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DAV Associate/Full-Stack Engineer - Utah Jazz (Salt Lake City · UT)

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The DAV associate assists the coaching staff on multiple levels. This position, specifically, has a focus on the development of software tools to support and enhance decision-making within the coaching staff. The ideal candidate has strong coding skills across a wide spectrum of technologies (SQL, Python, JavaScript/Svelte), is passionate about learning the sport of basketball at a hands-on level and wants to grow an understanding of its data sources and how to turn those into tools and meaningful insights for basketball decision-making (game preparation, game evaluation, player development, etc.). In doing so, the candidate will work closely with the DAV team and the coaching staff to understand and grow the capabilities of the current state-of-the-art tools.

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  • Collaborate with the coaching staff to grow existing, state-of-the-art tools to transform raw basketball data sources into actionable insights for decision-making.
  • Assist the coaching staff with on court drills and/or individual workouts by rebounding, passing and/or playing defense.
  • Embrace a culture of inclusion and diversity where guests and team members feel welcomed, valued, and heard
  • Enrich lives by creating winning experiences and timeless memories
  • Operate with an emphasis on safety for employees, teams, and guests
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Collaborates – Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Cultivates innovation – Creates new and better ways for the organization to be successful.
  • Decision quality – Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Education in computer programming, software development, etc.
  • Education or experience in the design and implementation of ETL processes, APIs and other data processing scripts (ideally, in Python).
  • Education or experience in the design and implementation of SQL-based solutions over relational databases (ideally, having used SQLAlchemy or other ORMs).
  • Education or experience in the design and development of front-end interfaces using modern client-side scripting development frameworks (ideally, Svelte; but experience in React, Angular, Vue, etc. will be valued).
  • Strong interest in developing an understanding of basketball data sources, and the process of transforming them into basketball insights, critically assessing those, and implementing them on the court into actual basketball actions and decisions.
  • Self-starting, curious individual – with a focus on team success and personal growth.
  • The responsibilities of this position are best served and enjoyed working on-site in Salt Lake City. However, we remain open-minded to the possibility of remote work arrangements based on certain circumstances.

  • This person must be able to communicate and express themselves both written and verbally.
  • This person must be able to observe, inspect, estimate and assess.
  • This person must be able to sit, stand, bend, walk, and climb stairs for long periods of time.
  • This person must be able to lift 20 lbs.
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