Fanduel is hiring a
Machine Learning Engineering Senior Manager

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New York


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

Our competitive edge comes from making decisions based on accurate and timely data. As a Senior Machine Learning Engineering Manager, you will manage a newly established team within our machine learning engineering function to grow and further develop best-in-class customer experiences for our products. You would take part in leading a team and delivering on roadmaps, leveraging the latest in AI/ML technologies to enable the business with innovative products.

This is a role for someone who is looking to exercise and develop their core leadership skills both from a technical and people management point of view. You will have established software engineer capabilities and people manager capabilities. In this role, you will manage a US machine learning engineering team to meet customer, business, and technology needs. Additionally, you will be expected to actively influence the team to invent, evolve, and/or deprecate data solutions.

You should have a passion for imparting knowledge and a proven ability to grow a team and lead it to success. You will show a pragmatic approach to problem-solving; your experience should be built on a solid foundation of engineering development and operational support, and you should be able to show a proven background in coaching/ people management. 

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Hire and directly lead a team of exceptional ML engineers while being responsible for driving all aspects of machine learning in production environments
  • Build a team culture that emphasizes the importance of using reliable scientific methods, striving for engineering excellence, fostering strong customer relationships, and encouraging creative thinking
  • Mentor technical leaders and set high standards for excellence in architecture and code design as it relates to ML platforms and patterns 
  • Introduce major innovations that can lead to new product features or new areas of business
  • Handle complex project scope and risks with data, analytics and creative problem solving 
  • Develop engineering processes and collaboration models to optimize team efficiency
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and execute strategic roadmap
  • Have experience with developing AI platforms and technologies, including the use of generative models

What we’re looking for in our next teammate

  • A minimum 5+ years of experience in full-time engineering experience, with a strong track record of managing advanced data science and ML environments
  • 2+ year of prior engineering management or equivalent experience, has managed engineering team of 5 or more
  • A strong track record of mentoring and leading teams in successful projects
  • Possess excellent communication and collaboration skills, and the ability to translate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience managing and delivering multiple projects in parallel

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 $167,000 - $219,000, 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.



Estimated Salary range:

Our salary intelligence, powered by our AI algorithms, has calculated an estimated range for this position between $150,000 - $200,000 . Please note that the actual salary for this position may vary, as it is dependent on various factors including but not limited to experience, location, and market dynamics.

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