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FanDuel // one-day fantasy sports
 
Engineering, Full Time    Atlanta; New York City    Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2021
 
   
 
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ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP

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 Georgia, 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

 

THE POSITION

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

Were looking for passionate technologists, strong communicators & those with a commitment to continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will have the confidence to propose pragmatic solutions to complex problems & be eager to learn from & educate others. As a software engineer, you will work in empowered, multidisciplinary teams, autonomously tackling complex challenges that provide the very best experiences & products for a growing community of millions of players.

THE GAME PLAN
Everyone on our team has a part to play

You use technology to solve straightforward problems, seeking input & guidance from team members. You may create or have responsibility to improve or invent small tools or applications. You are able to take defined design & turn it into code & deliver it on schedule, applying appropriate technologies & current software engineering best practices. You write secure, stable, testable, maintainable code with minimal defects. You are proficient in a broad range of data structures & algorithms, knowing when it is appropriate to use them & when it is not. You make appropriate implementation trade-off decisions. You participate in team design, scoping & prioritization discussions. You seek to learn the business context & technologies behind your team's software. You work effectively with other team members & identify any opportunities/problems arising from technical decisions. You invent, refine & develop your solutions to ensure they are meeting customer needs & team goals. You are a passionate advocate for your customer.

  • Responsible for the state of the code you both inherit & produce
  • Write simple & extendable code following standards & best practices. You test your code thoroughly
  • Classify, store, & handle data in accordance with FanDuel policies
  • Track security risks & mitigate and/or escalate them in a timely manner
  • Understand the maintenance characteristics, run-time properties, & dependencies or your team's software, including hardware platform, operating system & build dependencies
  • Clearly document your software to ensure that future generations of developers understand the intention behind the features & components you build
  • On-call rotation where required
  • In the event of a problem, you are able to troubleshoot, research the root cause of problems, & thoroughly resolve defects
  • Provide excellent customer support
  • Participate in the interview process & help your team train SE interns
  • You will keep yourself up to date with market standards & open-source frameworks
  • Most importantly, be; humble, pragmatic, self-managed, thirsty for knowledge, never satisfied & always challenging the norm

 

THE STATS

What were looking for in our next teammate

  • Degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent work experience
  • If specialized in backend, experience & passion for writing distributed, highly scalable & available backend systems & APIs using Java and/or Python or similar programming languages
  • If specialized in frontend, experience & passion of building native apps (Kotlin, Swift) or web apps using react (JavaScript or TypeScript) or hybrid apps using react native
  • Proficient in a broad range of data structures & algorithms
  • Experience working with cloud-based infrastructure & technologies, preferably AWS
  • Passion to automate your work by using scripting languages e.g. Shell scripts
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, & drive
  • Demonstrated abilities in driving operational excellence & best practices
  • Demonstrated experience in shipping high quality products & services
  • Able to communicate technical concepts simply & successfully, to both technical & non-technical audiences
  • Maintains relationships with other disciplines & stakeholders
  • Experience writing functional tests
  • Familiarity working in an Agile environment

THE CONTRACT
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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