Senior Technical Operations Engineer

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.

Lead a groundbreaking team.
We’re growing rapidly and are searching for a Senior Technical Operations Engineer to design, build, and support our core infrastructure and information security systems, both in the cloud and on the premises. Our team consists of forward-thinking individuals who want to disrupt the traditional mold through progressive design, automation, and system implementation practices. We are growing as a TechOps/DevOps organization that believes in Scaling, Transforming, Automating, Innovating, having fun, and making a difference. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Senior Technical Operations Engineer:

  • Maintain, secure, deploy and optimize Corporate IT infrastructure to ensure all DraftKings employees can perform their daily responsibilities without interruption.
  • Reduce operational bottlenecks with regards to IT Administration through automation and advancements in technology.
  • Help to develop metrics to measure system performance and implement best practices.
  • Work as part of a team to discuss and collaborate on ideas and solutions.
  • Solve difficult challenges while providing high level platform uptime and availability.

What skills you will use:

  • Ideally, you have 5 -7 years of Windows and Linux system administration experience.
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP network fundamentals.  Aruba/Juniper network infrastructure.
  • Ability to configure NGFW policy such as the Fortinet and Sonicwall NSa platforms.
  • Comfortable with scripting languages such as Python or Powershell.
  • Experience working within AWS cloud infrastructure (VPC, S3, EC2, SSM, Lambda, EBS, ELB, Route 53, RDS, IAM, AWS Workspaces).
  • Experience with configuration management & automation tools such as Terraform, Ansible or Chef.
  • Metric collection and analysis using monitoring tools such as Datadog, Cloudwatch, LogicMonitor and Cacti.
  • Experience deploying and monitoring EDR solutions such as CarbonBlack, Lima Charlie & Minerva
  • Proven hands-on experience with administration of Exchange Online and Active Directory
  • Management of Mimecast E-Mail protection suite. Creation of policy rules and exclusions.
  • Knowledge of centralized logging infrastructure and log querying, such as ELK.
  • Atlassian product knowledge, Jira and Confluence
  • Comfortable working with IAAS solutions to automate as much as possible. 
  • Thirst to understand new technologies and engineer integrations between systems.
  • Ability to translate engineered solutions to detailed technical documentation.
  • Can-do attitude and adaptive to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent time management skills, handling multiple priorities with individual deadlines.
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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