Sr. Manager, Software Engineering # 11972 at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: India, Hyderabad

Employment Type: Salaried

Team: Brands, Ops, B2B Tools Technology

Fanatics is a leading global digital sports platform, complete with offerings that excite fans and maximize the reach and presence for partners across the entire sports ecosystem. Come help us build a company the world has never seen before! We are first and foremost a technology company. We build innovative fan experiences through highly analytical, forward thinking, and open-minded collaboration. We are passionate about evaluating and finding the right tech for the jobs at hand, and we get excited about building solutions for modern challenges.

As a Sr Manager of Software Engineering, you will help mentor and guide a growing engineering team. In this role, we are looking for a dedicated individual with experience in leading others, translating complex requirements to solutions, data engineering within an analytics context, developing algorithmic processes for automation, service frameworks and application development with a full stack understanding. This individual is also expected to operate in agile, high pace and test-driven development.


•Establish partnerships with stakeholders to develop an understanding of their needs and long-term vision

•Provide solution oversight for engineers, analysts and administrators including architecture, design collaboration, code reviews and prioritization of work

•Take ownership of products and solutions from conception to delivery, remaining innovative thereafter with a continued emphasis on enhancements

•Hands-on contribution to the development of applications, underlying Infrastructure and Tools

•Call upon software engineering experience to bring outside-the-box thinking to data engineering challenges and help move team up the analytical maturity curve (recommendations, automation, etc.)

•Architect frameworks for data pipeline orchestration (e.g. scheduling, configurations, dependency chaining, etc.) that facilitate error handling, notification, restorability and expedient data movement

•Participate in architecting ingestion and modeling of new data sources, including creation of Source-to-Target specifications which serve to document data lineage and as a mapping to inform ETL/ELT construction

•Create, deploy and manage data models which fulfill requirements but also balance simplicity, performance, flexibility and scalability

•Deliver high quality, robust and scalable code

•Perform research, evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies

•Ensure continued adoption of applications through an emphasis on user experience, iterative design refinement and regular training

•Assist in ongoing administration and refinement of processes and environments, including performance tuning, maintenance, upgrades and release management.

•Manage a team that consists of Data and Software engineers at different experience levels (Manager, Senior, Junior) and guide team members on best practices/standards

•Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams across the enterprise to centralize data and standardize it for use by business, data science, or other stakeholders

•Engages with team members, monitor their performance, uses structured approaches to career development opportunities to focus on individual improvement/capabilities, and provide adequate/balanced feedback

•Develop standards to which team should adhere


•Requires at least 9+ years of software development experience

•Comfort with multiple languages (JavaScript, Python, etc.)

•Experience with container platforms like Docker

•Must have strong SQL programming knowledge and experience

•Experience in Web Services, API integration, Data exchanges with third parties is preferred

•Data Analysis skill – can make arguments with data and proper visualization

•Energetic, enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and passionate about producing high-quality analytics deliverables

•Have delivered solutions for several use cases leveraging large data sets and several variables to algorithmically recommend actions or automate those actions

•Knowledge of basic statistical analysis and machine learning

•Experience with Git or a similar distributed version control system

•Knowledge of React JS and Node JS scripting languages a plus

•Comprehensive understanding of cloud-based infrastructures/approaches and the nuances involved in achieving the scalability cloud offers but in a secure fashion

•Possess technical aptitude and a desire to learn new technologies

•Capable of taking ownership of and accountability for deliverables

•Able to work in a collaborative environment to support rapid development and delivery of results

•Exhibit an understanding of business problems and translate those into creative, innovative and practical solutions that deliver high quality services to the business

•Willing to wear many hats and be flexible with a varying nature of tasks and responsibilities

Things We Care About

· Your career growth, your ideas, your work-life balance, and your well-being.

· Diversity and Inclusion

· Our Company Culture and Values

· Providing outstanding Company Perks and Benefits

Company Overview

Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing 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 a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans 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, through Topps as a cornerstone of the business, building a new model for the collectibles and trading cards hobby with top leagues and players association partners; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. 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 9,000 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.

Ensure your Fanatics job offer is legitimate and don’t fall victim to fraud. Fanatics never seeks payment from job applicants. Fanatics recruiters will only reach out to applicants from an or email address. For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at

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
    Sr. Manager, Software Engineering # 11972
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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