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7 Mar 2024

Senior Software Engineer

🇺🇸 Washington, DC, USA
Full Time
5+ years exp.

Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. MSE owns and operates seven major and minor sports teams: 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals, NBA’s Washington Wizards, WNBA’s 2019 Championship Washington Mystics, NBA G League’s Capital City Go-Go, 2021 & 2020 NBA 2K League Champion Wizards District Gaming and Caps Gaming, an esports sub-brand of the Capitals. Additionally, it holds a significant investment in a seventh professional team, Team Liquid, an endemic esports team owned and operated by aXiomatic, in which MSE is an investor.

In September 2022, MSE acquired the regional sports network, then-called NBC Sports Washington and newly rebranded as Monumental Sports Network. Monumental Sports Network now holds the exclusive local television media rights to Capitals’, Wizards’, and Mystics’ games. The network is both a linear channel and a digital operation. Prior to acquiring the linear platform, the digital platform was launched by MSE in 2016, as the first-of-its-kind regional sports network for digital, mobile, and streaming platforms. Those linear and digital platforms are now combined and join Caps Radio, Wizards Radio, MSE Outdoor and Monumental Productions for a full suite of six media enterprises.

In addition to Capital One Arena – a venue which hosts 3M+ visitors across over 250 events annually, MSE also manages MedStar Capitals Iceplex (training facility for the Capitals), MedStar Health Performance Center (training facility for the Wizards, Mystics, and Go-Go) and EagleBank Arena (a 12,000+ live event venue on George Mason University’s campus).

In July 2020, MSE partnered with William Hill (subsequently acquired by Caesars Entertainment) to open the first ever in-arena sportsbook in North America, now called Caesars Sportsbook. The space now also boasts a destination culinary experience, Guy Fieri’s DC Kitchen + Bar.

MSE opened “District E powered by Ticketmaster” in the spring of 2023, a flagship esports and entertainment venue. This 14,000-square-foot live-event theater offers a 365-day-a-year series of immersive experiences in esports, music, culinary excellence, event programming, and community events.

MSE proudly promotes its core values for all those that interact with the company. As a member of our team:

  1. You will provide first-class customer service and value for our fans.
  2. You will champion a double-bottom line that engages, unifies, and gives back to the community we serve.
  3. You will work tirelessly to build generationally exceptional teams that compete for championships year after year and create lifelong memories for our fans.
  4. You will measure performance with specific objectives and metrics and our analysis and decisions are compelled by data.
  5. You will prize leadership, but you should value teamwork and collaboration and transparency even more. We treat each other with respect. We act with honesty and integrity. We remain humble.
  6. You will innovate. We are nimble and first to market. We are not averse to risk.
  7. You will have fun. We are in the business of happiness.

Position Overview: The Senior Software Engineer will be a key member of the Monumental Basketball Analytics & Research team who will work closely with the front office as a full stack developer. This position will be responsible for development operations, database maintenance and structure, ETL processes, and front-end web UI/UX. This position will help set the strategic technical goals for the department, working closely with the Wizards’ Strategy group on projects impacting the decision-making process for Monumental Basketball.

Are you a creative problem solver with a broad software engineering tool set who is adept at finding innovative solutions to unique challenges? We would love to hear from you!


  • Build and develop systems and foundational structures. This includes both back-end engineering (database management, ETL, endpoint design, and pipeline building) and front-end web design (HTML, JavaScript).
  • Help set coding standards and help drive the strategic technical direction of our engineering efforts.
  • Maintain and update the Monumental Basketball web platform.
  • Support third party vendors integration with Monumental Basketball’s internal research processes.
  • Work with the front office to identify answers to strategic questions as put forth by staff, including areas of player evaluation, game management, in-game tactics, roster building, salary cap strategy, and broader league trends.
  • Collaborate internally to provide the basketball operations departments with the best empirical data and data analysis available, ensuring objectivity and integrity of information through meticulous analytical models.
  • Collaborate with the Information Technology department to maintain a secured, multidimensional information system that anticipates the needs of Monumental Basketball Operations staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years' experience with back-end engineering and/or front-end engineering.
  • Full stack experience with React, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Python, R, Java, and C#.
  • Expertise with Big Query, MySQL, relational databases, and database design.
  • Cloud experience in GCP, AWS, or Azure.
  • Software development expertise, including requirements definition, design, development, testing, implementation, and iterative improvement.
  • Preferred Experience with GitHub workflows, Prefect, DBT.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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