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People Operations Specialist


We have an incredible team working together to build innovative people experiences for everyone at DraftKings. We are looking for a detailed and solution-oriented People Operations Specialist to create operational excellence within the People Team. In this role, you will support the People Team in researching, creating, and rolling-out employee programs and processes that drive efficiencies and transparency. You are motivated by process improvement and operations excellence, and work with an urgency to achieve results.


  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand gaps and challenges in current processes and programs to ultimately drive future improvements.

  • Perform regular audits, creating and adhering to reference documentation to ensure data integrity throughout systems and reporting.

  • Manage organizational structure and people data management through routine auditing in Workday.

  • Maintain offer letter and global employment agreement

  • Maintain and review our document central repository strategy.

  • Work closely with our internal and external auditors to help gather relevant SOX and technical compliance related documents.

  • Own quarterly and annual knowledge base articles and job aids governance review.

  • Help maintain contents within the People Team’s hub/intranet.

  • Draft Standard Operating Procedures for core People processes as well as our internal protocols and best practices.

  • Assist the team with EEO-1 reporting and other statutory required reporting.

  • Participate in the People Team initiatives, roadmap planning and ongoing status meetings.

  • Participate in our annual HR activities including Workday User Acceptance Testing, as needed.

  • Perform other reporting and compliance matters as requested by Legal and Compliance.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with 2+ years of experience working within a HR function, ideally in a growth-oriented company.

  • Experience with Workday HCM.

  • Strong business acumen, including critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, and initiative skills.

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and demonstrated ability to work well under pressure.

  • Internal drive for data integrity across all responsibilities.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Collaborative spirit with a passion for process improvement.

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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