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Staff Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024


FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey , Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FLUT).


At FanDuel, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. 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 creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

We’re looking for passionate technologists, strong communicators, and those with a commitment to continuous improvement who own the outcome as a Staff Software Engineer, working for our Sportsbook Vertical.

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will work in empowered, multidisciplinary teams, autonomously tackling complex challenges that provide the very best experiences and products for a growing community of millions of players. The ideal candidate will have the confidence to propose pragmatic solutions to complex problems and be eager to learn from and educate others.

You use technology to solve straightforward problems, seeking input and guidance from team members. You may create or have responsibility to improve or invent small tools or applications. You can take defined design and turn it into code and deliver it on schedule, applying appropriate technologies and current software engineering best practices. You write secure, stable, testable, maintainable code with minimal defects. You are proficient in a broad range of data structures and algorithms, knowing when it is appropriate to use them and when it is not. You make appropriate implementation trade-off decisions. You participate in team design, scoping, and prioritization discussions. You seek to learn the business context and technologies behind your team's software. You work effectively with other team members & identify any opportunities/problems arising from technical decisions. You invent, refine, and develop your solutions to ensure they are meeting customer needs and team goals. Most importantly, you are a passionate advocate for our customers.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • You work on project ideas and strategy with customers, stakeholders, and peers, balancing customer requirements with the team requirements, and strive to become a subject matter expert.
  • You help lead your team when it comes to code quality and roadmap, by owning your team’s tech debt & tech improvement roadmaps.
  • You help your team evolve by actively participating, and leading, in the code review process, design discussions, team planning, and ticket/metric/COE reviews.
  • Write simple, exemplary code that motivates team write quality code & following best standards.
  • Drive engineering engagement best practices (e.g., Operational Excellence, Security, Quality, etc.) and set standards.
  • Self-manage your craft by deliberately owning the outcome of key initiatives, delegating to and empowering teammates, pairing with your engineering manager to improve delivery, and proud to represent your team and Sportsbook.
  • Work to resolve the root cause of endemic problems including areas where your team limits the innovation of other teams (bottlenecks). This may require you to influence software decisions made by other teams.
  • When confronted with discordant views, you are able to find the best way forward and influence others to follow that path (build consensus)
  • You foster a constructive dialogue and seek resolutions in a professional way.
  • You keep yourself up to date with market standards and open-source frameworks.
  • You provide excellent customer support on an on-call rotation where required.
  • Most importantly, you are humble, pragmatic, self-managed, thirsty for knowledge, never satisfied and always challenging the norm. You’re responsible for the state of the code you both inherit and produce.

What we’re looking for in our next teammate

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related software engineering field, or equivalent practical experience. 7+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Fullstack experience owning building and designing highly scalable, fault tolerant and always available systems in React, React Native, Native and Node.JS backend.
  • Strong experience helping lead software engineering teams across Web, Mobile, and/or connected devices spaces.
  • Experienced in exhibiting a very high standard of technical judgement, innovation and execution to tackle open-ended problems that require difficult prioritization, defining both the what and how of things to be done.
  • Experience working with cloud-based infrastructure and technologies, preferably AWS
  • Experience working with GitOps patterns, CI/CD pipeline tooling (preferably Buildkite), and familiarity with Git, GitHub, Jira, Confluence, and OpenAPI.
  • Proficient in responsibility delegating, mentoring, and empowering individuals.
  • Track record of owning the outcome of technical delivery.
  • Expertise of release process best practices for APIs and services within production systems.
  • Passion for quality and understanding of quality best practices within an SDLC, with experience in unit testing, testing tools, or integrating testing.
  • Experienced with influencing roadmaps to achieve business impacting goals.
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive with demonstrated abilities driving operational excellence and best practices.
  • Familiarity working in an Agile methodology.
  • You’re passionate about the fast-paced, innovative, and growing Sports Betting industry.

We treat our team right

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. 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
• Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!” We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included. We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance. Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

This role includes paid personal time off and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.