DraftKings is hiring a

Software Engineer - Entry Level

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 Software Engineer at DraftKings, you will deliver solutions that go live to our users on a weekly basis using cutting-edge technology in every tier.  Our engineers are responsible taking project from concept to production … gathering requirements, design, development, testing and deployment.  We address a wide array of computer science problems including advanced web applications, cutting edge user interfaces, scalability and performance of applications, intelligent search algorithms, global data distribution and monitoring of distributed systems.

Software Engineering at DraftKings has it all to offer. All of the buzz words apply … performance at scale, consumer facing web, mobile and big data. You will work on a world class team. The project work is intellectually challenging. The culture is collaborative. The tech stack is state of the art. You will be part of a collaborative team using cutting-edge technology in every tier. You will deliver solutions that are used by millions of users on daily basis. Working in small teams or independently, you will have the autonomy to take projects from concept to production engaging cross-functionally with stake holders.

Qualifications:

  • MUST BE a proficient coder preferably with experience using an object oriented language who is interested in learning how components interact in a larger systems and to deliver solutions that perform extremely well at scale.
  • Understanding of object oriented design concepts.
  • Understanding of relational databases.
  • Passion … You love writing code!!!
  • Preferably a Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Mathematics major.
  • MUST BE collaborative by nature and intellectually curious.
  • Prior experience working on a consumer facing solutions preferred.

There’s so much more to tell … if you’re curious enough to learn more just reach out to us !!!!