Staff Data Engineer

Underdog Fantasy

Underdog Fantasy

201-500 employees

Offers approachable sports contests and games online

$185,000 - $250,000


Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
Apache Flink
Apache Kafka
Data Analysis
Google Cloud Platform
  • At least 7 years of experience building scalable and durable data pipelines and data systems on a cloud environment (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Highly focused on delivering results for internal and external stakeholders in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with ability to influence and collaborate with stakeholders
  • Strong familiarity with distributed computing and data storage mechanisms on the cloud environment with hands-on experience in managing data infrastructure
  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, or ECS
  • Experience with data streaming frameworks such as Apache Kafka, Apache Flink, or Kinesis
  • Advanced proficiency with Go, Python, or other OOP languages (at least 2)
  • Advanced proficiency with SQL
  • Experience with DevOps practices such as CI/CD pipelines, and infrastructure-as-code tools (e.g. Terraform, CDK)
  • Architecting and developing Underdog’s sports focused data systems and data pipelines
  • Designing, building, and optimizing scalable data platform infrastructure to support batch and real-time data processing and storage on the cloud
  • Implementing and maintaining monitoring, alerting, and logging mechanisms to ensure the health and performance of the data platform
  • Collaborating with data scientists, engineers, and business stakeholders to understand data requirements and translate them into scalable technical solutions
  • Mentoring junior engineers, leading technical initiatives, and driving results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Leading code reviews, providing constructive feedback, and evangelizing best practices to maintain code and data quality
  • Researching and keeping up to date on emerging data technologies and trends and focusing on iteratively implementing them into Underdog’s data systems

Underdog Fantasy, a rapidly expanding sports company, is distinguished by its commitment to delivering enjoyable and accessible contests and games, crafted by a team of seasoned industry professionals. The company's competitive edge lies in its user-centric approach, striving to enhance the overall experience for its passionate user base. As a leader in its industry, Underdog Fantasy is reshaping the sports gaming landscape with its unique blend of fun and approachability.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



Brooklyn, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth