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Software Engineer - Fraud

FanDuel

FanDuel

Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance
Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024

ABOUT FANDUEL

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).

THE ROSTER

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.

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

You use technology to solve problems in a straightforward fashion, 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, 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 range of data structures and algorithms, knowing when it is appropriate to use them and when it is not. You raise appropriate implementation trade-off decisions when necessary. 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. You confidently support the code you deliver to customers in production. You are a passionate advocate for your customer.

Our Fraud Prevention service is part of the Core Tools Vertical that provides core internal tools and integrations for Fraud Management, Customer Support Operations, VIP Management and Responsible Gaming Operations. Our remit is to address issues affecting our products and help us with identity verification and payment authorization. We employ AI/ML systems with knowledge from around 34,000 sites and applications around the world to provide us with highly accurate scores on Payment Protection and Account Defense with the goal of enabling us to reduce fraud by 80% or better. We primarily use Java (40%), along with a lot of Terraform on AWS (40% - K8s, EKS, Lambdas, RDS Aurora, SNS, SQS, etc.), and a bit (20%) of Front End/Full stack (NodeJS/React).

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

  • You implement architectural patterns of the team, learning a system-wide view and following design guidance
  • You write simple and extendable code following standards and best practices. You test your code thoroughly.
  • Follow engineering engagement best practices (e.g., Operational Excellence, Security, Quality, etc
  • Work to understand the root cause of problems including areas where your team limits the innovation of other teams (bottlenecks).
  • Actively engage with others to leverage their expertise through coaching and mentoring
  • You understand proper data storage, classification, optimization techniques
  • You understand the maintenance characteristics, run-time properties, and dependencies of your team's software, including hardware platform, operating system and build dependencies.
  • You establish and participate in the on-call support rotation for your organization.
  • You improve your own professional development, technical knowledge, and the engineering practices
  • You clearly document your software to ensure that future generations of developers understand the intention behind the features and components you build.
  • In the event of a problem, you can troubleshoot and thoroughly resolve defects.
  • You provide excellent customer support.
  • You participate in the interview process.
  • You will keep yourself up to date with market standards and open-source frameworks.
  • Most importantly, be humble, pragmatic, self-managed, thirsty for knowledge, never satisfied and always challenging the norm.

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

  • Degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience and passion for writing highly scalable, fault tolerant and always available backend systems & APIs using Java or similar Functional/Object-Oriented programming languages
  • Experience developing frontend user interfaces (UI), using tools and technologies such as React (or similar frameworks) and JavaScript.
  • A grasp on relational, non-relational databases, messaging queues and handling concurrency
  • Understanding of modern architectures, design patterns, and platform nuances
  • Knowledge of release process best practices for APIs and services within production systems
  • Experience working with cloud-based infrastructure and technologies, preferably AWS.
  • Understating of containers (e.g., Docker), and orchestration (Kubernetes).
  • Experience with testing concepts, test tools, and integrating testing and best practices in the SDLC
  • A sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Familiarity working in an Agile environment
  • Experience building a new products.
  • Experience maintaining existing products.
  • Passion for working within a fast-paced environment and can adapt to change

PLAYER BENEFITS
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.

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