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The Basketball Software Developer / Data Engineer will assist the basketball operations department in developing tools to manage, clean, and present data to enhance insights and decision-making processes within basketball operations. This position will be a part of the Basketball Analytics Department.

In this role you will:

  • Design, develop, and document software tools to communicate insights to members of the organization including coaching, performance, front office, and scouting

  • Maintain and audit full-stack projects from data ingestion pipelines (ELT), front-end interfaces, and database management

  • This position will work with the team to oversee all batch and streaming data ingestion processes

  • Work directly with other members of the basketball operations department to identify areas for increased efficiency with software automation

  • Other duties as designated by manager

  • Willingness and ability to provide proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination required

Required Skills, Experience and Abilities

To perform the job successfully, you will have or demonstrate the following skills and abilities:

  • Full-stack software development or data engineering experience in an industry, research, or sports setting

  • Proficient with a modern scripting language (ideally, Python)

  • Knowledge of database design, maintenance, and query languages (SQL)

  • Familiarity with modern web frameworks (React, Angular, Node, Django, FastAPI, etc.) and an interest in user interfaces design

  • Proven expertise in data engineering building, managing, and maintaining ELT processes in production environments

  • Knowledge of source control and DevOps best practices

  • A passion for the game of basketball and a creativity for finding data and software solutions

  • Ability to work in a collaborative setting and communicate technical concepts to non-technical people

  • Flexibility to adapt to frequently changing work environment, and deliver on challenging demands

  • Interpersonal skills – ability to maintain confidentiality, listens to others, and willing to try new ideas

  • Excellent critical reasoning skills with the proven ability to partner across functionally and effectively build links

  • Excellent communication skills including written and verbal; ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely

  • Presents self in professional manner and have ability to interact with all levels of the organization and outside contacts.

  • Available to work a variable schedule, including holidays, nights, weekends, and Hornets games

  • Willingness and ability to provide proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination required. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered

Additional Information

This is a full time benefit eligible position. HSE is dedicated to creating and upholding a welcoming environment that celebrates diversity.

HSE provides valuable benefits and competitive time off policies to help you and your family lead healthy, balanced lives.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. All requests for medical or religious accommodations to perform the stated job duties will be considered.

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