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FanDuel // one-day fantasy sports
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York, Los Angeles    Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020
 
   
 
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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 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
  • PokerStars  The premier online poker product

THE POSITION
Our roster has an opening with your name on it 

We are looking for a Data Scientist to tackle our most challenging problems. Throughout the lifecycle of a model, from data collection through results, you will create predictive models to drive actionable insights across FanDuel Group. You will promote effective communication of model outputs & contribute to a collaborative code environment.

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

  • Construct models, analyses & solutions in response to a question or problem posed by a stakeholder or colleague
  • Manage the data preparation process from collection through cleaning
  • Build robust predictive models, showing capabilities of feature & model selection
  • Contribute to a production code environment
  • Work with decision-makers across the company to understand their goals, identify opportunities to use data to develop new insights & improve business results
  • Develop, iterate & take to production machine learning models
  • Create dashboards & data visualizations for analysis & communication

THE STATS
What we're looking for in our next teammate  

  • 1-4+ years of Industry Experience in data science, analytics or engineering preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in a highly numerate major (Math, Stats, Econ, etc.) or relevant experience in data science preferred
  • Strong analytical & quantitative skills, with high proficiency in Python or R, & SQL
  • Understanding & application of Bayesian statistics
  • Experience building & using models to help create production level products & tools
  • Comfortable with command line tools & GitHub
  • Object-oriented design & coding skills
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to work across teams, locations & time zones
  • Interest or experience in Fantasy Sports, Casino and/or Sports Gaming

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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