Major League Baseball is looking for Principal Full Stack Software Engineers that are passionate about building new technologies for the baseball industry. Launched in 2001 as the tech arm of Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM is now a leading authority in real-time sports data processing, distribution and analysis. The ideal candidate will be part of the team responsible for engineering the next generation of platforms to enhance fan experiences and engagement on a variety of products. MLB's Technology team builds all of your favorite web and mobile applications for the game of baseball. Using cutting edge technology, our apps are consumed by fans, broadcasters, stadiums, and MLB teams.
The Opportunity: As a Principal Software Engineer, you will write and maintain clean, concise, modular code in an agile environment, participate in code reviews and act as a leading voice. This role will be involved in end-to-end software solutions to create media experiences for baseball fans and to improve baseball operations.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent practical experience
10+ years of proven software development experience
Experience with Google Cloud/AWS and cloud-native tooling such as Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform
Proficiency in professional software development process (agile development) and tools (IDEs, source control, CI/CD pipeline, test frameworks)
History of producing and supporting multiple large-scale production systems
Worked on multi-threading and non-blocking systems. Experience with reactive systems is a plus
Actively participate in team ceremonies (sprint planning, stand-ups, design/code reviews, postmortems)
Design and decompose software systems; produce specifications for sub-systems, modules and APIs
Produce efficient, high-quality and testable implementations
Stay abreast of current tools and technologies
Mentor early career team members
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. Employees love working at MLB because of the culture of growth, teamwork, and professionalism. Employees who are most successful at MLB take initiative, know how to identify problems and provide solutions, and always put the Team first. For those ready to step up to the plate and join the Major Leagues, MLB takes the same approach as teams do with their players: empowering our “workforce athletes” to be at their best by engineering experiences that put employees in the best position to succeed. Major League Baseball is looking for candidates who are passionate about growing America’s pastime to best serve its fans for decades to come.
MLB’s vision is to be the global sport of choice for youth to play, fans of all backgrounds to enjoy and a desired destination for employment. With a belief that the journey to growth and greatness is ongoing, MLB gives employees the opportunity to continue learning and honing their skills with programs such as: tuition reimbursement; mentorship programs; lunch and learns; online course subscriptions; paid industry certifications; business resource groups; and more.
MLB provides its employees with exceptional medical, dental, and vision coverage. Premiums are 100% employer covered to help employees focus on being their best!
Major League Baseball is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
Are you ready to Step Up to the Plate? Apply below!
Per the NYC pay transparency law, the hiring range for this position is $150,000 to $190,000.
As a candidate for this position, your salary and related elements of compensation will be contingent upon your work experience, education, skills and any other factors Major League Baseball (MLB) considers relevant to the hiring decision. In addition to your salary, MLB believes in providing a competitive compensation and benefits package for its employees. MLB offers employees a full range of best in class benefits with no employee contributions towards medical, dental, and vision coverage premiums, as well as incentive and recognition programs, life insurance and automatic employer 401k contributions. All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and the terms of official plan documents which may be modified or amended from time to time.