Director of Product Analytics

| Greater Boston Area

DraftKings is a leading sports entertainment brand that creates the most exciting digital sports competitions and experiences on the planet. Our goal is to transform the way fans experience sports. Our mission is to make sports better – and make better sports fans – by bringing them closer to the games they love.

As Director of Product Analytics at DraftKings, you will lead a team responsible for interpreting and analyzing data to help drive decisions in our product roadmaps and enhance the data competency of the entire Product organization. You’ll play a key role, using our data to help define product strategy, identify opportunities for new features, establish frameworks for measuring and optimizing new features, run experiments, and much more. As the company grows, you’ll be tasked with understanding how our product portfolio is changing and what the implications are for our future strategy. What we need to track, report on, and monitor changes at a rapid pace; the Director of Product Analytics will be crucial for ensuring that we can keep up with that pace, and are always able to make strong data-based decisions.

What you will do:

  • Lead the Product Analytics team, a team of managers and analysts that generates insights and builds frameworks to measure and add value to the DraftKings product portfolio
  • Be a hands-on expert of our data environment, knowing where and how all activities throughout our product and marketing channels are tracked
  • Recruit and hire top-notch analysts and nurture a culture of insatiable curiosity, lively debate, operational excellence, and continuous improvement
  • Organize team to ensure analysts have clear focus and are aligned with company goals
  • Build new metrics that enable teams within the company to measure their performance at the best possible level
  • Develop frameworks and models to help us understand and anticipate customer behavior, and build useful segments to improve targeting
  • Drive continuous improvement; push the organization to use data in new ways in order to improve business processes
  • Proactively look to improve the business outside of known opportunities and influence the organization to make needed changes
  • Help further develop analytics platforms and consistent approaches and methodologies to develop a best-in-class analytics practice
  • Create and deliver presentations of insights, shared with all levels of the organization including company leadership
  • Support ad hoc analytic requests to drive day to day decisions
  • Manage and develop senior analysts

What you will need to bring:

  • Highly proficient with data analytics, and experience in data manipulation using a variety of tools
  • Extremely strong ability to problem solve, especially in areas where you have no experience
  • Proven history of taking initiative, and having a self-driven approach to determining what’s important to focus on
  • Natural curiosity, and a demonstrated ability to turn observed data into a story about what behavior is driving that data
  • Ability to take complicated problems and build simple frameworks
  • Strong communication and business consulting skills
  • Able to understand the challenges faced by various teams and identify reporting needs to assist them
  • Able to define requirements autonomously for any project
  • Proactive and a self-starter who is comfortable in a fast paced, quickly changing environment, able to juggle multiple jobs simultaneously. Must be a problem solver, eager for keeping busy and engaged.
  • Exceptional analytical skills and fully capable in problem detection / innovative problem solving
  • Knowledge of various third party data visualization platforms a plus
  • BS in Engineering, Mathematics, Business, or a related field
  • 8+ years of Analytics experience, 3+ in a Product organization
  • Proven success using technology and internally created tools to execute flawlessly
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Comfortable in fast paced, results driven environment
  • SQL or Reporting tools experience required
  • Experience managing and developing a team of senior analysts

At DraftKings, we promote diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Located steps away from South Station and Downtown Crossing makes our office commute friendly with endless possibilities for coffee and lunch.
125 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110

What are DraftKings Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Health Insurance benefit is through BCBS.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Corporate discounts with local gyms, race reimbursements and various seminars related to wellness (meditation, nutrition, ergonomics, etc.)
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
DraftKings will match 50% of employee contributions up to 6% of all 2018 eligible earnings (salary and bonus)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Eligible employees may request reimbursement of up to $5,250/calendar year. To receive reimbursement, you must be enrolled in a degree or certificate program related to your field.
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