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FanDuel // one-day fantasy sports
Engineering, Full Time    New York, Atlanta, Edinburgh, Remote    Posted: Monday, October 03, 2022
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FanDuel Group is a collection of brands operating at the intersection of sports, gaming, tech, & entertainment. Our mission is to give sports fans the chance to win every day & create experiences they cant wait to share with their friends. Were not just a company, were a collective. And were not just coworkers, were a community. Were an all-hands-on-deck crew of dreamers, doers, thinkers, makers, builders, breakers, & rebuilders. We value teamwork above all else, & we believe that diversity & inclusiveness are at the core of any good team. Like any good sports team, weve got passion. Passion for building a product our customers will love, passion for being the best in our field, & passion for our own people. With a company thats as committed to its people as it is to its customers, FanDuel Group is a great place to develop yourself & your career.

Our brands include:

  • FanDuel  A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
  • FanDuel Sportsbook  Americas #1 sports betting app
  • FanDuel TV  "The Bettor Sports Network" bringing live sports & interactive content to the games fans care about most
  • 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 VP of Engineering Casino & Gaming Platforms is responsible for leading FanDuel Groups casino & gaming development teams. This role has oversight on the engineering teams including third party vendors & contractor relationships supporting the function. You will partner with your peers across the senior engineering leadership team to run, manage, build, & retain in your vertical. The VP of Engineering will partner closely with the product, design, commercial, & security teams to deliver & execute strategic technical deliveries that align to the business priorities & goals. The Casino & Gaming vertical is responsible for the gaming interactions, customer interactions with integrated gaming vendors, & partnering with internal account & wallet teams to provide a unified web & mobile experiences.  25% travel required. 

As VP of Engineering of Casino & Gaming, you will be managing multiple global development teams both in US & Europe. You will be responsible for building a world-class engineering organization with highly effective cross-collaboration between multiple teams across the organization. You will be responsible for delivering top notch gaming & casino experiences, integrating in-house & third-party gaming capabilities, & managing multiple third-party vendors technical relationships.

Youll enable your teams to deliver gaming & casino experiences for our users utilizing our proprietary technology & third-party vendor integrations. Working closely with other senior leaders across the business including product & commercial teams you will own & drive the technical execution & delivery of the teams in this vertical strategically with high operational excellence in mind. You will be personally responsible for driving the staffing & recruiting strategies across the offices, setting the technical vision & collaborative touchpoints for the other technical domains to partner with.

This role requires the candidate to partner with internal & external stakeholders, advising the leadership teams on technical tradeoffs & evaluating vendors as partners. The ability to evaluate a third-party technology capabilities & team quality will be key to drive successful integrations. Given the complexity of each of the regulations, this person must be detailed & able to navigate problems with solutions-oriented mindset. You will partner with the head of Casino Commercial & Product to develop a multi-year strategy that is technically & fiscally feasible.

This role will report directly to the CTO, partnering with the other senior engineering leaders to represent & run the vertical delivery plans. The role includes ownership of technical strategic planning, financial budget & headcount monitoring, report & auditing of any technical / vendor issues that happen across the physical & in the cloud infrastructures.


  • Own, deliver, innovate, build, & maintain the FanDuel Gaming Platform while understanding the customer & tech requirements to shape the organization & teams to deliver
  • Lead multiple engineering teams across multiple countries.
  • Set the technical direction of the Gaming & Casino vertical in alignment with the internal stakeholders such as Product, Commercial, & Strategy teams
  • Lead & participate in senior leadership meetings including presenting to the executive teams
  • Drive the hiring & recruiting strategies in partnership with Talent Acquisition to accelerate & meet hiring targets for headcount
  • Maintain high operational excellence around technical performance of systems, including security & uptime/availability of all services, infrastructure
  • Maintains a well-communicated portfolio of projects, prioritized for a clear understanding of what is in the pipeline & how it relates to overall strategy
  • Regularly reviews key projects from a progress standpoint; analyzes, progress, financials, issues, & expectations


  • 15+ years of technology/engineering experience
  • 10+ years of experience building & leading high performing engineering teams
  • Experience managing organizations with multiple teams of 50+
  • Experience managing global teams across multiple time zones
  • Strategic thinking, problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong experience with platform development including web & mobile with high scale & enterprise grade services
  • Strong working experience building applications using modern frameworks & patterns
  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal & external executives, partners, & customers
  • Demonstrated expertise navigating complex & ambiguous technical & organization issues
  • Experience working with third party vendors, building large scale integration platforms & delivering immersive experiences for both web & mobile
  • Demonstrated responsiveness & ability to handle multiple projects to meet needs of fast-paced environment
  • Experience in the sports, gaming, or casino industry preferred but not required

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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