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Lead Software Engineer



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Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024

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

Building the possibilities.

What You'll do as a Software Engineer Lead

  • Take ownership on development of gaming platform and ensure its scalability and performance.

  • Designing and Solutioning highly scalable and highly available features using cutting edge technologies (e.g. Kafka, AWS services, Redis, InfluxDB, MySQL, JavaRX and more)

  • You will be developing systems using microservices architecture and APIs that power a rich set of applications used by a large and passionate group of users every day.

  • You'll mentor Junior and Senior members of the team.

  • You'll be architecture and technological trust point of the team and you'll participate in and contribute to technical design reviews.

  • You'll be responsible for code quality including reviews and apply best practices.

  • Taking active part of the team KPI’s and take part in leadership meetings.


  • BSc. in Computer science / Software Engineering

  • You have 5+ years of development experience.

  • You have experience in one of NoSQL data stores like Redis, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, etc.

  • Proficiency in Object Oriented Programming (ideally in Java), design patterns and microservices architecture

  • You have experience designing and implementing highly scalable systems.

  • Experience supporting systems in production, working with monitoring systems, understand how to debug and solve production issues.

  • A people person with interpersonal skills and leadership capabilities with the ability to grow other engineers through code reviews, design reviews etc.

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.

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