Hi, we’re Underdog!

We’re the fastest-growing sports gaming company ever.

We build innovative games and products for American sports fans.

Founded in 2020, our team built four of today’s most widely played fantasy games and recently launched our Underdog Sportsbook. We are the only sportsbook to ever launch on our own home grown technology, which allows us to build different and innovative experiences. We believe there’s so much more to be built for sports fans, and we’ll continue to win by building the best products and experiences for our customers.

The opportunity in front of us to become the biggest company in our space is massive; after all, we’re currently sitting in the fastest-growing consumer industry in the U.S. In just over two years, we reached a nearly $500 million valuation through some of the best investors in the game, including Mark Cuban, Kevin Durant, BlackRock, and SV Angel. We are many times larger now and our growth is not slowing down.

At Underdog, we believe that sports are for everyone and are building a tomorrow for every fan. Want to help create that future? Join us.

About the role and why it's unique:

  • You’ll be an early member of our small team to help build out the next generation of Underdog’s mobile applications and keep us the #1 app in the industry
  • Lend your expertise to higher-level technical discussions and contribute to the continued learning of all team members
  • Build efficient, well-structured code with an eye for testability (Architectural Patterns, SOLID principles, DI, etc.) from product requirements and designs
  • Work with: Kotlin, Coroutines, Flow/LiveData, Hilt, MVVM & MVI architectures, Retrofit, Arrow, Jetpack Compose, Epoxy (RecyclerView), Coil

Who you are:

  • Collaborative in nature with the confidence to speak up and the humility to ask for help
  • Expert in of Object-Oriented Design Principles
  • Expert in Kotlin (Coroutines, Lambdas, Scope Functions, etc.)
  • Have strong knowledge of the Android SDK (Architecture Components, Lifecycle management, UI fundamentals, etc.)
  • Have strong knowledge of reactive streams and functional programming (Flow, RxJava2, etc.)
  • Experience with writing reusable composables in Jetpack Compose
  • Comfortable with REST APIs, JSON (de)serialization, and asynchronous logic
  • 7+ years of software engineering experience, with 5+ years building Android applications

Even better if you have…

  • Familiarity with the Epoxy library (Airbnb)
  • Familiarity with the Arrow library and advanced functional programming concepts
  • Passion for Android development, with at least 1-2 personal projects under your belt
  • Basic knowledge of most major sports (NFL, MLB, NBA) and how they are played

 

Our targeted compensation rate for this position is between $150,000 and $180,000, depending on experience, plus equity. Think your skills are exceptional and warrant higher pay? Apply anyway! If we agree, we're willing to negotiate.

This position may require sports betting licensure based on certain state regulations.

What we can offer you:

  • Unlimited PTO for salaried employees (we're extremely flexible with the exception of the first few weeks before & into the NFL season)
  • 16 weeks of fully paid parental leave
  • A $500 home office allowance
  • A connected virtual first culture with a highly engaged distributed workforce
  • 5% 401k match, FSA, company paid health, dental, vision plan options for employees and dependents

 

Underdog is an equal opportunity employer and doesn't discriminate on the basis of creed, race, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability status, or any other defining characteristic.


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