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.
The base salary range for this role is $176,000 per year - $264,000 per year, depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This role is eligible for the Fanatics Betting and Gaming annual bonus program and an equity award.
In addition to the base, bonus, and equity, full-time employees are eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, paid time off and other benefits like GymPass, Pet Insurance, Family Care Benefits, Free Shipt deliveries, and more. We’ll also give you $500 to set up your home office!
As a STAFF ENGINEER at Fanatics Betting & Gaming (FBG), you are here to help build out our Engineering Excellence team. This role reports to our Director of Engineering Excellence and is responsible for defining, implementing, training, and executing against our engineering strategy, creating processes, and building tools within Fanatics Betting and Gaming. The Staff Software Engineer will have a broad scope of engagement with cloud technologies, site reliability practices, and CI/CD tooling.ResponsibilitiesDesign, implement, and maintain a scaleable release pipeline that aligns with GitOps principles.Work on observability systems that enable holistic system monitoring and drive down incident response and resolution times.Create tooling that empowers developers to focus on value-added activities and product differentiation.Solicit and incorporate internal user feedback to ensure productivity tooling meets the needs of our developers.Evangelize internal products and tooling to drive adoption within the organization.Be part of an incident management team that ensures the high availability of the Fanatics Betting and Gaming platform.Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders, inside and outside of Engineering, and collaborate with leaders to gather and present testing metrics and activities.Provide leadership and technical expertise within the engineering team. Be a mentor and role model for Engineering. Help development teams adhere to the principles, guidelines, and best practices of the engineering strategy.Gather and present testing metrics and activities to key stakeholders.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.QualificationsApplication development experience (back end or front end).In-depth root cause analysis of low-level incidents spanning multiple connected systems.Demonstrated proficiency in Infrastructure As Code systems (Terraform, CloudFormation)Experience with observability tooling, chaos testing, and incident management.Experience implementing and maintaining mature CI/CD release pipelines.Ability to integrate 3rd-party systems into a cohesive development platform.Positive and flexible attitude to work in a fast-paced environment and a willingness to embrace new initiatives. Demonstrated ability to partner closely with engineering teams and implement appropriate tools and practices that balance quality with productivity. Highly outcome-oriented and data-driven.Excellent influencing and problem-resolution skills.Proficiency with Java or Python required.Experience in a cloud-native environment preferred.Global experience preferred.Experience with software compliance workflows is a bonus.
If you possess some of these skills but not all of them, we still encourage you to apply!
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