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Director, Risk Management Analytics

Love data analytics and research? We do too.

We are searching for a Director to lead our Risk Management Analytics team. In this role, you will focus on a critical area for DraftKings: driving our strategy for optimizing Fraud, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), and Responsible Gaming policies and procedures. If you know how to think creatively and analytically to help solve challenges and create high-quality deliverables, then you would make a great addition to our team. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Director, Risk Management Analytics:

  • Lead a team dedicated to driving the strategy for optimizing fraud, AML, and Responsible Gaming policies and procedures based on analytics and research.

  • Develop a comprehensive set of monitoring capabilities (e.g., reporting dashboards, KPIs, goal targets, etc.) to increase the transparency of risk-related activities and make recommendations for improvements that reduce risk and improve both customer and frontline employee satisfaction.

  • Build and directly manage a team of at least three product analysts dedicated to risk management and oversee (dotted-line reporting relationship) a user researcher dedicated to responsible gaming.

  • Partner closely with the Fraud and Responsible Gaming Team, Product Managers, Researchers, Compliance/Regulatory Team, and others to build and refine the risk management strategy and tactics.

  • Work closely alongside cross-functional partner teams to implement recommendations.

What you’ll bring:  

  • 8+ years of analytics experience, preferably at a B2C e-commerce company, financial institution, or FinTech company.

  • 5+ years of direct management experience, preferably overseeing high-achieving analysts, even better if you have at least three years of management consulting experience, preferably at a top-tier firm.

  • A broad range of analytics experience, including an understanding of data and analytics methodologies, best practices, and can drive insights that tell a compelling, data-driven story.

  • Experience building and growing new teams in a matrixed, cross-functional environment.

  • Prior experience building and leading analytics teams that support fraud or AML operations organizations is preferred but not required.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and proven ability to influence all levels of an organization.

  • Ability to frame complex problems and break them down in a logical manner.

  • Comfortable with SQL, Snowflake, R, or Python and data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau).

  • Value using primary and secondary research to complement analytics.

  • Knowledge of statistics and hypothesis testing. Model building experience is a plus.

This position can sit in either the Boston office or remote; however, this work is to be performed entirely outside of Colorado. 


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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