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Senior Lead Software Engineer

Shape a rapidly scaling industry. 

DraftKings is growing quickly and we’re looking for a Senior Lead Software Engineer to direct our engineering teams and influence our product roadmap. This is more than a technical position, though. You’ll be collaborating across teams, informing our business decisions, and creatively finding solutions to all of our scaling challenges. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Senior Lead Software Engineer:

  • Take ownership for the design, development, maintenance, testing strategy, and operations of API services written primarily in C# with SQL and NoSQL databases hosted in AWS.

  • Collaborate with business leads across the company to define milestones and deliveries on very short time frames for new functionality to be added to existing systems.

  • You will be the first voice for the engineering organization on the systems your team owns.

  • Lead your team in design sessions and ensure your team delivers high-quality work that aligns with DraftKings' engineering strategy.

 
What you’ll bring: 

  • Ideally, you have experience as the ‘expert’ on a development team where you were responsible for everything from planning to delivering key features and management of those features.

  • Expertise with at least one object-oriented language like C# or Java.

  • You have strong relational database skills using technologies like MySQL or SQL Server.

  • Familiarity with AWS services and infrastructure.

  • You also have the ability to write automated comprehensive test suites at all levels of the architecture.

  • Prior experience helping scale a rapidly growing company is a plus.

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, real-time decision-making, and responsiveness to problem-solving that put the customer experience first.

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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.

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