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Trader - US Sports



Las Vegas, NV, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2023

At DraftKings, we're inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space and are propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Be the strategy behind the game.

We’re growing rapidly and are searching for Sports Trader to help us provide best-in-class services through compilation, risk management, in-play trading, in-play risk management, settlement, and reporting. When you join our team, you will also work with the in-line manager to support third-party suppliers and partners to deliver a targeted, relevant sportsbook product for our customers. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as Sports Trader:

  • Deliver personal KPIs and ensure performance is aligned with overall company targets.

  • Investigate and propose ways to work more efficiently and implement new ideas.

  • Assume full accountability for content management across all channels, ensuring alignment with commercial parameters.

  • Execute the business strategy across compilation, price management, and in-play trading for relevant US Sports within a compliant framework.

  • Liaise with other trading teams to ensure smooth cooperation of the day-to-day job.

  • Ensure a strong understanding of and adherence to your compliance responsibilities.

What you’ll bring:

  • At least one year of experience in a similar role is required.

  • A Bachelors Degree, preferably with a Mathematical focus, will be considered an asset.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a deep knowledge of and passion for sports betting.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications with Excel, in particular, is required.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate critical business information quickly and effectively.

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English is required. Additional languages will be considered an asset.

The US hourly rate for this full-time position is $23.48 - $35.23, plus bonus, equity, and benefits as applicable. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and how that was determined during the hiring process.

Join Us!

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence.

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.

Ready to build what’s next? Apply now.

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