Draft Kings – Lead Network Operations Engineer (US only)

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JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position – No agencies (See notes below)

LOCATION: Remote (TimeZone:  US only   )

HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $125k  – $150k USD / YR

ESTIMATED DURATION: 40Hrs/Week – Long Term


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Must be located within 2-3 hours of Boston

Comp: $125,000-150,000

Bonus and equity (RSUs) candidates for the Lead Network Operations Engineer role can expect:

Bonus – 13%

Equity – 50k total vesting on a 4-year schedule

We’re searching for a Network Operations Engineer – Team Lead to design, build, and support our core network infrastructure and information security systems, both in the cloud and on-premises
Our team consists of forward-thinking individuals who want to disrupt the traditional mold through progressive design, automation, and system implementation practices
Sound good to you? Join us!


  • 8+ years of relevant networking professional experience

  • Expertise in network design, hardware, and best practices  

  • Experience with AWS required

  • Experience with Fortigate firewalls is preferred

  • Familiarity with Aruba switches and routers preferred

  • Experience with Zscaler ZPA/ZIA preferred

  • Experience with 802
    1x, Zero Trust Access, remote access solutions, and MFA

  • Ability to work closely with InfoSec for security initiatives

  • Deep understanding of networking protocols layer 1-7

  • IaC and automation experience such as Terraform or Ansible preferred

  • Certifications in related technologies is preferred (Aruba, Fortinet, AWS, Meraki, Cisco)


  • Implement and maintain network services for 5500+ DK employees globally for both on-site, remote, and cloud services (AWS)

  • Drive strategy in coordination with department leadership for global network design and technology utilization

  • Ensure service stability by monitoring networks, ISPs, and related alerts

  • Secure networks and related systems by implementing/enforcing policies, defining access, and monitoring utilization

  • Maintain and operate our global ZTNA solution (Zscaler) to ensure secure access to internal DK services

  • Implement automation and redundancy for owned services to ensure reliability and efficiency

  • Provide technical mentorship and leadership for Network Operations team members

  • Build quality documentation of service configuration and standards as a core DK principle

  • Diagnose and repair issues related to network services while coordinating with IT Support for end-user communications

  • Be active in your professional growth by participating in educational opportunities, enrolling in training, obtaining certifications, and applying your skills

  • Contribute to our expansion, taking pride in our environment, and working with others to encourage the same


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 we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech’s most interesting problems
If that sounds good to you, join us


We’re inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work
We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives
Our teams are fueled by innovation
We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry
We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence


We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired
DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer
This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability

Apply now!


Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff
We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform
 If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we’ll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency
But if you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around your consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status