Job Description

*This position can be based out of the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago/Detroit or US Remote*

Who We Are Looking For

We are seeking an exceptional Full Stack Lead Developer with a proven track record of designing and building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems to take center stage in the development of our core platform. You will get to influence the design choices and help make the business case for the most suitable technology to use given our use cases. You will be challenged to design and develop scalable systems and services leveraging a wide variety of open source and commercial technologies.

If you are passionate about (1) digital transformation and bringing innovative technology to life, (2) owning and solving problems in an independent, fail fast and highly supportive environment, and (3) working with a creative and dynamic team, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing solutions for web as well as standalone services: Envisioning, designing, creating, and supporting our solutions that operate with a high degree of operational excellence
  • Partner with a cross-functional team to design, develop, test, and launch software
  • Implement the services business logic and software design concepts to help run and scale applications to support real time discovery, manipulation and distribution of very large volumes of structured and unstructured data
  • Help with establishing test oriented practices including focus on automated tests and continuous integration/delivery methodologies
  • Conducting code reviews, iteration planning and representing work at scrum meetings

Requirements

You Have:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in at least one primary programming language, preferably Java
  • 7+ years’ experience designing and building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems
  • Significant experience writing multi-threaded programs requiring concurrency and synchronization
  • Experience with code optimization for memory and CPU utilization to support hundreds of thousands of simultaneous connections and tens of thousands of messages per second per server
  • Significant experience building and deploying APIs – REST, JSON, XML, SOAP
  • Experience with web application development that includes experience with JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, NodeJS, etc.
  • Experience with both NoSQL and relational database systems
  • Experience implementing automated software testing, deployment and performance analysis
  • Proven track record in implementing agile methodologies, iterative development, continuous integration and deployment methods
  • Write very high-quality code that is robust and easy to maintain
  • A ‘get-it-done’ attitude with the willingness to help across multiple functions as needed


Bonus If You Have:

  • Understanding of system design, distributed systems, real-time data handling and DevOps
  • Experience reviewing, and refining design and architecture documents presented by partner teams for operational readiness, fault tolerance and scalability
  • Experience optimizing applications and profiling throughout the stack including ability to diagnose and resolve multithreading and memory issues
  • Experience with database systems internals, query optimization, and storage systems.
  • Experience with Cassandra, Hadoop, Apache Spark or similar
  • Experience with Linux operating system configuration and networking
  • Experience with Spring Tool Suite or equivalent
  • Familiarity with Git (or equivalent), and various development tools: IDEs, and others on Mac or Linux

Benefits

  • Ground-floor opportunity with significant equity upside
  • Competitive salary
  • Global Travel opportunities (if desired)
  • Work From Home (if desired)


We Have:

  • Financing: We are backed by blue-chip global sports media organizations including Aser Group, as well as globally recognized individual angel investors in the sports, media and technology spaces
  • Elite Team: We have deep roots in technology, management consulting and professional sport. Previous organizations include Lockheed Martin, IMG, McKinsey & Co., the National Basketball Association (NBA), eBay, Visa and Daimler Chrysler
  • Brand: We are the first organization to supply human health
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