MLB is looking for an experienced Director of Software Engineering. This role will oversee multiple teams, responsible for building and maintaining aspects of MLB's core platform which serve millions of fans and processes millions of transactions across multiple lines of the business. We are looking for a manager that can take on a complex challenges while fostering a culture of engineering and operational excellence. As Director, you will help scale and guide the engineering teams while being hands-on, assisting in the platform's design and architecture.
You will cultivate a deep understanding of our day-to-day commerce and identity domains, while partnering with business stakeholders and product managers to facilitate the design and implementation of new engaging features for our users. Additionally, this role will focus on building necessary controls from a security, fraud and compliance perspective, while ensuring a high-throughput, low-latency, best-in-class experience for MLB fans. If you are passionate about building commerce / identity platforms and if you love the world of Baseball, this will be a great opportunity for you!
What will you do?
Collaborate with Engineering and Product Leadership to develop engineering roadmaps
Lead and motivate by presenting technical and organizational vision and feedback
Support teams as they transform requirements into actionable development plans
Work cross functionally to form coalitions around initiatives
Contribute to our inclusive culture to ensure team satisfaction and engagement
Manage vendor relationships for partner platforms and software services
Technologies and Experience
5+ years of hands-on software development
5+ years serving as lead or architect of software development projects
5+ years leading engineering teams
Recruiting, performance management, talent development
Preferred technical domains:
3+ years building large-scale e-commerce / payments platform
3+ years building identity and access management platform
Authentication and authorization
Security, compliance and fraud standards
Cloud service architectures and strategies (GCP, Amazon)
Observability and application performance monitoring