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Database Infrastructure Engineer

Building the possibilities:

We’re growing rapidly. As a Database Infrastructure Engineer, you will help us continue running our applications smoothly as our business scales. DraftKings solves some of the most interesting challenges in the tech industry, and when you join our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see your ideas and solutions directly impact our products.

What you'll do as a Database Infrastructure Engineer:

  • Responsible for the deployment, maintenance, and monitoring of our large scale Aurora MySQL and VMWare-based on premises database infrastructure 

  • Automate monitoring, maintenance and support related tasks

  • Recommend, follow, advocate and train on database design and performance best practices

  • You will be able to rapidly diagnose and fix problems and provide periodic on-call support

  • Plan and implement all aspects of database disaster recovery

  • Utilize self-provisioning tools such as Terraform to set up database Infrastructure.


What you’ll bring:

  • Proficiency in database administration, with experience maintaining highly available MySQL/Postgres clusters in AWS and on-premises

  • Expertise in SQL (complex queries and stored procedures)

  • Expertise in data modelling and schema design

  • Amazon Web Services experience, 2+ years

  • Proficiency in the scripting language of your choice (shell, perl, python, etc) and automation technologies (terraform, chef, docker, etc) for monitoring and custom automation

  • Strong written, verbal and organizational skills

  • Extensive experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment


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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