Technology Manager, Data Science

| Greater Boston Area

DraftKings is a leading sports entertainment brand that creates the most exciting digital sports competitions and experiences on the planet. Our goal is to transform the way fans experience sports. Our mission is to make sports better – and make better sports fans – by bringing them closer to the games they love. We are the signature tech startup of our generation in Boston.

The Data Science group at DraftKings is an engineering team made up of members with skill sets across software development and math, dedicated to building product that solves some of the most analytically challenging problems here at DraftKings. The work we do encompasses:

  • Data mining - write code to uncover insights hidden in our vast repository of raw data, and provide tactical guidance on how to leverage findings
  • Algorithm design - develop quantitative models, leveraging machine learning and advanced data analysis techniques
  • Algorithm platform engineering - architect and build technical platforms for our algorithmic engines to run at scale

DraftKings is seeking a Technology Manager to join our data science engineering organization. You will be leading a team of talented data science engineers to be architects, builders, and critical thinkers, with a mission to create technical products that solve complex analytical challenges. This starts with being proactive in working with internal business partners to brainstorm and align on how data science can deliver products that are valuable to the organization. You'll then be responsible for leading your team to develop high performance algorithms and also create and support the software infrastructure (e.g. APIs, compute applications) to serve those algorithms in production environments. Importantly, part of our mission is also to develop and grow your team members as they deliver best in class capabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Manage, mentor and coach a talented group of Data Science Engineers
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define projects and deliver value through your team
  • Ladder up and down between broad level project management and hand-on code understanding
  • Drive continuous improvement in your team to address process and real world problems

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of software engineering management; background in Machine Learning and Data Science, required
  • Solid background in Software Engineering with strong grasp of OOP and REST design principles
  • Proven ability to effectively balance short term delivery and long term platform health
  • History of building productive relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders and peers such as Product Managers, Technical Leads, and Company Leadership
  • Entrepreneurial mindset - strong passion and drive to start with an idea, then design, build and polish into innovative applications
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical major preferred
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Located steps away from South Station and Downtown Crossing makes our office commute friendly with endless possibilities for coffee and lunch.
125 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110

What are DraftKings Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Health Insurance benefit is through BCBS.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Corporate discounts with local gyms, race reimbursements and various seminars related to wellness (meditation, nutrition, ergonomics, etc.)
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
DraftKings will match 50% of employee contributions up to 6% of all 2018 eligible earnings (salary and bonus)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Eligible employees may request reimbursement of up to $5,250/calendar year. To receive reimbursement, you must be enrolled in a degree or certificate program related to your field.
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