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Senior Software Engineer

Building the possibilities.

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Performance Engineering team, you’ll work on identifying and fixing performance bottlenecks across the entire DraftKings engineering organization. You’ll have a chance to create frameworks for load testing and make an impact on how all our engineering teams are operating. The team is looking to create a more automated and performative way of developing across the organization, and you’ll be a huge part in creating that future. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Senior Software Engineer:

  • Create load testing  frameworks and processes for DraftKings as a whole. Making sure our technologies can handle anticipated request volume during peak traffic times

  • Work with analytics, engineering, and project management to set performance targets and estimated peaks

  • Participate in performance testing and load testing with a cross functional team on a regular basis

  • Work closely with leadership teams to keep them informed of where performance issues lie and how we’re addressing them

What skills you will use:

  • Ideally, you have 3+ years of development experience in object-oriented programming using languages such as C# or Java

  • You have experience with load testing/performance tools such as Gatling, Locust, or JMeter

  • Experience with AWS infrastructure is strongly preferred

  • Ability to mentor and coach junior engineers on the team

  • You have 1+ years of relational database experience including schema design and SQL


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.

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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.

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