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Senior DevOps 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.

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior DevOps Engineer to join our Platform Engineering department. In this role, you will collaborate with our diverse team of engineers and architects to develop, maintain, and enhance our platform infrastructure, which powers hundreds of high-performance microservices created by over a thousand engineers. This position offers an opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and tackle complex challenges as you play a critical role in the company's success. If you have a passion for innovation and a desire to drive change, then we know you’ll love it here. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Senior DevOps Engineer:

  • Enrich our Kubernetes-centered platform infrastructure with new technologies.

  • Improve scalability and maintain the high availability of our platform infrastructure, deployed across more than a dozen production environments using a hybrid cloud approach (GCP, AWS, and on-premises data centers).

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and address areas of improvement in our development and deployment processes utilizing GitOps, infrastructure-as-code, and CI/CD processes.

  • Implement robust monitoring and alerting solutions using tools like Prometheus, Grafana, and ELK Stack.

  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize the performance and cost efficiency of our infrastructure.

  • Actively promote and spread the DevOps culture throughout the company.

  • Mentor and support Junior DevOps Engineers, fostering their growth and skill development.

What you’ll bring:

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of DevOps experience.

  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker.

  • Understanding of observability tools (Prometheus, ELK Stack, Grafana, DataDog, InfluxDB, or similar).

  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages.

  • Experience with CI/CD platforms (preferably Jenkins).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with GitOps (Flux), and/or infrastructure-as-a-code tools (Terraform, Ansible).

  • Experience with cloud platforms (GCP, AWS).

  • Experience with service discovery (Consul), load balancing (Kong, Nginx), streaming/messaging (Kafka, RabbitMQ), and/or secret management systems (HashiCorp Vault, Sealed Secrets, AWS/Google Secret Manager).

  • Networking and/or Linux administration experience.

  • Software development experience is a plus.



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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