Senior Software Engineer - Full Stack at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: New York - New York

Employment Type: Salaried

Team: Fanatics Collectibles

About the Team

Fanatics Collectibles is a new company working at the intersection of collectibles and technology. Backed by some of the best investors, sports properties and operators in the world, we are integrating with Fanatics’ global digital sports platform – which includes 900 sports relationships and more than 81 million reachable fans - to reimagine the collectibles business for the 21st century.

Topps is one of the most enduring and respected brands in the United States. We are building a world-class NFT platform to deliver the highest quality digital collectibles to fans all over the world.

We are on a mission to dramatically lift the quality of our new platform and modernize the Topps brand. We are looking for people with the passion, talent and focus to begin creating the highest quality collectibles around sports properties such as MLB, Soccer, and entertainment brands such as Godzilla and Disney.

Join our dynamic & entrepreneurial team and be a driving force as we transform one of the most storied entertainment brands into the world leader of digital collectibles.

Topps is seeking a senior server software engineer to help design and build the features and infrastructure needed to enhance our NFT platform.

You will be working on our AWS components as well as our GCP Firebase application.

Your mission will be to create efficient, quality code that drives high quality apps and delivers outstanding experiences to our users. You will also be expected to design new components, create reusable assets, and set standards for code patterns. Mentoring and communicating with our key stakeholders is key in this role.

Why you will love it here:

  • Work with the world’s top sports and entertainment properties
  • Work with a passionate, confident, and humble team
  • Fun office atmosphere or fully remote work
  • Independence and lack of bureaucracy that clears the way for you to do your best work
  • Competitive compensation & benefits. We build great teams and take care of them

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Design and develop features and functionality in a micro services architecture within Amazon AWS and GCP Firebase.
  • Work with various stakeholders (product, content, fraud), and lead the execution of solutions from technical design to deployment.
  • Monitor, debug, and maintain applications written in TypeScript and Node.js.
  • Support & contribute product ideas and actively contribute to moving the product or day-today operations forward.
  • Mentor team members and utilize engineering team and partners to deliver solutions.

Required Qualifications:

  • 4 years of relevant engineering experience
  • 3 years experience with cloud technologies
  • Node.js, React, Next.js, Typescript, Python, and Git
  • Experience in partnering with product and other development teams
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum/XP
  • Self-starter

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Docker, SQL, Golang, Solidity, GCP, AWS SQS, AWS Lambda, AWS
  • DynamoDB, and AWS Aurora
  • Experience working with distributed/remote teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, must be fluent in English
  • Ability to work independently in a fast very paced work environment
  • BS or higher degree in Computer Science preferred

Nice to have:

  • Blockchain experience
  • Interest in Web3
  • Knowledge of NFTs

Fanatics is building the leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans, and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Leveraging these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as the global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings across the sports ecosystem.

The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end collectibles experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Additional ventures that will build out Fanatics’ footprint across the broader digital sports landscape will be rolled out soon. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.

As a market leader with more than 8,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.

At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support. We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.

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Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.

Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Software Engineer - Full Stack
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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