Summary of Responsibilities:

The role of the Junior Data Engineer will be to maintain and further the development of modern, scalable baseball data processing systems for the St. Louis Cardinals. This person will collaborate with the Baseball Systems group to ensure high quality data is available to scouts, coaches, players, and other baseball decision-makers. This person should be detail-oriented, enjoy collaborating with others, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and have a growth mindset and a love for the game of baseball.

Education & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field, or a combination of relevant education and work experience

  • Experience identifying, triaging, and resolving data issues

  • Interest in modern data system architectures, design patterns and best practices

  • Ability to apply creative solutions to challenging technical tasks

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

  • Technical knowledge and experience including:

    • Proficiency with modern programming languages/frameworks (Python, Go/golang, TypeScript, Node.js preferred)

    • Proficiency with data-related concepts such as data pipelines, databases, SQL, JSON, and REST APIs

Education & Experience Preferred:

  • Professional experience in a software engineering, data reliability, and/or a quality assurance environment

  • Technical experience/familiarity with:

    • DevOps tools including Git and CI/CD tools

    • Cloud computing & cloud technologies including serverless and event driven architectures

    • Kubernetes and container-based environments