Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Senior Data Engineer

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Casino Property
Penn Interactive Ventures - Philadelphia
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Information Technology & Engineering


Penn Interactive (PI) is an interactive gaming company headquartered in Philadelphia. PI is the digital arm of Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ: PENN), the largest regional casino operator in the U.S.). Our mission is to challenge the norms of the gaming industry by building an immersive interactive gaming experience that is responsible, innovative, and fun.  Through our partnership with Barstool Sports, we are hoping to continue to launch our online sportsbook and icasino across the US.  We are committed to helping our team members grow and succeed.  We believe that hiring talented individuals that love what they do will help us win!  


Penn Interactive is committed to cultivating a diverse and stimulating work environment to achieve extraordinary results. We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make impacting change! We have a strong culture and a set of core values that we live by every single day, they are:


Willingness to succeed and win – always challenge the status quo and solve problems that have never been solved before

No ego zone; Be authentic – act with integrity and always be striving to help the team succeed

Lead with transparency – we will always be open and honest with our team and users

Extreme Ownership – learn from your mistakes so you can get back up and try again

Build the bench from within – we are a meritocracy. If you work hard then you will be rewarded


The Senior Data Engineer works closely with the Director of Engineering in a small, cross-functional team to develop a one-of-a-kind, native sports betting experience. Successful candidates for this role will leverage data from the largest casino chain in the United States to assist in tasks such as affinity, personalization, bonusing, promotions, etc. Previous work in the gaming industry is not important but we do expect you to take the lead in developing a data warehouse and pipeline to enable novel and rewarding data discoveries.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Design, develop and deploy a big data stack and data processing infrastructure platform
  • Architect and rearchitect multi-tenant databases to meet the needs of our customer base
  • Improve data validation and data quality monitoring
  • Work with client and backend teams to guide events driven designs
  • Optimize and tune the databases to improve performance and reduce cost
  • Write and maintain terraform to enable data engineering and science teams to safely deploy tools and services

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • 4+ years of experience building large scale, robust data processing pipeline
  • 2+ years of experience coding in Python
  • Background in API development, with a focus data transformations and data streams
  • Strong background with building and maintaining automation 
  • Advanced experience with data streaming, ingest, ETL and data warehousing technologies
  • Strong experience in database schema design, data governance and data modeling
  • Experience with Spark, Beam, Redshift, Tableau, MySQL, etc.
  • Experience with AWS, GCP, and/or Azure cloud
  • Good understanding of data security and encryption
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a small team, with strong interpersonal and communication skills


  • Experience with tools like Airflow, Dagster or DBT
  • A passion for sports or betting

Gaming License

  • Position may require licensing in applicable states that PI operates.  If so, you must qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.

Something to leave you with

Penn Interactive is committed to helping our team members live their best, healthy life. We offer unique and competitive benefits that help our team members stay healthy and safe.  Some of our competitive benefits include:


  • Flexible paid time off options and holiday time
  • A multi-carrier marketplace that has a wide array of medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • 401K saving & matching program
  • Collaborate and flexible working environments





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