Lead Network 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 company.
We’re growing rapidly and searching for a Lead Network Operations Engineer to design, build, and support our core network 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. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Lead Network Operations Engineer:

  • Maintain, secure, deploy, and optimize DraftKings infrastructure to ensure all DraftKings employees can perform their daily responsibilities without interruption.
  • Reduce operational bottlenecks with regards to Network Administration through automation and advancements in technology.
  • Develop metrics to measure system performance and implement best practices.
  • Work as part of a team to discuss and collaborate on ideas and solutions.
  • Build a hybrid cloud that offers benefits, like greater agility, elasticity, self-service, and cost control.

What skills you will use:

  • Ideally, you have 7-10 years of Network engineering experience.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP network fundamentals. Aruba/Juniper network infrastructure.
  • Ability to configure NGFW policy such as the Fortinet FortiGate and SonicWALL NSa platforms.
  • Comfortable with scripting languages such as Python or PowerShell.
  • Experience working within AWS & GCP cloud networking infrastructure (VPC, VGW, TGW, Direct Connect, BGP, ECMP, VPC peering, etc.).
  • Experience with configuration management & automation tools such as Terraform and Ansible Metric collection and analysis using monitoring tools.
  • 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.
  • Ability to translate engineered solutions to detailed technical documentation.
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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