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Senior Software Engineer

REQ ID:  9105

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, NBA 2K League, WNBA, G League and Basketball Africa League. We are looking for a Senior 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 Senior 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
  • Set coding standards and help drive the strategic technical direction of our league development efforts; develop systems to meet or exceed business KPIs Partnering with Product and Content Teams, 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
  • Liaise with, and provide written feedback to technical and business constituents as necessary
  • 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:


  • Proven experience as a Full Stack Software Engineer or similar role
  • Experience developing desktop and mobile applications
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, JSON, XML)
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g. PHP, Node, Python) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Node.js, React, Vue.js)
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Apache) and UI/UX design
  • Knowledge of Content Delivery Networks (e.g. Akamai) and CI/CD stack
  • Knowledge of ES6+ and experience with asynchronous operations
  • Knowledge of web server technologies (e.g. Apache) and web proxies (e.g. Varnish)
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms and services, inclusive of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure Experience with Unit Testing (e.g. Jest, Mocha, Chai) Excellent written and verbal skills




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


Salary Range:


  • $140,000 to $160,000 per year


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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