Job Posting: Blue Jays Web Developer

Position: Web Developer

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work closely with the entire Baseball Operations department to design and develop new applications to help support the decision process around player development and player evaluation.
  • Work closely with the Research & Development Department to support existing applications that directly support front office and field personnel decision making.
  • Update existing applications to utilize newer client- and server-side frameworks
  • Collaborate with members of the Baseball Operations department to create internal best practices for application development, QA testing and deployment
  • Communicate with users to gather system requirements
  • Create tests and documentation for bug fixes and new application features/functions

Experiences and Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent professional experience required
  • Experience with both front and back-end development is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully develop and deploy data driven web applications is required
  • Understanding of full-stack web development and agile software development concepts, including CSS, Git, HTML5, Javascript, and responsive design is required
  • Experience using Python web frameworks such as Django, Flask, or Pyramid
  • Experience with at least one of Python, Ruby, Perl, C++ and/or other programming languages is required
  • Experience using jQuery and Bootstrap or other front-end framework
  • Experience using Plotly, D3.js and other data visualization tools is a plus
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases is required, including experience creating complex queries, stored procedures and functions
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server database design is a plus
  • Experience working with baseball data or delivering sports analysis tools and/or applications is a plus
  • Ability to read, speak and comprehend English effectively
  • Legally able to work in Canada

To Apply:
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