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Full Stack Software Engineer

REQ ID:  6121

Secaucus, New Jersey, US, 07094

At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.


As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league’s on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success.


The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.


Position Summary:

The NBA runs numerous web sites and digital products that generate fan interest around the world. League Pass is one of the NBA's best-in-class products available in over 215+ countries that allows fans live and archive access to games from the preseason through the NBA Finals. Whether it be for the NBA, WNBA, G League or 2K League millions of people visit sites, engage with mobile apps, and view our content across multiple platforms. Continuing its role as a digital leader in media, the Digital Product Development team will develop and deliver a number of strategic digital product initiatives for the NBA, NBA 2K League, WNBA and G League.


We are looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer to produce scalable software solutions. You'll be part of a cross-functional team that's responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment. As a Full Stack Software Engineer, you should be comfortable around both front-end and back-end coding languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries. You should also be a team player with a knack for visual design and utility. The candidate for this growth position should be an expert in their field and help lead the team strategically in achieving our goals.


Major Responsibility:

  • Work with development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions
  • Where applicable, design client-side and server-side architecture and build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design
  • Respond to, isolate, and resolve programming problems
  • Develop system test criteria and participate in systems testing
  • Set coding standards and help drive the strategic technical direction of our engineering efforts; develop systems to meet or exceed business KPIs Understand and modify existing systems as business requirements and consumer behaviors change
  • Partnering with Product and Content Teams, gather business requirements and design technical solutions to meet those needs
  • Liaise with, and provide written feedback to technical and business constituents as necessary
  • Provide technical and developmental mentorship to subordinates
  • Provide after-hours and weekend support for production systems when needed.


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Proven experience as a Full Stack Software Engineer or similar role
  • Proven experience developing web and mobile applications
  • Strong knowledge of Node.js 14.x+, ES6+, TypeScript and experience with asynchronous operations (e.g. promises, generators)
  • Strong knowledge of Amazon Web Services inclusive of Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, SQS, EC2, auto-scaling and other micro-services
  • Strong knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, JSON, XML)
  • Strong knowledge of multiple JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Node.js, React, Vue.js) and back-end languages (e.g. PHP, Node, Python)
  • Experience with Unit Testing (e.g. Jest, Mocha, Chai)
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Apache) and UI/UX design
  • Familiarity with common stacks Knowledge of Content Delivery Networks (e.g. Akamai) and CI/CD stack
  • Knowledge of web server technologies (e.g. Apache) and web proxies (e.g. Varnish)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure inclusive of Azure Dev Ops, API management, Virtual Machines Knowledge of Windows Server 2012 (and up) and how to remotely manage Windows server instances
  • Familiarity with Adobe suite, specifically Adobe After Effects CC 2018 (and up), and its use of a rendering CLI (e.g. aerender)
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.



Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field


We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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