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Developer – Baseball Systems

Summary: The Developer – Baseball Systems will collaborate with the Manager and rest of the Application Development team to develop exciting user-facing applications for platforms within Baseball Operations.  This position requires strong software development skills and experience, as well as a demonstrated ability for independent thought and the willingness to work within a team framework.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Design new experiences and displays for usage within our systems especially with the R&D team
  • Develop new application features and work with end users to ensure acceptance and reliability
  • Assist in creation of application content and visualizations, especially for mobile environments
  • Create tests, document, and participate in code reviews around new features and functionality
  • Work with teammates to support existing functionality of systems, including user support

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Experience with software development, including requirements definition, design, development, testing, implementation, and iterative improvement
  • Proficiency with front-end web development technologies (including HTML5, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Strong understanding of desktop, laptop and mobile UI/UX design concepts and demonstrated ability to apply responsive design techniques
  • Familiarity with server-side web programming languages such as Java, C#, or Go
  • Baseball fan with a desire to work closely with the entire Baseball Operations department

Preferred skills: The skills listed below will help an individual perform the job, however they are not all required.

  • Familiarity with advanced statistical baseball concepts, including advanced statistics and player evaluation metrics
  • Experience with data visualizations tools such as D3.js or similar, particularly for large data sets
  • Experience with Microsoft technologies including C# and SQL Server
  • Experience with front end JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React, or Vue

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field from four-year college or university; and zero- three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Data Engineer – Baseball Systems

Summary: The Data Engineer will work closely with the Sr Manager and the Data Engineering team to maintain, enhance, and extend the Brewers data pipelines. You will be responsible for collecting and transforming data from various sources as well as preparing and distributing data for consumption by the department’s systems and analysts. The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder who excels at automating and optimizing data systems, with a strong preference for cloud experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Create, maintain and optimize data ETL pipelines
  • Document, troubleshoot, and resolve issues with data processes
  • Collaborate with the Development and Research teams
  • Extend our AWS cloud platform initiative
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements
  • Work with stakeholders to utilize data to create innovative solutions to baseball operations problems
  • Prepare data sets for processing and research

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Java, C#
  • Experience working with relational databases such as SQL Server and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with SQL, including writing and maintaining queries
  • Experience with SDLC, especially Agile or Kanban concepts
  • Experience working with data warehouses such as Snowflake and Red Shift
  • Experience with source control and issue management, such as JIRA, Bitbucket, Github or similar
  • Familiarity with advanced statistical baseball concepts, including advanced statistics and player evaluation metrics

Preferred skills: The skills listed below will help an individual perform the job, however they are not all required.

  • Experience building visualizations with tools such as D3.js or similar
  • Experience with data analysis tools including Tableau, Chartio or similar
  • Experience with cloud services including AWS, Azure, Google Cloud or similar
  • Experience with DevOps concepts such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment, using TeamCity, Jenkins or similar
  • Experience with job orchestration tools such as Airflow, Luigi, Hangfire or similar
  • Experience with Docker or other containerization technologies
  • Familiarity with Linux and non-Windows operating systems

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field from four-year college or university; and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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