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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. 

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

  • Build reusable reactive components and front-end libraries

  • Develop new user-facing features using React.js

  • Measure and optimize the performance of existing features

  • Collaborate daily with other developers across the full software development lifecycle

  • Develop and maintain documentation

What you’ll bring: 

  • 4+ years of professional experience in front-end web development

  • Experience in building high performing UIs

  • Experience with TypeScript, ReactJS 16.x, Redux

  • Good knowledge of WebSockets/SSE/REST, HTML/CSS, LESS, NPM, GIT

  • Understanding of the SOLID principles

  • Understanding of code reuse patterns and packaging of software

  • Clean code and refactoring techniques

  • Experience with automated code testing

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Fluent in English

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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