The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball. Built around five professional sports leagues: the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League, and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents. NBA rosters at the start of the 2021-22 season featured a record 121 international players from 40 countries. NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App, and NBA League Pass. The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms. Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.
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As an Engineer, you will be responsible for the planning, building, testing, and deployment of entirely new NBA products across the Android eco-system (Android, Android TV, Android Google Wear OS, Fire TV and Android Auto). You possess strong technical aptitude, have experience building for Android platforms, and wish to further your expertise in software design and architecture. You'll join a team distinguished by diversity in life, vision, and previous experience while sharing an ambitious and creative world view reflecting the values of our organization. You will find an opportunity to shape and scale products to millions of passionate, engaged fans around the world, and to shape a small team of collaborative, supportive, and visionary builders alongside you.
Contribute Kotlin code with responsibility for major product features
Create iterative and approachable code commits and well-documented pull requests
Own workflow processes, automations, and integrations
Leverage standard Android development workflows: Google playstore, App signing, Android Studio Design, implement, and maintain appropriate unit, UI, and integration tests
Perform constructive code reviews and collaborate in larger architecture and design discussions
Manage workload and organization using Agile methodology and project ticketing tools
Keeps abreast of technology evolution and emerging trends. i.e. Google IO events
Mentor the junior engineers in the team
Capable of on-boarding new hires or members outside the team to the team's technology stack
Builds relationships outside the direct team, including with business stakeholders
3+ year experience in developing software for Android platforms
Fluency in Kotlin, Android Architecture components, Java Foundation and Standard libraries
Knowledgeable of prevailing platform patterns, designs, idioms and a desire to respectfully debate their merits and tradeoffs
Proficiency with standard workflow tooling for source management and CI/CD
Experience with Agile development philosophies and practices
Understanding of the role asynchronous code plays in modern application architectures Interest in specific domains for sports and live-sport-event technologies: Video streaming, low-latency networking strategies, etc.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (internships and personal projects in Play-store or open-source contributions are all valid for experience consideration).
Salary Range: $140,000 to $177,500 per year
We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.