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Tusk Venture Partners
Tusk Venture Partners

Enterprise Technology- Director of Engineering



Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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

The Enterprise Technology - Director of Engineering will oversee multiple teams of engineers that build, maintain, and support our IT platforms and Workplace systems. Our mission is to facilitate effortless and smooth connectivity among employees, enabling them to engage in impactful and productive work across organizational boundaries. We provide creative solutions, while sustaining reliable infrastructure in a culture founded on collaboration, excellence, and ongoing advancement. Leveraging our expertise and strategic partnerships, we aim to empower our users, streamline processes, and strengthen overall technological capabilities to meet the ever-changing demands of our stakeholders.

You'll be at the helm of strategic implementation of the industry's leading IT tools and platforms. You will be a leader of leaders across a globally distributed Engineering team, focusing on a diverse array of systems, including: SaaS productivity tools, AWS infrastructure, Identity & Access Management (Okta), Automation Platforms (Workato & Okta Workflows), Mobile Device Management (MDM) platforms (such as Jamf and Intune) Office 365, and more. FanDuel is focused on being cloud and automation first. Leverage new technologies like generative AI to drive innovation and creativity.

As the Director of Engineering, you'll be continuously challenged to ensure sustainable operations and streamlined technologies across various functional domains (Automation, IAM, Platform/Endpoint, Applications, Business Systems). You'll be eager to tackle a diverse set of challenges, providing a clear and cohesive strategy to deliver a best-in-class, trusted platform for our organization. Your leadership will create significant opportunities for success for both the business and our people.

If you're ready to make a significant impact, lead with passion, and drive technological excellence, we can't wait to meet you! Join us and be a part of something extraordinary. Let's shape the future of enterprise technology together!

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Develop and implement the company's technology roadmap in alignment with business goals and objectives that is measurable and provides clarity to the stakeholders and our dependencies.
  • Mentor and develop team members, fostering a culture of growth, collaboration, and high performance. Provide clear support, guidance, and mentorship to grow individuals and teams with strong organizational design.
  • Ensure the reliability and performance of IT systems through robust monitoring, automation, and proactive management. Implement and refine processes to enhance productivity and streamline operations across all technology platforms.
  • Utilize data and analytics to drive decision-making and strategic planning for resource and budgeting. Provide well-constructed analyses and recommendations to stakeholders to support business impact and ROI. Manage the organization's technology budget and resources effectively.
  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies, tools, and systems to enhance operational efficiency and competitiveness for various teams and business units
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations (SOX, GLI) and best practices related to information security, data privacy, and technology governance.
  • Establish, influence and collaborate with Flutter Group, Flutter Divisions and FanDuel departments, such as human resources, marketing, and finance, to understand their technology needs and deliver solutions accordingly to drive business growth and innovation
  • Continuously seek opportunities to leverage new technologies, processes and methodologies to drive efficiency and effectiveness. Stay ahead of industry trends and incorporate best practices into the organization’s strategy which is enabled through IT.

What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Empathetic Leader with experience growing individuals, teams, and programs through clear support, guidance, and mentorship.
  • Extensive technical expertise and experience in IT leadership roles, particularly within publicly traded technology or SaaS/Cloud companies. Deep understanding of cloud architecture, AI tools, productivity platforms, and security technologies.
  • Effective communicator delivering transparency and clarity with the ability to explain technical risks and challenges succinctly to a broad audience, including regulators, leadership, principal engineers, and product managers.
  • Proactive problem solver with the ability to drive through ambiguity and define and execute project deliverables across multiple stakeholders. Demonstrated success in supporting and leading teams through IT transformations and significant projects.
  • Pragmatic knowledge of fundamental cloud architecture, security technologies and tooling, and secure software development lifecycle practices. You’re familiar with SOX regulatory requirements.
  • Data-driven individual with analytical skill set that enables you to provide relevant recommendations and well-constructed analyses to drive decisions and execution. Ability to display and understand ROI of technology investments and department operational excellence.
  • Experience leading a company through significant IT transformations or public listing
  • Experience leading a program through successful audits or equivalent framework assessments

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.