Full-Time

Senior Back End Platform Engineer

 PrizePicks

PrizePicks

201-500 employees

Skill-based fantasy sports operator with cash prizes


Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Kubernetes
Ruby on Rails
SQL
Operating Systems
Postgres
Docker
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Expert experience in Ruby on Rails and/or Go
  • Expertise in SQL (Postgres)
  • Proficiency in Kubernetes and Docker for containerization and orchestration
  • Experience in designing, operating, and troubleshooting distributed software systems
  • Familiarity with Linux or similar UNIX-like operating systems
Responsibilities
  • Architect and design scalable platform solutions for high transaction web applications
  • Develop and implement systems that efficiently integrate with existing infrastructure and third-party services
  • Design, modify, and maintain complex platform systems, ensuring high reliability and scalability
  • Lead the planning and implementation of platform features, considering multiple data sources and output requirements
  • Test, document, and provide operating instructions for all architectural designs and implementations
  • Explore alternative design approaches to determine the best solution, balancing system performance, scalability, and reliability
  • Work independently under general guidance, keeping the team informed of progress and any challenges encountered
  • Adapt and innovate upon proven approaches to solve unique platform architecture challenges

Performance Predictions, trading as PrizePicks, is a rapidly expanding sports company, holding the title of the largest independent skill-based fantasy sports operator in the U.S. and recognized as the Fantasy Sports Business of the Year by the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association. The company's competitive edge lies in its user-friendly platform that covers a broad spectrum of sports leagues, from traditional sports like the NFL and NBA to emerging esports titles, offering daily opportunities for users to engage and win real money prizes. The company's culture fosters a dynamic and exciting environment, with an automatic daily point generation system that encourages consistent user interaction and the chance to win cash prizes, fostering a competitive yet rewarding user experience.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$9.5M

Headquarters

Atlanta, Georgia

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

31%

1 year growth

126%

2 year growth

326%