: Head of Information Security
222 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116

Employee Testimonials


DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) is a digital sports entertainment and gaming company. Its simple, at DraftKings, we believe lifes more alive with skin in the game. For that reason, were committed to responsibly creating the worlds favorite games and betting experiences. Headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices around the globe, we believe we can continue to define what it means to be a technology company in sports entertainment. We love what we do, and think you will too.

Lead a groundbreaking team.

Were growing quickly and are searching for a Information Security Engineering Maager to contribute hands-on technical leadership to our Security Team. As a technology company that handles large volumes of customer data, your goal will be to efficiently allocate resources to set priorities and maximize our security strategies. This includes developing metrics and detailed reporting for senior executives, maintaining strategic plans based on operational lessons learned and Threat Intelligence inputs, and acting as a mentor to senior level and junior engineers, helping them grow key skills necessary to our business needs. Sound good to you? Join us.

What youll do as a manager for Security Engineering

  • Formulate red and blue teaming strategies aligned to business objectives and adjust security team priorities to maintain a strategic focus.
  • Work with third parties to practice and test all red and blue team solutions.
  • Form meaningful relationships with relevant stakeholders across the enterprise to build and maintain a comprehensive model of applicable, feasible threats and risks to the business.
  • Present findings within a context relative to the overall risk posture of the enterprise.
  • Develop training plans for the team which includes business and technical training.
  • Mentor senior level and junior engineers to grow key skills required by the business; identify and cultivate high-potential individuals.
  • Maintain excellent customer interaction by presenting technically sound findings and solutions, solicited and unsolicited ideas for system enhancements, and ensuring operational perspective is captured in solutions.
  • Ensure appropriate rigor in our solutions by employing a questioning attitude and engaging subject matter experts as appropriate.

What skills you will use:

  • Ideally, you have 5+ years of red team experience from reputable cyber security firm.
  • Deep knowledge of Data Security, Networking, Cyber Attack Vectors, Application security, and Agile Development processes.
  • Deep IR and Forensic analysis experience.
  • 3+ years leadership experience in Cybersecurity organization.
  • Experience scripting in languages such as Bash, Python & Powershell as well as a working knowledge of logging technologies (Splunk/Elk/Kibana).
  • Security experience in one or more of: JS, C, C#, C++, cryptography, reverse engineering, common web vulnerabilities (SQLi, XSS, CSRF), exploit development.
  • 3-5 years of cloud security experience, preferably within AWS or GCP.
  • Experience in infrastructure as code, Terraform or Cloudformation.
  • Experience applying and managing infosec systems such as Rapid7 Products, Palo Alto Prisma, AWS Guard Duty, bug bounty programs, EDR systems, MS ATA, etc.
  • Ability to analyze and determine the applicability/validity of data, asses risk. and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Deep understanding of vulnerability management and validation processes.
  • Manage Vulnerability and Pentesting activities both internally and with third parties.
  • CISM, CISSP or CCSP a plus.

Who are we a good fit for?

We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and were great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of techs most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us.

Apply now

As a technology company at our core, DraftKings believes that the best innovation comes from diverse perspectives, thoughts, beliefs, ideas, and experiences. We consistently push boundaries and challenge the conventional to ensure our culture and products reflect the expectations of our employees, and the customers we serve.

Were proud to believe that your gender, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability should have nothing to do with our hiring practices. Well never discriminate against anyones background or creed. If youre good at what you do, we want you to do it at DraftKings.

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Employee Testimonials

Manasa Konidena
Senior Software Engineer

"The inclusive spirit is a huge motivating factor to working at DraftKings. When you are working on a project as a team which most times is already fleshed out by product teams and managers and gone through reviews, at project kick-offs and review meetings, your ideas and opinions are heard and taken seriously. An atmosphere is created where giving an opinion which you believe is valuable is the organic decision you make."

Tyler Dowse
Senior Product Analyst

"Since my first day on the job, I’ve always felt like my ideas have been valued. Because DraftKings is so reliant on data-driven decision making, everyone in the company is willing to open up to your ideas if you have the data to back them up. Age, position, and experience have no negative impacts on how you are perceived at DraftKings, which makes for a very productive and collaborative workplace."

Ellen Kim
Senior Software Engineer

"I've found that working with really intelligent people to build new products motivates me to continue our journey at DraftKings together. Learning and sharing a variety of knowledge with each other, and solving technical problems together keeps me really interested in the industry and makes me feel highly valued at DraftKings every day."

Jessie Haffey
Senior Software Engineering Manager

"The problems we solve are unique because we’re dealing with live sporting events. Most tech products deal with relatively predictable traffic, as where our traffic on an NFL Sunday could be significantly higher than any other day of the week and might vary drastically minute to minute based on the game."

Jeff Singer
Director, Software Engineering

"The first time I saw the engineering team work on a production outage, I was amazed by the deep understanding of our systems, the professionalism, and the urgency that my colleagues brought to the table. I have never seen anything else like it in my career as a software engineer."