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Vice President of Client Engineering

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DraftKings is a leading global provider of digital consumer entertainment products. Our goal is to create engaging and extraordinary experiences for our customers. With our expanding range of entertainment products, we are seeking a Senior Technologist to lead and unify our various native and web client product development teams. Reporting directly to the SVP of Engineering, you will be responsible for overseeing core client development teams and driving universal projects that span all client teams.

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What you’ll do as a VP of Client Engineering:

  • Drive and oversee the technical direction and best product development practices across all our product client teams, including both native (Swift, Kotlin, Xamarin) and client web (e.g. React, Redux, Javascript, Typescript) applications.

  • Utilize the DK client architecture team to implement best practices in everyday implementation, with a focus on team delivery and product health.

  • Drive and own initiatives that affect all product client teams, such as application performance, health, and technology migration.

  • Work closely with Product Management to implement customer-focused initiatives that reduce friction points for customers.

  • Lead and manage core native platform teams responsible for shared services and native infrastructure that support our suite of customer-facing applications.

What you’ll bring:   

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in native and web client development for consumer-facing products.

  • Strong technical skills that enable you to dive deep into client architecture and implementation plans, as well as an understanding of best-in-class client implementation and quality practices.

  • Domain experience with Swift and Kotlin native application development technologies.

  • Experience leading application teams that deliver multi-platform applications in native and web-based technologies.

  • A strong sense of product ownership and drive for positive customer experience, product health, and performance.

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Experience collaborating closely with and balancing the needs of key stakeholders such as Product Management, Design, Analytics, and Engineering.

  • Proven leadership experience managing teams of 30+ client engineering teams.

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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.

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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.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $232,000.00 - $348,000.00, plus bonus, equity, and benefits as applicable. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and how that was determined during the hiring process.

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