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Senior React Engineer

REQ ID:  6103

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:

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 teams. We are looking for a candidate that can develop and maintain complex React and JavaScript-based interfaces for our content management systems. This will include the development of state-of-the-art dynamic and interactive tools for writing, editing, and designing pages on NBA team 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 the league product development 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 the interfaces and UX for our editorial tools
  • Gather business requirements and design technical solutions to meet those needs
  • Lead the development in building fully functional, highly interactive content management interfaces
  • 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 needed


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • At least 3 years experience building React applications, ideally in an editorial or interactive product context
  • A full grasp of modern React development (function components, hooks, etc.) with an eye toward upcoming advances (concurrent mode, suspense, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of state management in React, particularly with Redux, and pros/cons to various approaches (context, Redux, local state, etc.)
  • Comfort configuring and maintaining modern build tools (Webpack, Babel, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of HTML, CSS, and other software languages used for web and mobile web development
  • Experience with WordPress, ideally including knowledge of the React-based Gutenberg editor
  • Familiarity with server-side Node.js API applications
  • Next.js framework experience+ Curiosity to learn new (and old) technologies, and a pragmatic approach toward selecting tools



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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