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Senior Data Science Engineer (Personalization)



Data Science
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 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

As a Senior Data Science Engineer (Personalization) at DraftKings, 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.

You will leverage your expertise in data science and leadership to drive impactful projects to create the most relevant product in the Sportsbook 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.

What You'll Do

  • Lead data science projects from conception to deployment, ensuring high-quality and timely delivery.

  • Develop and implement statistical models and machine learning algorithms to solve complex business problems.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate data science solutions into production systems.

  • Mentor junior data scientists and provide guidance on best practices and methodologies.

  • Communicate technical findings and insights to internal stakeholders to support data-driven decision-making.

  • Innovate and experiment with new data-driven approaches to content generation and user engagement.

What You'll Bring

  • Proven experience in data science, with a strong foundation in machine learning and statistical modeling.

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

  • Demonstrated ability to break down complex problems into manageable tasks and deliver high-quality results.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related discipline.

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 $120,800.00 - $181,200.00, 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.