WHO ARE WE?

YinzCam is the industry-leading mobile developer for sports team apps in the United States, with clients in most major professional sports leagues including the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, and even international clients such as the Australian National Rugby League. We are experiencing a period of significant growth in our business, and are looking to add more full-time employees to build upon critical applications used by our clients and users, and to enhance the systems our mobile apps depend upon.

You will have the opportunity to work in a team of highly-skilled and experienced developers to build and deploy the tools that support professional sports teams’ official mobile apps, and that will improve the experience of millions of fans around the world.  You will work closely with designers and back-end developers in a collaborative environment to develop compelling applications and client-facing interfaces. You will also have the opportunity to innovate and explore cutting edge technologies and frameworks.

PERKS

You will have the opportunity to see how sports technology works behind the scenes, and build the systems that clients interact with every day, including at the most critical times during games. You will be exposed to the sports industry and all aspects of the company’s business, including licensing, sales, advertising, revenue generation, and more. You will work in a company that invests significantly in the training of its personnel, with staff being routinely encouraged to attend professional-development and training conferences to hone and extend their skills. Benefits include competitive salaries and medical and dental insurance.

WHY ARE WE HIRING?

We are currently expanding rapidly to take on even more clients – more teams, stadiums, and sports, including overseas – and we are looking to grow our mobile team by adding full-time developers to meet the demand for our products, and to bring even more innovations and features to our existing offerings. Our company affords a close-knit entrepreneurial environment with every individual being exposed to, and having a tangible impact on, the company’s business.

UX Designer

We are looking for a user experience designer who is passionate about creating compelling, engaging, and meaningful human-centered experiences for sports fans and teams around the world. They must have a sense of curiosity expressed through their inquisitive nature and creative thought process. The ideal candidate would be able to drive their own design projects to fruition, as they work successfully with developers, product managers, design researchers, and clients. Their work should demonstrate mastery of visual and interaction design principles combined with an innate understanding of how people use digital interfaces to communicate clearly and emotively with a diverse audience.

 

We are looking for someone who…

  • Thinks nothing is impossible
  • Is energetic and open to learn
  • Wants to make a big splash
  • Is inherently curious

What you will be doing…

  • Applying user-centered and data-driven design strategies to projects that range from mobile applications to complex business systems.
  • Developing full stack of UX deliverables, from personas and storyboards, to information architecture, UI and interaction design.
  • Creating high and low fidelity prototypes to communicate design ideas and concepts to stakeholders and customers.
  • Building optimal solutions to design problems that balance customer need, business constraints, and technological realities.

Be our MVP if you have…

  • Experience creating animations
  • A strong interest and background in data visualization
  • Experience conducting user research activities
  • Prototyping experience for Web, iOS, or Android applications
  • Have read “The Design of Everyday Things”
  • A love of sports 😛

iOS Developer

Desired Skills and Experience Required:
  • At least 2 years’ experience programming with iOS (iOS SDK, Objective C)
  • Experience with advanced UI implementation
  • API experience with client-server programming and multimedia playback
  • Proficiency with XCode
  • Experience with SVN and Git
  • Experience with XML and JSON

Highly desirable:

  • SQLite API experience a plus
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages
  • Experience with interfacing with designers and content/feed administrators
  • Have at least one app that you developed (or contributed substantially to) and released in the Apple App Store.

Please send your resume and highlight

  • Your overall technical skills and background
  • Your relevant professional and academic experience
  • Your mobile-app development skills (mention example projects, number of months of experience)
  • Your mobile-web development skills (mention example projects, number of months of experience)
  • Your system-integration skills, e.g., working with SDKs, APIs
  • Your software-engineering skills, e.g., version control, testing
  • Links to mobile apps that you have helped to create in the Apple App Store (mention how many others on the team, and what your role was in creating the app)

 

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Android Developer

Desired Skills and Experience Required:
  • At least 2 years’ experience with Android programming
  • Required API experience in intermediate to advanced UI, networking, multimedia
  • Extensive knowledge of Android’s resource system and experience developing for multiple screens, form factors, and densities
  • Experience with RESTful web services using XML/JSON data formats
  • Strong proficiency in Eclipse, ADT, command-line adb tools
  • Experience with SVN, Git, or other version control systems
  • Strong shell command-line and scripting skills

Highly desirable:

  • Experience with or exposure to a wide variety of Android APIs: e.g., location services, GCM, animations, gestures, in-app billing, etc.
  • Knowledgeable in Android-specific memory optimization techniques, especially bitmap management
  • Experience with Android WebView API, including JS interfaces
  • Proficient with one or more scripting languages
  • Have at least one app that you developed (or contributed substantially to) and released in Google Play

Please submit your resume and highlight

  • Your overall technical skills and background
  • Your relevant professional and academic experience
  • Your mobile-app development skills (mention example projects, which APIs were primarily used, number of months of experience, etc.)

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Windows Developer

Desired Skills and Experience Required:

  • At least 1 year’s experience in programming with the Windows environment (in XAML and C#)
  • Experience with advanced UI implementation
  • API experience with client-server programming and multimedia playback
  • Proficiency with Visual Studio
  • Experience with SVN and Git
  • Experience with XML and JSON

Highly desirable:

  • Experience with one or more scripting languages
  • Experience interfacing with designers and content/feed administrators
  • Have at least one app that you developed (or contributed substantially to) and released in the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store.

Please send your resume and highlight

  • Your overall technical skills and background
  • Your relevant professional and academic experience
  • Your mobile development skills (mention example projects, number of months of experience)
  • Your tablet/desktop development skills (mention example projects, number of months of experience)
  • Your system-integration skills, e.g., working with SDKs, APIs
  • Your software-engineering skills, e.g., version control, to mobile/tablet/desktop apps that you have helped to create in the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store (mention how many others on the team, and what your role was in creating the app)

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JavaScript Applications Developer

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong proficiency in Javascript, HTML, and CSS
  • Familiarity with front-end JavaScript frameworks and libraries, such as Ember.js, AngularJS, and jQuery
  • Familiarity with CSS preprocessors, particularly Sass or Stylus
  • Experience with web development in a Linux environment
  • Experience creating documentation and well-commented code
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs as well as custom APIs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using Git for version control
  • Ability to work with designers and other team members
  • Familiarity with back-end web development
  • Familiarity with social network APIs (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
  • Experience developing mobile-optimized websites
  • Experience using front-end build tools (Gulp, Grunt, Broccoli, Ember CLI)
  • Understanding of JavaScript module patterns, such as ECMAScript 6 modules, AMD, and CommonJS

 

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Quality Assurance/Support Engineer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, create, implement, maintain, and execute test scenarios, test plans, and test cases/scripts, using test methodologies that ensure comprehensive testing of YinzCam products against established acceptance criteria
  • Must remain up to date on all products/services and must be familiar with the features and capabilities of all products
  • Ensure proper implementation of client needs are met by the developers across Android, iOS and Windows platforms
  • Be an integral part of the release cycle for each product
  • Document and communicate product defects to development team and/or client account managers
  • Work with different groups within the company to make sure that clients’ needs are met in a timely manner

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, or Software testing is preferred (a business degree with a computer related minor is acceptable as an alternative)
  • Strong experience with bug tracking tools and best practices around logging and tracking bugs
  • Experience with ticketing management systems
  • Basic familiarity with iOS and Android development
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure,fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Ability and desire to dig into complex problems and ask probing questions
  • Quick learner, deep thinker, excellent problem solver, and a team player

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of mobile testing frameworks
  • Experience and drive to implement automated testing across multiple platforms
  • Experience testing both mobile and Web-based software ideal

 

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Junior Systems Engineer

Required technical skills:

  • Strong computer science fundamentals, including knowledge of fundamental data structures and algorithms.
  • Strong systems fundamentals, including concepts such as representation of data types and memory management.
  • Strong networking fundamentals, including knowledge of common network protocols and wire formats (e.g. HTTP) and debugging of network-level issues (e.g. packet tracing)
  • Experience with either C# or Java programming, including a comfortable knowledge of the language’s standard library, usual coding style practices, and common idioms.
  • Understanding of XML/JSON-based RESTful web services.
  • Familiarity with and ability to work in both Windows and Linux environments, including command-line scripting in both of these environments.

The following technical skills are preferred, but not required:

  • Familiarity with Javascript and node.js
  • Familiarity with an interpreted scripting language such as Python or Ruby

Preference will be given to candidates that can demonstrate following non-technical qualities:

  • Self-motivation to learn new skills and gain proficiency in new technologies.
  • Self-motivation to acquire technical knowledge and understanding of YinzCam’s existing systems through self-driven exploration of the source code, reading of documentation, and learning from other team members.
  • Enthusiasm for helping the team and improving on its current practices.
  • Willingness to assist with operations issues that arise outside of core business hours. Because YinzCam’s clients are sports teams, some issues may need to be handled during evening sporting events.
  • Ability to solve issues in high-pressure situations, such as during live sporting events.

Please be sure to highlight:

  • Your overall technical skills and background
  • Your relevant professional and academic experience
  • Your systems-development skills (mention example projects, number of months of experience)
  • Your systems-maintenance skills (mention example systems maintained, number of months of experience)
  • Your software-engineering skills, e.g., version control, testing

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