Senior Software Engineer

| Chicago

As the world’s leading sports data and technology company, STATS powers sports. We are trusted by more than 800 clients around the globe to enhance fan engagement and maximize team performance by analyzing sports data from more than 100,000 games a year with unrivaled speed and accuracy. We power sports on and off the field through data feeds, video analysis, sports content and research, player tracking through STATS SportVU®, and customizable digital solutions.

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Job Description

What You’ll Do:
• Contribute to all aspects of the services under the team’s ownership, which includes design, implementation, refactoring, automated testing, deployment, and uptime of the services.
• Improve internal team processes by keeping what's working, throwing away what's not.
• Collaborate on the vision of the services under the team's ownership.
• Build technology the right way; for us, this means simple, well-tested services and tools that gradually grow over time, and that provide plenty of insight into production usage and performance.
• Help other team members grow as engineers through code review, pairing, and mentoring.
• Create unit and acceptance tests, in collaboration with the Quality Assurance team

Skills & Requirements

What You’ll Need:
• More than 4 years of relevant back-end software development experience
• Strong software development fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, problem solving, OO Design, and system architecture).
• Proven ability to carry a feature from start to finish; including prototypes, design specifications, constructive coding, unit testing, and bug fixing
• Good diagnostic, analytical, design and communication skills
• Ability to craft simple and elegant solutions to complex problems.
• Expertise in at least one of the following - Java, C# and/or other Object Oriented Programming Languages
• Experience building event-driven or message-driven architecture using tools like RabbitMQ and Kafka
• Experience building and designing highly scalable services, and RESTful API’s that power real-time and non-real-time data pipelines.
• Experience working with Apache Storm, Apache Spark or other open-source big data technologies
• Experience with SOA architectures and distributed systems.
• Experience with Agile development processes. 
• BS or MS degree in Computer Science or related experience.

Bonus Skills:
• Familiarity with Oracle or other relational databases
• Familiarity with MongoDB, Redis or other NoSQL databases
• Experience with Atlassian suite of tools (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket)
• Experience with CI/CD workflows and tools like Jenkins, CircleCI, and/or AppVeyor
• Full-Stack software development experience using HTML, JavaScript and CSS
• Experience with Python scripting
• Experience with Node.js microservice development

STATS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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    • ConfluenceManagement
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    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen


We're in the heart of downtown Chicago, steps from the Riverwalk, bars/restaurants & cultural attractions, complete with a CTA stop in the building!
203 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60601

Perks of working here

401(K) Matching
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Onsite Gym
Stocked Kitchen
Tuition Reimbursement
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