The strategy behind the game.
We’re growing rapidly and are searching for a Senior Project Manager to support several of our critical programs. In this highly collaborative and cross-functional role, you will track milestones, artifact deliverables, work and resource plans, and project budgets. Working with other key stakeholders, you will provide effort analysis, issue management, and risk management to help us make smarter business decisions. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Senior Project Manager:

  • Track project milestones, artifact deliverables, work/resource plans, and budgets.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to provide effort analysis, issue management, and risk management.
  • Perform change management for projects related to scope, budget, resources, and schedule.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to confirm priorities and ensure expectations are being met.
  • Provide periodic executive summary regarding project status, including actions in place for addressing any open issues.
  • Communicate with stakeholders regarding actions and deliverables for their team, including actions in place for addressing any open issues.
  • Work with team members to identify, define, and document best practice improvements and oversee compliance with best practices.
  • Ensure points of collaboration between teams are running smoothly.
  • Collaborate with managers to identify and put in place metrics to track success against established SLAs.

What skills you will use:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related technical field is preferred.
  • You have at least 5 years of Project Management experience. Experience in a related industry is a bonus.
  • You have at least 3 years of experience managing projects in software engineering, IT, regulatory compliance, corporate compliance, data governance, or data management.
  • Experience with Project Life Cycle methodologies and Systems Development Life Cycles is preferred.
  • Experience with business applications such as Word, Excel, and Project is required.
  • Experience in performing risk analysis and issue management is preferred.

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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