Lead Full Stack Engineer (React)

US-NY-New York
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Information Technology


The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

EEO Statement

At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.


We're a small team with big ambitions. We love people who can roll up their sleeves and bring out the best in a team. We value pragmatic, passionate engineers with experience, drive, and collaborative spirit. You will be building and supporting the next generation applications for web in Live entertainment.


The Lead Engineer will be responsible for developing new features and extending existing features of our web apps. The engineer will also be required to understand all aspect of our platform including front end and backend technologies; develop high quality code, perform code reviews, write unit tests, optimize SQL, and conform to the latest best practices.



  • Architect and design scalable solutions for web related development
  • Collaborate with product and design teams to define, iterate and implement new features
  • Provide technical leadership around the delivery of component designs and development
  • Proven understanding of project tracking and Agile development methodologies.
  • Actively contribute to codebase
  • Breakdown tasks
  • Perform Code Reviews
  • Run team using Agile Methodology
  • Plan Sprints
  • Run Backlog grooming
  • Finalize tickets



  • 5+ years of professional full stack development using JavaScript, Ruby and/or Java
  • 3+ years of leadership experience with Engineering teams
  • Must have 2 – 3 years of experience in REACT, Express, REST api’s, Gulp
  • Experience in performance tuning web applications
  • Must have 2 – 3 years of experience with relational or NoSQL databases such as MongoDB. Experience with both relational and NoSQL is a big plus.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in one of popular agile practice, such as, Kanban, XP, TDD or Scrum.
  • Must have experience with some open source tools/frameworks for Agile processes such as Jenkins and Maven
  • Experience with some test driven development tools and techniques: Protractor, Mocha, Chai, Sinon,Mockito, REST-assured, Cucumber, and JMeter.
  • Exposure to build application services on Amazon cloud services (AWS) or other cloud environments.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams encompassing product, design, engineering, and analytics.
  • Eager to engage in a whiteboard discussion on any topic
  • Experience as a senior technical member of an Agile team and proven ability to influence
  • Experience developing responsive web applications for a range of devices and browsers is a strong plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A GitHub or BitBucket account with a pet project or two.
  • Experience with CSS, SASS
  • Experience with Selenium is a plus
  • Experience with React is a plus
  • Experience with developing api’s
  • Experience with JWT (Json web tokens)
  • Understanding of AWS + Docker deployment strategies.
  • S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with high traffic, consumer facing websites




Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.


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