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NBC Universal Senior Software Engineer - NBC Sports Next in Minneapolis, Minnesota

NBC Sports Next is where sports and technology intersect. We’re a subdivision of NBC Sports and home to all NBCUniversal digital applications in sports and technology within our three groups: Youth & Recreational Sports; Golf; and Betting, Gaming & Emerging Media.  

At NBC Sports Next, we make playing sports better through innovative technology and immersive experiences for athletes, coaches, players and fans. We equip more than 30MM players, coaches, athletes, sports administrators and fans in 40 countries with more than 25 sports solution products, including SportsEngine (http://www.sportsengine.com/) , the largest youth sports club, league and team management platform; GolfNow (http://www.golfnow.com/) , the leading online tee time marketplace and provider of golf course operations technology; GolfPass (https://www.golfpass.com/)  the ultimate golf membership that connects golfers to exclusive content, tee time credits, and coaching, tips; TeamUnify (https://www.teamunify.com/swim-team-management-software/) , swim team management services; GoMotion (https://www.gomotionapp.com/solutions) , sports and fitness business software solutions; and NBC Sports Edge (https://www.nbcsportsedge.com/) , a leading platform for fantasy sports information and betting-focused tools.  

At NBC Sports Next we’re fueled by our mission to innovate, create larger-than-life events and connect with sports fans through technology that provides the ultimate in immersive experiences.  

This role is part of our Youth & Recreational Sports group, comprised of technology platforms such as SportsEngine, GoMotion, TourneyMachine, and TeamUnify. We enable athletes, parents, coaches and team administrators in the youth and recreational space to manage their organizations, collect payments, share schedules, find programs to participate in and connect with other families. Additionally, NCSI enables leagues and organizations to properly screen and train coaches in an effort to keep kids safe.

NBC Sports Next, a division of NBCUniversal, is hiring a Senior Software Engineer to join our Swimming and Classes team. 

The Swimming and Classes/Studio group specializes in swim team management and studio class management, and allows for organizations to manage their swim meets, classes, registration, finances, members, and websites.

Job Responsibilities

  • Code highly interactive, user friendly, and feature rich web applications.

  • Work directly with Product Managers, Product Owners, User Experience, Quality Engineers, and Operations teammates to define, create, enhance, maintain, and deploy applications.

  • Constantly use best practices by building APIs, creating and maintaining unit tests, applying modern frameworks and design patterns, actively reducing technical debt, and continuously delivering by merging/releasing to the production branch.

  • Integrate with various systems and environments, and adhere to the architecture of the systems as well as programming languages that may differ from a Java comfort zone.

  • Complete complex tasks with zero to minimal amount of oversight or supervision.

  • Participate in design and architecture discussions with other teammates.

  • Participate in planning and estimating software engineering efforts.

  • Contribute towards evolving the application architecture.

  • Help others to learn and grow in their skills.

All candidates must meet the qualifications below: 

  • 2 or more years professional experience transforming an application into a modern web service cloud architecture.

  • 4 or more years professional experience with Postgres or equivalent.

  • 6 or more years professional experience with Java web applications.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent training/experience.

  • Ability to work well within a team environment, be self-starting, and self-sufficient.

  • Deliver scalable, secure, and highly available SaaS applications.

  • Testing best practices, including unit and integration tests.

  • Write high-quality, modular, maintainable, and secure code. 

  • Deliver in a continuous integration environment.

  • Use and configure AWS services.

  • Deliver distributed applications.

  • Deliver RESTful APIs.

Desired qualifications are as follows:

  • Exhibits a deep respect for the craft and values needed to build sustainable software by using modern techniques and industry best practices

  • Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate effectively with other teammates of different software disciplines and technical skill set

  • Experience applying software patterns alongside event-driven applications using APIs within a microservice architecture

  • Experience with other languages besides Java like .Net, Ruby, or TypeScript.

  • Experience breaking monoliths into domain specific micro services.

  • Thrives in a collaborative team environment.

  • Experience with processing payments.

  • Experience with Docker / Kubernetes.

  • Experience with sports software

Technical Stack:

  • Java

  • Linux

  • Tomcat

  • Postgres

  • Struts, Servlets, JSP, and Beans

  • iOS & Android

  • GitHub

  • AWS

Interested candidates must:

  • Submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

  • In select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated, must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or adhere to enhanced protocols.

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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