Staff Engineer - Customer Accounts & Transactions at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: New York - New York

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.

Fanatics Betting & Gaming (FBG) is Fanatics’ official entrance into the global online sports gambling and iGaming industry. FBG will enable a dynamic, tech-infused omnichannel sports betting experience across both digital and physical retail outlets that utilizes the Fanatics’ user base, a robust rewards and loyalty economy, as well as a trusted, recognizable brand name that has forged more than 900 partnerships within the sports industry and beyond.

The Role:

As a Staff Engineer for Customer Accounts & Transactions, this role involves hands on development of critical components and mentorship of more junior Engineers. You will be responsible for building highly scalable distributed systems where we constantly iterate to achieve 99.999% uptime. These systems serve as the backbone for many of our other downstream systems, and include areas such as login, registration, eligibility, financial transactions, responsible gaming, and fraud. We are looking for someone who is passionate about building reliable and performant software that can operate at massive scale.

What skills are important to us

  • We value aptitude over experience but here are some key skills that will make you successful on this team:
  • Effectively communicate complex technical subjects to a variety of audiences (engineers, technical leaders, executives, non-technical functional leaders)
  • Cultural and technical champion: Improves and champions our best practices and strives to make Fanatics a better place to work as an engineer
  • Ability to triage and debug system-wide production issues.
  • Building highly scalable and fault tolerant systems in a highly-regulated production environment.
  • Leads discovery, design and architects solutions for complex projects
  • Understand business outcomes and drives technical solutions to help achieve our goals
  • Familiarity with: Object oriented programming languages, highly available distributed systems, event-driven architecture, complex 3rd party integrations
  • Partnering with cross-functional peers (PM, Design, DevOps, Security, Front-end engineers)
  • Passionate about working in a highly-collaborative team environment

Cloud Technologies

  • AWS
  • EKS
  • Terraform
  • Lambda
  • Outpost
  • Aurora
  • Data Warehouse / Lake

Stack Technologies

  • Java Microservices (Spring Boot)
  • .NET Core
  • Node / Typescript

Client Technoligies

  • iOS / Obj-C, Swift
  • Android / Kotlin / Java
  • Web / React, Typescript

Deployment Technologies

  • Kubernetes
  • Docker

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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 - Customer Accounts & Transactions
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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