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Senior Front-End Engineer

REQ ID:  6326
LOCATION: 

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:

At the NBA, we're passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the unrivalled 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 variety of responsibilities that drive the NBA's success.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 candidate that can develop and maintain various websites and digital products for these leagues. This will include the development of state-of-the-art, mobile first, database and feed driven websites. The candidate should be an expert in their field and help lead the team strategically in achieving our goals. The ideal candidate for this role should be an effective communicator, lead product development initiatives and be able to effectively find solutions to issues that may arise.

 

Major Responsibility:

  • Set coding standards and help drive the strategic technical direction of our league development efforts
  • Gather business requirements and design technical solutions to meet those needs
  • Lead the development in building fully functional websites based on business requirements and design specs
  • Understand and modify existing systems as business requirements change
  • Develop system test criteria and participate in systems testing
  • Respond to, isolate and resolve programming problems
  • Provide after hours and weekend support for production systems when neede

 

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • At least three years of experience building highly available / scalable websites in an enterprise environment
  • Front-End Superstar
  • Deep understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and ReactJS Frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of web server technologies (i.e. Apache) and Server-Side Rendering (SSI) technologies such as NextJS
  • Strong knowledge of Amazon Web Services inclusive of Lambda, S3 and other micro-services
  • Excellent written and verbal skill

 

Education:

  • BS in computer science, electrical engineering or a related technical discipline.

 

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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