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Chicago Cubs: Baseball Systems Software Engineer

ROLE

This role will primarily focus on the development and maintenance of the Cubs internal baseball information system, including creating web interfaces and web tools for the user interface; building ETL processes; maintaining back-end databases; and troubleshooting data sources issues as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Assist in the design and implementation of web interfaces for the Baseball Ops information system
• Develop and maintain ETL processes for loading, processing and quality-checking new data sources
• Identify, diagnose and resolve data quality issues
• Build and/or support mobile-friendly user interfaces and experiences
• Build and/or support web services and business-layer applications that speak to both back-end databases and front-end interfaces
• Provide development support and guidance to Baseball Operations power users and general support to all Baseball Operations front-office and field personnel, as needed
• Examine, and where appropriate, prototype new technologies in the pursuit of creating competitive advantages through software, applications and tools
• Partner with Data Architects and Infrastructure/Operations resources on the Information Technology team to ensure secure, scalable and high-performing applications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Related Quantitative Subjects
  • Expertise with modern database technologies and SQL
  • Expertise in Python, Java or C#
  • Experience with Javascript
  • Experience with front-end Javascript frameworks like ReactJS, Angular or Vue
  • Experience with HTML/CSS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of advanced baseball statistics and sabermetric concepts

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with the R programming language
  • Experience with Pandas, NumPy and SciPy Python Libraries
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
  • Experience building web or native applications for mobile devices
  • Experience building and supporting ETL processes

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