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Director of Site Reliability Engineering - Observability

DraftKings is passionate and talented in using technology to create a distinctive edge on behalf of sports fans everywhere. The Site Reliability Team is the grease that keeps the software development process for all of DraftKings engineering moving. Your team will be responsible for the observability capabilities of the DraftKings platform. These capabilities are critical for enabling the engineering team to monitor the behavior of their services and reduce the time it takes to identify and triage production issues. You will deeply engage with the product engineering teams to identify gaps in our observability & monitoring tooling and work towards reducing the impact production issues have on the customer experience.

What you’ll do as a Director of SRE

  • Build & develop a team of site reliability engineers focused on maintaining & innovating on our observability infrastructure

  • Establish strong working relationships with product engineering teams to understand challenges our engineers have with our current observability technologies & approaches.

  • Define best practices for the engineering teams to follow that improve automated problem detection while reducing alert fatigue

  • Grow the members of your team through career management and feedback

  • Work on creating a customer-focused monitoring strategy that will enable real-time viewing of key customer impact metrics

  • Manage & forecast monitoring tool usage to meet engineering team needs

What skills you’ll bring

  • 10+ years of building high performing engineering teams 

  • Clear track record of nurturing & growing engineering talent

  • Strong background in developing the observability capabilities of engineering teams

  • Experience with cloud (AWS preferred) & on-premises computing infrastructure

  • Demonstrated experience creatively solving challenges and delivering tools and, creating processes that are valued by other engineering teams


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.

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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.

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