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Senior Product Owner

| Greater Boston Area

As a member of the Production team, you will be heavily involved in new and existing feature development, and will have a material impact on what DraftKings is today and becomes tomorrow. While helping to lead a talented team of software engineers, you will serve as a liaison between the Product, Engineering, or other external and internal groups to deliver quality features on-time, and maintain the health of the existing DraftKings products and platforms. The successful candidate will also leverage their skills and experience to coordinate cross-functional projects and be the “glue” that connects various teams and leads to successful delivery of larger features.

  • Acts as the backlog representative, and as one of the leaders, for one or more small Agile development teams
  • Facilitates breaking down product requirements into sagas, epics, stories, and tasks
  • Owns the prioritization and sequencing of the backlog to align with roadmaps and company strategy
  • Keeps the backlog organized, manageable, and actionable
  • Drives value from team meetings, ceremonies, and cadence
  • Provides transparency on results and planning through data driven metrics and accurate bi-weekly reporting
  • Acts as an advocate for the team and general health of their respective vertical
  • Participates in testing and UATs and ensures relevant stakeholders do the same
  • Works cross-functionally with other Product Owners and groups to identify dependencies, plan initiatives, and deliver on larger product goals
  • Works closely with Product Managers and Technology Leads to understand the business objectives and actual results of the work
  • Provides insight and often helps in the completion of the specification process
  • Sets and monitors individual Objectives & Key Results that align with team, domain, and vertical
  • Sets the pace and urgency for the work coming and going through their team and acts as scrum master
  • Thinks creatively and analytically to unblock team members and initiative deliverables
  • Balances resources, time, and scope to deliver on very high-quality standards

 Qualifications

  • Two to four years of experience in software development required
  • Experience working in an Agile environment required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Portfolio illustrating delivered product and examples of the tools and methodologies used required
  • Experience in product management, project management, and scrum master roles is encouraged
  • Bachelor’s Degreein computer science, social science, or engineering is a plus 
  • Experience in information design and user scenarios is a plus
  • Experience in analytics is a plus
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Project Management Professional (PMP), and PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) is a plus
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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.

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)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
We value work life blend and you shouldn't worry about how much time off you have.
Paid Holidays
DraftKings offers employees paid time off to observe all major holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
DraftKings offers refrigerators filled with craft beer and wine.
Casual Dress
It's not about what you wear, but what you can bring to the team.
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
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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