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Tusk Venture Partners
Tusk Venture Partners

Senior Staff DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 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 looking for an experienced Senior Staff Devops Engineer to join our Developer Lifecycle organization. The Developer Lifecycle org works to provide an efficient SDLC path from local development through to production for all of FanDuel’s engineering teams. This includes the full SDLC lifecycle from development through build to deployment.

We’re looking for passionate & experienced technologists, strong communicators, and those with a commitment to continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will have the confidence to propose pragmatic solutions to complex problems and be eager to both learn from and educate others. In the role of DevOps Engineer you will work amongst multidisciplinary teams, tackling complex problems to create world class infrastructure as we continuously build out our exciting and innovative developer experience.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Work on a platform engineering team which supports the development of performant and reliable applications across FanDuel.
  • Lead conversations to remove blockers and foster collaboration across teams
  • Collaborate with various cross-functional software engineering teams to enhance and unify our overarching engineering culture.
  • Define overarching strategic goals and translate them into actionable and detailed plans that can be readily implemented by engineers.
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency across the organization.
  • Inspire change and champion standards and baselines for uplifting engineering across FanDuel.
  • Build and maintain a development platform that supports an efficient developer lifecycle for our engineers.
  • Proactively identify new opportunities and advocate for and implement improvements to the current state of projects — potentially having broader business impact across teams or products.
  • Approach tasks with a growth mindset and experiment with new approaches, learning, owning the outcomes, and sharing what you learned so that others can learn from it
  • Identify and support areas of growth for teammates that consider their unique skills, strengths, backgrounds and working styles

What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Familiarity with continuous integration systems, administrating artifact repositories, managing kubernetes clusters, API gateways, service meshes, deployment systems, etc..
  • Experience in software development (e.g. Go, Java, JavaScript, Python, etc..)
  • Strong experience with delivering programs and projects via tools like Jira
  • Transform strategic objectives into actionable programs of work, leading to the execution of effective and successful outcomes
  • Proficient in developing applications related to Platform engineering, Infrastructure engineering, Devops, etc..
  • Familiarity with cloud-based infrastructure, preferably AWS with infrastructure-as-code (e.g. Terraform)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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 $174,000 - $229,000, 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.