Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite & harness the passions of fans & maximize the presence & reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers & a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.
The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear & hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making & quickly distributing fan gear in today's 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB & MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, through Topps as a cornerstone of the business, building a new model for the collectibles & trading cards hobby with top leagues & players association partners; & Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming & retail sportsbook platform. Fanatics' partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) & hundreds of collegiate & professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.
As a market leader with more than 9,000 employees, & hundreds of partners, suppliers, & vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical & sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting & representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners & fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, & play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.
At Fanatics, we're a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride & passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate & support. We recognize that diversity helps drive & foster innovation, & through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality & advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools & resources to feel connected & engaged in who they are & what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.
We are seeking an Engineer II for our Sportsbook Platform team. This role reports to our Sr. Software Development Manager & is responsible for helping enhance our Sportsbook Platform, internal tools & supporting systems. The role will work closely other members of the engineering organization helping them build secure APIs that enable a friction less betting experience for our customers. This engineer will have the opportunity to build a scalable architecture with support both our Mobile Online & Retail customers.
Duties & responsibilities may include:
-Develop a strong understanding of Fanatics Betting & Gaming.
Communicate, develop, & implement a data-driven engineering strategy, approach, & roadmap for -Engineering needs.
Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders, inside & outside of Engineering, & collaborate to gather & present testing metrics & activities.
--Help development teams adhere to the principles, guidelines, & best practices of the engineering strategy.
-Remain current on technology & trends in engineering.
What skills are important to us:
-Strong technical skills, both functional & non-functional, in a continuous delivery environment.
-Demonstrated ability to partner closely with engineering team & implement appropriate tools & practices that balance quality with productivity.
-Strong presentation & communication skills.
-Highly outcome oriented & data driven.
-Experience in Experimentation, A/B Testing, Optimization
-Ability to deliver service & data integrations between different teams & 3rd parties.
-Positive & flexible attitude to work in a fast-paced environment & a willingness to embrace new initiatives.
-Strong report writing skills with the ability to gather, evaluate & analyze relevant information while structuring material in a logical & coherent manner.