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Operational Engineer/Release Engineer, Gaming Native

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We are seeking a Release Engineer to drive release programs for DraftKings Sportsbook and Casino mobile applications delivering exceptional user experiences to millions of users. In this role, you will partner with Engineering Teams, Architecture, Product, and many internal and external stakeholders to release DraftKings iOS and Android mobile applications today and scale release processes for the future.  We value your ability to work closely with a group of your peers to achieve meaningful results and can offer an excellent platform for starting your career in Engineering.  Sound good to you? Join us!

What you’ll do as a Software Engineer:

  • Work with stakeholders on defining our release schedule, ensure all proper quality gates are in place and ship a stable app to our end-users at a regular cadence.

  • Communicate release status, risks, tradeoffs, and call out impediments that would affect release timing and delay feature launches

  • Create and maintain internal documents on release programs to ensure everyone is operating from the most up to date and accurate information

  • Monitor, measure and communicate release and other key metrics to a broad internal audience.

  • Develop tools and additional resources to aid in streamlining our release processes

  • Identify technical and process improvement opportunities, and work with cross-functional teams to implement them.

  • Automate routine tasks to reduce manual work and improve outcome quality

  • Engage with senior engineers to determine strategy and best practices in release cycles

What you’ll bring: 

  • Proficiency in using issue tracking tools (i.e., Jira) and platform-specific app stores.

  • Expertise in managing and troubleshooting a mobile ci/cd environment (i.e., Azure Pipelines).

  • Ability to create dashboards and review mobile-level metrics.

  • Experience in release management of mobile applications (iOS/Android) in fast-paced environments

  • Strong knowledge of native operating system capabilities, app signing and deployment processes, and consumer app best practices.

  • Effective communication skills and ability to work effectively with remote coworkers across North America.

  • A passion for new technology and growth in your career

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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.

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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