Baseball Systems Developer


  • Collaborate with development team and Baseball Operations personnel to design and implement user interfaces across multiple platforms for different audiences
  • Create responsive design visualizations to distill and present information using both static reports and interactive user interfaces
  • Ensure data integrity and database availability, assess and implement database design decisions to handle large data sets
  • Contribute on all phases of projects, including but not limited to: design, documentation, development, and deployment
  • Continued development and enhancement of team workflow


  • Fluency with related web development skills including Python 2.x and 3.x, Javascript, HTML/CSS, Responsive web design, frameworks such as Angular and Vue.js
  • Fluency with SQL and RDBM design, preferably PostgreSQL
  • Proficiency with iOS development, including Objective C & Swift
  • Familiarity with statistical concepts relevant to baseball, including player evaluation and in-game strategies
  • Working knowledge of statistical software, including R & Python data packages such as numpy and pandas
  • Familiarity with data visualization and graphical packages, including ggplot, Tableau, or D3.js
  • Proven ability to distill large data sets into tidy, responsive UI designs
  • Working experience in the Linux operating system

JOB REQUIREMENTS – Must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Computer Science or Information Systems, or equivalent job experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years working in a structured software development lifecycle
  • Proficiency in stated web development technologies
  • Demonstrated passion for baseball
  • Consistent, punctual and regular attendance
  • Professional image and demeanor
  • Strong ability to work well with co-workers and supervisors in a team environment
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal, verbal and written communications, decision-making, and organization skills
  • Minimum physical requirements: able to travel to and gain access to various areas of the ballpark for prolonged periods of time during games and events; able to lift and transport up to 25 pounds

The San Diego Padres are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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