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Software Engineering Manager - Quant Platform

Company: DraftKings
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

At DraftKings, we're inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space and are propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives. Building the Possibilities Our team comprises sports modeling experts and data science technologists, coming together to develop innovative sports models and pricing solutions that deliver value to the Sportsbook platform at DraftKings. Our quant platform team will supercharge the capabilities of the data science unit by building the software components necessary to bring this content to our user. As part of this role, you will be a proven leader, creative thinker, utilizing software engineering skills to build out our next-generation quantitative development platform. Sound good to you? Join us. What you'll do as a Manager of the Quant Platform team:

  • You will lead a team of engineers to evolve, improve and maintain all elements of the team's infrastructure.
  • Build relationships, and establish strong lines of communication with a large and committed set of cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Grow the members of your team through career management and feedback.
  • Drive technical discovery through collaboration with your engineers.
  • Implement software alongside your team members when necessary. What You'll bring:
    • Experience as the expert on a development team, where you were responsible for everything from planning to delivering key features and management of those features.
    • Excellent working knowledge of Python
    • Expertise with at least one object-oriented language like C# or Java is required.
    • Expertise with C/C++, including low and high-level optimization will be considered an advantage.
    • Experience building distributed systems in a cloud computing environment such as AWS strongly preferred.
    • Strong instincts around performance vs simplicity tradeoffs, engineering for maintainability, extensibility and debuggability.
    • Prior experience managing engineers is required.
    • Experience working with stakeholders and contributing to product definition.
    • A keen interest in sports would be beneficial to success in this role. #LI-SM1 Join Us! Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what's next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We're a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence. We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability. Ready to build what's next? Apply now. 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.

Keywords: DraftKings, Boston , Software Engineering Manager - Quant Platform, IT / Software / Systems , Boston, Massachusetts

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