Middleware Developer - Digital - PGA TOUR (Ponte Vedra Beach · FL)

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The Best Players Need the Best People.

With our mobile apps, website, TOURCast, and on-course digital experiences, the PGA TOUR digital team is constantly developing innovative products that improve and enhance the fan experience. This position is responsible for developing assigned digital work products(s). Working with internal and external partners, the incumbent will build products and continuously optimize them to improve overall quality and enhance fan experience. This includes implementing the application development of mobile products for either iOS or Android; ensuring that work items are developed against the technical requirements provided and learning best practice for future proofing development. Provide technical support to for the internal team and selected vendors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology or equivalent experience  

  • Minimum 4 years of work experience in modern application development practices for backend systems at scale with JavaScript (NodeJS), experience with TypeScript is preferred

  • Minimum 2 years reviewing product and/or business requirements, providing technical feedback and delivering quantifiable business results 

  • Experience working with an internal software development team and/or external development partners 

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across multiple teams and at varying levels throughout the organization 

  • Knowledge of multiple functional areas such as Engineering, Content Development, UX/UI, Video and Fan/Customer Support  

  • Familiarity with software development life-cycle methodologies such as SCRUM and Agile 

  • Strong problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills with high attention to detail 

  • Strong writing and communication skills 

  • Experience working with live data in industries such as banking, retail, or medical records preferred

  • Experience in search engine optimization and accessibility standards 

  • Sports background/knowledge preferred


  • Implement application development PGA TOUR digital properties

  • Provide modern and knowledge of AWS serverless development patterns and best practices including but not limited to

    • Lambda

    • DynamoDB

    • Step Functions

    • CloudFront

    • EC2

    • ElasticCache

    • Containers and Clusters using EKS

  • Provide input and thoughts for architectural review of the PGA TOUR digital roadmap 

  • Provide technical feasibility of items in the product backlog 

  • Works collaboratively with the project management team to develop product objectives and define scope 

  • Partners with vendors on the user experience and implementation/support of digital products 

  • Collaborates with support staff to troubleshoot issues 

  • Performs relevant or necessary on-going system configurations and operational tasks to support the product/platform  

  • Special Projects or other duties as assigned