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Job Posting: New York Mets Baseball Systems Positions

Please note that this posting contains three positions.

Position: Product Designer, Baseball Systems

Department: Baseball Systems
Supervisor: Director, Baseball Systems
Location: Citi Field; Flushing, NY

Summary:
The New York Mets are seeking a Product Designer. This designer will work with leadership to design and own the user experience of mobile and web applications that enrich the Mets data ecosystem and inform decision-making within Baseball Operations. This position requires a designer that is comfortable designing low- and high-fidelity mockups for a wide array of stakeholders within Baseball Operations. The ideal candidate would have a strong grasp of modern design tools with prior experience rapid prototyping and working collaboratively within a software engineering team. Prior experience in or knowledge of baseball is a plus but is not required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with leadership, engineers, and cross-functional stakeholders to understand requirements and provide thoughtful solutions
  • Own the product design process for the Baseball Systems department from ideation to iteration
  • Own the organizational style guide and design standards for baseball-oriented tools
  • Facilitate user interviews and testing across the organization to validate the development and adoption of new tools and features
  • Provide high-level design strategy to help drive the organization’s ability to capture and leverage data to improve player outcomes
  • Enrich product development sprints by infusing feature work with a consistent and empathetic design expertise
  • Adapt the speed and fidelity of design work to the phase of product design and development, e.g. capability to rapidly prototype or refine high-end mocks as necessary

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in product design, strategy, and vision
  • Portfolio of UX and interface design projects
  • Strong proficiency in the Adobe suite and collaborative design and prototyping tools
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others, and to take control of large-scale projects with little daily oversight
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience in front-end development, including CSS, is a plus
  • Prior experience in baseball is a plus

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

Position: Software Engineer, Baseball Systems

Department: Baseball Systems
Supervisor: Director, Baseball Systems
Location: Citi Field; Flushing, NY

Summary:
The New York Mets are seeking a Software Engineer. This engineer will design, build, test, and deploy mobile and web applications that enrich the Mets data ecosystem and inform decision-making within Baseball Operations. This position requires strong background in mobile and web development. The ideal candidate would be a strong engineering generalist with prior experience building rapid prototypes and comfort in working on UX-focused products for users with varying levels of technical familiarity. Prior experience in or knowledge of baseball is a plus but is not required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop exciting user-facing applications by designing, building, and deploying reliable, readable code for platforms within Baseball Operations
  • Collaborate with a variety of internal stakeholders to validate designs and facilitate clean rollouts and deployments of new products
  • Build and maintain backend APIs to facilitate scalable flow of baseball data
  • Integrate with a variety of third-party APIs to enrich the New York Mets data ecosystem
  • Work with data engineers to facilitate the easy collection and access of valuable baseball data
  • Maintain and scale a broad collection of internal applications that enhance player development, scouting, and executive decision making

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Strong proficiency in Javascript (including React, React Native, and/or Node.js frameworks)
  • Experience building scalable system within cloud platforms, e.g. GCP, AWS
  • Experience reviewing code and developing test suites for scalable technological systems
  • Experience working with MySQL or other relational databases
  • Familiarity with modern agile practices and development tools
  • Ability to work collaboratively with designers, analysts, and other engineers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience in baseball or biomechanics analysis is a plus
  • Prior experience in mobile development (Objective-C, Java) is a plus

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

Position: Senior Software Engineer, Baseball Systems

Department: Baseball Systems
Supervisor: Director, Baseball Systems
Location: Citi Field; Flushing, NY

Summary:
The New York Mets are seeking a Senior Software Engineer. This engineer will help to lead a product development team in the building of mobile and web applications to enrich the Mets data ecosystem and inform decision-making within Baseball Operations. This position requires a strong background in mobile and web development. The ideal candidate would use lessons from personal experience to build scalable baseball solutions, mentor team members in software best practices, and architect new capabilities within Baseball Operations at the Mets. The Mets are looking for strong engineering generalists who are excited to work on greenfield software projects and design scalable systems.

Prior experience in or knowledge of baseball is a plus but is not required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop exciting user-facing applications by designing, building, and deploying reliable, readable code for platforms within Baseball Operations
  • Collaborate with a variety of internal stakeholders to validate designs and facilitate clean rollouts and deployments of new products
  • Lend expertise to technical decision-making around the choices of technologies, platforms, and third-party partners
  • Architect and oversee the rollout of backend APIs to facilitate scalable flow of baseball data
  • Integrate with a variety of third-party APIs to enrich the New York Mets data ecosystem
  • Work with data engineers to facilitate the easy collection and access of valuable baseball data
  • Maintain and scale a broad collection of internal applications that enhance player development, scouting, and executive decision making
  • Own green field projects with a high degree of technical control that extend the capabilities of the New York Met Baseball Operations organization

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Strong proficiency in Javascript, including experience working with Node.js and React
  • Experience building scalable system within cloud platforms, e.g. GCP, AWS
  • Experience reviewing code and developing test suites for scalable technological systems
  • Experience working with MySQL and other relational databases
  • Experience with different API frameworks, including REST and GraphQL
  • Familiarity with modern agile practices and development tools
  • Ability to work collaboratively with designers, analysts, and other engineers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience in baseball or biomechanics analysis is a plus
  • Prior experience in mobile development (Objective-C, Java) is a plus

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

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