Senior Software Engineer, Performance Engineering

Boston, Massachusetts

Building the possibilities.

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Performance Engineering team, you'll work on identifying and fixing performance bottlenecks across the entire DraftKings engineering organization. You'll have a chance to create frameworks for load testing and make an impact on how all our engineering teams are operating. The team is looking to create a more automated and performative way of developing across the organization, and you'll be a huge part in creating that future. Sound good to you? Join us.
What you'll do as a Senior Software Engineer:

  • Create load testing frameworks and processes for DraftKings as a whole. Making sure our technologies can handle anticipated request volume during peak traffic times
  • Work with analytics, engineering, and project management to set performance targets and estimated peaks
  • Participate in performance testing and load testing with a cross functional team on a regular basis
  • Work closely with leadership teams to keep them informed of where performance issues lie and how we're addressing them

What skills you will use:
  • Ideally, you have 3+ years of development experience in object-oriented programming using languages such as C# or Java
  • You have experience with load testing/performance tools such as Gatling, Locust, or JMeter
  • Experience with AWS infrastructure is strongly preferred
  • Ability to mentor and coach junior engineers on the team
  • You have 1+ years of relational database experience including schema design and SQL

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