DraftKings is hiring a

SQL Server DBA

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.

The DraftKings Business Intelligence team is looking for an experienced SQL Server Database Administrator to design, build and extend its growing data platform. DraftKings' growth and success is directly related to the quality of our data and our ability to apply analytics to make business decisions.  We are investing in building out a world class data analytics platform.  The SQL Server Database Administrator will be at the center of this with responsibility for our business intelligence database infrastructure


  • Database Administration of SQL Server 2012/2014 in an large scale, enterprise data warehouse environment
  • Performance analysis, optimization and tuning of user queries, stored procedures and ETL processes
  • Planning, monitoring and executing on database capacity planning and scalability
  • HA/DR, backup/restores, and database security
  • On-call responsibility


  • 5+ years of professional work experience as a Database Administrator using Microsoft SQL Server in a business intelligence environment
  • Must be highly proficient in all aspects of database administration including, but not limited to, backup/recovery/DR, all flavors of replication, advanced performance tuning, and proactive monitoring
  • Willing and eager to expand knowledge of other data technologies
  • Must thrive in fast paced, results driven environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Team player, highly motivated, enthusiastic and detail-oriented
  • Proven ability to analyze and solve large unstructured problems