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Company Overview
Fanatics is the ultimate one-stop sports fan destination that ignites and harnesses the passion of fans and maximizes the presence and reach for preeminent sports partners globally. Leveraging long-standing, often exclusive relationships with more than 900 sports properties, a database of more than 90 million consumers worldwide and a trusted brand name, Fanatics is furthering its innovation across the sports landscape by building the leading global digital sports platform, complete with offerings including e-commerce and licensed merchandise, physical and digital trading cards and collectibles, and online sports betting and iGaming.
The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Fanatics Collectibles, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end physical and digital collectibles experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform.
As a market leader with more than 10,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.
At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support.  We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.   

As a Senior Software Engineering Manager at Fanatics Betting & Gaming (FBG), you will lead part of our Back End Services team focusing on data ingestion from various sources and integration with various endpoints. Through continuous data gathering and data presentation, it creates an ecosystem that ties human behaviors to system data.  Through this ecosystem, we can offer the best services and game experiences to our members.  This role involves direct collaboration with our design, product, frontend, and backend development teams to define and deliver a world class sports betting experience.  We are one team, we employ the principles of data driven development, operational excellence, process calibration and efficiency to deliver a stable, extensible platform at scale. 

      Recruit and build out a best-in-class Engineering organization to build scaled distributed systems and customer-facing features that are high quality and highly reliable.
      Manage one or more development teams.
      Develop a deep understanding of Fanatics Betting & Gaming and the opportunities for our customers.
      Identify technology gaps and opportunities, taking ownership for the technology roadmap within the space and ensuring appropriate engineering investments in the underlying platform.
      Drive predictability and reliability through Operational Excellence and create clear objectives and transparency through use of data and KPIs.
      Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders, inside and outside of Engineering, and collaborate with leaders to prioritize technical efforts and provide input on product features and capabilities.
      Provide leadership and technical expertise within the engineering organization.
      Be a mentor and role model for engineering.
      Remain current on technology and trends in engineering.
      Must be open to occasional travel to events and Bet Fanatics offices for various offsite and team meetings.
      5+ years of progressive experience in engineering management (but we always value aptitude over experience)
      Strong technical skills to translate business needs into engineering opportunities to drive the strategic agenda, in a continuous delivery environment.
      Hold a strong understanding of the cloud in industry/user and enterprise trends, with the ability to translate and leverage internal tools and systems to drive innovative solutions resulting in outstanding technologies.
      Demonstrated ability to partner closely with the engineering teams and implement appropriate tools and practices that balance quality with productivity.
      Experience managing one or more engineering teams responsible for a key strategic area
      Strong executive presentation and communication skills.
      Excellent influencing and problem resolution skills.
      Positive and flexible attitude to work in a fast-paced environment and a willingness to embrace new initiatives.
      Strong report writing skills with the ability to gather, evaluate and analyze relevant information while structuring material in a logical and coherent manner.
If you possess some of these skills but not all of them, we still encourage you to apply!

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Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.

Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

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