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Baseball Developer

Posted: 11/20/2021

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Department: Information Technology – Baseball Data and Development 
Job Title: Baseball Developer 
Reports To: Director of Data Systems & Development 
FLSA: Salary, Exempt 

Job Purpose: The Baseball Developer will be responsible for developing, maintaining, testing and implementing web based, desktop and/or mobile applications to support the Baseball Operations staff.  

This role reviews, analyzes and develops information systems including planning, design, develop, testing, debugging and installation to support the applications and systems of the organization. This role will be expected to write documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections. The Baseball Developer will be a continual learner and develop their skills to become a full stack, multi-platform technologist. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Cross-departmental communication with the Data Systems and Development, Information Technology and Baseball Operations staffs to understand department needs and develop technical solutions that integrate existing and future applications into the organization's information systems. 
  • Employ an iterative software development approach to ensure quick rollout along with incremental improvements to baseball systems over time. 
  • Design, develop, test, implement and maintain software solutions while making use of industry best practices and recommended coding standards to write clear, readable, and efficient code. 
  • Create specifications through gathering and documentation of user requirements as needed. 
  • Work with Baseball Operations staff to prototype and implement user interfaces that are efficient, user-friendly, and aesthetically pleasing. Identify features and functions to be incorporated into baseball applications, including solicitation of feedback from Baseball Operations staff and involvement in staff meetings to evaluate system and prioritize additions/improvements. 
  • Create database tables, stored procedures, and views using Microsoft SQL Server and associated tools. 
  • Understand other baseball development projects related to support and code review. 
  • Adhere to Reds I.T. technical standards, security, support protocols, and server hardware / software build outs. 
  • Responsible for training staff on use of applications, including in-person training and development and maintenance of a reference manual as needed. 
  • Collaborate with other developers on technologies, techniques, and processes that can be helpful to the group. 
Experience, Education and Licensure: 
  • BS degree or equivalent experience in a computational science or technical field. 
  • A minimum of 1 years of experience developing applications utilizing the Microsoft technology stack or mobile development particularly using Swift and iOS. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • Proficient in Microsoft .NET using C# and WebAPI / MVC Framework. 
  • Experience using web technologies particularly HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. 
  • Knowledge and experience with at least one JavaScript framework such as Angular, Vue.js, React, or similar framework. 
  • Relational SQL knowledge, and cloud services are nice to have skills. 
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a variety of programming environments (frontend, backend, and mobile) and identify the best tools and libraries for new tasks. 
  • Passion for baseball, strong intellectual curiosity, and ability to work with a team framework highly desired. 
Work Environment: 
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.    
  • Remote working accommodations are available, as needed. 
  • Candidate must be available to work non-traditional hours (various nights, weekends, holidays). 
  • Adhere to Cincinnati Reds Organization Policies and Procedures. 
  • Act as a role model within and outside the Cincinnati Reds Organization. 
  • Performs duties as workload necessitates. 
  • Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload. 
  • Meet Department productivity standards. 
Equal Opportunity Statement:
The Cincinnati Reds are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Cincinnati Reds to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or creed, sex, age, military or veteran status, disability, citizenship status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The above description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. Additional duties, as assigned, may become part of the job function. The duties listed above is, therefore, a partial representation not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

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