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FanDuel // one-day fantasy sports
Engineering, Full Time    Los Angeles    Posted: Thursday, February 25, 2021
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FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands & products all built with one goal in mind  to give fans new & innovative ways to interact with their favorite games, sports, teams, & leagues. Thats no easy task, which is why were so dedicated to building a winning team. And make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means well never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance & paid leave policies, were 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 & Scotland. Our brands include:

  • FanDuel  A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
  • FanDuel Sportsbook  Americas #1 sports betting app
  • TVG  The best-in-class horse racing TV/media network & 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 & affiliate of FanDuel Group
  • PokerStars  The premier online poker product & affiliate of FanDuel Group



Our roster has an opening with your name on it

The Enterprise Platforms Lead Engineer will maintain & monitor an efficient & forward-looking enterprise systems infrastructure that effectively & securely meets the computing, storage, & data communications requirements of Fanduel. Responsible for ensuring a strong information assurance posture by evaluating, implementing, & maintaining vulnerability monitoring, threat assessment, defense implementation, & incident response management systems.

Provide exemplary technical ability Enterprise Platforms team effectively supporting the company in achieving regulatory compliance, operations resilience, business agility, technology innovation & other company interests at the highest possible levels while maintaining high quality customer service in an ever-changing environment. It will be their responsibility to drive the user experience across the enterprise platforms environment. Ensuring the best user experience possible.

Under the guidance of the Enterprise Platforms Manager & IT leadership, will collaborate with key stakeholders to develop SLAs that fulfill objectives & then design & develop the infrastructure to meet those SLAs. Responsible for ensuring that FanDuel makes quality & cost-effective technical choices in equipment, services, & implementations. Provide top tier enterprise systems troubleshooting, incident response, & solution design across the organization.

Ensure broad & current technical awareness by establishing & maintaining technical & professional relationships with appropriate organizations of strategic importance to FanDuel. Employ strong communications & organizational skills to the designing & maintenance of processes & procedures that ensures that timely, actionable & critical information is presented to IT leadership.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • The Lead Platforms engineer will be supervising an agile development group directly responsible for the delivery of new platforms & services. Agile groups will consist of jr engineers, business analysts & other non-technical individuals.
  • Lead the mentorship & development of jr engineers.
  • Leads are the subject matter experts on most platforms & services throughout FanDuel Group.
  • Leads must guide the team through stressful work periods with exceptional leadership skills.
  • Must have superior communication skills. Able to translate complex systems to standard business terminology.
  • Leads must be self-starters, who require minimal supervision during project work.
  • Directly responsible for technical systems, services & architecture of Enterprise IT Platforms.
  • Provide & implement technical design & engineering solutions that support a forward-looking enterprise systems architecture that effectively & efficiently meets the computing, storage, security, & data communications requirements across the business.
  • Ensure that complex systems & services across the business are designed to efficiently achieve a high level of availability, as defined by IT leadership, in relation to the specific services & business requirements.
  • Identifies & implements new technologies for business.
  • Leads projects & technical delivery.
  • Interfaces internally with cross functional teams & externally with vendors.
  • Own & manage high visibility IT projects & projects involving other stakeholders.
  • Own, maintain & monitor core on prem & cloud platforms & services.
  • Identify infrastructure improvements & projects that will increase the capabilities & quality of service across the workplace.
  • Lead in the development, implementation & administration of processes & procedures to ensure the reliability, recoverability, & optimum performance of laptops & local services.
  • Provide Tier 2 & 3 technical support for all Enterprise Platforms & Services.
  • Able to be on call and/or respond to urgent calls 24/7 as part of scheduled response teams.
  • Coordinate with the Operations team to maintain a 24/7 systems operation with a rotating On-call schedule for production support issues.
  • Uncover, research & educate the team on the newest technologies.
  • Creating & maintaining technical documentation.



What were looking for in our next teammate


  • Strategic, current & detailed knowledge of enterprise-class information systems technologies & architectures
  • Ability to propose, justify, plan, & bring to closure highly complex & large-scale information technology projects.
  • Ability to design & implement change management processes, testing procedures, enterprise systems & network management systems, large scale systems management technologies, service level agreements, & information assurance measures.
  • High level of skill in writing strategic documents, policy, & procedures in support of Enterprise systems & services.
  • Strong technical knowledge in providing 24/7 support.
  • Strong analysis capabilities & skills in structured problem solving.
  • Strong program & service delivery skills.
  • Deep sense of urgency & ability to identify & achieve quick wins.
  • Ability to quickly learn new subject matter areas, assess operational maturity, establish KPIs & metrics & drive towards operational maturity.
  • Great communications & collaboration skills.
  • Must pass State of Oregon Racing Commission background security check.
  • Must pass State Casino Employee background security checks.
  • BS in IS/CS/CE/EE or related field & minimum of 5+ years experience; or, MS in IS/CS/CE/EE or related field & minimum of 4+ years experience; or, minimum of 8 years current experience in enterprise-class design, top tier incident response, strategic technology analysis, & infrastructure implementation.

We treat our team right

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

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

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity & inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect & 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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