Producer - Software Technology

| 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.

We are in search of a Producer - Software Technology to join our team to help guide complex projects across platforms and applications. The ideal candidate will be passionate about project management, executing programs to schedule, scope, budget and specification.

The Producer - Software Technology will be responsible for managing relationships with cross-functional stakeholders across the company to plan, track, manage, and drive all steps in the product life-cycle. They will be responsible for simultaneously delivering software development projects—many of which are complex in nature—ensuring adherence to deadlines and budget

Core Responsibilities

  • Implement proven and innovative project management solutions to plan and manage projects
  • Manage and track the planning, design, approval, and production processes
  • Lead communication of timelines, status updates and potential risks to the project team
  • Ability to assess, resource and budget projects from creative briefings
  • Extract accurate, actionable detail from high-level strategic plans
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with internal workstreams across functions
  • Manage expectations internally and externally regarding schedules, resourcing and budgets
  • Practice critical thinking in navigating cross-functional processes and risk resolution
  • Ensure that executions launch on-time, deliver to expectation, within scope, and on budget
  • Plan and manage resourcing for internal creative team of designers and copywriters
  • Drive post-campaign assessments (post-mortem), troubleshooting project hiccups
  • Meaningful and lasting relationship building, company-wide and with our external partners

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years technical project management experience
  • Demonstrated experience working in an Agile (Scrum) environment
  • An ability and willingness to always be the calmest person in the room
  • Impeccably organized with a careful attention to detail
  • Fluency in Confluence, JIRA, Google Apps, MS Office
  • Empowered self-starter, with excellent time management skills
  • Understanding basic creative + production workflows and trafficking projects within a system
  • Tenacity in follow-through, owning and guiding projects from infancy to execution
  • Experience in managing multiple projects across channels— social, email, video, mobile, and dotcom
  • Ability to present and defend ideas to scrupulous, senior level audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability and desire to effectively drive change through empathy, and persistence
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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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