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Senior Software Engineer
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. As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be part of one of our multidisciplinary teams where you’ll work closely with designers, product managers, and data analysts. You’ll be a creative contributor to our processes and decision-making so when we build new features, we can ensure scalability and availability of the entire platform. Sound good to you? Join us.
What you'll do as a Senior Software Engineer:
- 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.
- We’re constantly growing and forming new teams; you will be able to lead either as an engineer or transition into a manager role.
- Strive for high-engineering standards, and maintain impressive operational-excellence standards.
- Participate in our Agile processes, and develop our team culture.
What skills you will use:
- Ideally, you have 3+ years of development experience in object oriented programming using languages such as C# or Java.
- 2+ years of experience with Node, React and Redux frameworks or similar. Experience in iOS and Android development is a plus.
- You have a strong knowledge of OOP and REST design principles.
- 2+ years of production scale relational database experience including schema design and SQL, experience with NoSQL is a plus.
- Experience writing and maintaining a comprehensive suite of unit and integration tests.
- Experience with data streaming technologies, building distributed systems in a Cloud Computing environment such as AWS strongly preferred.
- Ability to grow other engineers through code reviews, design reviews, and over-the-shoulder debugging.
DraftKings at a glance
DraftKings focuses on Social Games, Sports, Direct Marketing, Fantasy Sports, and Software. Their company has offices in San Francisco, New York, Boston, Las Vegas, and Hoboken. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, DraftKings has raised $1.043B of funding; their latest round was closed on December 2019.