Senior Platform Engineer

Posted 29 days ago
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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About GameChanger:

Sports encourage leadership, teamwork, responsibility, and confidence—critical life lessons that have the power to propel young athletes toward meaningful futures. GameChanger recognizes that without coaches, parents, and volunteers, organized youth sports could not exist. We celebrate those dedicated heroes and make it our mission to help them do what they do best.

GameChanger is a technology company providing team management, scorekeeping, and live fan experiences that keep athletes connected with the team community. With GameChanger, coaches and parents can organize and follow their athlete’s journey in a simple and powerful way.

We’re headquartered in downtown Manhattan and are proud to be part of the DICK’S Sporting Goods family.

The Role:

As a Platform Engineer, you will play a meaningful role on the team building the core services and production systems that power our next generation of sports community applications. This work spans the backend development, database management, CI / CD, cloud scaling automation, security, and tools to improve developer efficiency and quality of life. You should have an interest in building systems that are performant, stable, secure, and massively scalable.

  • Work with a small team of collaborative, polyglot engineers.
  • Contribute to the backend infrastructure and APIs supporting our family mobile and web applications, used by millions of active users.
  • Help improve an automated, zero down-time build-to-deploy pipeline.
  • Automate auto-scaling in the AWS hosted infrastructure.
  • Architect and build frameworks and services to be used by multiple customer-facing teams.
  • Teach and learn with engineers across the company.
  • Be an advocate for responsible engineering practices (such as automated testing and security consciousness).
What We’re Looking For:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or sufficient equivalent experience to have developed software engineering fundamentals.
  • Proven track record of building highly scalable backend systems.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Experience mentoring engineers.
  • Ability and interest in learning new technologies.
  • Experience programming with JavaScript, TypeScript, or Python is a plus, but you'll geta chance to learn those if your background is with different languages.
The Perks:
  • Be part of a diverse team of genuinely kind individuals dedicated to improving the lives of our customers.
  • Generous maternity / paternity leave policy.
  • Well-furnished, modern office with a rich supply of snacks and drinks.
  • Commuter Benefits.
  • Flexible occasional work from home and full-time remote work options.
  • Learning opportunities including clubs, lunch tech talks, conference attendance, and participation in hack days.
  • Organized lunches and team outings.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Senior Platform Engineer