Senior Front End Software Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

Overview:

MLB is looking for talented Senior Front End Software Engineers to join our growing Technology organization. This role supports projects and products that our consumers directly engage with across web, mobile, and connected streaming devices. You will be responsible for building new features and functionality for our existing products such as Stats, Scoreboards, Gameday and our very own component library. If you’re a baseball fan, a talented front-end engineer with a deep understanding of CS fundamentals, and excited by a collaborative work environment this is the role for you!

Required Qualifications:

  • An avid learner, independent with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Prior industry experience as a Front End engineer in a similar role
  • Experience with JavaScript (es6-9), React, Node.js
  • Consumer application development knowledge
  • Experience developing PWAs
  • Experience contributing to open source projects
  • 4+ years of experience in application development
  • Best practices in engineering, UX, UI
  • Strong proficiency with CSS and preprocessors such as SASS and LESS
  • Computer science/engineering degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience using appropriate code quality tools (ESLint, Jest, Enzyme, etc.) and testing frameworks (Protractor, Jasmine, Mocha, etc.)
  • A solid understanding of front-end build and development tools such as Webpack, Babel, and npm
  • WebView Development is a plus 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Participate and engage in an efficient agile environment.
  • Full software development life cycle (requirements gathering, designing, building, testing and maintenance)
  • Code reviews and mentor others
  • Lead and take ownership of critical projects directly used by our consumers
  • Influence the way that baseball is consumed by millions of users worldwide (we have some really cool things in the pipeline)

Interview Process

We set high standards for hiring and follow a quick and transparent process for bringing on new team members. Here’s what to expect.

1. Submit Application and Cover Letter

We'll review your application to see if there’s a potential opportunity for you at MLB.

2. Phone Screen

We'll follow-up with some technical questions over the phone with a member of our team to see if you would be a good match.

3. Code Challenge

If we think you’ll be a match, we’ll send you a challenge to see how you solve problems with limited direction.

4. On Site Interview

We’ll invite you to meet the team in person as soon as possible.

5. Official Offer

If the team finds you to be a great fit for MLB, we’ll send out an official offer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Located in midtown west Manhattan across from Radio City Music Hall, offer an easy commute. Great restaurants, heart of New York City, let's go!

What are Major League Baseball Perks + Benefits

Major League Baseball Benefits Overview

We know that our employees' performance is directly related the environment that they're in. That's why at MLB, we provide exceptional Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage - premiums 100 percent employer covered - so you can focus on being your best.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision plan has only a $10 co-pay for annual eye exams and maximum out of pocket cost of $25 for glasses and/or contact lens.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums, with no deductible and minimum co-pays when in-network.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary. Premiums 100% employer covered.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Automatic annual employer contribution to 401(k)!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
We often sponsor family oriented events!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We typically host company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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