Senior Software Engineer, Architecture

Boston, MA

We are DraftKings.

We’re inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence.

Build the possibilities.
We’re growing rapidly and are searching for a Senior Software Engineer on the Architecture team. Working on a number of new initiatives such as integrating our micro-services with Docker and Kubernetes, as well as helping deliver an A/B testing system across all our product teams, you will collaborate cross-functionally to create and improve our core infrastructure components. As a key member of the Architecture team, you’ll get firsthand experience designing and improving our cutting-edge software across all product teams. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Senior Software Engineer:

  • Work closely with our engineers and our product teams to implement core functionality needed across all our product teams.
  • Develop modular, efficient, well-tested, and documented components to enable the teams to produce top-notch products.
  • Help design new patterns to better support the products.
  • Identify bottlenecks to improve performance.
  • Participate in design sessions, code reviews, and pull requests both within the team and across product teams.
  • You will also write clean, well-organized, testable, and reusable code.

What skills you will use

  • 3+ years of development experience working in object-oriented programming using languages such as C# or Java.
  • You have a strong knowledge of OOP and REST design principles.
  • A bonus if you have good experience in asynchronous, concurrent programming.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to discuss technical concepts.
  • Ability to participate in code reviews, design reviews, and collaborative debugging.
  • A passion for problem-solving and a desire to find solutions that enable others to do their jobs more efficiently and with greater success.
  • Experience writing and maintaining a comprehensive suite of unit and integration tests.
  • Experience writing distributed systems in a Cloud Computing environment such as AWS strongly preferred.

Join Us!

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.

Ready to build what’s next? Apply now.

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