Lead Software Engineer at DraftKings

| Greater Boston Area
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DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) is a digital sports entertainment and gaming company. It’s simple, at DraftKings, we believe life’s more alive with skin in the game. For that reason, we’re committed to responsibly creating the world’s favorite games and betting experiences. Headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices around the globe, we believe we can continue to define what it means to be a technology company in sports entertainment. We love what we do, and think you will too.
Shape a rapidly scaling part of Engineering.
DraftKings is growing quickly and we’re looking for a Lead Software Engineer to help establish and lead a team centered around the mission of providing a best-in-class experience for our products and customers. This position requires strong technical skills and a bias toward collaboration. You will be working across teams, informing business decisions, and helping to expand our software platform.

What you'll do as a Lead Engineer:

  • Take ownership development, maintenance, testing strategy, design discussions and operations of a full stack team, with API services written primarily in C# with SQL databases hosted in AWS.
  • You will be developing systems and APIs that power a rich set of applications used by a large and passionate group of users every day.
  • Care about agility as much as you care about scalability. We roll out products very quickly and are looking for a team that can pivot at a moment’s notice.
  • Work with your team under fast deadlines to design, build, and deliver innovative applications.
  • Lead your team in design sessions and ensure your team delivers high quality work that aligns with the mission of our platform.

What skills you will use:

  • You have experience as the ‘expert’ on a development team where you were responsible for everything from planning to delivering key features and management of those features.
  • Expertise with at least one object-oriented language like C# or Java.
  • You have strong relational database skills using technologies like MySQL or SQL Server.
  • Familiarity with modern client JS frameworks, like Node.JS, React, and Redux.
  • Familiarity with AWS services and infrastructure.
  • You also have the ability to write automated comprehensive test suites at all levels of the architecture.

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.
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As a technology company at our core, DraftKings believes that the best innovation comes from diverse perspectives, thoughts, beliefs, ideas, and experiences. We consistently push boundaries and challenge the conventional to ensure our culture and products reflect the expectations of our employees, and the customers we serve.
 
We’re proud to believe that your gender, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability should have nothing to do with our hiring practices. We’ll never discriminate against anyone’s background or creed. If you’re good at what you do, we want you to do it at DraftKings.
You may be required to become licensed through applicable regulatory agencies.

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Location

Located in the heart of Back Bay, our office is commute friendly with endless possibilities for coffee and lunch.