Engineering manager - sports Job at NBC Sports, Orlando, FL

  • NBC Sports
  • Orlando, FL

Job Description

Company Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

NBC Sports Next & Fandango is where sports and technology intersect. We’re a subdivision of NBC Sports and home to all NBCUniversal digital applications in sports and technology within our four groups: Fandango entertainment; Youth & Recreational Sports; Golf; and Betting, Gaming & Emerging Media.

At NBC Sports Next, we make playing sports better through innovative technology and immersive experiences for athletes, coaches, players and fans. We equip more than 30MM players, coaches, athletes, sports administrators and fans in 40 countries with more than 25 sports solution products, including SportsEngine, the largest youth sports club, league and team management platform; GolfNow, the leading online tee time marketplace and provider of golf course operations technology; GolfPass the ultimate golf membership that connects golfers to exclusive content, tee time credits, and coaching, tips; TeamUnify, swim team management services; GoMotion, sports and fitness business software solutions; and NBC Sports Edge, a leading platform for fantasy sports information and betting-focused tools.

At NBC Sports Next we’re fueled by our mission to innovate, create larger-than-life events and connect with sports fans through technology that provides the ultimate in immersive experiences.

Come join us as we work together as one team to innovate and deliver what’s Next.

Job Description

The NBC Sports Next Consumer Technology group is currently seeking a manager of software engineering to work with and lead a team of other software engineers to deliver projects and systems critical to NBC Sports Next & Fandango business. You will take part in product strategy, establish project plans, and work with engineering teams across NBC Sports Next & Fandango to further our product vision, improve our engineering practices, and enhance the movie going experience for fellow movie enthusiasts.

Job Duties

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve back-end software and services
  • Perform code reviews and collaborate with peers on software solutions
  • Interact with Product Managers and Quality Engineers to deliver high-quality, high-profile software and user experiences
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies (standups, retros, sprint planning, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot and fix production issues as they occur
  • Mentor team members with complex technical and design issues
  • Manage careers of other engineers by setting clear and realistic goals
  • Deliver timely feedback using concrete examples and metrics
  • Participate in recruiting efforts and process to improve the team’s productivity and remove impediments

Desired Qualifications

  • Passionate about software development throughout the entire software life cycle from design and architecture through development, testing and delivery
  • Excited to learn from, teach, mentor and grow the rest of the software engineering team
  • Collaborative. Works well in a team. Excited to succeed and to help other engineers succeed
  • Eager to learn and stretch your boundaries while you learn and leverage new technologies
  • Open to new approaches and new ideas
  • Can take initiative to independently solve issues


Basic Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience as a software engineer working in a back-end or full-stack capacity
  • Experience with managing a small to large team working on enterprise software
  • An understanding of current software design patterns and principles
  • 5 years of experience and understanding in computer science fundamentals including object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
  • Professional experience in two or more of the following programming languages (JavaScript/Node, Python, C#/.NET, Java, Go, TypeScript)
  • Experience with a variety of data stores; SQL/RDBMS, NoSQL, BaaS, etc.
  • Experience with Git and source code control management and branching strategies
  • Experience with RESTful APIs, microservices, and/or service-oriented architectures
  • Working knowledge of common networking, infrastructure, and technical security fundamentals

Additional Job Requirements

  • Experience developing consumer facing software, especially at scale
  • Familiarity with test driven and behavioral driven development practices
  • Experience working in an agile/Scrum environment
  • Experienced with cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure or similar) technologies
  • Familiar with software build, release, deployment and monitoring tools and practices
  • Experience with distributed systems design and architecture

Fully Remote: This position has been designated as fully remote, meaning that the position is expected to contribute from a non-NBCUniversal worksite, most commonly an employee’s residence.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing

Job Tags

Full time, Local area, Remote job,

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