DraftKings is hiring a

Junior System Administrator

Boston, United States

DraftKings is a technology company that creates the most exciting digital sports competitions on the planet. Focused on the rapidly growing Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) space, DraftKings offers players the opportunity to compete through web and mobile channels in 1-day or 1-week fantasy sports contests for cash prizes and money-can’t-buy experiences. Founded in 2012, we are headquartered in Boston, with additional offices in New York City and London. This is a unique opportunity to work at a company experiencing explosive growth while inventing an industry. We bring the most incredible experiences and the industry's biggest contests to our players. We are looking for exceptional talent to play for our team! Apply today and be a part of our success story.

As a member of the Technical Operations team, you will help design, build and support our core infrastructure & information security systems.  Our team consists of forward-thinking individuals who want to disrupt the traditional mold through progressive design, automation and system implementation practices.

Requirements

  • Solid knowledge of Server Operating Systems (Windows, Linux and MAC)
  • Can help to develop metrics to measure system performance and implement best practices.
  • Work as Part of a team to discuss and collaborate on ideas and solutions
  • Can-do attitude, adaptive to a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent time management skills, handling multiple priorities with individual deadlines

 

Qualifications

  • 1 to 3 years of Windows or Linux system administration experience
  • Ability to Liaise between IT Desktop Team and TechOps teams
  • Handle escalations from Desktop team for administrative level tasks.
  • Base knowledge of TCP/IP network fundamentals
  • Basic switch management a plus (setting ports to user vlans etc)
  • Experience working with AWS cloud infrastructure (S3, EC2, Glacier, EBS, ELB, Route 53, RDS, IAM) A definite plus.
  • Manage daily sys admin tasks such as log management, Active Directory management, patching, system backups and basic AWS administration.
  • Experience with network/systems monitoring tools (Datadog, Cloudwatch/Whatsup/Nagios/etc
  • Ability to write clear and detailed documentation of technological solutions with attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with interpersonal skills