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Senior R&D Manager, SRE

Building the possibilities.

We're growing rapidly and are looking for a Senior R&D Manager, SRE to support a complex multi-tier product, involving client and server-side software. You will be part of a SRE team of DraftKings supporting and improving our entire product stack, existing functionality, make a lot of customizations and integrations. You will deliver new company wide application to improve our stability and product visibility. If you like continuous improvement, working close to business, the concept of taking agile principles and methods to its limit by making use of new techniques — then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

What you'll do as a Senior R&D Manager, SRE:

  • Guide and mentor 2 development teams 

  • Provide technical leadership to team leaders and developers

  • Collaborate with other managers, product owners and software architects to plan, design, develop and maintain web- and desktop-based business applications

  • Commitment to high-quality development while delivering solutions on-time

  • Improve and optimize all aspects of the systems core

  • Implement a new architectural design and structure of the existing product

  • Follow and work as per Software development standards and methodologies

  • Develop application and tools for SRE use

What you'll bring:

  • 3+ years of proven leadership and managerial experience

  • 5+ years of Strong Technical hands-on experience. Proven experience in development, design, analysis.

  • Experience with maintenance and debugging of complex applications

  • Hands on experience in the following technologies: JavaScript, C#/.NET, MSSQL, HTML, AJAX, OOP/OOD, Multi-Threading, Microsoft client/server environment

  • Experience with Agile / SCRUM

  • Excellent management and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to motivate and drive employees

  • "Can do" approach

  • 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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