Major League Soccer

  • Junior Engineer

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    # of Openings
    Tech Products
  • Overview

    Major League Soccer is seeking a Jr- to Mid-Level Engineer to join our technology team.  This person will be part of a small but highly effective, efficient, and agile MLS engineering team, contributing to the development and support of our applications within our AWS cloud environment.

    These applications include: web applications for desktop, mobile, and connected television platforms developed using server and client-side java script (node.js, react, backbone, etc) all within a microservice architecture powered by docker using continuous integration.


    • Develop, Maintain and support features for MLS Digital Products (Websites, Connected Television Applications, Web Services & Backend Services)

    • Shared Pager Duty Support of MLS Applications

    • Working with the latest technologies to create advance software

    • Writing tests and refactoring legacy code

    • Interaction and collaboration with our product and digital club services team to help support MLS clubs needs


    • College BS Degree or equivalent

    • 1+ years of engineering experience at a technology company or department

    • 1+ years of experience and ability to demonstrate knowledge of 1 of the following:

      • Server-side web development (preferably with Node.js and/or Go)

      • Client-side Javascript Framework (Backbone, Ember, Angular, Vue, CycleJS, preferably React)

    • Innovative, creative, out-of-the-box thinking

    • Willingness and demonstrated ability to learn new technologies/frameworks

    • Self-sufficient and ability to learn independently with direction from our technology leads.

    • 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

    • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

    • 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

    Desired Skills

    • Understanding of object oriented and/or functional programming in a JavaScript environment

    • Any experience with Go

    • Any experience with docker, continuous integration, and continuous delivery/deployment

    • Any experience with Progressive Web Apps, React Native, JavaScript in IoT environments

    • Experience and ability to demonstrate knowledge of:

      • Data Management Framework (Redux, Flux, Backbone)

      • HTML 5 (audio/video APIs, History API, etc...)

      • CSS 3 (animations, animation anti-patterns, etc...)

    • Knowledge of the Spanish Language (business proficiency)

    • Knowledge of the sport of soccer


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