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Baseball Systems Developer, Research & Development

at Houston Astros

Posted: 6/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 0c6cd4d7-1ac5-4f68-b73d-30aa72402279
Keywords: computer

Job Description

Baseball Systems Developer, Research & Development

Department:                      Baseball Operations

Supervisor:                         Senior Architect, Research and Development

Classification:                   Full-time (Exempt)

The Houston Astros are seeking a Baseball Systems Developer for the team’s Baseball Research and Development group. The Baseball Systems Developer will work closely with the Senior Architect of R&D as part of a cross-functional agile team to build infrastructure and design systems that encourage the effective understanding and application of information throughout Baseball Operations. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional agile team on designing, testing, implementing, and maintaining scalable software for Baseball Operations
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional agile team on improving efficiency and scalability of current Baseball Operations software

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field is preferred
  • Proficient in at least two of the following:
    • C# and ASP.NET or ASP.NET Core
    • HTML/JavaScript (TypeScript preferred)/CSS
    • A front-end framework like React, Angular, or Vue
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure/Amazon Web Services/Google Cloud platform is preferred
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment is preferred
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Plotly and D3 is preferred
  • Experience with formal software (unit/integration/ testing and data-driven development preferred
  • Experience with agile software development processes preferred
  • Familiarity with Python and R Shiny Apps preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

Work Environment

This job operates in an office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.  The noise level is usually moderate but can be loud within the stadium environment. 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is a largely sedentary role; specific vision abilities required by this job include close and focused vision as well as use of hands to feel or control objects.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Rare travel maybe expected in this role.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.