Senior Software Engineer, Backend, Pools

Remote

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.
As a Senior Software Engineer on the Pools engineering team, you’ll work on a remote team that is building and expanding our Pools product. You’ll be a creative contributor to our decision-making in building new features that are fun to use, high-quality, and scalable. Pools expands beyond our core product areas, providing games that involve major sporting events, debates, awards shows, and more. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Senior Software Engineer:

  • You will be developing systems and APIs that power a rich set of applications used by a large and passionate group of users every day
  • Care about agility as much as you care about scalability. We roll out products very quickly and are looking for a team that can pivot at a moment’s notice
  • Participate in design sessions, code reviews, and pull requests
  • You will also write clean, well-organized, testable, and reusable code

What skills you will use:

  • Ideally, you have 3+ years of development experience in object-oriented programming using languages such as C# or Java.
  • You have a strong knowledge of OOP and REST design principles.
  • You have 1+ years of relational database experience including schema design and SQL.
  • You have experience writing and maintaining a comprehensive suite of unit and integration tests.
  • Experience writing distributed systems in cloud computing environments such as AWS is strongly preferred.
  • You can grow other engineers through code reviews, design reviews, and in 1:1 debugging sessions.
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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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