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Enterprise IT Principal Architect

FanDuel

FanDuel

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New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2023

ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP

There are more ways to win, here at FanDuel. We’re willing to bet on it.

THE ROSTER…

At FanDuel Group, 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.

WHO WE ARE…

FanDuel Group is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier mobile gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across sports betting, iGaming, horse racing, advance-deposit wagering, daily fantasy sports. In addition, FanDuel Group operates FanDuel TV its broadly distributed linear cable television and leading direct-to-consumer OTT platform. FanDuel Group has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 25 retail locations. The company is based in New York with offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta and Jersey City, as well as in Canada, Scotland, Ireland, Portugal, Romania and Australia. FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, (LON: FLTR) the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands.

THE POSITION
Our roster has an opening with your name on it

FanDuel is seeking an experienced and highly skilled Enterprise IT Principal Architect to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of IT infrastructure, systems design, and strategic planning to drive technological innovation and ensure the alignment of IT solutions with the organization's business goals. As an Enterprise IT Principal Architect, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the technology landscape, driving efficient processes, and enhancing overall IT capabilities.

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

As the Enterprise IT Principal Architect, you will:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand their needs, objectives, and challenges, and translate them into comprehensive technical solutions that drive business value.
  • Develop and maintain a holistic Enterprise IT architecture strategy that encompasses infrastructure, applications, data, security, and integration across the organization.
  • Create detailed architectural documentation, including system diagrams, technical specifications, and standards, to guide the implementation and maintenance of IT solutions.
  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies, tools, and methodologies that align with industry best practices and support the organization's long-term objectives.
  • Lead the design and implementation of complex IT projects, ensuring scalability, reliability, and security while adhering to established architectural principles aligned to the API first strategy.
  • Good understanding of employee processes and implementing supporting technology strategies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for process improvement, standardization, and automation across the IT landscape.
  • Conduct regular technology assessments and audits to identify areas of improvement and ensure compliance with architectural guidelines and standards.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to IT teams, guiding them in the successful execution of projects and fostering a culture of innovation and continuous learning.
  • Monitor industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitive landscapes to stay ahead of technological advancements and recommend adjustments to the enterprise architecture as needed.
  • Partner with vendors and third-party providers to assess and integrate external solutions into the existing architecture when necessary.
  • Act as a bridge between technical and non-technical stakeholders, effectively communicating complex technical concepts to various audiences.

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

  • Advanced certifications (e.g., TOGAF, AWS, Okta, Microsoft, Atlassian) are a plus.
  • Proven experience (min 3 years) working as an Enterprise IT Architect or a similar role in a complex and medium-scale IT environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of enterprise architecture frameworks, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Strong expertise in designing and implementing IT solutions across cloud, on-premises, and hybrid environments.
  • Proficiency in evaluating and selecting appropriate technologies, platforms, and tools based on business requirements.
  • Experience with security principles, compliance standards, and data protection strategies.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities, with the capacity to engage and influence both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams and drive projects to successful completion.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

PLAYER CONTRACT
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
  • Flexible vacation allowance to let you refuel
  • Hall of Fame benefit programs and platforms

FanDuel Group 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, and Veteran status. 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 our company stronger and more competitive as One Team!

The applicable salary range for this position is $137,000 to $188,100 which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation.

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