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Data Science - Economist


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.


Data Science Algorithms and Technology:


Our team comprises algorithm experts, data science technologists, and causal thinkers, coming together to develop innovative data products that solve analytically challenging problems at DraftKings. As part of this role, you will be a creative thinker, utilizing data, machine learning, and causal inference skills to craft high-impact solutions that grow the business.


What you'll do as an Economist:

  • Leverage sound modeling frameworks to automate critical business processes which unlock scale and efficiency.

  • Shape DraftKings’ consumer product strategy through a deep understanding of behavioral economics and research

  • Build robust causal models to support marketing and pricing decisions utilizing a variety of transactional and behavioral data.

  • Collaborate with product and analytics to design and execute rigorous field experiments and identify and analyze natural experiments.

What you'll bring:

  • Deep understanding of econometric techniques, notably dealing with causal analysis of field and natural experiments.

  • Experience in a programming language like Python or R.

  • Experience with SQL.

  • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-experts.

  • An intuitive sense of how quantitative work aligns with business priorities.

  • Ideally, you have experience as a core contributor on a data science team where you were responsible for multiple aspects of data science technical projects, including development and deployment, and then monitoring of how those applications perform in production.

 
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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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.
 


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. 

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.

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.

As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment.

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