Our old comrade Keith Woolner passes along the following:

Executive Development Fellow (EDF) – Web Software Development, Baseball Systems
Full job posting and application process can be found online at

The primary responsibilities of the EDF are to assist the Software Development staff with designing and supporting web-based applications for the Baseball Department.  Through an intensive and structured 12-month immersion program, the EDF will also be exposed to other facets of the Indians business operations and will participate in a comprehensive orientation and mentoring program to enhance professional development.

Responsibilities and Duties:

•       Work closely with Baseball Operations staff to define business requirements that could be provided through software development.

•       Ensure that proposed and existing systems architectures are aligned with organizational goals and objectives.

•       Implement state of the art web-based user interfaces, including the use of drag-and-drop, asynchronous content loading (Ajax).

•       Perform software design, development, and maintenance for custom software applications and interfaces.

•       Ensure that written software is supported on mobile devices, including Apple iPad and Android-based tablets.

•       Identify and validate solution interfaces, dependencies, and integration points.

•       Provide occasional off-hours support during baseball games as scheduled. Maintain knowledge of systems used throughout the ballpark to provide first-line trouble shooting at these times.

•       Participate in the organization’s EDF program, including orientation, mentoring, and feedback seminars.


•       Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or related field.

•       Extensive knowledge of one or more web-supported development environments, including but not limited to ASP.NET, Silverlight, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby on Rails, and HTML5.

•       Extensive general knowledge and experience with computer system hardware, networks and operating systems.

•       Knowledge of Microsoft SQL server and/or Oracle database programming and access methods.

•       Broad general understanding of baseball, preferably including knowledge of the baseball industry.

•       Working knowledge of best practices for web user interface design and usability.

  •       Experience with data visualization preferred.

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Kick butt. I'm not qualified, but a nice opportunity for somebody who is!
Wow, I wish I knew what all that stuff meant. How about: Wanted: English major with sense of humor. Must know some stuff, but not really all that much. $120,000/year.
Yea Matt, I Just got a job as a 7th grade Language Arts teacher, but I think we should find a job where we can just hang out and read about baseball for $120,00/year. Someone hire me fast before the school year starts!
I'm even willing to work from home, even they don't want to find office space for me. No problem.