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

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