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Program Manager

Building the possibilities.

As a Software Engineering Program Manager, you will be responsible for defining a schedule and driving the day-to-day execution of engineering initiatives across multiple departments on the program level, applying risk management as necessary and ultimately delivering a software release with the expected functional and quality criteria. You are also responsible for working with cross-functional engineering teams to bring a concept through the development lifecycle and driving efforts using Agile software development principles.

What you'll do as a Program Manager:

  • Lead multiple cross-department initiatives (projects) at the program level defining the scope of work, schedule and risks

  • Ensure projects adhere to the project standards, tools, processes, policies and procedures

  • Coordinate work across multiple teams where priorities may conflict and dependencies exist

  • Event planning and meeting scheduling

  • Understand and communicate complex, technical, engineering issues

  • Coordinate technical design reviews

  • Communicate project status and top engineering issues to project team and management

  • Help define corrective action and technical solutions for engineering issues in collaboration with product and architecture teams

What you'll bring:

  • 5+ years of relevant working experience, Bachelor's Degree or higher required PMP, PMI-ACP, SAFe, Certified Scrum Master, or similar certifications preferred

  • Experience in SW engineering and project management

  • Experience in Agile SW development principles

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of product development processes

  • Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills

  • A clear track record of making a difference in the projects you drive

  • Self-motivated and proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel


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.

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