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Director, Technical Program Management

Be the strategy behind the game.

We’re seeking a Director of Technical Program Management to lead and build a global team of world-class professionals to help us reach our vision of providing fans with the world’s best gaming and betting experiences. You will work closely with the Data, Data Science, Engineering, Product, and Business Operations teams to deliver high-quality, scalable products and capabilities. You will be at the heart of many cross-cutting initiatives across the entire data and data science organization. Your team will bridge the gap from our strategic initiatives, products, and projects to full rollout across all groups. We’re looking for an individual that is equal parts Engineer, Program Manager, and Product Manager, someone who can understand technology at a deep level and interface with multiple teams to execute against program and product objectives successfully. Sound good to you? Join us. 

What you’ll do as Director, Technical Program Management:

  • Collaborate with Data, Data Science, Engineering, Product, and Business Operations stakeholders to decipher technical needs, define program requirements, set priorities, and establish the scope for organization-wide initiatives.

  • Manage cross-functional dependencies, risks, and changes effectively by optimizing scope, roadmaps, and resources.

  • Drive a Quality Assurance mindset across the organization.

  • Influence others across the company to remain focused on desired outcomes without direct authority.

  • Act as a communications liaison between technical and non-technical colleagues.

  • Define and implement communication plans to effectively communicate Data & Data Science initiatives' status, issues, and risks to stakeholders.

  • Define and track key metrics and quality indicators to help drive cross-functional execution of deliverables.

  • Facilitate building out application telemetry, team health tracking, and software measurement.

  • Collaborate on Data and Data Science Strategy from idea generation through deployment.

  • Build and lead a team of high performing program and quality management professionals to drive process improvements and consistency across the organization.

What you’ll bring:   

  • A degree in a technical field (Engineering, Math, Sciences, etc.) or relevant work experience.

  • 6 years of professional experience in product management, program management, engineering leadership, data leadership, consulting, or a similar field.

  • 2 years in a senior leadership position.

  • A proven track record of driving cross-functional initiatives from inception to completion.

  • Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams.

  • The ability to understand technical challenges deeply and make educated trade-offs with the team through the roadmap.

  • Strong quantitative skills and experience with data & data science technologies.

  • Experience directly managing program managers, project managers, analysts, QA professionals, consultants, or comparable team members.

  • Comfort working in an Agile environment.

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services.

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

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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.

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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