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Senior Data Engineer (Sportsbook)

DraftKings

DraftKings

Data Science
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 9, 2023

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 Engineer (Sportsbook), you will act as a creative contributor, leader, and mentor in our data engineering organization. You’ll leverage your experience and expertise with data modeling and transformation to produce data sets and solutions used to make business critical decisions. You’ll collaborate with business partners to understand and incorporate complex domain knowledge into analytics data models to support our core products and immediately improve the user experience for our customers.

What you’ll do as a Senior Data Engineer (Sportsbook)

  • Design and create data sets to support stakeholders across Draftkings.

  • Work with teams across the organization to design data models that allow our stakeholders to answer their questions and derive key business insights.

  • Build, orchestrate, and test data transformations of application data into analytics models.

  • Design, interpret, and maintain technical documentation for both upstream software engineering and downstream analytics, reporting, and data science stakeholder consumption.

  • Write, maintain, and optimize SQL code with cloud MPP data warehouse platforms (e.g. Snowflake).

  • Mentor junior team members to ensure best data practices are implemented company-wide.

What you’ll bring

  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience working with SQL, ELT pipelines, data transformation, and modeling.

  • Ability to apply software engineering best practices to analytics code using tools like Bitbucket, Github, Octo, etc.

  • Experience working in an agile environment with a mix of in-person and remote teammates and stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of mobile sportsbook product functionality and features, prior experience working in the sports betting industry is strongly preferred.

  • Excellent communications skills and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.

  • Experience with any of the following tools and technologies: Snowflake, Airflow, Python, AWS S3, AWS Lambda, AWS Batch, Terraform, Kafka, MySQL, Tableau, PagerDuty, DataDog, Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Alation

  • Familiarity with working in a SOX controlled Software Development Life Cycle.

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 $116,800.00 - $175,200.00, 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.