Skip to main content

Senior Lead Game Systems Engineer

Building the possibilities.

Join our rapidly growing studio as we power up and create the next wave of world-class casino games! Be part of a collaborative group where everyone is closely involved in the design and development process. At DraftKings, we're pushing the bar for realism and entertainment and are looking for talented and passionate engineers who can bring their experience and ingenuity to our team. Our goal is to work hard and have fun as we build best in class games that set the standard for the industry. Let's build the future of online gaming together!

What you’ll do as a Senior Lead Game Systems Engineer:

  • Work with design and art teams to create gameplay systems that define player experience.

  • Take technical ownership of a full game and coordinate effectively with other teams and stakeholders.

  • Lead a team of engineers to success, providing visibility and ensuring timely delivery of projects.

  • Work within and enhance core game technologies.

  • Introduce fresh ideas and bring innovative solutions to the table.

  • Demonstrate strong communication skills and an ability to mentor and grow others.

 

What you’ll bring: 

  • 6+ years experience in game development.

  • Involvement in product development from conception to completion.

  • Experience with working across disciplines in both a technical and non-technical capacity.

  • Ability to lead by example through coding best practices and time management.

  • Familiarity across one or more languages or similar: C#, Javascript, Typescript, HTML5, CSS.

  • Familiarity with Unity or other game engines and tools.

  • A passion for making games.

  • Mobile / web development experience strongly preferred.

This position is remote except that it may not be performed in Colorado.

#LI-Remote


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.

Join Our Talent Community

Get discovered. Introduce yourself, and we’ll get in touch if there’s a role that seems like a good match.

Join now