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Senior Software Engineer, Sports Intelligence

DraftKings

DraftKings

Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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

DraftKings is a leader in the digital sports entertainment and gaming industry. We provide a world-class, immersive experience for our users and are at the forefront of technological innovation in the industry. Our Sports Intelligence team plays a critical role in developing solutions that power our platform and drive our business forward. We are forming a new unit focused on driving automation and efficiency within our Sportsbook. You’ll build complex low latency systems to support data science decision-making at scale, to unlock more value for the business.

What you’ll do as a Senior Software Engineer

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

  • Care about agility as much as you care about scalability. We roll out products very quickly and are looking for a team that can pivot at a moment’s notice.

  • We’re constantly growing and forming new teams; you will be able to lead either as an engineer or transition into a manager role.


What you’ll bring

  • Ideally, you have 3+ years of development experience in object-oriented programming using languages such as C# or Java (C# is preferred)

  • Experience working with Kafka (highly advantageous)

  • You have a strong knowledge of OOP and REST design principles.

  • 1+ years of relational database experience including schema design and SQL

  • You also have experience writing and maintaining a comprehensive suite of unit and integration tests.

  • Experience writing distributed systems in a Cloud Computing environment such as AWS strongly preferred.

  • Ability to grow other engineers through code reviews, design reviews, and over-the-shoulder debugging.

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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.