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Senior Software Engineer

At 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 and are propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Building the possibilities. 

As a Senior Software Engineer , you’ll be part of one of our core Sportsbook teams where you’ll work closely with other engineers, designers, product managers, and data analysts to build highly performant software in C# .Net Core, with the latest adjacent technologies such as Kubernetes.

You’ll be a creative problem solver and help contribute to our processes and decision-making. When we build new features, we focus on scalability and availability of the entire platform, which processes about 15 million bets per week.

If this sounds exciting, then we want to talk to you.

What you’ll do as a Senior Software Engineer:

  • You will be developing systems and APIs that process 2 million bets per day, with a strong focus on customers, a large and passionate group of sports enthusiasts.

  • Our solutions need to be scalable, highly reliable and fault tolerant. We are always looking to perfect and improve our systems, and we react quickly to resolve adverse system behavior.

  • Engineers will learn about the complete Sportsbook system and be part of a team which works on and owns specific services.

  • We roll out products quickly and are looking for engineers who are enthusiastic to see their development work live in production and being used by customers.

  • Once you are settled into the team, we will build your career and challenge you to grow in areas such as technical specialization, engineering leadership or management roles.

What you’ll bring: 

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

  • You have a strong knowledge of OOP and REST design principles. 

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

  • You also have experience writing and maintaining a comprehensive suite of unit and integration tests.

  • Experience writing distributed systems in a Cloud Computing environment such as AWS strongly preferred. 

  • Ability to grow other engineers through code reviews, design reviews, and over-the-shoulder debugging. 


Join Us!

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.

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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