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Lead Software Engineer

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Recruiter: FanDuel
Listed on: 18th August
Location: Edinburgh or Glasgow
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands and products all built with one goal in mind " to give fans new and innovative ways to interact with their favourite games, sports, teams, and leagues. That's no easy task, which is why we're so dedicated to building a winning team. And 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 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.

FanDuel Group is based in New York, with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon and Scotland. Our brands include:

  • FanDuel " A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
  • FanDuel Sportsbook " America's #1 sports betting app
  • TVG " The best-in-class horse racing TV/media network and betting platform
  • FanDuel Racing " A horse racing app built for the average sports fan
  • FanDuel Casino & Betfair Casino " Fan-favorite online casino apps
  • FOXBet " A world-class betting platform and affiliate of FanDuel Group
  • PokerStars " The premier online poker product and affiliate of FanDuel Group


Our Roster has a spot with your name on it

Free to play is a new and growing vertical in FanDuel group, with the aim to bring new users in the ecosystem with new, exciting, fun & free games, make users feel more welcome and give them a seamless experience across all FanDuel products. This engineering-led, small vertical, is formed with teams which pride themselves in being efficient, self-managed and cohesive. You are going to be the backbone of one of these teams. You will be working on a variety of games (not to be confused with video games) which are greenfield and developing platform capabilities.


Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • You will take ownership of team architecture, providing a system wide view and design guidance.
  • You drive engineering engagement best practices (e.g., Operational Excellence, Security, Quality, etc.) and set standards
  • You actively recruit and help others leverage your expertise, by coaching and mentoring in your organisation by contributing to the professional development of colleagues, improving their technical knowledge and the engineering practices.
  • You write simple, exemplary code that motivates the team to write quality code & follow the highest standards.


What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Solid experience building and designing Highly scalable, Fault tolerant and always available systems.
  • Good grasp in a broad range of data structures and algorithms.
  • Solid understanding of design patterns and architectural principles.
  • Expert in at least one modern programming language e.g. Java or Python or any Functional/OO programming languages.
  • Demonstrated abilities driving operational excellence and best practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in shipping high quality products and services.


We treat our team right

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
  • Flexible vacation allowance to let you refuel
  • Hall of Fame benefit programs and platforms

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect and value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgement or harassment.  Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.