Software Engineer

HockeyTechRemote, United States Austin, Texas


Description

Position at FloSports

HOCKEYTECH

Everyone knows that Hockey is more than just a sport: it’s a way of life.  Are you looking to join the world leader in providing hockey-related technologies and information services? If so, now is your chance to bring your passion for technology together with hockey.

SOFTWARE ENGINEER 

THE ROLE: 

As an engineer on the HockeyTech development team you’ll work alongside fellow engineers, product managers, and designers to create the next generation of sports video streaming and analytic collection software.  You will contribute to the HockeyTV streaming product as well as the LeagueStat stat collection product.

People who are successful on this team are self-motivated, team-minded engineers with passion and grit for both business and technological innovation. We work with Go, Angular 13, Ionic Framework, TypeScript, NestJS, Node.js, PHP, Redis, Docker, and Kubernetes across AWS & Google Cloud. The ability to embrace, learn, and adapt to changing technology is an important characteristic. 

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • You will be responsible for developing and maintaining software products, including web APIs, web front ends, shell utilities, and native GUI applications
  • You will work closely with project managers, developers and stakeholders to design and develop applications
  • You will participate in code reviews
  • You will contribute to the design and review process of software products
  • You will improve scalability, service reliability, capacity, and performance
  • You will work closely with the IT Operations team to configure and deploy environments
  • You may be asked to participate in the on-call rotation

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • 3+ years of experience in software development
  • Knowledge of Angular, React, Vue, or any other modern framework that promotes component-based app architectures
  • Have experience integrating front-end UIs with JSON APIs
  • Experience building API services using Go, Node.js, or PHP
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Experience with automation tools such as Jenkins, Cloud Formation, Puppet, or Ansible

 

BONUS POINTS: 

  • A passion for hockey
  • Experience with NoSQL database design
  • Experience with streaming video
  • Experience with cloud hosting such as Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with mobile applications
  • Experience with fintech services
  • Experience using, Docker, or Kubernetes
  • Have used caching technologies such as Redis or similar key-value stores and CDNs

OUR BENEFITS:

  • Competitive employer paid benefits such as heath, medical, vision, dental, LTD, AD&D, Life Insurance etc.
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • RRSP, with the company matching 3%
  • 15 Vacation days to begin.
  • 5 Personal Paid Emergency days 
  • 5 Personal Unpaid Emergency days 
  • Birthday Paid Time Off
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Wellness / Fitness Program

FLOSPORTS INC: 

HockeyTech is a wholly owned subsidiary of FloSports Inc. headquartered in Austin Texas. 

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!

We're committed to an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We will happily provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of our recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require additional accommodation.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.