Software Engineer, Android

DraftKings, Boston

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DraftKings is a leading sports entertainment brand that creates the most exciting digital sports competitions and experiences on the planet. Our goal is to transform the way fans experience sports. Our mission is to make sports better – and make better sports fans – by bringing them closer to the games they love. We are the signature tech startup of our generation in Boston.

 The Android Software Engineer will design and develop new features and enhancements for our 4+ star rated App used by millions of extremely engaged sports fans and soon to be sports fans. You will be a critical member of an amazingly talented team, delivering features and enhancements that transform our rich set of APIs into a fun and engaging Android application.  In your role, you will be deeply engaged in the entire Agile development lifecycle from design and implementation to testing and monitoring. We are looking for team players who can deliver imaginative solutions in a fast paced SDLC.



  • Extend and maintain a large Java application for Android
  • Collaborate with Product Management, User Experience and Marketing teams to deliver a compelling application for our users
  • Mentor other engineers by leading design discussions, code reviews and the occasional pair programming session
  • Monitoring the health and performance of the application through instrumentation



  • Demonstrated experience in object oriented programming using languages such as Java or C#
  • Strong knowledge of building extensible and maintainable applications using Object Oriented Design principles
  • Experience writing and maintaining a comprehensive suite of unit and automation tests
  • Ability to grow other engineers through code-reviews, design-reviews and over the shoulder debugging
  • Demonstrated experience working with a team to deliver software
  • Possess the passion to design, build and polish innovative applications
  • Recent experience in mobile development strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical major preferred

About DraftKings

DraftKings, Inc. is the world’s leading skill-based Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform that allows fans in North America and the UK to compete in single-day, online fantasy sports contests across the largest variety of professional sports. DraftKings’ premier web-based and mobile technology brings a more engaging interactive experience and daily excitement to the pastime of fantasy sports. Founded in Boston in 2012. Headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices in New York City and London. More than 350 employees. DraftKings is the exclusive DFS partner of Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, the National Hockey League and NASCAR (see more partnership details below).

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