Job Postings: Detroit Tigers Sr. Software Engineer, Video Operations Interns

To be clear, there are three positions listed here.

Position: Detroit Tigers Baseball Operations Sr. Software Engineer

Location: Detroit

Description:
The Detroit Tigers are currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer. This role will be responsible for development and maintenance of software projects within Baseball Operations. This position will report to the Sr. Director, Baseball Analytics & Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform general development and maintenance tasks for the upkeep of internally developed software products.
  • Use modern software techniques and best practices in all parts of the software life cycle.
  • Supervise, provide feedback, and guide project work conducted by external consultants.
  • Manage the integration of baseball analysis into our proprietary tools and applications.
  • Provide coverage for the maintenance of software tools for other developers as situations arise.
  • Assist with the design and development of new software products.
  • Monitor, identify and recommend new or emerging techniques, technologies, and algorithms.
  • Meet with vendors and make recommendations for investment in new data and technology resources.
  • Other projects as directed the Baseball Operations leadership team.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, similar technical field of study or equivalent real-time experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in developing in a Web-based object-oriented product environment.
  • Minimum of four (4) years programming experience in and strong knowledge of several of the following technologies:
    • Java and developing java web based applications
    • Spring applications
    • REST API’s
    • JUnit and Mockito for backend test cases
    • JavaScript and Angular JS – Version 1.x a plus
    • Karma Test Cases
    • Bootstrap
    • CSS
    • Build Tools (Maven, Gulp and Bower)
    • GIT/BitBucket
    • .NET technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge in working with medium-to-large scale relational databases.
  • Expert level SQL Skills – Microsoft SQL Server experience is a plus.
  • Experience with ETL Tools – Pentaho Kettle experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with ORM – MyBatis experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work in all phases of the product lifecycle, from requirements gathering to design, testing, and implementation.
  • Ability to learn new technologies and techniques as necessary.
  • Familiarity with the sport of baseball, baseball-specific data, modern statistical techniques, and sabermetric analysis.
  • Demonstrated leadership and self-direction.
  • Demonstrated project management, problem-solving, and teaching abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate difficult and complex concepts to colleagues possessing a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Team player.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with NoSQL Databases.
  • Knowledge of streaming video.
  • Mobile development including Android and iOS native applications and hybrid applications.

To Apply:
Please apply here.

Position: Detroit Tigers Baseball Operations Video Operations Intern

Location: Detroit

Description:
This position runs from March-October 2018.

Responsibilities:

  • Use STATS program to provide video analysis to coaches and players.
  • Utilize proprietary systems to create scouting reports.
  • Prepare video hardware and scouting reports for team road trips.
  • Record games for team database.
  • Various other tasks within the Major League clubhouse and video room.

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate must be at least a college senior, recent graduate (within 6 months).
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ideal candidate must be proficient with Microsoft computer applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent customer service skills.
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills.
  • The ideal candidate must be available full-time.
  • The ideal candidate must be willing to work longs hours, including days, nights, weekends and holidays.

To Apply:
Please apply here.

Position: Detroit Tigers Baseball Operations Minor League Video Intern

Location: Lakeland, Fla.

Description:
This position is designed to assist with day-to-day department activities, projects, presentations and overall organization. The position runs from February-October 2018.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilization of STATS software to chart, upload and download game information.
  • Act as main video personnel for both Gulf Coast League teams.
  • Assist in day-to-day video operations during Spring Training.
  • Daily management of data collected from various affiliates throughout the Minor League season.
  • Preparation of advance scouting documentation prior to each series.
  • Assist scouting staff with video needs from local and televised games and workouts.
  • Recording of any on-field activity as requested by Tigers staff.

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate must be at least a college senior, recent graduate (within 6 months).
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills.
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent attention to detail.
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent knowledge of general baseball concepts.
  • The ideal candidate must be available full-time.
  • The ideal candidate must be willing to work longs hours, including days, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • The ideal candidate must be have excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

To Apply:
Please apply here.





Paul Swydan used to be the managing editor of The Hardball Times, a writer and editor for FanGraphs and a writer for Boston.com and The Boston Globe. Now, he owns The Silver Unicorn Bookstore, an independent bookstore in Acton, Mass. Follow him on Twitter @Swydan. Follow the store @SilUnicornActon.

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dschonbe
4 years ago

For a senior software engineer in Detroit, that’s not a reasonable list of requirements.

kevin21
4 years ago
Reply to  dschonbe

why do you say that?
too much?

I’ve read DET is getting more tech recently, are these the type of skills relevant startups are wanting?