Data Architect

EngineeringRemote, United States


Description

Position at FloSports

FloSports has led the way in establishing a world-class digital streaming experience for millions of fans, families and athletes of over 25 different underserved sports. Imagine creating a digital platform that unites the casual fan with the most dedicated spectator, both experiencing thrilling live events from around the world with interactive features, real time analytics, powerful broadcast technology and more. Combine that with our unique original sports content ranging from breaking news and expert commentary to feature films, documentaries and multi-episodic series. That’s what FloSports is all about. We have successfully revolutionized the global sports media industry- the result of creating a diverse team of technologists and die-hard wrestlers, creators and devoted cheerleading experts, designers and hockey enthusiasts, communicators and motorsport fanatics, producers and casual sports fans… united by a shared passion to delight the underrepresented communities we serve. We are creating a home for underserved sports and we’re looking for people like you to help us!


THE ROLE:

FloSports is seeking an extraordinary Data Warehouse Engineer to evolve our Content Management System into a system that can help FloSports meet our mission of being the essential destination for the sports that we serve. This position will work on a team to develop our database and API’s, create our CMS front-end ,and help establish our metadata patterns to both allow our fans to quickly access the information most important to them and to enable our content producers a first-class experience. To be successful in the position, the selected engineer will need to be highly collaborative, logical, and have an expert skill level in relevant technologies.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop technical roadmap for evolving our CMS database.
  • Work with team to establish metadata structures to fit all of the sports we serve.
  • Coordinate with product, design, and other development teams to deliver the CMS front-end.
  • Convert well defined product user stories into technical execution plans.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience (5+ years).
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to clearly identify the pros/cons of various database technologies.
  • Deep expertise in at least one database technology (preferably strong in more than one technology).
  • Experience developing RESTful  API’s.
  • Experience with unit and integration testing.
  • Experience with PHP and/or Typescript.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams including web, mobile & other back-end teams.
  • Preferred: Experience with Google PubSub or similar technology.
  • Preferred: Experience implementing or refining an enterprise search platform.


OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

At FloSports, we are bonded by our passion for sports and our purpose to unite communities around experiences that finally give underserved sports the love they deserve. We recognize the need to build a company that seeks out, embraces, and celebrates our individual differences, ideas, and talent. FloSports is committed to the pursuit of a fair, equal and inclusive workplace where everyone is given the opportunity to grow to their fullest potential. As such, we are intentional in our hiring practices in an effort to overcome systemic biases we may be blind to. FloSports has adopted the “blind recruiting” process, which aims to open our opportunities up to more candidates, help us be more objective in how we review applicants and mitigate bias in our decision making processes.


OUR BENEFITS:

  • Recognized two years in a row as a Top Workplace by the Austin-American Statesman
  • Flexibility at work - you can take control of your profession and personal schedule
  • Strong remote work culture 
  • All-hands events hosted twice a year in beautiful Austin, Texas 
  • Annual equity awards for all top performers
  • Competitive and comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Peace of mind through company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
  • Generous 401(K) company match vested immediately
  • Progressive parental leave policies
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Hack-a-thons and a full calendar of team-building and social events
  • Free laundry service for all positions that require travel
  • Company donation to youth teams and leagues that our employees coach
  • Stocked snack bar, catered lunch and breakfast tacos every week