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DevOps Manager, Platform Engineering

DraftKings

DraftKings

Software Engineering, Operations
Ukraine · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 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

We're looking for a highly motivated leader with excellent technical and managerial skills. As a Manager in the Platform Engineering Department, you will lead a team of DevOps experts dedicated to designing, implementing, and maintaining our Platform Infrastructure (Kubernetes, Observability, Continuous Delivery) which powers hundreds of microservices developed by over a thousand engineers. This role offers the opportunity to grow as a leader by making impactful decisions and to stay hands-on by assisting your team in tackling complex architectural and operational challenges. If you have a passion for large-scale systems and a desire to drive change, then we know you'll love it here.

WHAT YOU’LL DO AS A DEVOPS MANAGER

  • Lead a high-performing DevOps team, providing mentorship and fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.

  • Participate in and lead project planning and sprint planning activities, ensuring effective prioritization and resource utilization.

  • Improve scalability and maintain the high availability of our platform infrastructure, deployed across more than a dozen production environments using a hybrid cloud approach, including GCP, AWS, and on-premises data centers.

  • Enrich our Kubernetes-centered platform infrastructure with new technologies.

  • Collaborate with engineering teams to identify and address areas of improvement in our development and deployment processes, utilizing GitOps, infrastructure as code, and CI/CD processes.

  • Actively promote and spread the DevOps culture throughout the company.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

  • Prior leadership experience in any of the following roles: Team Lead, Tech Lead, or Architect.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, and CI/CD platforms.

  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages.

  • Understanding of observability tools such as Prometheus, ELK Stack, Grafana, DataDog, InfluxDB, or similar.

  • Experience with being on-call, resolving complex incidents, and employing strategies to prevent their recurrence.

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following technologies would be a plus: GitOps (specifically Flux), Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Ansible), Service discovery (Consul), Load balancing (Kong, Nginx), Streaming/messaging (Kafka, RabbitMQ), and/or Secret management systems (HashiCorp Vault, Sealed Secrets, AWS/Google Secret Manager).

  • Software development experience is a plus.

  • Fluency in English.

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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.