Senior Software Engineer, Web, Pools


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:

  • Collaborate with Product Management, Creative, and Marketing teams to build new features and expand on existing product functionality.
  • Build efficient, well-tested User Interface components in React and Redux.
  • Identify bottlenecks to improve performance.
  • Participate in design sessions, code reviews, and pull requests.
  • Write clean, well-organized, testable, and reusable JS code.

What skills you will use:

  • Understanding of full frontend lifecycle and JavaScript development best practices (ES6 preferred).
  • 2+ years’ experience working in modern frontend frameworks (React, SASS, etc.)
  • Experience with common frontend tools like Webpack, NPM, Jest (Cypress is a plus).
  • Experience building reusable components with a keen eye towards responsive design and accessibility.
  • Experience translating product requirements into technical specifications.
  • Experience using tools like Postman to occasionally dive into backend APIs to better understand/troubleshoot the application.
  • Experience working remote/working with remote teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical major 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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