Our client is seeking a high performing Principal Software Engineer to play a critical role in the growth of the TEAM Sports platform, and the innovation of the Sports Marketing platforms. These platforms provide athletes, schools, clubs, federations, and leagues access to the on-field and off-field product they need to perform at their best.
In this role, you will be instrumental in driving the teams to deliver innovative and quality services that enable integrated, maintainable, and highly scalable platforms. You will be the champion and ultimately responsible for ensuring our software is of the highest quality. You will be an advocate of new technology and development techniques.
The successful candidate is a proven leader with excellent communication and relationship building skills in addition to current, hands-on coding skills. You will be expected to leverage your expertise to influence the broader organization’s strategy.
The ideal candidate will anticipate future needs of the TEAM Sports and Sports Marketing businesses and drive solutions to those challenges. We don’t need you to just code, you must also be able to solve unique and complex problems that have broad impact on the the company's business. You should be able to persuade a cross functional group of peers to adopt proposed solutions and allocate resources accordingly. Most importantly you must have the depth of knowledge, experience, and passion to deliver solutions that amaze our consumers.
6 years of software development experience
Strong skills in team leadership and building positive relationships across Product and Engineering
Ability to influence outcomes across loosely coupled teams in a large enterprise
Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and architecture patterns
Diverse and deep experience in microservice architecture, domain driven design, and RESTful APIs using languages such as Java or Node
Experience working in a Distributed/Cloud-based environment (AWS preferred).
Experience in NoSQL data stores, such as Cassandra, DynamoDB, or similar technologies.
Experience with modern build strategies, continuous integration, unit testing, static analysis, observability, and automated integration tests. Continuous delivery experience preferred
Understanding in agile principles and the Scrum development process
Ability to define solution options, provide estimates on effort and risk, and evaluate technical feasibility of complex problems with minimal guidance
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
Commitment to and hands-on experience in performing technical code reviews
Practical approach to solving complex problems with ambiguous requirements
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other relevant subject area