Senior Software Engineer (GO)

Published on December 10, 2023

A great place to work has a team-first mindset that fosters trust, open communication, and a willingness to adapt. It moves quickly with purpose, operates at peak performance, and encourages creativity. Employees feel valued, supported, and motivated to succeed in a positive and inclusive work environment. We believe in people here at PrizePicks.

At PrizePicks, we are the fastest growing sports company in North America, as recognized by Inc. 5000. As the leading platform for Daily Fantasy Sports, we cover a diverse range of sports leagues, including the NFL, NBA, and Esports titles like League of Legends and Counter-Strike. Our team of over 400 employees thrives in an inclusive culture that values individuals from diverse backgrounds, regardless of their level of sports fandom. Ready to reimagine the DFS industry together? 

What you’ll do:

  • Investigates and analyzes feasibility and program requirements, and develops programming specifications.
  • Plans the full range of programming actions to produce several interrelated but different products from numerous and diverse data elements which are usually from different sources.
  • Develops, modifies, redesign and maintains complex software.
  • Designs and implements the interrelations of files and records within programs which will effectively fit into the overall design of the project.
  • Tests, documents, and writes operating instructions for all work.
  • Investigating the feasibility of alternate programming design approaches to determine the best balanced solution.
  • Works independently under overall objectives and direction, apprising the supervisor about progress and unusual complications.
  • Modifies and adapts precedent solutions and proven approaches.

What you have:

  • 5 to 8 years of relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated advanced experience with domain area programming language (Golang)
  • Working with software teams to drive a desired result with complex requirements.--
  • You should have expert experience in the following technologies:
    • GO
    • SQL (Postgres)
    • Kubernetes
    • Docker
    • Shell scripting
    • Implementing distributed software systems
    • Linux or similar UNIX type operating systems

What makes you stand out:

  • You have experience in any of the following technologies:
    • Ruby on Rails
    • React
    • Redux
    • Webpack
    • Turborepo or Lerna
    • CSS/SCSS/Styled Components
    • Jest

Where you’ll live:

  • This is a remote position so anywhere in the U.S.

Benefits you’ll receive: 

In addition to your great compensation package, company subsidized medical/dental/vision coverage plans and matching 401(k), we’ll shower you with perks including: 

  • Break room with ping pong, endless snacks and in-office lunch once a week
  • Unlimited PTO to encourage a healthy work/life balance (2 week min required!)
  • Modern work schedule focused on getting the job done, not hours clocked
  • Workplace flexibility
  • Company and team outings, we encourage a tight-knit workplace
  • Generous Maternity AND Paternity leave (16 weeks!)
  • Annual bonus & stock options
  • Wellness program
  • Company equipment provided (Windows & Mac options)
  • Annual performance reviews with opportunity for growth and career development


You must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.  We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time. 

PrizePicks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.