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Senior Lead Data Science Engineer (Personalization)

DraftKings

DraftKings

Data Science
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 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

As a Senior Lead Data Science Engineer (Personalization), you will leverage your expertise in data science and analytics to drive impactful projects to create the most relevant product in the Sportsbook industry. Your work will be critical to deeply integrate our data science-powered understanding of the customer within our content engine and platforms. 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.

What you’ll do as a Senior Lead Data Science Engineer (Personalization)

  • Develop and implement advanced statistical models and machine learning algorithms to analyze large datasets and extract meaningful insights.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product, engineering, and marketing, to understand business needs and translate them into data science solutions.

  • Communicate complex analyses and insights to technical and non-technical stakeholders, influencing strategic decision-making.

  • Ensure the quality and integrity of data used for analysis, and drive the development of data infrastructure and tools.

  • Lead and mentor a team to innovate and experiment with new data-driven approaches to content generation and user engagement.

What You'll Bring

  • Extensive experience in data science, machine learning, and statistical modeling, with a proven track record of leading successful projects.

  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, and experience with data manipulation and visualization tools.

  • Experience with personalization algorithms and techniques, and a strong understanding of their application in content delivery.

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and develop a high-performing team.

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

  • A Master's or PhD in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Statistics, or Mathematics is preferred.

  • Familiarity with user behavior analysis and its integration into content and product 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 $156,800.00 - $235,200.00, 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.