Director, Risk Management Analytics at DraftKings

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts





Job Description:


Love data analytics and research? We do too.



We are searching for a Director to lead our Risk Management Analytics team. In this role, you will focus on a critical area for DraftKings: driving our strategy for optimizing Fraud, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), and Responsible Gaming policies and procedures. If you know how to think creatively and analytically to help solve challenges and create high-quality deliverables, then you would make a great addition to our team. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you'll do as a Director, Risk Management Analytics:


  • Lead a team dedicated to driving the strategy for optimizing fraud, AML, and Responsible Gaming policies and procedures based on analytics and research.
  • Develop a comprehensive set of monitoring capabilities (e.g., reporting dashboards, KPIs, goal targets, etc.) to increase the transparency of risk-related activities and make recommendations for improvements that reduce risk and improve both customer and frontline employee satisfaction.
  • Build and directly manage a team of at least three product analysts dedicated to risk management and oversee (dotted-line reporting relationship) a user researcher dedicated to responsible gaming.
  • Partner closely with the Fraud and Responsible Gaming Team, Product Managers, Researchers, Compliance/Regulatory Team, and others to build and refine the risk management strategy and tactics.
  • Work closely alongside cross-functional partner teams to implement recommendations.

What you'll bring:


  • 8+ years of analytics experience, preferably at a B2C e-commerce company, financial institution, or FinTech company.
  • 5+ years of direct management experience, preferably overseeing high-achieving analysts, even better if you have at least three years of management consulting experience, preferably at a top-tier firm.
  • A broad range of analytics experience, including an understanding of data and analytics methodologies, best practices, and can drive insights that tell a compelling, data-driven story.
  • Experience building and growing new teams in a matrixed, cross-functional environment.
  • Prior experience building and leading analytics teams that support fraud or AML operations organizations is preferred but not required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and proven ability to influence all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to frame complex problems and break them down in a logical manner.
  • Comfortable with SQL, Snowflake, R, or Python and data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau).
  • Value using primary and secondary research to complement analytics.
  • Knowledge of statistics and hypothesis testing. Model building experience is a plus.
This position can sit in either the Boston office or remote; however, this work is to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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