ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP

FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands and products all built with one goal in mind — to give fans new and innovative ways to interact with their favorite games, sports, teams, and leagues. That’s no easy task, which is why we’re so dedicated to building a winning team. And make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re 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 and Scotland. Our brands include:

  • FanDuel — A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
  • FanDuel Sportsbook — America’s #1 sports betting app
  • TVG — The best-in-class horse racing TV/media network and 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 and affiliate of FanDuel Group
  • PokerStars — The premier online poker product and affiliate of FanDuel Group

 

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

FanDuel Group is looking for an experience and passionate Director of Software Engineering to join us in leading our technical teams. As Director, you will develop leaders of teams, helping them enable their team’s goals. You are comfortable talking technology with Engineers along with working with external Stakeholders to build and prioritize roadmaps, passionate about people and helping them achieve their goals, and you’re focused on Quality, building high availability, low-latency scalable software solutions and embedded devices.

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

As a Director of Engineering for the Content Experiences vertical, you’ll be working closely with your partners to prioritise, create and own solutions to Roadmaps for your Engineering teams to work from. You’ll be working with your technology teams in order to create a vision for your area of responsibility. You’ll promote a culture of openness and clear feedback. You’ll enable your teams to deliver high quality, scalable software and emphasize a focus on Operational Excellence. Working closely with other Directors, you’ll help solve cross-vertical problems by designing and developing capabilities that fulfil overlapping needs.

  • Manage multiple software development teams (geographically dispersed) where the overall business opportunity or strategy may not yet be defined
  • Produce and deliver a strategic, technical vision while identifying gaps in ownership and negotiating who’ll own them going forward
  • Proactively identify technology gaps and opportunities while mitigating risks created through complexity (technical and regulatory)
  • Ensure the right people are in the right job by creating leadership opportunities, hiring, performance management, and generally caring about your team
  • Partner with commercial and product stakeholders to build and balance backlogs as well as roadmaps for our products
  • Advocate, own and drive predictability through Operational Excellence and transparency through data and KPIs
  • Establishing baseline measures for quality, performance, scale and operational efficacy
  • Responsible for ensuring effective operational support in conjunction with all partners integrated with our IT Operations support organisation and customer support
  • Liaising with partners and regulatory bodies to establish and follow an effective release process
  • Ability to delivery architecturally sound solutions in the absence of a highly experienced individual contributor
  • Communicating and driving strategic initiatives (minimum 3 years of experience)
  • Responsible for recruitment - defining interview process, job specs and owning candidate experience

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

  • Experience designing and delivering technology solutions for consumer facing products in a high energy, ambiguous environment
  • Previous hands-on experience developing highly available, fault tolerant, resilient applications and transactional platforms from requirements gathering to delivery and support
  • Experience defining and implementing software delivery best practices, agile delivery methodologies, and proven track-record of continuously improving delivery pace while maintaining quality
  • Experience supporting software systems in production including on-call support with a relentless focus on improving the stability, availability and performance of those systems
  • Delivery of technology solutions working with partner development teams via near-shoring/off-shoring or 3rd party development
  • Experience managing managers
  • Experience defining and executing a strategic vision
  • Experience of writing distributed, highly scalable and available backend systems and APIs

THE CONTRACT
We treat our team right

Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Flexible vacation allowance to let you refuel
  • Hall of Fame benefit programs and platforms

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect and 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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