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Principal Software Engineer, Video Playback

Company: Major League Baseball
Location: East Hampton
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

PRINCIPAL SOFTWARE ENGINEER, VIDEO PLAYBACK FULL TIME EMPLOYEE LOCATIONS: NEW YORK CITY OR BOULDER, CO FULL TIME CONTRACTOR LOCATION: REMOTE RELOCATION PACKAGE AVAILABLE The MLB Web Media team is responsible for live/on-demand video playback across Major League Baseball ( )/MLB Team Sites (30), Minor League Baseball ( )/MILB Team Sites (256) and Partner (YES Network, SportsNet New York (SNY), USA Baseball, etc.) sites. The team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to lead our overall video playback strategy and execution. The Principal Software Engineer will have the following responsibilities: Responsibilities Provide engineering, production support/troubleshooting, solutioning and guidance to playback partner integration teams. Effectively communicate with product and engineering stakeholders. Effectively communicate with multiple cross-functional teams (Engineering, Product, Ads, Analytics, QA, Infrastructure, etc.), lead technology discussions and articulate roadmaps. Support requirements analysis by translating high level feature requirements into technical playback capabilities. Work independently with little supervision across multiple roles (Engineer, Architect, Playback Product Owner, etc.). Required Experience 10 years of overall software development experience. 5 years experience with multiple video playback/player technologies (HLS.js, Shaka Player, etc. ). Expertise in modern Javascript (ES6, etc.). Solid experience with modern Javascript technologies, libraries and frameworks: React, Redux, Typescript, Node.js, Webpack, etc. Solid Experience with HTML/CSS. Experience working within an Agile environment (referencing user stories, participating in sprints, daily scrums and retrospectives). Excellent communication skills. Preferred Experience Experience with video (ABR) streaming and playback: HLS, DASH. Experience ads (DFP, Freewheel) and analytics (Conviva, Adobe/Omniture) integrations. Experience with MSE/EME functionality and specifications. Experience with source code management/continuous integration (CI): GitHub, BitBucket. Knowledge with continuous delivery (CD): Jenkins, Bamboo. Experience with multiple programming languages. Experience with cloud-based tools and technologies. Experience with object-oriented programming (OOP) and SOLID principles. Apply: Send your resume to: If you want to be a full-time, W2, salaried employee with all the super benefits and perks that come with being employed with MLB, you must be onsite in New York City or Boulder, CO. A relocation package will be provided for those willing to relocate to either city. If you are not willing to relocate to NYC or Boulder, you will not be considered a MLB employee and must be contracted (1099 contractor) Relocation package will be based on your current location, family status, and if you are considering NYC or Boulder. Why MLB? Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. Employees love working at MLB because of the culture of growth, teamwork, and professionalism. Employees who are most successful at MLB take initiative, know how to identify problems and provide solutions, and always put the Team first. For those ready to step up to the plate and join the Major Leagues, MLB takes the same approach as teams do with their players: empowering our "workforce athletes" to be at their best by engineering experiences that put employees in the best position to succeed. Major League Baseball is looking for candidates who are passionate about growing America's pastime to best serve its fans for decades to come. MLB's vision is to be the global sport of choice for youth to play, fans of all backgrounds to enjoy and a desired destination for employment. With a belief that the journey to growth and greatness is ongoing, MLB gives employees the opportunity to continue learning and honing their skills with programs such as: tuition reimbursement; mentorship programs; lunch and learns; online course subscriptions; paid industry certifications; business resource groups; and more. MLB provides its employees with exceptional medical, dental, and vision coverage. Premiums are 100% employer covered to help employees focus on being their best Are you ready to Step Up to the Plate? Apply below Onsite positions are subject to MLB's mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy.

Keywords: Major League Baseball, New Haven , Principal Software Engineer, Video Playback, IT / Software / Systems , East Hampton, Connecticut

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