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FanDuel // one-day fantasy sports
Engineering, Full Time    Jersey City    Posted: Monday, May 09, 2022
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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.

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

In this role you will be responsible for designing, building, maintaining, & improving the data models, datasets & data visualizations which are & will be used by data scientists & analysts to power business performance impacting decisions. You will bridge the gap from our data & the Data Engineering team, to the data scientists, analysts & business stakeholders aiming to leverage that data for insights & business decisions. 

This is a great opportunity for somebody who wants to work in an environment where curiosity is rewarded, & people are empowered to make decisions. The ideal candidate will have a passion for learning & a desire to optimize how we leverage our data. 
If you would like to play a key role in an emerging US Sports Betting market opportunity then this could be the role for you. Integrity, low ego & collaboration are key values in the Risk & Trading department. 

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Work with Data Scientists & Data Engineers to optimize data pipelines & feature engineering for classification & prediction models
  • Manage existing data transformation jobs for risk & trading relevant data, ensure completion daily, optimize code, troubleshoot any issues
  • Optimize modeled metric pipelines, streamline execution times & prioritizations, reduce query execution times where possible, remove unnecessary or unused metrics
  • Maintain business rule definitions, & code implementations
  • Design & implement data quality checks & alerts to manage accuracy of underlying data, & ensure modeled metrics are fit for purpose
  • Create & own a backlog of prioritized Tableau dashboard additions & improvements
  • Maintain tableau dashboards, optimize code, troubleshoot issues
  • Ensure optimal use of tableau resource, remove unused or under utilized dashboards
  • Identifying potential improvements in underlying ingested data, or new data needs, & working with Data Engineering to prioritize & deliver

What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • 1-2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Advanced SQL coding & experience of manipulating large datasets
  • Proficient in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, R, C# etc.)
  • Strong problem solving ability & attention to detail are important
  • Experience building data pipelines using Python & Databricks an advantage
  • Experience working with data visualization tools like Tableau an advantage
  • Undergraduate degree in a coding or technical discipline
  • Interest in Sports an advantage

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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