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Position: Director, IT Engineering and Architecture

Reports to: SVP, Head of Technology Services

Position Overview:

The Director, IT Engineering and Architecture will be a key leader in the Technology Services organization responsible for the design and execution of a network and systems platform strategy for Truist Park (GA) and the North Port (FL) facility that enables the business to grow by adding new capabilities, reducing complexity, and improving operational effectiveness and efficiency. This leader will be the primary point of contact representing the technology platforms needed by the business to both internal and external stakeholders.

Department Overview:

Technology Services is a crucial enabler of The Atlanta Braves’ success by delivering reliable, high-performance Technology systems and infrastructure that is easy to use. Technology Services works closely with business partners to improve and transform technology-enabled capabilities and the value of the Technology investment portfolio through innovation, execution, and an outstanding user experience. Innovation, efficiency, and excellence are critical success factors.

Major responsibilities:

  • Identify, staff, and develop a team of technical professionals, leveraging external firms to close critical skills gaps, while operating within defined budgets.

  • Maintain highly secure infrastructure, protecting sensitive corporate data from internal and external threats though enforcement of established IT security policies; monitor and manage Cisco ASA firewall environments to comply with those policies.

  • Lead the design, installation, support, and maintenance of hardware and software infrastructure according to established policies and vendor best practices, including networking (routers, switches, wireless controllers), system (physical Windows Servers and Virtualized Windows environments), and security components (firewalls).

  • Quickly diagnose and solve complex networking issues, often under intense time constraints. Provide network and host-based security, incident response, firewall and VPN management and administration.

  • Implement the necessary controls and procedures to protect information assets from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure, or destruction.

  • Remain current on relevant emerging technologies via professional groups, trade organizations, internal and external training, independent research, and any other avenues available.

  • Conduct periodic audits, testing, and remediation in accordance with Braves IT, SOX, and PCI policies.

  • Roadmap: Work with internal stakeholders, MLB and external 3rd parties in the planning and integration of new innovative solutions

  • Champion Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) to deliver improved operational and financial performance by closing gaps in people, process, and tools


  • Undergraduate degree in computer science or related technical major

  • 10-15 years of networking and systems experience in a dynamic, fast paced environment

  • 3-5 years of technical leadership managing a team (direct or cross functional) to deliver results

  • Experience managing 3rd parties in the delivery of services

  • Networking and Security certifications or licenses (Cisco preferred)

  • Lean, Six Sigma, Agile, SAFE certification

  • Positive, motivated self-starter who is an action-oriented problem solver

  • Customer first, service-oriented mindset

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must complete a successful background check

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with applications (Microsoft Office 365, OKTA, Dell VxRail, VMWare, POS systems)

  • Cloud services experience: Google, Amazon Web Services, or Azure

  • Experience with stadium/entertainment venue technology

  • Financial management responsibility (e.g. budget, forecast, and tracking)

  • Project Management certification or demonstrated competence

  • Master’s Degree


  • Strategic Thinking: Considers long-term strategic impact when making decisions or setting direction. Ensures that short-term goals support long-term strategy, and that functional strategy is in alignment with overall business strategy.

  • Business Acumen: Makes decisions and recommendations clearly linked to the organization's strategy and financial goals, reflecting an awareness of external dynamics. Demonstrates awareness by providing clear explanations for actions taken relative to customer requirements, organizational needs, and industry trends.

  • Outcome Driven: Focuses on desired results and business outcomes. Sets and achieves challenging goals.

  • Innovative: Improves company performance by applying original thought to existing and emerging technological methods, processes, and services.

  • Continuous Learning: Acquires strategies and best practices for gaining new knowledge, behaviors, and skills. Takes ownership for personal growth. Engages in active feedback and learning from others, both within and outside the organization.

The Atlanta National League Baseball Club, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. A diverse workforce representing varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences is key to delivering on our business promise to our fans and the communities we serve. All qualified candidates are welcome to apply.

If you are disabled as defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act and require a reasonable accommodation in order to complete your online application, including making a change to the application process, please contact our Human Resources team at [email protected]

Effective January 10, 2022, the Atlanta Braves will require all US-based employees in the Scouting and Player Development departments to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to the commencement of employment. Employees in all other departments are not required but are strongly encouraged to be fully vaccinated, and we do require a vaccine to participate in certain activities and to obtain a premium reduction for our health benefit plans. Employees choosing not to obtain a vaccine will be notified of any limitations on their work activities if applicable. Requests for reasonable accommodations should be directed to [email protected].