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Lead Software Engineer

DraftKings

DraftKings

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 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, the creators of the "Draftkings Sportsbook & Casino" Sports Betting App, is growing and we’re seeking a Lead Software Engineer to join our remote first Sportsbook Mobile team. This team is at the forefront of developing and enhancing our cutting-edge Sportsbook features on iOS and Android native apps, using the latest native technologies and best practices. Our team owns real-time sports betting, live scores, personalized recommendations, search, streaming, and more. The crown is yours as you transform product vision into high quality features that put the customer first. This role requires a high level of personal accountability and a blend of strong technical skills, creative problem-solving, and a collaborative spirit. You’ll be in a cross functional team working closely with product managers, backend developers, and designers to drive our product vision, to deliver a best-in-class Sportsbook experience. If you're passionate about sports and technology, and excited to build the future of sports betting, we'd love to have you on our team.

Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Lead Software Engineer

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

  • Develop new features, iterating on the current systems, and maintaining our high code quality.

  • 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.

  • Work closely with the Product Team to understand the scope of the project and define technical requirements.

  • Mentor and grow junior members of the team in best practices in RnD.

What you’ll bring

  • At least 5+ years of experience in Android development

  • Proficiency in Kotlin and Android SDKs.

  • Background in the development of custom views and animations.

  • Experience with reactive programming - RxKotlin/RxJava, Kotlin coroutines.

  • Strong knowledge of OOP principles and Design Patterns.

  • Expertise in native operating system capabilities, app signing, and deployment processes, and consumer app best practices.

  • Experience in consuming REST APIs and with Dependency Injection.

  • Solid debugging and troubleshooting skills.

  • Experience with Jetpack Compose and Redux will be considered an advantage.

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 $132,000.00 - $198,000.00, 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.