Lead Software Engineer

Kyiv, Ukraine


We are DraftKings. We’re inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence. 

In April 2020, we combined with SBTech, award-winning sports betting product provider, to create the only vertically integrated pure-play sports betting and online gaming company based in the United States.

You will be working in large US oriented company that put as a priority: security, performance and stability. Candidate will be improving and supporting high-loaded system with 10+ prod environments(cloud, on-prem). We are using cutting edge technologies and building adaptation process for rest of company. Whole system around 1000+ unique services are deployed in GitOps manner. Company now is transition period from VMs(Windows) to k8s(linux) 70% services are moved, so we have huge backlog about k8s and docker. Also candidate should Understand DevOps culture and have some DevOps skills. If you like challenges we are waiting for you. We are treating personality much higher than technology.


  • 5+ years of working experience C#, experience with F# will be a plus
  • Experience and desire to write testable code (C#)
  • Knowledge and experience in using Object Oriented analysis and design principles and Functional design principles
  • Understanding of microservice architecture, understanding REST
  • Knowledge and experience with docker and Kubernetes will be a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with next libraries will be a plus:
  • Hashicorp Consul, Hashicorp Vault, Apache Kafka, OpenTelemetry, Serilog, AppMetrics
  • Solid debugging and troubleshooting skills, preferable knowledge and experience in performance testing and memory profiling
  • BS or MS degree in computer science/informatics or equivalent
  • Upper-intermediate level in English
  • Proactive approach

Why join our Dream Team?

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability. 

The Company offers excellent benefits

  • Being a part of an international team focused on excellence in product development
  • Comprehensive health insurance + gym
  • Remote work till the end of 07/2021
  • Team building and fun activities
  • High end modern office facilities
  • Dynamic and friendly work environment
  • Open and transparent communication
  • Long term career growth opportunities
  • Professional growth, extra education opportunities and cross-locations knowledge sharing
  • English classes

Ready to build what’s next? Apply now.

As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment.

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