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Team Lead, SRE Infrastructure



Other Engineering
Sofia City Province, Bulgaria
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 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.

Shape a rapidly scaling industry.

We’re searching for a Site Reliability Engineering Team Leader with hands-on skills to join our growing SRE Infrastructure vertical. Our SRE teams build brilliant, far-reaching, and engaging production infrastructure environments for our millions of customers. In this role, you will guide your team to develop scalable, reliable, secure, maintainable, and high-performance infrastructure. You'll be working with a modern technology IaC and CCA stack. We believe in the Google mantra of SRE splitting their time between operations work and development work.

What you’ll do as a Site Reliability Engineering Team Lead:

  • You will lead a production SRE team of 5 engineers who develop and maintain multiple global K8S clusters, On-premise and Cloud infrastructure, and services.

  • Be passionate about learning and iterative improvement. Mentor and develop your team members through consistent career management conversations and regular feedback.

  • Establish a safe environment with transparent and collaborative team culture.

  • Maintain and develop the Infrastructure environment alongside your team members.

  • Drive high production quality by advocating for the correct level of investment in systems.

  • Properly document production issue resolution and identification through operational ticketing systems.

  • Handle most problems, decisions, and escalations across the team and work to mitigate long-term risks.

  • Work with IT leadership team and HR teams to develop and execute workforce plans that ensure IT has skilled resources to meet existing and future demands.

  • Support a team on a shift rotation required in a 7 x 24 support operation as a point of escalation as needed.

What you’ll bring :

  • Bachelor’s degree plus minimum 5 years of experience working with large-scale Linux-based deployments in a production environment inside a growth-oriented company.

  • Experience in leading a technical team.

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Nginx, Jenkins, HashiCorp stack, ELK, Terraform, Ansible, Git, and Cloud platforms.

  • Experience with Google Cloud / AWS services and infrastructure.

  • Ability to understand systems from all levels, from the "big picture" enterprise-level view to the low-level technical view.

  • Advanced understanding and implementation of infrastructure as code deployment and automation methods.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Strong communication (oral and written), customer service, organizational and multitasking skills.



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.

As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment.