Junior Software Developer

MLB (Major League Baseball)   •  

Oakland, CA

Industry: Leisure and Travel


Not Specified years

Posted 341 days ago

he Oakland Athletics are seeking a Junior SoftwareDeveloper;responsible for developing and maintaining software used by all Baseball Operations personnel.  The SoftwareDeveloper will work on full-stack development, from front-end web interfaces to back-enddatabases, along withmobile application development.  They will work with end-users across the department, so communication and collaboration skills are imperative.  TheDeveloper will interact with personnel in Oakland and members of our Player Development department in Mesa, AZ.


• Assist in the development and maintenance of all software used by personnel within the Baseball Operations department.
• Work with Player Development, Medical, and Scouting leadership to define requirements for new software development.
• Work with department stakeholders to develop, test, and deploy as well test new mobile application initiatives.
• Build relationships, communicate effectively, and gather feedback from baseball operations staff to build new platforms and improve existing systems.
• Perform other duties as assigned


• BA or BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field of study or equivalent work experience.
• Software development experience in one or more programming languages: C#, C/C++, Java, Python, Javascript.  .NET experience is a plus.
• Familiarity with database technologies and SQL.  Microsoft SQL Server experience is a plus.
• Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.
• Interest in researching new technologies and learning new coding languages as needed.
• Strong work ethic, initiative, and the ability to solve technical problems.
• Interest in optimizing user experience through effective UI/UX design.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

• 1-3+ years of relevant work experience
• Experience with mobile application development and deployment, including Android and iOS native applications.
• Experience with video streaming on web and mobile applications
• Knowledge of current baseball statistics and analytics used in player evaluation

The Oakland A’s are an Equal Opportunity Employer