Principal Software Engineer - Front End

Prize Picks

Atlanta, GA, USA Remote

Full time

Mar 9

Who We Are

Love sports? Attracted to the startup hustle? This role might be perfect for you!

PrizePicks is the largest independently owned Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform in North America. Centered around real-money more/less predictions, PrizePicks allows sports fans to play against the numbers rather than each other, and it is the simplest variety of daily fantasy sports with the widest breadth of sports coverage of any DFS operator. Boasting partnerships to date with the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Braves, and Miami Marlins, as well as Ghost Gaming, PrizePicks is currently the closest legal alternative to legal mobile sports betting in the majority of the United States. With an existing digital footprint covering more than 70 percent of the U.S. population, PrizePicks is the most accessible type of game for the masses. 

The company is headquartered in Atlanta, remote is an option for the immediacy of this position. If you would like to view our product, it can be found on the App Store and Google Play, as well as on the web at


Principal Engineer defines and directs the development of complex computer programs within the PrizePicks ecosystem.


  • Designs improvements in complex programs where existing precedents provide little guidance.
  • Defines major problems in the subject-matter area.
  • Defines architecture patterns for code execution and code testing in the subject-matter area.
  • Defines standards for other programmers to follow.
  • Devises ways to obtain data not previously available.
  • Arbitrates differences between various program users when conflicting requirements arise.
  • Studies effects of changes in complex computer system software. Assess the feasibility and soundness of proposed programming projects which are novel and complex.
  • Develops programming techniques and procedures where few precedents exist.
  • Be assisted on projects by other programmers or technicians.


  • 8-10 years of relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated mastery experience with domain area programming language.
  • Track record of being a technical lead for software teams to drive a desired result with complex requirements.

Technical Requirements

Candidates should have obtained mastery experience in the following technologies:

  • React
  • Redux
  • Webpack
  • Turborepo or Lerna
  • CSS/SCSS/Styled Components
  • Jest
  • Shell environments


In addition to your competitive salary, medical/dental/vision coverage plans and matching 401(k), we’ll shower you with perks including: 

  • Break room with ping pong, end endless snacks and in-office lunch once a week
  • Unlimited PTO to encourage a healthy work/life balance
  • A modern work schedule focused on getting the job done well, not hours clocked
  • Company and team outings, we encourage a tight-knit workplace
  • Open office layout promotes collaboration, conversation and teamwork to drive results
  • Significant opportunity for growth and career development
  • Remote or Onsite (Atlanta, GA)

Bonus Points

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Go
  • SQL (Postgres)
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • Shell scripting
  • Operating distributed software systems
  • Linux or similar UNIX type operating systems



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. 

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