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Staff Database Engineer



Other Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 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 are seeking an outstanding AWS MySQL Database Engineer to join our team. The role involves a combination of database administration, software engineering, architecture, cloud infrastructure, and database design, management, and optimization. The Cloud Database Engineer is critical for ensuring the reliability, performance, and security of cloud-based applications and services.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Designing and developing MySQL databases and data models, including table relationships, primary keys, and optimized schema structures
  • Writing complex SQL queries with subqueries, joins, window functions, and aggregate functions to extract, manipulate, and analyze data for various business needs
  • Optimizing database performance through query tuning, index creation, execution plan analysis, and caching mechanisms
  • Troubleshooting and resolving database issues, such as slow queries, locking conflicts, and data inconsistencies
  • Creating and maintaining robust database backups and recovery plans to ensure data protection and continuity
  • Implementing security measures, including role-based access controls, encryption, and authentication mechanisms, to safeguard sensitive data
  • Developing stored procedures and functions to automate data processes, minimizing manual intervention, and enhancing efficiency
  • Providing technical support to database users and stakeholders, addressing queries, and collaborating on effective solutions
  • Collaborating with application developers to seamlessly integrate databases with applications, ensuring optimal data flow and usability
  • Staying updated with the latest MySQL developments and best practices to continually improve database infrastructure performance

What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • You have experience as a MySQL Developer and have expertise in designing and optimizing databases using the MySQL management system
  • You have hands-on proficiency in SQL and other related programming languages
  • You have experience with Amazon Web Services such as EKS, IAM, EC2, S3, CLI, SDK
  • You have knowledge of Terraform or other infrastructure-as-code tools.
  • You have knowledge of CI/CD tools, Development lifecycle & best practices for coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • You have Proficiency in one or more programming languages such as Java or Python.
  • You have successfully developed and maintained database-driven applications and web services using MySQL
  • You have knowledge of database performance tuning and indexing strategies
  • You exhibit strong problem-solving skills
  • You communicate effectively, collaborating with cross-functional teams, including developers, QA engineers, and technical project managers

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!

The applicable salary range for this position is $150,000 - $187,000, which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses and stock program participation. 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.