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DBA Team Leader

DraftKings is growing quickly and we’re looking for a DBA Team Leader to lead a team of SQL Developers in the DB Production team, responsible for database design, implementing new development, performance tuning of the operational database, and support of live systems. The team works on data development tasks and work across both production and development environments and providing development resources on a project and BAU basis.

What you’ll do as a DBA Team Leader:

  • Function as a technical leader, manage, motivate team members, contribute to their development;

  • T-SQL development and performance optimization – design, debug and optimize SPs, triggers, functions, views, etc;

  • Design and manage relational data structures;

  • Code reviews;

  • Deliver new business initiatives and product features;

  • Working Agile, being a Team player, working closely with .NET and JS developers;

  • Support production and testing SQL Server Database instances if required;

  • MS-SQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL DBs, advanced caching, and data distribution.

What you’ll bring:

  • Experience leading a technical team;

  • 3+ years' Proven experience with one of the MS SQL Server versions (2014/2016);

  • SQL Server performance tuning and optimization;

  • Experience in relational database design, stored procedures, triggers, functions, views, security model, database maintenance activity, etc.;

  • Experience with SSIS – design and modify packages, versioning, deployments, etc.;

  • Understanding of the database development life cycle;

  • Excellent communication and management skills;

  • Fluent in English.

  • Familiarity with the online gaming industry and systems is a big advantage;

  • Microsoft SQL Server Certification is a plus;

  • General understanding of C# .Net and JS code is a plus;

  • Experience with Reporting Services is a plus;

  • Experience with Data warehousing is a plus;

  • Work experience and support with 24x7 high-load production environments are a plus.


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.

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