DraftKings is hiring a

Senior Mobile Software Engineer - Android

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.

DraftKings is seeking a Senior Android Software Engineer to join our world-class engineering team building the next generation Android apps. As a Senior Android Software Engineer you will work through the full project lifecycle to design, develop, test, implement and support our Android apps applications using HTML, CSS, Javascript, Java and the Android Studio. Design and implement new features, create UI, debugging and data modeling. Assist in testing all applications against software and hardware versions. Provide timely turnaround and documentation of bug fixes during test cycle. Additionally, any experience working with large-scale server-side systems using object-oriented languages is a plus.  

We are constantly optimizing and improving in an iterative fashion to deliver the highest-quality experience to our users.  In your role as an Android Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment on highly impactful projects. Working in small teams or independently, you will have the autonomy to take projects from concept to production engaging cross-functionally with stake holders.  We are looking for team players who are able to tackle problems under tight deadline constraints and deliver imaginative solutions.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience designing and developing native Android apps
  • Experience successfully publishing to the Google Play Store and maintaining app versions
  • Extensive knowledge of Android internals and HTML, CSS, Javascript, Java and the Android Studio .
  • Strong knowledge of OOP, memory management and threading
  • Demonstrated Experience in working in a Scrum Methodology.
  • Possess the passion to design, build and polish innovative applications
  • Must thrive in fast paced, results driven environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering or similar, preferred