Senior Datacenter Engineer

Sofia, Bulgaria


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. 

Your role:

As a member of our Datacenter Operations Team, you will install, deploy, automate processes and maintain our server, VMware, and cloud infrastructure. You will create Self-Service Jenkins Tasks, design and implement automation to increase stability and reduce delivery times. You will be an escalation point for our Support and NOC teams and you will take part in our 24/7 on-call responsibilities. Working in a demanding, innovative, and fast-growing company – you will need exceptional technical expertise, be with high initiative and strong interpersonal skills, always aim to improve.

What you’ll do as a Lead Datacenter Operations Engineer:

  • Design, build, install and configure servers, ESXI’s, and storage in our on-prem environments.
  • Design, build and monitor our AWS and GCP environments.
  • Automate processes to increase stability and reduce delivery times.
  • Respond to Support and NOC escalation requests.
  • Work with clients and troubleshoot day-to-day issues.
  • Participate in the on-call rotation for handling production incidents during off-hours.
  • Be able to function and prioritize workload and meet time-lines.
  • Monitor and maintain the integrity of servers, applications, and software components.
  • Make recommendations for improvements.
  • Analyze and isolate issues.


  • An Experienced VMware System Engineer – at least 3 years of proven and relevant professional experience.
  • Experience with VMware ESXI 6.x, 7.x installation, management, design, and implementation.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with installation and configuration of physical servers.
  • Experience with large organizations’ networks and server farms.
  • Project management and documentation capabilities.
  • Scripting capabilities (PowerShell and/or Python).
  • Experienced with NetApp storage devices (NAS/SAN) – Big Advantage.
  • Experienced with AWS and Google Cloud – Big Advantage.
  • Experienced with Automation and Orchestration (either Jenkins/Ansible/Terraform) – An Advantage.
  • Experienced with various backup methods and products – An Advantage.
  • English Language – Full professional Proficiency.

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. 

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.

The Company offers excellent benefits

  • Being a part of an international team focused on excellence in product development
  • Competitive compensation package’
  • Comprehensive health insurance + Multisport card
  • Monthly parking coverage OR Public transport card
  • Team building and fun activities
  • State of the Art modern offices
  • Dynamic and friendly work environment
  • Open and transparent communication
  • Long term career growth opportunities
  • Professional growth and cross-location knowledge sharing
  • People Assistance, Development and Wellness Programs
  • Language classes

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