Senior Software Engineer

KAGR - Foxborough, MA
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Senior Software Engineer – KAGR

Full-time Position – Foxborough, MA

Whether leveraging our proprietary technology platform or partnering with our consulting services team, KAGR helps our clients to become data-driven and to use analytics to optimize the fan experience. The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for the overall design and development of both web-based and cloud native applications across the organization. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, curious, with a strong attention to detail and a passion for cloud technology and a constant focus on UX. Join our team and #bringthenoise!

The Company

KAGR (Kraft Analytics Group) is a team of the brightest minds in sports focused on finding insights for clients in the sports and entertainment industry through data management, advanced analytics and strategic consulting. At KAGR, you are at the cutting edge of how technology and data is used to help organizations become data-driven to grow the bottom line. As a member of the KAGR team, you play an important role for a diverse portfolio of clients in major U.S. sports leagues, college athletics and other industry leaders who rely upon KAGR’s proprietary technology platform or dynamic consulting services team. If you are passionate about data, sports, analytics, customer engagement and technology, and you are a creative, result-oriented critical thinker, then we would like to hear more about you.

This environment is innovative, technically advanced, fast-paced and constantly evolving. Everything about our culture is high-energy, so, naturally, our team needs to be, too.

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for creating and maintaining web applications, internal APIs, and externally facing integrations within the KAGR product suite. They will be leading the effort to create a consistent look and feel and a high-quality user experience on the company’s website and across the KAGR product suite as well as developing a robust, scalable, reliable, and consistent back end. This position will involve working closely with cross-functional teams on all aspects of the UX/UI design and the implementation of web tools and application features. Additionally, they will partner with the platform team to design and implement the infrastructure necessary to support the application. KAGR is looking for a talented, self-driven individual who is passionate about design and data to bring creativity to a very analytical business. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants a challenge and to make an impact within the sports industry.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop & implement new functionality for website and client portal, successfully manage all stages from design to testing to release
  • Design and build APIs to support the front-end applications, the data platform, and integrations within the KAGR product
  • Implement security, CI, and telemetry tools into the SDLC lifecycle
  • Champion best practices for branding, design, and usability of web applications
  • Update existing applications to meet the agreed upon security, functionality, and branding standards
  • Design core parts of the KAGR platform to ensure a reliable, security, and quality experience for our customers
  • Work with technical leadership to make decisions on technology and tool selection
  • Participate in and drive system architecture decisions
  • Test and maintain of all KAGR web tools and applications (includes troubleshooting of issues and successful implementation of enhancements)
  • Develop branding guidelines and governance framework including creation of templates
  • Create documentation for external and internal users to use services and contribute to the codebase easily
  • Special projects and assignments as business dictates
  • Responsible for the maintenance, creation and control of all personally identifiable information or any other information protected by any Confidentiality or Privacy Standards or Company Policies that you have access or knowledge of, including but not limited to any state or federal regulations including HIPAA

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • No immediate direct reports

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field
  • 4-7 years of experience with design and development of web applications
  • 2-5 years of experience building APIs, services and connecting applications
  • Strong expertise in HTML, CSS, and JS Frameworks (React, Angular, Vue)
  • Strong expertise in working in cloud native applications and architectures (e.g. serverless, PaaS, IaaS, and container based deployments)
  • 3+ years of development experience with Python, Java, and C#
  • Expertise in developing with a security first approach
  • Experience with cloud data platforms, data warehouses, and data pipelines/ETL.
  • Experience working in an Agile SDLC
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills to all levels of technical expertise
  • Very high attention to detail and strong motivation to learn new skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work within a diverse team and serve a variety of stakeholders with different priorities

Work Environment

  • Fast paced office environment
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None required

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.

This company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Perks of the Job

Health Benefits

Medical, Dental & Vision, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Telehealth Services

Financial Benefits

Generous 401K with match, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Life Insurance and AD&D

Paid Leave

Generous Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Sick Leave, Bereavement

Fan Discounts

Free New England Revolution tickets, Patriots ProShop and Patriot Place discounts

Employee Discounts

Discounted services from Verizon Wireless, Bank of America, YMCA and more

Exceptional Others

Harvard Women’s Basketball Legend in office, ping pong, philanthropic and social events

Perks

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