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Lead Software Engineer, Web Architecture


Are you a NodeJS master looking for the opportunity to deliver highly scalable, well-architected solutions in a fast-paced, high growth environment? Our Architecture team is looking for a Lead Software engineer to design, develop and lead our web application server solutions to support our web engineering teams' products. You’ll have the chance to positively impact all of our product web engineers and products. You’ll not only deliver highly available, scalable solutions but also drive best practices and mentor engineers to produce top-notch software. 

Ready for a new challenge in 2022? Come join us!


  • Architect, build out and deliver a new, modern and scalable NodeJS web server solution

  • Level-up other developers and guide them through contributing to core internal libraries, open-source style

  • Work with developers across the company to set and refine web standards

  • Develop modular, efficient, well-tested components to enable the teams to produce top notch products

  • Coordinate with our SLSE, Web to improve the SDLC and ability to automate creating new web-based products

  • Develop and refine tooling to fit into our scaffolding solution to improve devs' ability to produce new applications

  • Participate in design sessions, code reviews, and pull requests

  • Write clean, well-organized, testable, and reusable JS and TS code – including advanced type helpers


  • 5+ years of development experience with modern Javascript or Typescript

  • 3+ years of NodeJS backend development

  • Experience with Server-Side Rendering (SSR)

  • Experience with several Node.js frameworks such as Express, NestJS, Koa, Fastify, and / or Gatsby

  • A passion for problem solving and a desire to find solutions that enable others to do their jobs more efficiently and with greater success

  • Experience with build tooling for different kinds of projects: client bundles, SSR, published NPM packages, and / or microfrontends

  • Experience or ability to discuss established vs newer technologies (like Webpack and Rollup vs ESBuild and Vite) is a big plus

  • Experience or ability to design APIs or components for use by others

  • Familiarity with modern frontend tools is a plus, for breadth

  • An ability to step back and see the big picture – and then make it better

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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