Senior Growth Engineer (Back End)

Published on March 17, 2024

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? 

Are you interested in fast-paced experimentation, self-motivated, and excited to drive impact across PrizePicks? We want someone that can partner with Engineering and Product to deliver and iterate on our Growth roadmap -- spanning both acquisition and engagement. You'll be an integral part of our small, but mighty Growth team delivering valuable learnings through experimentation.Overview:The Senior Growth Engineer will be responsible for applying expertise in programming procedures to complex software experiments within the PrizePicks ecosystem.What you’ll do:

  • Develop and execute growth strategies that drive user acquisition, retention, and revenue growth
  • Collaborate with the marketing and product teams to identify growth opportunities and prioritize experiments
  • Design and implement experiments to test new growth ideas and optimize existing channels
  • Build and maintain the tools and systems necessary to measure and track our growth metrics accurately
  • Analyze data to identify trends and insights that inform our growth strategy
  • Develop and maintain the infrastructure required to support our growth initiatives
  • Mentor and coach junior growth engineers on the team

What you have: 

  • 5-8 years of relevant experience in growth engineering or a related field
  • Strong programming skills with an emphasis on Ruby on Rails is required
  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful growth strategies
  • Experience with data analysis, experimentation, and A/B testing
  • Experience digging into the data, OKR’s, and building experiments
  • Experience with web analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics, Mixpanel, Amplitude)
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Strong leadership skills and experience mentoring and coaching junior engineers

Bonus Points (nice to have but not required):Candidates could have some sort of experience in the following technologies:

  • Python
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Go
  • React & Typescript
  • Full Stack

Where you’ll live:

  • This is a remote position with occasional travel to Atlanta, GA.

Benefits you’ll receive: 

In addition to your great compensation package, we’ll shower you with perks including: 

  • Company-subsidized medical, dental, & vision plans 
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Stock options and bi-annual bonus
  • Uncapped PTO to encourage a healthy work/life balance (2-week MINIMUM required!)
  • Generous paid leave programs, including 16-week paid parental leave and disability benefits
  • Workplace flexibility and modern work schedules focused on getting the job done, not hours clocked
  • Company-wide in-person events and team outings
  • Lifestyle enhancement program
  • Company equipment provided (Windows & Mac options)
  • Annual performance reviews with opportunities 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.