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Senior Data Science Engineer, Risk & Fraud



Accounting & Finance, Data Science
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

Our team comprises algorithm experts and data science technologists, coming together to develop innovative data products that solve analytically challenging problems at DraftKings. As a Senior Data Science Engineer, you will be a creative thinker, utilizing data, machine learning, and software development skills to craft high-impact solutions that mitigate risk and protect and grow the business.

What you'll do as a Senior Data Science Engineer

  • Work within complex systems to lead the development of advanced algorithms leveraging statistical modeling, machine learning, and quantitative techniques to produce models and systems that effectively identify and mitigate risk and fraud.

  • Take ownership of engineering design, development, deployment, and operations of data science technical infrastructure.

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders across the company to plan and execute valuable data science projects.

  • Guide design sessions and ensure your team delivers high-quality work that aligns with DraftKings engineering strategy.

What you'll bring

  • Experience as a core contributor on a data science team, specifically in the risk and fraud domain, where you were responsible for all aspects of data science technical projects, including development and deployment, and then monitoring of how those applications perform in production.

  • Expertise in a programming language like Python, Java, C#, or C++.

  • Deep understanding of quantitative methods, notably writing code to navigate machine learning and data analysis.

  • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-experts.
    You will also need an intuitive sense of how quantitative work aligns with business priorities.

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 $120,800.00 - $181,200.00, 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.