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Portland Trail Blazers

Basketball Applications Developer (part-time)

Portland Trail Blazers
Portland, OR
Web/Creative Services: Web Design/Development

Note: this job is closed to new applications.

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Salary: To be determined based on experience

Job Summary/General Description:

The person holding this position will be responsible for applying their web development skills to create applications that support the scouting and coaching staffs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibility will be to create web applications as directed by the Basketball Analytics Manager, a responsibility which includes:

  • Building the database backend
  • Implementing a proposed design using HTML, PHP and/or similar languages
  • Designing and putting into place a robust user experience using CSS, JavaScript, and other associated languages/technologies.

Qualifications (educational requirements, certification or licensing standards, experience and basic knowledge requirements):

  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL
  • Comfort working in a LAMP environment
  • Experience with user interface design
  • Strong basketball knowledge and familiarity with advanced basketball statistics a plus
  • Knowledge of how to properly construct data visualizations and how to implement them using code a plus


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to being champions of diversity in our organization and community. 

Job Questions:

  1. Please provide any links to sample web applications you have developed or helped develop.

  2. How did you hear about this job?

  3. What languages do you have experience developing in, both for the web and not?

  4. Yes/No: Do you have any experience creating data visualizations? If so, what technologies did you use to create them? Please provide any samples you have.

  5. What is your level of basketball knowledge? How familiar are you with the NBA and advanced basketball statistics? Please explain.