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Senior Data Engineer

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.

Building the possibilities.  

DraftKings is growing quickly and we’re looking for a Data Platform Operations Senior Engineer to help establish and lead a data team centered around the mission of providing a best-in-class experience for our products and 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 software platform.

What you’ll do as a Senior Engineer (Data Platform) at DraftKings:

  • Bring operational excellence with a focus on performance analysis, optimization, tuning and maintaining services. 

  • Take ownership and contribute to decisions related to data product deployment, monitoring, alerting, escalations, and mitigations. 

  • Design scalable systems that support data transformation and structures, metadata, dependency and workload management. 

  • Work on ‘Business As Usual’ stakeholder requests.

  • You will rapidly diagnose and fix problems while providing production support for business critical systems.

  • Have the opportunity to see your personal work make an immediate impact on influential products.

What you’ll bring:

  • Experience working with MPP platforms like Redshift, Snowflake, Vertica and/or Azure Data Warehouse

  • A strong knowledge of a variety of AWS services like DMS, S3, EC2, CloudWatch, etc.

  • Experience provisioning Infrastructure-As-Code (IAS) with either Terraform or CloudFormation.

  • Experience working with CI/CD pipelines and deployment automation.

  • Experience with a variety of data logging/monitoring tools, such as DataDog. 

  • Experience writing software (preferably with Python) and scripting (Bash)

  • Advanced SQL experience

  • Experience working as a Database Administrator is a plus.

  • Snowflake experience a plus

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This position can sit in either Boston or remote; however, this work is to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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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