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Senior Lead Software Engineer

Senior Lead Game Systems Engineer

DraftKings is growing quickly and we’re looking for a Senior Lead Software Engineer to help establish and lead a team-centered around the mission of providing a best-in-class experience for our customers. This position requires strong technical skills and a bias toward collaboration. You will be working across teams, informing business decisions, and helping to expand our enterprise software platform.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with design and art teams to create gameplay systems.

  • 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 or similar realtime rendering environments.

  • Involvement in product development from conception to completion.

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

  • Strong JavaScript / TypeScript skills

  • A passion for making games.

  • Mobile / web development experience strongly preferred.

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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