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Lead Software Engineer with .NET, Casino HUB

At 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 and are propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Shape a rapidly scaling industry.

DraftKings is growing quickly and we’re looking for a Lead Software Engineer to help establish and lead a team-centered around the mission of providing a best-in-class experience for our customers. This position requires strong technical skills and a bias toward collaboration. You will be working across teams, informing business decisions, and helping to expand our enterprise software platform.

What you’ll do as a Lead Software Engineer:

  • Take ownership of the design, development, maintenance, testing strategy, and operations of a full-stack team, with API services written primarily in C# with SQL databases hosted in AWS and Single Page Applications written primarily in React and Node.js.

  • Collaborate with business leads across the company to define milestones and deliveries for new functionality to be added to existing applications.

  • Care about agility as much as you care about scalability. We roll out products very quickly and are looking for a team that can pivot at a moment’s notice.

  • Work with your team under fast deadlines to design, build, and deliver innovative applications.

  • Lead your team in design sessions and ensure your team delivers high-quality work that aligns with the missions of our applications and platform.

  • Mentor and coach junior engineers, conducting code reviews and providing constructive feedback.

  • Participate in troubleshooting, debugging, and resolving technical issues across the software stack.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software products within established timelines.

Get to know us:

The DraftKings Casino and iGaming vertical has an expansive range of casino games and other DraftKings exclusive games to provide our customers with a robust and engaging experience. Like our other verticals, the DraftKings Casino and iGaming product is the result of many teams collaborating to bring the website and app to life. To name a few, Engineering, Analytics, and Regulatory teams all work together to ensure that we are building the best product possible. New games and features are added frequently - creativity and execution are essential in this vertical.

What you’ll bring:

  • Over 5 years experience as the ‘expert’ on a development team where you were responsible for everything from planning to delivering key features and management of those features.

  • Strong expertise in .NET software development stack, including C#, ASP.NET, Entity Framework, etc.

  • Strong relational database skills using technologies like MySQL or SQL Server.

  • Familiarity with JavaScript, Typescript, and popular frameworks such as React and/or Angular, Node.js, etc.

  • Experience designing and implementing RESTful APIs and microservices architecture.

  • Solid understanding of software design principles, design patterns, and best practices.

  • Strong communication and leadership abilities.

  • You also have the ability to write automated comprehensive test suites at all levels of the architecture.

  • Experience with cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, or similar) and knowledge of DevOps is a plus.



Join Us!

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.

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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