Job Opportunity: Computer Software Developer for Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball

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Job Title: Software Developer, Baseball IT

Report to: Senior Director, IT

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about being part of a collaborative environment with fellow baseball enthusiasts and working on software projects that have an impact on the field and in the front office.

In this role, you’ll use your problem-solving and coding skills to design, code, and maintain software solutions that enable baseball operations personnel to translate insights into actionable insights used by decision makers.

Role Responsibilities

  • Work with baseball operations stakeholders to gather requirements for new software solutions and features on existing projects
  • Help turn project requirements into designs and gather feedback on current and future UI/UX flows
  • Create user-oriented solutions using appropriate front-end frameworks and libraries
  • Create and maintain the necessary APIs for current and future solutions
  • Maintain and upgrade currently used frameworks and dependencies
  • Query data and create views, tables, and stored procedures
  • Stay abreast of new technologies and frameworks that could improve current and future software efforts
  • Stay current on trends in baseball analytics, scouting, and player development to facilitate communication between development and baseball staff
  • Help new employees integrate computer systems
  • Serve as a resource for development assistance for small IT projects

The technical requirements
Obligatory

  • 3+ years of development experience
  • Experience with the feature development lifecycle
    • Collection requirements
    • Execution
    • Testing and deployment
    • Support and iteration
  • Experience with Angular or other common web frameworks (React, Vue, etc.)
  • Experience developing and using REST APIs
  • Experience with relational databases. Query data, write views, etc.

We understand that everyone’s background will not be the same, so if you don’t precisely meet the above requirements, please consider applying if you consider yourself a strong developer and have experience in one, or potentially several of the following areas:

  • UI/UX Design (Work with stakeholders, use common tools like Figma or Sketch)
  • Experience in designing complex cloud architectures (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Development of mobile applications (native or hybrid)
  • Data Visualization (D3.js or similar)
  • DevOps
  • Project management

Works most closely with: Baseball IT data engineering and developers, baseball operations personnel including coaches, front office, scouts, sports performance

And there’s more…

  • Enjoy competitive health, vision, dental and retirement coverage
  • Work at the grassroots stage and alongside analysts, data engineers, and front office management
  • Complimentary game tickets and early access to concerts and PNC Park
  • Ability to travel to our Florida offices for spring training and other events

To apply:
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