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Senior Associate Delivery Manager

DraftKings

DraftKings

Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 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 Associate Delivery Manager, you'll be working on various cross-functional projects across the company and be heavily involved with roadmap execution (new and existing feature development) and day-to-day engineering operations for a particular focus area. In this role, you will serve as the liaison between a team of software engineers and cross-functional stakeholders in Engineering, Product, Operations and Compliance, and other areas of the organization during the planning and execution of features, enhancements, and quality improvements.

What you’ll do as a Senior Associate Delivery Manager

  • Build and maintain up-to-date tracking of roadmap commitments and align expectations between Product and Technology stakeholders, while maintaining effective communication and transparency.

  • Facilitate and lead Agile/Scrum ceremonies, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and retrospectives.

  • Identify and remove blockers and dependencies with other engineering teams across the organization while empowering them to self-organize and make project decisions.

  • Identify areas for process improvement and implement strategies to enhance team efficiency and productivity.

  • Facilitate the prioritization and sequencing of backlog items to align with value and strategic importance.

  • Provide transparent reporting on project progress, risk factors, launch plans and results.

  • Balance resource limitations to maintain the highest-quality product standards while also achieving quarterly roadmap goals.

  • Identify, track, and manage cross-team dependencies during project planning and development.

  • Coordinate with Release Managers to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and maintain expected cadence.

What you’ll bring

  • Experience working with and managing cross-functional relationships within a large, fast-paced organization.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Computer Science, Engineering, etc.).

  • Proven experience as a Scrum Master in a software development environment combined with a high-level understanding of micro-services and mobile software development basics.

  • Experience managing multiple stakeholders and the ability to prioritize competing priorities is a strong plus.

  • Familiarity and understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC) and understanding of QA processes and methodologies.

  • Knowledge of Jira, Confluence, and EazyBI is a plus.

  • Experience with customer advocacy, process improvement, and analytical analysis is a plus.

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or similar Agile/Scrum certification is a plus.

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 $80,960.00 - $121,440.00, 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.