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Senior Software Engineer

FanDuel

ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP

FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands and products all built with one goal in mind — to give fans new and innovative ways to interact with their favorite games, sports, teams, and leagues. That’s no easy task, which is why we’re so dedicated to building a winning team. And make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give.

FanDuel Group is based in New York, with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon and Scotland. Our brands include:

  • FanDuel — A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
  • FanDuel Sportsbook — America’s #1 sports betting app
  • TVG — The best-in-class horse racing TV/media network and betting platform
  • FanDuel Racing — A horse racing app built for the average sports fan
  • FanDuel Casino & Betfair Casino — Fan-favorite online casino apps
  • FOXBet — A world-class betting platform
  • PokerStars — The premier online poker product

THE POSITION

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

We’re looking for passionate & experienced technologists, strong communicators and those with a commitment to continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will have the confidence to propose pragmatic solutions to complex problems and be eager to learn from and educate others. As a Senior Software Engineer working for our Daily Fantasy Sports vertical, you will work in empowered, multidisciplinary teams, autonomously tackling complex challenges that provide the very best experiences and products for a growing community of millions of players. You will own and become subject matter experts of areas of product and technology stack and will be the go to person for those areas.

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer proficient in building web apps using react (Javascript or Typescript) or hybrid apps using react native.

THE GAME PLAN

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • You are a significant and autonomous contributor
  • Your work is consistently of high quality
  • You solve difficult problems, applying appropriate technologies and best practices
  • You work with your team to invent, design and build software that is stable and performant
  • You are proficient in a broad range of design approaches and know when it is appropriate to use them and when it is not
  • Your solutions are pragmatic
  • You consider the legacy of the code you produce and write code that an SDE unfamiliar with the system can understand
  • You limit the use of short-term workarounds
  • You do things with the proper level of complexity the first time (or at least minimise incidental complexity)
  • You create flexible software without over-engineering
  • You make appropriate trade-offs, re-use where possible, and are judicious about introducing dependencies
  • You are efficient with resource usage (e.g., system hardware, database, memory/CPU, etc)

THE STATS

What we’re looking for in our next teammate

  • Degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • If specialised in frontend, proficient in following:
    • Building native apps (Kotlin, Swift) or web apps using react (JavaScript or TypeScript) or hybrid apps using react native.
    • Integrating frontend Apps with Analytics systems (e.g. Amplitude).
    • Release process of native apps on AppStore and web apps on production systems.
  • Proficient in a broad range of data structures and algorithms.
  • Experience working with cloud-based infrastructure and technologies, preferably AWS.
  • Understating of containers (e.g. Docker), and orchestration (Kubernetes).
  • Passion to automate your work by using scripting languages e.g. Shell scripts.
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Demonstrated abilities driving operational excellence and best practices.

THE CONTRACT
We treat our team right

Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Flexible vacation allowance to let you refuel
  • Hall of Fame benefit programs and platforms

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect and value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgement or harassment.  Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.

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