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Senior Data Science Engineer (Economist)

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.


Our team comprises algorithm experts, data science technologists, and causal thinkers, coming together to develop innovative data products that solve analytically challenging problems at DraftKings. As part of this role, you will be a creative thinker, utilizing data, machine learning, and causal inference skills to craft high-impact solutions that grow the business.


  • Leverage sound modeling frameworks to automate critical business processes which unlock scale and efficiency.

  • Shape DraftKings’ consumer product strategy through a deep understanding of behavioral economics and research

  • Build robust causal models to support marketing and pricing decisions utilizing a variety of transactional and behavioral data.

  • Collaborate with product and analytics to design and execute rigorous field experiments and identify and analyze natural experiments.


  • Deep understanding of econometric techniques, notably dealing with causal analysis of field and natural experiments.

  • Experience in a programming language like Python or R.

  • Experience with SQL.

  • Expertise in statistical modeling and machine learning techniques, including regression analysis, decision trees, and neural networks.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively present complex data and technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

  • An intuitive sense of how quantitative work aligns with business priorities.

  • Ideally, you have experience as a core contributor on a data science team where you were responsible for multiple aspects of data science technical projects, including development and deployment, and then monitoring of how those applications perform in production.

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.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $120,800.00 - $181,200.00, plus bonus, equity, and benefits as applicable. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and how that was determined during the hiring process.

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