Major League Soccer

Technology Architect

Job Locations US-New York
# of Openings


Major League Soccer is seeking a well rounded architect with strong experience in building web and mobile applications using React Native. 


This position will be involved in major feature development from inception to execution and is responsible for developing our digital products using react native and with an initial focus on our new mobile application for ios and android.


Our mobile team is small, but highly efficient and agile working closely with design and product to produce high quality user experiences.


Our application stack is considered one of the most modern and cutting edge stacks in the industry utilizing technologies such as kubernetes, docker, react native, graphql and microservices all on running aws and we are exited to find the right candidate to help us develop in this world.


Our team’s mandate is to reimagination what and how our league and its clubs interact with fans. If this sounds exciting, then we’d love to talk to you.


  • Build our next generation of mobile apps that are designed to scale with our growing traffic
  • Understand how to integrate with various 3rd party technology solutions such as analytics, advertising, video players.
  • On-call Support Rotations (a week on call rotated across team)
  • Investigate and Prototype new technologies to support MLS technology expansion
  • Write tests and refactor legacy code
  • Work closely with product team to ensure UI/UX specifications are met
  • Convert product specs to technical specs
  • Guide product on Web/Mobile best practices to ensure quality UI/UX
  • Work closely with QA to ensure quality UI/UX


Additional Responsibilities

  • Build and sustain relationships cross departmentally
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent training
  • 5+ years of overall experience in engineering
  • 3+ years programming experience in Javascript
  • 3+ yearexperience in a senior or lead position

Required Technical Skills

  • Expert knowledge of Node.js
  • Expert knowledge of React
  • Knowledge of React Native
  • Functional Programming in JavaScript
  • ES2015/ES2016/ESNEXT features (async/await)
  • Proficiency in at least 1 language than JavaScript
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Experience with Yarn, NPM, Jest, Redux, GraphQL, Team City, Jira, Atom, Redis
  • Strong front-end technologies experience, such as HTML5 and CSS3
  • Understand fundamental design principles behind scalable applications
  • Experience with Docker, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery/Deployment
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with Native Mobile development (Android/iOS)
  • Experience creating dynamic applications (Web, Mobile, Etc) from the ground up which have been released into production and used by customers
  • Knowledgeable of the React/React Native ecosystem and in tune with modern JavaScript best practices and modules/frameworks/libs
  • Familiarity with CI/CD best practices, typing: Flow | TypeScript, and testing

Desired Technical Skills

  • Enjoys participating in the broader tech community by writing blog posts, speaking at conferences & meetups, or involvement in open source
  • Experience with Accessibility
  • Experience with Go
  • Experience with Progressive Web Apps, JavaScript in IoT environments

Required Skills

  • Value teamwork, code quality, and making a positive impact
  • Ability to collaborate with a variety collaborate with a variety of roles, such as designers, product managers and of course other excellent developers
  • Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail
  • High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally
  • Demonstrated decision making and problem solving skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel and to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays for MLS Special Events and system instability


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.