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Software Engineering Manager

FanDuel

FanDuel

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP

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 gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

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

Its network FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer OTT 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 a constituent of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange.

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 creative 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

As Senior Site Reliability Manager you’ll own end-to-end availability and performance FanDuel Podium Platform.

You will passionately lead a team of SREs, using cutting-edge technologies to support our Podium Platform development, maintenance, and monitoring, while scaling our platform to meet the demands of the US market. Using lean and agile methodologies, you will be responsible for the pace, scale and performance of your team.

Your exceptional communication skills will be key, not only to lead your team through a challenging, continuously changing environment but also on your constant interactions with a diverse group of stakeholders.

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

• Manages a team focused on the whole production stack, making systems for a wide range of internal and external customers.
• Flexibility on projects the SRM finds meaningful, and working on low-level problems relating to scale and efficiency.
• Manages project goals, contributes to troubleshooting / systems / performance and developing their team.
• Own the end-to-end availability and performance of Podium Platform.
• Support domain devops engineering teams.
• Support Cloud platforms engineer managers in planning and delivery of high scalable, performant, and efficient services.
• Manage on-call rotations.

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

• 6 years plus 2 years management experience
• Proven track record of leading and managing teams on complex engineering projects, using agile methodologies.
• Experience working with distributed, redundant, and transactional systems and the infrastructure delivery of these.
• Experience working with Cloud Infrastructures and Cloud Automation solutions/tools.
• Managing the development of a team by ensuring that project tasks are in line with each team member's defined career path, as much as possible.
• Using defect tracking systems.
• Strong analytical and diagnostic skills, particularly with regard to technical risks, issues and constraints.
• Strong leader and energetic motivator.
• Work well under time and environmental pressures.
• Demonstrate senior principles, leading by example, showing work ethic and passionate, professional attitude.
• Proven track of project management.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English).
• Team player, who strives to maximize team performance.
• Knowledge of sports and/or experience working within a heavily regulated industry is a plus
• Don’t check all the boxes? That’s okay! We encourage you to still apply if you feel like you possess an adjacent skillet and are interested in learning more about this position.

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:


1. An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
2. Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
3. Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
4. 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 $167,000 - $219,450, 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 flexible time off (including unlimited paid time off for full-time employees) and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws."

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