Senior Software Engineer

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.

DraftKings is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our engineering team.  You will be developing systems and APIs that power a rich set of applications used by a large and passionate group of users every day. Your ability to create scalable, maintainable and performant software is critical to the success of the entire company. 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 are able to deliver imaginative solutions under real deadline constraints.


  • 3+ years of development experience in object oriented programming using languages such as C# or Java
  • Strong knowledge of OOP and REST design principles
  • 1+ years of relational database experience including schema design and SQL
  • Experience writing and maintaining a comprehensive suite of unit and integration 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
  • Experience writing distributed systems in a Cloud Computing environment such as AWS 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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