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Position Summary:

The NBA runs numerous web sites and digital products that generate fan interest around the world. International League Pass is one of the NBA's best-in-class products available in over 215+ countries that allows fans live and archive access to games from the preseason through the NBA Finals. Whether it be for the NBA, WNBA, G League or 2K League millions of people visit sites, engage with mobile apps, and view our content across multiple platforms.Continuing its role as a digital leader in media, the Digital Product Development team will develop and deliver a number of strategic digital product initiatives for the NBA, NBA 2K League, WNBA and G League. We are looking for a candidate that can develop and maintain various digital products for these leagues. This will include the development of state-of-the-art, scalable cloud-based services. The candidate should be an expert in their field and help lead the team strategically in achieving our goals. The ideal candidate for this role should be an effective communicator, lead product development initiatives and be able to effectively find solutions to issues that may arise.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Set coding standards and help drive the strategic technical direction of our league development efforts

  • Gather business requirements and design technical solutions to meet those needs

  • Lead the development in building fully functional .NET services and functions based on business requirements and design specs

  • Understand and modify existing systems as business requirements change

  • Develop system test criteria and participate in systems testing

  • Respond to, isolate and resolve programming problems

  • Provide after hours and weekend support for production systems when needed ​

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • 3-5 years as part of development team, preferably in a .NET development capacity

  • 2+ years of experience building highly available / scalable cloud-based applications

  • Proven track record of being not just part of a team but a decision maker and guiding force

  • Deep understanding of design patterns and applicable tradeoffs when choosing them. For example CQRS, Singleton, Event Sourcing, Distributed tracing and more.

  • Knowledge of Azure DevOps, Azure Portal, and general Azure Cloud stack a big plus.

  • Understanding of network concepts such as DNS, forwarders and proxies.

  • Ability to work asynchronously and with a distributed team while still delivering tasks on time.

  • Knowledge of and practical usage of a CI/CD stack.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills. ​

Education:

BS in computer science, electrical engineering or a related technical discipline.

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