Staff Engineer - CAT - Eligibility and Fraud at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: Remote - USA

Employment Type: Salaried

Team: Fanatics Betting & Gaming

Company Overview

Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.

The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, through Topps as a cornerstone of the business, building a new model for the collectibles and trading cards hobby with top leagues and players association partners; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.

As a market leader with more than 9,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.

At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support. We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.

The Role:

We are seeking a Staff Software Engineer to help build out the Customer Accounts and Transactions (CAT) team. This role reports to the Senior Software Engineering Manager responsible for the CAT Eligibility and Fraud teams. The role is responsible for architecting, designing, implementing, testing, and maintaining the software to provide Fanatics Betting and Gaming the capability to determine eligible customer accounts and fraudulent customer accounts. Prior experience with location compliance software, anti-fraud software, and anti-money laundering software is a plus. The Staff Software Engineer will be an expert technologist with experience in highly scalable, highly available backend server software.

Duties and responsibilities may include:

Develop a strong understanding of Fanatics Betting and Gaming.

Become the technical leader, mentor, and role model for the CAT Eligibility and Fraud software team.

Architect, design, develop, and implement a highly available, highly scalable solution to determine customer eligibility and track the likelihood of a user being fraudulent.

Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders, inside and outside of Engineering, and collaborate with leaders to define and deliver the correct product.

Help the development team define and adhere to the principles, guidelines, and best practices of the engineering strategy.

Remain current on technology and trends in engineering.

What skills are important to us:

Strong technical skills, both functional and non-functional, in a continuous delivery environment.

Demonstrated ability to partner closely with product management, other engineering teams, and the quality team to deliver the correct product.

Experience architecting, designing, and implementing large and complex software products.

Experience defining server APIs to support mobile and web products and using modern tech stack (Java micro services, Spring Boot, Kubernetes, Rancher, AWS Cloud)

Excellent influencing and problem resolution skills.

Global experience preferred.

Positive and flexible attitude to work in a fast-paced environment and a willingness to embrace new initiatives.

Prior experience with location compliance systems is a plus.

Prior experience with anti-fraud, anti-money-laundering systems is a plus.

Ensure your Fanatics job offer is legitimate and don’t fall victim to fraud. Fanatics never seeks payment from job applicants. Fanatics recruiters will only reach out to applicants from an or email address. For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at

Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.

Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS/APPLICANTS : In connection with your application, we collect information that identifies, reasonably relates to or describes you (“Personal Information”). The categories of Personal Information that we collect include your name, government issued identification number(s), email address, mailing address, other contact information, emergency contact information, employment history, educational history, criminal record, and demographic information. _ _ We collect and use those categories of Personal Information about you for human resources and other business management purposes, including identifying and evaluating you as a candidate for potential or future employment or other types of positions, recordkeeping in relation to recruiting and hiring, conducting criminal background checks as permitted by law, conducting analytics, and ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements and Company policies.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Staff Engineer - CAT - Eligibility and Fraud
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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