Lead Engineer, Internal Solutions Team

Dublin City Centre, IE

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.

Shape a rapidly scaling organization.
DraftKings is growing quickly and we’re looking for a Lead Software Engineer to help establish and lead a team-centered around the mission of driving business solutions across our entire organization. There is an opportunity to develop your technical skills, hone your management and influencing skills and work across all of DraftKings to see your solutions make notable contributions.

What you’ll do as a Lead Engineer:

  • Work with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple regions within DraftKings to define requirements and engineer solutions that are scalable, robust, and reliable.
  • Develop integrations to internal DraftKings systems, these will include bespoke systems and 3rd party products that constitute the DraftKings ecosystem.
  • 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.

What skills you will use:

  • You have experience as the ‘expert’ on a team where you were responsible for everything from planning to delivering key features.
  • Understand how to integrate systems, think outside the box to determine MVP and iterate solutions.
  • Capable of full stack development with expertise in at least one object-oriented language like C# or Java or scripting languages such as Python, JavaScript, or Ruby.
  • Be an influencer, understand how to bring people from different parts of the organization together.
  • Understand how to work with technical and non-technical stakeholders to translate requirements into solutions that people will adopt and utilize.
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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