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.

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

We’re looking for passionate & experienced technologists, strong communicators and those with a commitment to continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will have the confidence to propose pragmatic solutions to complex problems and be eager to learn from and educate others. We are looking for an exceptional DevOps Manager to lead a team to deliver game-changing improvements for FanDuel.

The DevOps Engineering Manager is accountable for a DevOps Engineering team working on the Cloud Automation tools, Application Deployment processes and devloping our own infrastructure layer for FanDuel Sportsbook Platforms. .

You will passionately lead a team of 4 DevOps engineers, using cutting-edge cloud automation technologies to support our Sportsbook Platform development, maintenance and monitoring, while scaling our cloud platform to meet the demands of the US market. Using lean and agile methodologies, you will be responsible for the pace, scale and performance of your team. Having a technical background, with experience in all aspects of Cloud Automation and Continuous Integration processes will set you up for success. 

Reporting to the Director of Sportsbook Enablement, you will also be accountable for hiring, performance appraisal and reward of your team, focusing in helping your people define their career path and goals for short and long term. Your exceptional communication skills will be key, not only to lead your team through a challenging, continuously changing environment but also on your constant interactions with a diverse group of stakeholders.

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

  • Understand intimately the dependencies between components and how they combine to deliver service to the end consumer and to the business
  • Consistently apply significant knowledge of Agile/Lean within the team to continuously improve the team pace, efficiency and quality
  • Serve as liaison between your team and key stakeholder(s)
  • Execute, plan and manage changes as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Manage the review of infrastructure requirements within the team and provide feedback to other Managers and other change originators
  • Provide technical direction for design, development, testing and deployment from definition phase through planning, implementation and maintenance
  • Understand and balance commercial needs against technical requirements and capabilities
  • Easily recognize system deficiencies and lead to effective solutions
  • Continuous improvement of processes through automation of common procedures, and implementation of standards, processes and checklists
  • Prioritize tasks throughout all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Lead a culture of technical approach documentation and preparation of software development and QA estimates
  • Actively measure and review the Productivity, Velocity, Quality and Duration of delivery, taking prompt corrective action where necessary
  • Work closely with DevOps teams and colleagues in FanDuel Group to adopt shared technology practices
  • Clearly communicate and promote strategies, roadmaps, dependencies and plans for the Cloud solution and supporting tools
  • Manage all technical resources and capacity plans within budget and project schedule

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

  • At least 5 years of proven track record of leading and managing teams on complex engineering projects, using agile methodologies
  • Experience working with distributed, redundant and transactional systems and the infrastructure delivery of these
  • Experience working with Cloud Infrastructures and Cloud Automation solutions/tools
  • Managing the development of a team by ensuring that project tasks are in line with each team member's defined career path, as much as possible
  • Using defect tracking systems
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills, particularly with regard to technical risks, issues and constraints
  • Strong leader and energetic motivator
  • Work well under time and environmental pressures
  • Demonstrate senior principles, leading by example, showing work ethic and passionate, professional attitude
  • Proven track of project management
  • Team player, who strives to maximize team performance

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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