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Senior Site Reliability Engineer



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Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2023

We’re defining what it means to build and deliver the most extraordinary sports and entertainment experiences. Our global team is trailblazing new markets, developing cutting-edge products, and shaping the future of responsible gaming.

Here, “impossible” isn’t part of our vocabulary. You’ll face some of the toughest but most rewarding challenges of your career. They’re worth it. Channeling your inner grit will accelerate your growth, help us win as a team, and create unforgettable moments for our customers.

The Crown Is Yours

As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer, your work will ensure our products run continuously and smoothly as we bring game-changing experiences to our players. In this role, you’ll design and implement monitoring and alerting strategies that focus on ensuring the reliability and performance of our mission-critical systems and services across our ecosystem. Working cross functionally, you’ll collaborate with other teams to drive system reliability improvements throughout the development lifecycle. You will play a pivotal role in implementing critical initiatives, optimizing infrastructure, and contributing to a culture of reliability across the organization.

What you’ll do as a Senior Site Reliability Engineer

  • Foster a continuous deployment ecosystem that allows us to operate at massive scale.

  • Enable product teams to manage and self-serve on-prem and cloud infrastructure while ensuring platform stability.

  • Standardize configuration and deployment methodologies across our growing organization.

  • Share expertise and mentor junior Engineers in infrastructure patterns and standards.

  • Participate in our on-call and incident response teams to solve critical problems in production.

  • Work with infrastructure using tools like Chef and Terraform.

What you’ll bring

  • At least 3 years of experience working with cloud environments and provisioning automation.

  • Experience with one or more observability platforms, specifically Datadog, New Relic etc.

  • Deep understanding of common programming languages (Python, Ruby, Go).

  • Experience working with applications written in an object-oriented language (Java, .Net, etc.).

  • Deep knowledge of networking and web concepts enabling you to debug problems down to the packets.

  • Experience working with distributed systems and microservices.

  • Understanding of automated scaling concepts and with messaging infrastructure (Kafka, RabbitMQ etc.).

  • Understanding of Blue-green, canary and A/B testing strategies.

Join Our Team

We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston. 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. Don’t worry, we’ll guide you through the process if this is relevant to your role.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $128,000.00 - $192,000.00, 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.

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