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Enterprise Technology- Staff Automation Engineer

FanDuel

FanDuel

Software Engineering, IT
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, March 1, 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

Are you ready to revolutionize the way FanDuel operates and elevate our technology to new heights? As an Enterprise Technology - Staff Automation Engineer, you will lead the design, development, and implementation of cutting-edge automation solutions. Your mission? To modernize and streamline our identity management, workplace applications, joiners movers leavers (JML) processes, and the provisioning of workplace IT tools.

Leveraging your deep expertise in modern SaaS applications such as Jira, Workato, Okta, O365, and more, you will create seamless integrations and drive efficient operations across our entire Enterprise Technology landscape. You will spearhead the automation of our identity management systems, ensuring that every employee has instant and secure access to the tools they need from day one.

Your innovative solutions will transform our JML processes, making transitions smoother and more efficient than ever before. The impact of automating the provisioning of IT tools will allow our team to focus on delivering best-in-class customer experiences. At FanDuel, you will not just be a part of the team; you will be a driving force in advancing our technologies and setting new standards for excellence.

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

  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute comprehensive automation strategies that align with the company's IT and business objectives. Lead the automation roadmap for identity management, workplace applications, and JML processes, enhancing overall operational efficiency.
  • Innovation and Pioneering: Innovate and implement advanced automation solutions to streamline IT processes and workflows. Proactively identify opportunities for process improvements and automation within the Enterprise Technology environment. Lead the development of proof-of-concept projects to explore new automation technologies and methodologies.
  • Technical Mastery: Design, build, and maintain robust automation scripts and workflows using tools like Jira, Workato, Okta, and Office 365. Ensure high availability, scalability, and security of automation solutions. Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation for all automation solutions, ensuring knowledge transfer and continuity.
  • Collaborative Excellence: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including IT, HR, and business units, to gather requirements and deliver automation solutions that meet organizational needs. Foster a culture of collaboration and knowledge sharing within the IT team. Provide mentorship and guidance to junior team members, promoting skill development and growth.
  • Operational Optimization: Automate repetitive tasks and manual processes to reduce operational overhead and increase efficiency. Monitor and optimize automation workflows to ensure smooth and reliable operations. Implement monitoring and alerting systems to proactively address issues and minimize downtime.
  • Data-Driven Insights: Leverage data and analytics to assess the effectiveness of automation solutions and drive continuous improvement. Provide actionable insights and recommendations based on data analysis. Conduct regular performance reviews of automation solutions to ensure they meet the desired outcomes.
  • Technology Leadership: Stay current with emerging technologies and best practices in automation and Enterprise Technology. Evaluate and recommend new tools and technologies that can enhance the IT automation landscape. Participate in industry conferences and workshops to stay ahead of technological advancements.
  • Continuous Improvement: Continuously seek opportunities to improve automation practices and methodologies. Participate in post-implementation reviews to identify lessons learned and areas for improvement. Implement feedback mechanisms to gather user input and improve automation solutions.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of identity management, workplace applications, and IT provisioning processes.
  • Proficiency with Jira, Workato, Okta, Office 365, and other modern SaaS applications.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven track record of designing and implementing automation solutions in an enterprise environment.
  • Hands-on experience with scripting languages and automation tools.
  • Experience with identity management, JML processes, and IT provisioning in a corporate setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams and projects.
  • Experience in a senior or staff level engineering role with a focus on automation.
  • Advanced knowledge of automation frameworks and best practices.
  • Experience with cloud platforms and services (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Strong understanding of security principles and best practices in automation.
  • Proven ability to manage and optimize automation workflows to improve efficiency and reliability.

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!

The applicable salary range for this position is $135,000 - $169,000, 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.

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