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Major League Baseball is looking for experienced Software Engineers that are passionate about technology, baseball and delivering solutions for any problem that comes our way.

The Senior Software Engineer position is responsible for creating the code powering all things video for MLB’s internal and external partners and you’ll be joining the Sports Emmy nominated team behind Sporty Bot and Film Room. The team is responsible for both ends of the video streaming lifecycle for MLB/MiLB. As a producer, streams are created and managed by an automated system built by the team and as a consumer near instant clips are created and distributed to clubs, consumer applications and social media teams.

This role offers the opportunity to collaborate with other world-class engineers, product developers, and designers; contribute to award-winning and complex apps and systems; influence the innovation of products used by millions globally; support all 30 MLB clubs and work in a highly collaborative, results-oriented, team environment.

Using cutting edge technology, our software is consumed by fans, operation centers, broadcasters, stadiums, MLB Clubs and the League itself. We are looking for Software Engineers that are passionate about building new technologies for the baseball industry.

Core Responsibilities

Coding

  • Work in a Full Stack capacity across Python, Java and Javascript (React)

  • Design, maintain, and tune high-performance code

  • Write clean, concise, modular code that is easily testable and scalable

Collaboration

  • Participate in an agile environment

  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle (requirements gathering, designing, building, testing and maintenance)

  • Perform code reviews

  • Mentor earlier career team members

  • Take ownership of the products we support

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years experience working in software development

  • Backend: Java/Spring, Python, Postgres, GraphQL, Redis, Elastic Search

  • Distributed and/or Event Driven Systems (ActiveMQ, Pub/Sub) Knowledge

  • Front End: React/Mobx/Material UI (or comparable modern framework experience)

  • Ability to work independently

Preferred, But Not Required

  • Baseball Fan

  • Understanding of Modern Video formats

  • Experience working with K8s and Google Cloud

  • Terraform and/or Infrastructure as Code experience

  • Experience with GraphQL and data federation

Why MLB?

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!

Are you ready to Step Up to the Plate? Apply below!

All in-office and ballpark-based positions are subject to MLB's mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy

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